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 Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:36:49 +0100 Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:36:49 +0100 Sport News Williams survives scare from Watson at Wimbledon World number one Serena Williams survived an almighty scare at Wimbledon, battling back to beat Britain's Heather Watson in three sets and stay on course for a 21st grand slam title. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 20:34:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0703/712506-wimbledon-women/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0703/712506-wimbledon-women/ Jamie Conlan 'hitting harder' ahead of WBO defence Ed Leahy travelled to Marbella last month to see how Jamie Conlan was progressing ahead of his WBO Inter-Continental title defence in Dublin. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:36:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0703/712402-conlans-marbella-move-should-reap-rewards/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0703/712402-conlans-marbella-move-should-reap-rewards/ Djokovic toys with Tomic on Centre Court Novak Djokovic eased to a 6-3 6-3 6-3 victory over Bernard Tomic on Centre Court to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 20:41:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0703/712509-djokovic-toys-with-tomic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0703/712509-djokovic-toys-with-tomic/ Defending champ McDowell misses cut at French Open Graeme McDowell admitted he needs to "clear his mind" after his bid for a third successive Alstom Open de France title came to an ignominious early end. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:52:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0703/712526-mcdowells-bid-for-french-open-hat-trick-comes-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0703/712526-mcdowells-bid-for-french-open-hat-trick-comes-to/ Chelsea agree loan deal for Falcao Chelsea have completed the loan signing of Radamel Falcao with Blues boss Jose Mourinho hoping to bring out the real form of the Colombian after his mediocre year at Manchester United. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 16:52:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712452-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712452-chelsea/ Airtricity League: Limerick desperate for points Limerick manager Martin Russell knows his side are at a "critical" stage in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division survival mission, and while victory this weekend would be a start he acknowledges they "have to go on a run" in the coming weeks. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 20:04:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712480-saturdays-airtricity-premier-division-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712480-saturdays-airtricity-premier-division-team-news/ GAA digest: O'Grady among five dropped by Ryan Limerick hurling boss TJ Ryan has rung the changes for Sunday's All-Ireland qualifier against Westmeath, making five changes to the team beaten by sixteen points by Tipperary in Munster. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:59:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0701/711868-gaa-digest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0701/711868-gaa-digest/ Gosden questions Horn price ahead of Eclipse bid John Gosden insists "nothing is a given" as stunning Derby hero Golden Horn tests his powers against the older generation for the first time in Saturday's Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 16:15:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0703/712487-gosden-questions-horn-price-ahead-of-eclipse-bid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0703/712487-gosden-questions-horn-price-ahead-of-eclipse-bid/ Rosberg fastest in British GP practice The home crowd were cheering for Lewis Hamilton but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg was the man on top of the time sheets in both free practice sessions for the British Grand Prix today. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:32:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2015/0703/712513-rosberg-fastest-in-british-gp-practice/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2015/0703/712513-rosberg-fastest-in-british-gp-practice/ Fahy happy with Queen ahead of Lancashire Oaks Pat Fahy feels Ballybacka Queen has a golden opportunity to clinch a career-best victory in the Bet365 Lancashire Oaks at Haydock on Saturday. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 16:58:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0703/712493-fahy-happy-with-ballybacka-queen-ahead-of/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0703/712493-fahy-happy-with-ballybacka-queen-ahead-of/ At a glance: Championship weekend Your guide to the weekend's championship action, including the Munster football final, Leinster hurling decider, and qualifier games in both codes. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:33:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0702/712232-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0702/712232-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ Ireland defeat Pakistan at Hockey World League Ireland beat Pakistan 1-0 at the Hockey World League in Antwerp today to reach the fifth-place play-off, leaving them one win away from a potential Rio 2016 place. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:17:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2015/0703/712463-hockey/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2015/0703/712463-hockey/ Transfer news: Gerrard turned down European clubs Updates on all the latest major transfer news from England and beyond throughout the day Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:37:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712340-transfer-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712340-transfer-news/ UEFA lifts Man City transfer restrictions Manchester City have had their restrictions on transfer spending and Champions League squad size lifted after meeting their financial fair play target, UEFA has announced. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:00:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712433-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712433-manchester-city/ F1 bosses scrap plans to bring back refuelling Formula One has abandoned controversial plans to reintroduce refuelling from 2017 after teams decided it would not be a good move, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said today. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:51:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2015/0703/712469-formula-1-scrap-plans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2015/0703/712469-formula-1-scrap-plans/ Liverpool chief insists Reds can sign top players Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre insists the club can still buy top players within the remit of their "smart and sustainable" transfer policy and a lack of Champions League football does not affect that. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:23:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712457-liverpool-chief-insists-reds-can-sign-top-players/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0703/712457-liverpool-chief-insists-reds-can-sign-top-players/ Ireland, France, Italy & SA fight to host 2023 RWC Ireland will take on France, Italy and South Africa for the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after the four countries were officially confirmed as the bidders for the competition. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:02:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0703/712437-rwc/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0703/712437-rwc/ Swan on song as UCD claim famous victory Teenager Ryan Swan delighted his watching father Derek, who scored for Bohs against Minsk in 1996, by emulating him in scoring in Europe to earn UCD a remarkable Europa League victory. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:59:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712292-swan-on-song-as-ucd-claim-stunning-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0702/712292-swan-on-song-as-ucd-claim-stunning-win/ Shefflin satisfied with Kilkenny's hungry start Ahead of Sunday's date with Galway in the Leinster hurling final, former Cats legend Henry Shefflin admits to being impressed by the hunger the side showed in demolishing Wexford in the semi-final. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:46:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0702/712279-shefflin-satisfied-with-kilkennys-hungry-start/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0702/712279-shefflin-satisfied-with-kilkennys-hungry-start/ Tiger roars to shoot his best round of the season Tiger Woods was in positive mood about his game after bouncing back from his miserable US Open to shoot his lowest score on the PGA Tour this season on day one of The Greenbrier Classic. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:54:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0703/712329-tiger-woods/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0703/712329-tiger-woods/