RTÉ Sport gaa http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport gaa http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:27:53 +0100 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:27:53 +0100 Sport News Conor Mortimer: Dublin defence hasn't been tested Former Mayo star Conor Mortimer believes it is too early to tell whether Dublin have improved defensively on last year as they haven't been put under pressure yet. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:54:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0630/711696-conor-mortimer-dublin-defence-hasnt-been-tested/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0630/711696-conor-mortimer-dublin-defence-hasnt-been-tested/ PODCAST: Westmeath upset dear neighbours Former Armagh footballer Oisín McConville and Sligo's Mark Breheny join James Rea to analyse the weekend's results Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:27:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711513-podcast-westmeath-upset-dear-neighbours/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711513-podcast-westmeath-upset-dear-neighbours/ Lyster has sights on July return to Sunday Game RTÉ Sport presenter Michael Lyster has spoken about surviving a recent serious heart attack and said he is hoping to return to his Sunday Game role before the end of July. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:58:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711300-michael-lyster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711300-michael-lyster/ Tyrone and Meath to lock horns in qualifers Tyrone have been drawn at home to Meath in the most intriguing match-up in the All-Ireland round 2B football qualifiers. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:42:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711274-live-all-ireland-qualifier-round-2-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711274-live-all-ireland-qualifier-round-2-draw/ O'Rourke calls for garda action over online abuse Former Meath star and RTÉ GAA analyst Colm O'Rourke has called for action by An Garda Siochána in response to online abuse directed at players on social media. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:49:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711542-orourke-calls-for-garda-action-over-online-abuse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711542-orourke-calls-for-garda-action-over-online-abuse/ Championship wrap: Sweetest of days for Westmeath James McMahon looks back over a busy weekend where Westmeath finally beat Meath in the championship and Wexford surprised Down in the qualifiers. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:42:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711255-championship-wrap-sweetest-of-wins-for-westmeath/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711255-championship-wrap-sweetest-of-wins-for-westmeath/ Cribbin: Meath win means a lot to Westmeath people Westmeath boss Tom Cribbin insists he was confident his side would battle to the end after they turned around an eight-point half-time deficit to record a first ever championship win over Meath on Sunday. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:34:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711243-tom-cribbin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711243-tom-cribbin/ Jim Gavin: Discipline was the key for Dublin Dublin manager Jim Gavin was pleased with his team's discipline in their comprehensive Leinster SFC semi-final win over Kildare on Sunday. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:05:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711238-jim-gavin-discipline-key-for-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711238-jim-gavin-discipline-key-for-dublin/ Martin: Flustered Westmeath regrouped at half-time Kieran Martin has said a "flustered" Westmeath side got their thoughts together at half-time before staging a remarkable comeback in their Leinster SFC semi-final win over Meath. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:35:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0628/711200-martin-flustered-westmeath-regrouped-at-half-time/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0628/711200-martin-flustered-westmeath-regrouped-at-half-time/ VIDEO: Spillane and Brolly on Westmeath's win Watch Pat Spillane and Joe Brolly on Westmeath's historic victory over Meath, their first ever Championship win in the fixture. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:38:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711258-video-spillane-and-brolly-on-westmeaths-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711258-video-spillane-and-brolly-on-westmeaths-win/ Westmeath claim historic victory over Meath Westmeath produced a stunning second-half display to record their first ever championship victory over Meath in a 3-19 to 2-18 comeback win in the Leinster Football Championship semi-finals at Croke Park. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:35:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711183-westmeath-v-meath/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711183-westmeath-v-meath/ Brolly: 'Dublin are a pleasure to watch' Following their easy win over Kildare, Joe Brolly was full of praise for Dublin's approach to the game. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:35:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711232-brolly-dublin-a-re-a-pleasure-to-watch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711232-brolly-dublin-a-re-a-pleasure-to-watch/ Ryan: Kildare needed good start against Dublin Kildare manager Jason Ryan bemoaned his side's inability to take their first-half chances after a devastating 19-point defeat to Dublin in the Leinster SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:36:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711228-ryan-kildare-needed-good-start-against-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711228-ryan-kildare-needed-good-start-against-dublin/ Dublin demolish Kildare to reach Leinster decider Bernard Brogan and Diarmuid Connolly combined for 4-06 at Croke Park as holders Dublin returned to the Leinster football final with a typically ruthless display in beating Kildare 5-18 to 0-14 at Croke Park. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:36:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711184-dublin-v-kildare/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711184-dublin-v-kildare/ Tyrone eventually come good to see off Limerick Tyrone overcame a flat first-half display and finished strongly with an injury-time Peter Harte goal booking their place in Round 2B of the qualifiers as they beat Limerick by 1-14 to 0-08 at Healy Park. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:36:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711213-tyrone-come-good-tyo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711213-tyrone-come-good-tyo/ Gallagher: Donegal 'relieved' to see off Derry Neil Gallagher said Donegal were "relieved" to have beaten Derry after an Ulster SFC semi-final that was "in the balance the whole way through". Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:37:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711165-donegal-gallagher/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0628/711165-donegal-gallagher/ Donegal forced to dig deep for Derry win Defending champions Donegal qualified for a fifth successive Ulster SFC final with a 1-9 to 0-10 win over Derry in Clones. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:37:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711074-derry-v-donegal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711074-derry-v-donegal/ Wexford's brothers in arms dispatch Down A brace of goals inside 70 seconds from brothers Naomhán and Tiernan Rossiter set Wexford up for a 2-16 to 2-11 win over Down in their All-Ireland SFC Round 1B qualifier at Innovate Wexford Park. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:37:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711075-wexford-v-down/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711075-wexford-v-down/ Jamie Clarke double sees off wasteful Wicklow A spate of missed frees cost Wicklow very dearly this afternoon in the Athletic Grounds in Armagh as they succumbed to a 2-17 to 2-07 All-Ireland SFC qualifier defeat thanks to two late goals from Jamie Clarke. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:37:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711049-jamie-clarke-double-sees-off-wasteful-wicklow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711049-jamie-clarke-double-sees-off-wasteful-wicklow/ Grimes breaks Leitrim resistance as Louth prevail Louth substitute Conor Grimes rattled home a crucial goal and added a further point to help the Wee County to a 1-15 to 0-11 win over Leitrim in their All-Ireland Round 1B Qualifier in Drogheda. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:38:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711077-louth-v-leitrim/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0627/711077-louth-v-leitrim/