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 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:17:24 +0000 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:17:24 +0000 Sport News Donegal find their groove to see off Derry An Odhrán Mac Niallais goal 17 minutes from time got the Rory Gallagher era off to a winning start as a powerful second half display from Donegal dispatched Derry 1-15 to 0-12 in their Division 1 clash at Ballybofey. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:04:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676928-donegal-v-derry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676928-donegal-v-derry/ Floodlight failure as Monaghan win at Healy Park Newly promoted Monaghan defeated Tyrone 1-13 to 0-09 in a game interrupted by a 31-minute floodlight failure in Saturday's Alianz Football League Division 1 clash at Healy Park. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:17:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676927-tyrone-v-monaghan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676927-tyrone-v-monaghan/ Advantage Chelsea after draw with Man City It's advantage Chelsea in the battle for the Premier League as they played out a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester City to maintain their five-point lead at the top. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:31:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676941-chelsea-v-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676941-chelsea-v-manchester-city/ Hughes hails fresh Walters after perfect hat-trick Stoke boss Mark Hughes labelled Ireland striker Jonathan Walters "a credit to his profession" after the forward notched a hat-trick against QPR. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:40:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/676981-walters/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/676981-walters/ Diego Costa: I'm not a violent player Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists there was no malicious intent behind the stamp on Emre Can which earned him a three-match ban from the Football Association. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:52:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/677008-diego-costa-im-not-a-violent-player/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/677008-diego-costa-im-not-a-violent-player/ Limerick beat Cork to claim Waterford Crystal Cup Limerick secured the first silverware of the year in Mallow when claiming their first Waterford Crystal Cup since 2006 in a commanding display that saw them defeat Cork by ten points. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:29:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0131/676956-cork-v-limerick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0131/676956-cork-v-limerick/ Allianz FL: Fermanagh and Waterford off mark Fermanagh and Waterford claimed home wins, over Louth and Wicklow respectively, in the Allianz Football League tonight. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:02:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676995-football-league-fermanagh-and-waterford-off-mark/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676995-football-league-fermanagh-and-waterford-off-mark/ Hosts Equatorial Guinea edge Tunisia in extra-time Javier Balboa was the hero for Equatorial Guinea as his curling extra-time free-kick sealed their place for the tournament hosts in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a dramatic 2-1 win over Tunisia. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:41:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0131/676998-hosts-equatorial-guinea-edge-tunisia-in-extra-time/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0131/676998-hosts-equatorial-guinea-edge-tunisia-in-extra-time/ Sturridge returns to drive nail into Hammers Striker Daniel Sturridge enjoyed the perfect return from injury as he scored within 12 minutes of coming off the bench to give Liverpool's Champions League ambitions a timely boost with a 2-0 win over West Ham. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:19:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676933-liverpool-v-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676933-liverpool-v-west-ham/ La Liga round-up: Real Madrid win without Ronaldo Real Madrid proved they can win without Cristiano Ronaldo as they overpowered David Moyes' Real Sociedad to win 4-1 at the Bernabeu. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:49:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0131/676994-la-liga-round-up-real-madrid-win-without-ronaldo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0131/676994-la-liga-round-up-real-madrid-win-without-ronaldo/ VIDEO: Wild scenes in Phoenix as Molinari hits ace Francesco Molinari bagged a hole in one at the raucous 16th hole of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:36:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-tour/2015/0131/676969-video-wild-scenes-in-phoenix-as-molinari-hits-ace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-tour/2015/0131/676969-video-wild-scenes-in-phoenix-as-molinari-hits-ace/ Deila: Bhoys must take fight to Rangers Ronny Deila is looking for Celtic to hold their own in the frantic early stages of Sunday's Scottish League Cup semi-final against Rangers at Hampden Park before showing their football prowess. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:53:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0131/676960-celtic-rangers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0131/676960-celtic-rangers/ Fitzmaurice hails Kerry's fierce collective spirit A "fierce collective spirit" was instrumental in Kerry's march to All-Ireland glory in 2014, says their manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:25:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676953-fitzmaurice-hails-kerrys-fierce-collective-spirit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676953-fitzmaurice-hails-kerrys-fierce-collective-spirit/ Van Persie ends drought in style as United stroll Robin van Persie ended his dry spell with a spectacular finish that propelled Manchester United to a comfortable 3-1 win over Leicester. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:12:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676934-manchester-united-v-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676934-manchester-united-v-leicester/ VIDEO: Saxons prove too strong for Wolfhounds Take a look at some of the key talking points from England Saxons' victory over Ireland Wolfhounds at Musgrave Park. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:19:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0131/676943-video-saxons-prove-too-strong-for-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0131/676943-video-saxons-prove-too-strong-for-ireland/ GAA teams: Dublin hoping to roll with Rock Dean Rock makes his first league start for Dublin while Mark McHugh returns for Donegal after missing last year's championship. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:30:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0129/676425-gaa-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0129/676425-gaa-team-news/ Jon Walters bags treble to send QPR packing Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Walters hit a hat-trick to inspire Stoke to a 3-1 win over QPR, who have yet to earn a single away point this season. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:38:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676937-stoke-city-v-qpr/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676937-stoke-city-v-qpr/ O'Brien: I had no shoulder problems in comeback Sean O'Brien made a successful return from shoulder surgery for the Wolfhounds on Friday and Ireland must now decide whether he is ready for their Six Nations opener against Italy in Rome on Saturday. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:18:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2015/0131/676908-ireland-reax/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2015/0131/676908-ireland-reax/ Annalise Murphy seventh at Miami World Cup Annalise Murphy has finished seventh in the Laser Radial Class at the World Cup Regatta in Miami. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:42:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/sailing/2015/0131/676965-annalise-murphy-seventh-at-miami-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/sailing/2015/0131/676965-annalise-murphy-seventh-at-miami-world-cup/ Serena Williams victorious in Australian Open Maria Sharapova was no match for Serena Williams as the American swept aside the Russian in straight sets to claim her 19th Grand Slam title. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:53:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0131/676900-serena-williams-victorious-in-australian-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0131/676900-serena-williams-victorious-in-australian-open/