RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:17:24 +0100 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:17:24 +0100 Sport News PODCAST: Westmeath upset dear neighbours Former Armagh footballer Oisín McConville and Sligo's Mark Breheny join James Rea to analyse the weekend's results Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:46:48 +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/ Belgrade birdie helps Djokovic into round two Novak Djokovic was far from his fluent best but the defending champion did enough to beat Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in straights sets and move safely into the second round at Wimbledon. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:17:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0629/711369-wimbledon-mens-day-one/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0629/711369-wimbledon-mens-day-one/ Heary backs Ndo, says Sligo affair 'done & dusted' Owen Heary has backed the interim management team of Joseph Ndo and Gavin Dykes to lead Sligo Rovers to safety and says his departure from the club is "done and dusted". Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:06:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711556-owen-heary-sligo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711556-owen-heary-sligo/ Shane Lowry gets PGA Tour card boost Shane Lowry has accepted special temporary membership for the remainder of the 2014-15 PGA Tour season which should increase his chances of earning his card for 2016. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:02:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0629/711555-lowry-pga/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0629/711555-lowry-pga/ 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 is response to online abuse directed at players on social media. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:36:02 +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/ Williams sisters and Sharapova progress at SW19 American top seed Serena Williams beat Russian Margarita Gasparyan 6-4 6-1 in the first round at Wimbledon, while Maria Sharapova progressed past Britain's Johanna Konta Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:18:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0629/711383-wimbledon-women-day-1/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0629/711383-wimbledon-women-day-1/ Guus Hiddink quits as Netherlands boss Guus Hiddink has quit as coach of the Netherlands after less than one year in the job, the Dutch Football Association has announced. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:48:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711563-guus-hiddink-quits-as-netherlands-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711563-guus-hiddink-quits-as-netherlands-boss/ Dubliner Byrne signs three-year Man City deal Republic of Ireland under-age international Jack Byrne has signed a new three-year deal with Manchester City. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:48:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711526-dubliner-byrne-signs-three-year-man-city-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711526-dubliner-byrne-signs-three-year-man-city-deal/ Brandon Miele admits Hoops face trip into unknown Brandon Miele admits that he knows little about Shamrock Rovers' Europa League opponents but feels that the Dublin side can use their superior fitness to qualify for the next round. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:08:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711390-shamrock-rovers-miele-luxembourg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711390-shamrock-rovers-miele-luxembourg/ Phil Jones signs new Manchester United contract Defender Phil Jones has signed a contract extension with Manchester United to keep him at Old Trafford until at least 2019, the Premier League club said on Monday. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:52:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711549-phil-jones-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711549-phil-jones-manchester-united/ Fife and Toolis added to Scotland training squad Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has added Edinburgh duo Dougie Fife and Ben Toolis to his pre-World Cup training squad. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:33:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0629/711547-edinburgh-duo-dougie-fife-and-ben-toolis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0629/711547-edinburgh-duo-dougie-fife-and-ben-toolis/ VIDEO: Best is yet to come, says Katie Taylor She may have just won her 18th major medal but Katie Taylor insists that her best days are ahead of her. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:40:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0629/711373-katie-taylor-team-ireland-homecoming/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0629/711373-katie-taylor-team-ireland-homecoming/ 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. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:34:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711300-michael-lyster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0629/711300-michael-lyster/ Eurosport claims pan-European Olympic rights Eurosport has claimed pan-European rights to the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, although it has indicated that it will sub-license TV coverage to ensure some content is free-to-air. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:41:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0629/711365-olympic-tv-rights/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0629/711365-olympic-tv-rights/ David Pipe retires The Package David Pipe's stable stalwart The Package has been retired after his run at Uttoxeter on Sunday. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:29:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0629/711519-david-pipe-retires-the-package/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0629/711519-david-pipe-retires-the-package/ Du Preez latest injury concern for Springboks Scrum-half Fourie du Preez faces up to six weeks on the sidelines with torn medial collateral ligaments in his knee in the latest injury blow to South Africa ahead of the World Cup in England. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:26:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0629/711541-fourie-du-preez/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0629/711541-fourie-du-preez/ Arsenal confirm Petr Cech signing Petr Cech has completed his protracted move to Arsenal on a long-term contract for a fee understood to be around £10m following 11 seasons and nearly 500 appearances with London rivals Chelsea. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:14:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711397-petr-cech/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711397-petr-cech/ 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/ Celtic skipper Brown frustrated by UEFA system Scott Brown believes it is time UEFA started rewarding Celtic for their performances on the continent - rather than punishing the Hoops for Scotland's European failures. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:14:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711477-scott-brown-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0629/711477-scott-brown-celtic/ Nicolas Roche to ride for Sky in Tour de France Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France, however, compatriot Philip Deignan has missed out on selection. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:06:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0629/711317-nicolas-roche-to-ride-for-sky-in-tour-de-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0629/711317-nicolas-roche-to-ride-for-sky-in-tour-de-france/