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, 19 Apr 2014 20:40:36 +0100 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:40:36 +0100 Sport News Munster down Connacht in shootout Munster warmed up for their Heineken Cup semi-final against Toulon with a bonus-point 32-23 victory over Connacht. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:47:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rabo-direct-pro-12/2014/0419/609880-connacht-v-munster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rabo-direct-pro-12/2014/0419/609880-connacht-v-munster/ Sunderland stun Chelsea at the Bridge Sunderland reignited their survival hopes with a shock 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge that ended Jose Mourinho's unbeaten home record and leaves Chelsea's title ambitions hanging by a thread. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:40:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0419/609881-sunderland-stun-chelsea-at-the-bridge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0419/609881-sunderland-stun-chelsea-at-the-bridge/ Quigg keeps belt & eyes Frampton Scott Quigg made a successful defence of his WBA super-bantamweight title with a second-round stoppage of South African Tshifiwa Munyai in Manchester. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:41:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0419/609895-quigg-keep-belt-eyes-frampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0419/609895-quigg-keep-belt-eyes-frampton/ Dublin earn final berth beating Cavan Senior star Cormac Costello kicked the winner as Dublin came from behind to beat Cavan 0-11 to 0-10 and secure their Cadbury All-Ireland U-21 final spot. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:46:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0419/609860-cavan-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0419/609860-cavan-dublin/ Lappi rallies to Circuit of Ireland victory Esapekka Lappi has won the Circuit of Ireland Rally, finishing one minute 50 seconds clear of Germany's Sepp Wiegand. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:38:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/rally/2014/0419/609897-lappi-rallies-to-circuit-of-ireland-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/rally/2014/0419/609897-lappi-rallies-to-circuit-of-ireland-victory/ Ronnie romps through at the Crucible Ronnie O'Sullivan moved a first step nearer the sixth world title that would give him equal footing with Steve Davis and Ray Reardon after a no-frills opening win against Robin Hull at the Crucible. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:57:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/0419/609890-ronnie-romps-through-at-the-crucible/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/0419/609890-ronnie-romps-through-at-the-crucible/ 'Congratulations' but no celebrations for Mourinho Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho fired a thinly-veiled criticism at the officials after his unbeaten home record in the Premier League was ended by Sunderland. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:38:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0419/609888-congratulations-but-no-celebrations-for-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0419/609888-congratulations-but-no-celebrations-for-mourinho/ Doherty battles back against Bingham Former World champion Ken Doherty battled back from an early deficit to trail by a single frame (5-4) after his first session against Stuart Bingham at the Crucible. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:51:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/0419/609841-ken-doherty/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/0419/609841-ken-doherty/ Roscommon hold off late Rebel rally Diarmuid Murtagh nailed a free from the sideline two minutes into injury-time to give Roscommon a dramatic 1-19 to 3-12 victory over Cork in their All-Ireland U-21 semi-final in Portlaoise. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:47:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/0419/609859-cork-roscommon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/0419/609859-cork-roscommon/ O'Donnell is ruled out for the season Dundalk's Stephen O'Donnell will miss the remainder of the season having sustained serious knee injuries during last night's match with Shamrock Rovers. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:07:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0419/609851-odonnell-is-ruled-out-for-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0419/609851-odonnell-is-ruled-out-for-the-season/ Clontarf secure maiden title as Belvo beaten Clontarf have been crowned Ulster Bank League champions for the first time in their history. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:11:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/ail/2014/0419/609873-clontarf-secure-maiden-title-as-belvo-beaten/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/ail/2014/0419/609873-clontarf-secure-maiden-title-as-belvo-beaten/ Motherwell nab a draw in thriller with Hoops A dramatic late strike from John Sutton gave Motherwell a share of the spoils in an enthralling 3-3 Scottish Premiership encounter against champions Celtic at Fir Park. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:08:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0419/609850-motherwell-nab-a-draw-in-thriller-with-hoops/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0419/609850-motherwell-nab-a-draw-in-thriller-with-hoops/ Weld and Smullen on double at Cork Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen have been in terrific form since the new Flat season opened and they kept the ball rolling with a double from Alkasser and Nonchalant at Cork. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:49:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0419/609877-weld-and-smullen-on-double-at-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0419/609877-weld-and-smullen-on-double-at-cork/ Tottenham make Fulham pay penalty Christian Eriksen was again the architect as Tottenham halted embattled Fulham's Barclays Premier League resurgence at White Hart lane. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:09:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0419/609844-tottenham-fulham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0419/609844-tottenham-fulham/ Palace guarantee Premier League status Mile Jedinak's second-half penalty secured Crystal Palace a gutsy 1-0 victory at West Ham and guaranteed the Eagles' survival in the Premier League for another season. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:27:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609862-west-ham-x-x-crystal-palace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609862-west-ham-x-x-crystal-palace/ Cardiff fight back to grab a point Peter Whittingham's second-half penalty gave Cardiff a precious point in their scrap for Barclays Premier League survival - but the Welsh club still have it all to do. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:24:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609864-cardiff-city-x-x-stoke-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609864-cardiff-city-x-x-stoke-city/ GAA Digest: Tipp make five changes Tipperary have made five changes to their team for Sunday's Allianz Hurling League semi-final with Clare. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:57:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0419/609832-gaa-digest-tipp-make-five-changes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0419/609832-gaa-digest-tipp-make-five-changes/ Bony strikes late to grab win for Swansea Wilfried Bony's injury-time penalty snatched a vital 2-1 victory for Swansea as Newcastle succumbed to a fifth successive Barclays Premier League defeat. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:13:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609861-newcastle-x-x-swansea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609861-newcastle-x-x-swansea/ Neville: Everton buckling under pressure Manchester United coach Phil Neville feels Everton are starting to crack under the pressure of being in the hunt for Champions League qualification. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:08:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0419/609848-neville-everton-buckling-under-pressure/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0419/609848-neville-everton-buckling-under-pressure/ Villa and Southampton draw a blank Aston Villa 0-0 Southampton Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:22:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609867-aston-villa-0-0-southampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0419/609867-aston-villa-0-0-southampton/