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 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:26:21 +0000 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:26:21 +0000 Sport News Waterford show greater appetite in win over Cats A first competitive win over Kilkenny in seven years provided Waterford with the ideal start to the defence of their Allianz Hurling League title before a bumper Walsh Park crowd, the majority of whom went home decidedly pleased. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:15:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767942-waterford-v-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767942-waterford-v-kilkenny/ Donoghue delighted by attitude of Galway players Galway manager Micheál Donoghue has hailed the attitude of his charges after the Tribesmen made a winning start to Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League against Cork at Pearse Stadium. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:26:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767982-galway_cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767982-galway_cork/ Munster let lead slip as Ospreys leave with win Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb made a successful return from injury as the Ospreys won 21-17 to become the first team to beat Munster in Cork since January 2013. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:47:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0214/767952-munster-v-ospreys/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0214/767952-munster-v-ospreys/ Joleon Lescott in hot water with angry Villa fans Joleon Lescott felt the wrath of Aston Villa fans after tweeting a picture of a high-end sports car soon after the club's 6-0 defeat to Liverpool. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:44:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/768000-joleon-lescott/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/768000-joleon-lescott/ Limerick legend Carey ready to face his own Ciaran Carey and his Kerry team are lining up a shot against his native Limerick following Sunday's brilliant win over Laois. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:03:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2016/0214/767993-limerick-legend-carey-ready-to-face-his-own/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2016/0214/767993-limerick-legend-carey-ready-to-face-his-own/ Gleeson: 'Pure work rate' the key for Waterford Waterford defender Austin Gleeson is keen to stress that the upturn in the county's fortunes in the last year is as much down to a strong work ethic as it is to deploying particular systems. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:08:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767985-gleeson-pure-work-rate-the-key-for-waterford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767985-gleeson-pure-work-rate-the-key-for-waterford/ VIDEO: England v Ireland preview Ronan O'Gara, Eddie O'Sullivan and Conor O'Shea discuss Ireland's prospects when they visit Twickenham to face England. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:08:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0214/767974-video-england-v-ireland-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0214/767974-video-england-v-ireland-preview/ VIDEO: Robbie Henshaw to leave Connacht Connacht have confirmed that Robbie Henshaw will be leaving the province at the end of the season. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:59:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0214/767959-henshaw-to-leave-connacht-at-end-of-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0214/767959-henshaw-to-leave-connacht-at-end-of-the-season/ Spurs surge gathers pace with win at Man City Christian Eriksen celebrated his 24th birthday with the winning goal for Tottenham as they beat Manchester City 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday to stay second in the Premier League table. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:27:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/767955-manchester-city-v-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/767955-manchester-city-v-tottenham/ Sharp-shooting Galway too strong for Cork Micheál Donoghue's first league game as Galway manager ended in victory as they defeated Cork by six points with a 1-27 to 1-21 scoreline in Division 1A at Pearse Stadium. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:08:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767941-galway-v-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767941-galway-v-cork/ Kerry make a winning start to life in Division 1B Kerry got off to a perfect start in Division 1B of the Allianz Hurling League with a 1-24 to 2-14 win over Laois in Portlaoise. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:58:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767947-laois-v-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767947-laois-v-kerry/ Welbeck scores on return as Arsenal beat Leicester Danny Welbeck scored a dramatic last-gasp winner on his first Arsenal appearance for 10 months to beat 10-man Leicester and blow the Barclays Premier League title race wide open. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:13:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/767945-arsenal-reel-in-10-man-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/767945-arsenal-reel-in-10-man-leicester/ Ladies football wrap: Third time lucky for Rebels There were wins for Armagh, Cork, Dublin and Mayo in Division 1 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League on Sunday. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:55:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/ladies/2016/0214/767976-third-time-lucky-as-rebels-get-their-first-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/ladies/2016/0214/767976-third-time-lucky-as-rebels-get-their-first-win/ Klizan fights back to take title in Rotterdam Slovakian Martin Klizan staged yet another concerted fightback to claim the biggest title of his career as he saw off Gael Monfils at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:58:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0214/767984-martin-klizan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0214/767984-martin-klizan/ Annie Power poised to make return at Punchestown Annie Power is set to make her seasonal return in Wednesday's punchestown.com Mares Hurdle at Punchestown. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:08:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0214/767973-annie-power/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0214/767973-annie-power/ Liverpool rampant as awful Villa are hit for six Liverpool ran riot at Aston Villa to inflict the hosts' heaviest-ever home Barclays Premier League defeat. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:14:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/767953-aston-villa-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0214/767953-aston-villa-v-liverpool/ Division 2A round-up: Antrim start on right foot There was a trio of away wins in Division 2A of the Allianz Hurling League this afternoon as Antrim, Westmeath and Carlow plundered victories on the road. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:52:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767949-allianz-hl-division-2a-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767949-allianz-hl-division-2a-round-up/ Duggan goal the platform for comfortable Clare win Clare eased past 13-man Offaly at Cusack Park as Peter Duggan's goal before the break saw the Banner men eventually brush Offaly aside in this Allianz Hurling League Division 1B encounter. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:24:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767943-clare-v-offaly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0214/767943-clare-v-offaly/ DCU Mercy claim rare title with Premier League win DCU Mercy claimed the Women's Premier League regular season title with two games to spare to raise their first piece of silverware in five years. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:35:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/basketball/2016/0214/767989-basketball-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/basketball/2016/0214/767989-basketball-round-up/ England thrash Italy to build up speed for Ireland A Jonathan Joseph hat-trick ensured England kept their Six Nations title hopes on course with a resounding 40-9 win over a limited Italy side in Rome. Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:07:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0214/767950-italy-v-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0214/767950-italy-v-england/