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 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:57 +0100 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:57 +0100 Sport News Bayern secure late victory against City A last-gasp goal from defender Jerome Boateng gave Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Manchester City in their opening Champions League Group E clash tonight. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:43:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644533-bayern-munich-v-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644533-bayern-munich-v-manchester-city/ Chelsea and Schalke share the spoils Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Schalke in Group G as Jose Mourinho's men were unable to carry their peerless Premier League performances into the Champions League. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644535-chelsea-v-fc-schalke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644535-chelsea-v-fc-schalke/ Durcan: Kerry are football's kingpins Goalkeeper Paul Durcan has played down Donegal's favourites tag ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland final, describing Kerry as the "kingpins" of the game. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:50:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0917/644406-durcan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0917/644406-durcan/ Murphy earns Rio 2016 spot for Ireland Annalise Murphy has become the second Irish sailor to secure a berth for Ireland at the Rio Olympics. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:49:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2014/0917/644500-murphy-qualifies-for-2016-olympics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2014/0917/644500-murphy-qualifies-for-2016-olympics/ Harps to strong for Avondale in Cup replay First Division Finn Harps proved to be too strong for FAI Intermediate Cup holders Avondale United in their FAI Cup quarter-final replay at Finn Park. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:32:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0917/644541-finn-harps-v-avondale-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0917/644541-finn-harps-v-avondale-united/ Ireland beaten by Germany in final qualifier Germany inflicted a 2-0 defeat on the Republic of Ireland in Heidenheim as Sue Ronan's charges finished their 2015 Women's World Cup qualifying campaign in third place in Group 1. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:09:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0917/644523-ireland-bow-out-with-heads-held-high/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0917/644523-ireland-bow-out-with-heads-held-high/ Champions League round-up Barcelona laboured to a 1-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia at the Nou Camp, with defender Gerard Pique to thank for their slender win in the Champions League Group F. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:43:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644539-champions-league-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644539-champions-league-round-up/ RFU makes apology over new England shirt The Rugby Football Union has apologised "to those who may have taken offence" over the new England playing kit. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:34:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2014/0917/644545-england-kit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2014/0917/644545-england-kit/ Tipperary sweat on injuries to key pair Tipperary face an anxious wait to discover whether captain Brendan Maher and key forward Patrick 'Bonner' Maher will be fit to face Kilkenny in Saturday week's All-Ireland SHC final replay. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:58:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0917/644466-tipperary-sweat-on-injuries-to-key-pair/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0917/644466-tipperary-sweat-on-injuries-to-key-pair/ Busy continues Kerry love affair at Listowel Your Busy landed a famous National double by adding the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel to his Killarney National success in May. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:20:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0917/644499-busy-continues-kerry-love-affair/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0917/644499-busy-continues-kerry-love-affair/ Kompany: It's time for City to deliver in Europe Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany feels the time has come to deliver in the Champions League, as they prepare to face Bayern Munich tonight in a game live on RTÉ 2. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:34:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0916/644229-kompany-its-time-for-city-to-deliver-in-europe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0916/644229-kompany-its-time-for-city-to-deliver-in-europe/ McGinley: No issues between McIlroy and McDowell European captain Paul McGinley insists he has no concerns over Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell's relationship ahead of next week's Ryder Cup. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:06:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0917/644450-mcginley-no-issues-between-mcilroy-and-mcdowell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0917/644450-mcginley-no-issues-between-mcilroy-and-mcdowell/ Australian teen Miller set for MotoGP Australian teenager Jack Miller will make the big step up from Moto3 to ride in MotoGP next season, the LCR Honda team run by former racer Lucio Cecchinello said today. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:42:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/motorbikes/2014/0917/644516-australian-teen-miller-set-for-motogp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/motorbikes/2014/0917/644516-australian-teen-miller-set-for-motogp/ Benoist spoilt for choice ahead of Arc Gregory Benoist is facing a tough choice between Ectot and Avenir Certain in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, according to connections of the leading Longchamp contenders. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:06:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2014/0917/644464-benoist-spoilt-for-choice-ahead-of-arc/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2014/0917/644464-benoist-spoilt-for-choice-ahead-of-arc/ Lambert extends Villa contract Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has extended his contract at the club until June 2018. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:23:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0917/644515-lambert-extends-villa-contract/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0917/644515-lambert-extends-villa-contract/ Major 10-year sponsor boost for Cricket Ireland Irish cricket has been given a multi-million euro boost as a 10-year sponsorship deal with an Indian conglomerate was confirmed this afternoon. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:09:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/0917/644423-major-10-year-sponsor-boost-for-cricket-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/0917/644423-major-10-year-sponsor-boost-for-cricket-ireland/ VIDEO: Kerry - Path to the Final Watch Kerry's journey to a September showdown with Donegal including their epic clashes with Mayo Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:07:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/0917/644444-video-kerry-path-to-the-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/0917/644444-video-kerry-path-to-the-final/ Street Cry dies at 16 Leading sire Street Cry has been euthanised at the age of 16 due to complications relating to a neurological condition. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:49:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/0917/644540-street-cry-dies-at-16/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/0917/644540-street-cry-dies-at-16/ Smyth wants to end campaign on high in Germany Shannon Smyth is hoping that the Republic of Ireland women can finish their World Cup qualifying campaign on a high when they meet Germany. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:56:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0915/643906-smyth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0915/643906-smyth/ Mourinho not obsessed with setting CL record Jose Mourinho insists becoming the first manager to win the Champions League with three clubs is not his "obsession". Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:13:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644414-mourinho-not-obsessed-with-setting-cl-record/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644414-mourinho-not-obsessed-with-setting-cl-record/