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, 29 Jul 2016 09:29:01 +0100 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:29:01 +0100 Sport News Column: McIlroy puts in hours to iron out flaws Rory McIlroy's early PGA Championship challenge has been undermined by familiar problems. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:26:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0729/805638-column/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0729/805638-column/ At a glance: Championship weekend It's the August Bank Holiday weekend and it's the first of the All-Ireland football quarter-finals, with Clare and Tipperary aiming to upset the odds against Kerry and Galway respectively, while in the final games in the qualifiers Mayo take on Westmeath and Cork face Donegal. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:29:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0728/805465-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0728/805465-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ Andy Reid retires with 'no regrets' Former Republic of Ireland international Andy Reid has called time on his playing days, with a long-term groin injury forcing the Dubliner to retire on his 34th birthday. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:00:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805653-andy-reid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805653-andy-reid/ GAA Digest: Cribbin shuffles Westmeath pack Darragh Daly will partner Ger Egan in the middle of the field for Westmeath on Saturday, as Tom Cribbin shuffles the pack for the Croke Park showdown with Mayo (6.0pm). Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:05:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0729/805679-gaa-digest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0729/805679-gaa-digest/ Dublin teenager carries Olympic torch in Brazil A 13-year-old boy from Dublin has become the only Irish person to carry the Olympic torch in the relay to Rio de Janeiro ahead of the opening ceremony next week. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:25:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0729/805622-olympic-torch/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0729/805622-olympic-torch/ Russian table tennis players get Rio green light The International Table Tennis Federation has cleared the three Russian athletes who qualified for the Olympics to compete. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:44:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0729/805674-russian-table-tennis-players-get-rio-green-light/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0729/805674-russian-table-tennis-players-get-rio-green-light/ Caulfield rues missed chances after gutsy display John Caulfield admitted he had mixed feelings after Cork City's impressive performance in defeat against Genk as his men spurned some big chances to plunder a precious away goal. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:14:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805630-caulfield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805630-caulfield/ Sturridge put through 'most intense' pre-season Daniel Sturridge has said manager Jurgen Klopp has put the Liverpool squad through the "most intense" pre-season of his career with the England striker pushing himself to the limit in a bid to avoid another injury-disrupted campaign. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:48:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805675-sturridge-hoping-to-reap-benefits-of-intense-pre-s/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805675-sturridge-hoping-to-reap-benefits-of-intense-pre-s/ Kevin Walsh: Galway keen to push on at Croke Park Galway football manager Kevin Walsh is determined his side will make their moment count at Croke Park against Tipperary in the All-Ireland quarter-final. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:03:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0728/805549-kevin-walsh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0728/805549-kevin-walsh/ Transfer news: Middlesbrough snap up Guzan Middlesbrough have made their eighth signing of the summer after agreeing a deal for Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:13:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805681-transfer-news-middlesbrough-snap-up-guzan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805681-transfer-news-middlesbrough-snap-up-guzan/ Bryan Cooper facing month out after Galway fall Bryan Cooper could be out of action for around a month following his nasty fall on the fourth day of the Galway Festival. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:47:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0729/805651-cooper-facing-month-out-after-galway-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0729/805651-cooper-facing-month-out-after-galway-fall/ Hyland ready for make-or-break Warrington fight Patrick Hyland admits that Saturday night's showdown with Josh Warrington is a make-or-break bout and that a loss may lead to his retirement. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:19:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0728/805575-hyland-ready-for-make-or-break-warrington-fight/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0728/805575-hyland-ready-for-make-or-break-warrington-fight/ Schweinsteiger hangs up boots with Germany Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from international football. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:26:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805613-schweinsteiger-to-make-exit-in-big-united-clearout/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805613-schweinsteiger-to-make-exit-in-big-united-clearout/ Walker leads way as Irish struggle at US PGA American Jimmy Walker set the clubhouse target of five under in the US PGA Championship as the Irish contingent found the going tough at Baltusrol. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:05:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0728/805589-walker/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0728/805589-walker/ Shay Given calls time on international career Shay Given has announced his retirement from international football. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:11:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805558-shay-given-calls-time-on-international-career/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805558-shay-given-calls-time-on-international-career/ Bailey strike edges Genk past impressive Cork City A moment of class from Genk teenager Leon Bailey was all that separated the sides in the third qualifying round of the Europa League at the Luminous Stadium as Cork City fell to a 1-0 defeat in Belgium. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:43:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805566-genk-cork-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0728/805566-genk-cork-city/ VIDEO: Tipperary eye another scalp Tipperary manager Liam Kearns has hailed the spirit of his team as they aim to get over Galway in Sunday's All-Ireland football quarter-final at Croke Park. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:18:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0728/805578-video/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0728/805578-video/ Frampton predicting 'war' against Santa Cruz Two unbeaten fighters come face-to-face in New York this weekend but Carl Frampton is confident that he will emerge victorious against Leo Santa Cruz in the biggest test of his career to date. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:26:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0728/805573-carl-frampton-predicting-war-against-world-champion-santa-cruz/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0728/805573-carl-frampton-predicting-war-against-world-champion-santa-cruz/ Clondaw Warrior claims thrilling Galway Hurdle Clondaw Warrior gave Ruby Walsh a first Guinness Galway Hurdle as he just repelled Hidden Cyclone in a thrilling finish to the Festival feature. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:49:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0728/805542-clondaw-warrior-swoops-late-for-ruby-walsh-s-first-galway-hurdle-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0728/805542-clondaw-warrior-swoops-late-for-ruby-walsh-s-first-galway-hurdle-success/ West Ham suffer shock defeat in Slovenia West Ham endured a chastening defeat by Slovenian minnows NK Domzale in their Europa League third-round first-leg qualifier at Stozice Stadium. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:20:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805605-west-ham-beaten-in-slovenia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0729/805605-west-ham-beaten-in-slovenia/