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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Ryle Nugent

All time
# The42 Reads
'We were like the Rolling Stones walking down the street in Cardiff!'
Tom McGurk, Brent Pope, and George Hook are synonymous with a time when Irish rugby took a leap forward.
# TV
Kearney and Nugent head up Premier Sports' Autumn Nations Cup coverage
The broadcaster will show the fixtures not involving Andy Farrell’s Ireland.
# Behind the mic
Ryle Nugent returning to rugby commentary alongside Jamie Heaslip
RTÉ’s former head of sport will be covering Ireland’s November internationals for Channel 4.
# Appointment
RTÉ name replacement for Ryle Nugent as the broadcaster's head of sport
Declan McBennett will take over the position in June.
# Moving On
RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle Nugent announces he will depart his post in June
Nugent has been with the broadcaster for 24 years.
# Reaction
'That got me frustrated': Ryle Nugent hits back at RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year dissenters
The winner will be announced tonight.
# Controversy
Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles
The veteran pundit said he was “very disappointed” not to be analysing the Ireland-Scotland game this weekend.
Giles 'very disappointed' by RTÉ snub, and says his future is undecided
John Giles says he would have worked Saturday’s game free of charge
# what do you think of that
Warning for Joe Brolly as RTÉ insist similar comments 'will not be tolerated'
Marty Morrissey has accepted a ‘heartfelt’ apology.
# Live coverage
RTÉ says televising National Special Olympics would be too expensive
The broadcaster’s head of sport Ryle Nugent met with Senator Mary Moran to discuss the issue today.
# Mná na hÉireann
RTE to broadcast live women's rugby game for first time as Ireland eye Grand Slam
The unbeaten Irish women face Italy in Rome on Sunday.
# kidding around
Even Ryle Nugent is getting in on the Taylor Swift parody action
There’s more to ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ than goats, y’know.
# Drinking Game
Here are 11 things that Ryle Nugent will probably say today
“Big ask,” “boot to ball” and “cometh the hour” are likely to get a mention during
# Rugby
RTÉ retains Six Nations rights until 2017
The four-year extension of the exclusive Irish right covers TV, radio and online coverage.
# Going Viral
The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing
Also featuring a hilarious parody mocking the NFL refs.
# KO
Kings of the ring: how Irish amateur boxing is punching above it
From an under-funded, under-exposed game to a high-achieving sport close to the heart of the Irish sporting public.
# Hoodoo
Today on Twitter: The Curse of Ryle Nugent
The Head of RTE Sport flew all the way to New Zealand to commentate on the national side’s only loss. Coincidence? Users of the interwebs don’t seem to think so.
# Chin Up
Ryle Nugent: Ireland's recent form not a matter for concern
RTE’s Head of Sport tells Mark Hobbs not to be overly worried by the Irish rugby team’s run of poor results.
# On the box
Couch potato: an afternoon of proud disappointment for McGurk, Popey and co.
Mark Corcoran picks through the best bits of yesterday’s TV coverage as the RTE panel wonder what might have been.