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, 4 Sep 2015 22:35:22 +0100 Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:35:22 +0100 Sport News Diarmuid Connolly cleared to play against Mayo Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly has been cleared to play in this evening's All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo after sensationally winning a late DRA appeal. Sat, 5 Sep 2015 08:30:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0905/725842-diarmuid-connolly-cleared-to-play-against-mayo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0905/725842-diarmuid-connolly-cleared-to-play-against-mayo/ Ireland on the rise after brushing aside Gibraltar A double from captain Robbie Keane and goals from Cyrus Christie and Shane Long helped Ireland to a workmanlike 4-0 win over Gibraltar in Faro to lift Martin O'Neill's side to third place in Group D in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:35:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0904/725745-gibraltar-v-republic-of-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0904/725745-gibraltar-v-republic-of-ireland/ VIDEO: O'Neill shifts focus to Georgia clash Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill turned his attention to Monday's Euro 2016 qualifying showdown with Georgia within minutes of his side's 4-0 victory over Gibraltar. Sat, 5 Sep 2015 00:34:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0905/725825-martin-oneill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0905/725825-martin-oneill/ Kilkenny and Galway opt for no change Both Kilkenny and Galway have named unchanged sides from those that started their respective semi-final victories for Sunday's All-Ireland senior hurling decider at Croke Park. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:55:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0904/725794-kilkenny-and-galway-opt-for-no-change/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0904/725794-kilkenny-and-galway-opt-for-no-change/ Germany move top in Group D after defeating Poland Germany moved above Poland at the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D thanks to a 3-1 win over the former group leaders in Frankfurt. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:31:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0904/725743-germany-v-poland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0904/725743-germany-v-poland/ Leinster make losing Pro12 start in Edinburgh Leinster made a losing start to their Guinness PRO12 campaign when they were beaten 16-9 by Edinburgh in a keenly contested encounter at the Meggetland ground. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:11:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0904/725739-edinburgh-v-leinster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0904/725739-edinburgh-v-leinster/ Northern Ireland one win away from Euros Gareth McAuley's brace and Kyle Lafferty's sixth goal of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign gave Northern Ireland a 3-1 victory over the Faroe Islands and moved them to the verge of a place in France next summer. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:15:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0904/725747-faroe-islands-v-northern-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0904/725747-faroe-islands-v-northern-ireland/ Carr's late try earns Connacht opening-day victory Fionn Carr's 77th-minute try sealed a hard-earned win for Connacht against Newport Gwent Dragons at the Showground as the Guinness PRO12 season began. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:36:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0904/725738-connacht-v-newport/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0904/725738-connacht-v-newport/ Ulster open account with victory over Ospreys Ulster made an ideal start to their Guinness PRO12 campaign with a bonus-point win over a lacklustre Opsreys side at the Kingspan Stadium. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:40:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2015/0904/725741-ulster-v-ospreys/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2015/0904/725741-ulster-v-ospreys/ VIDEO: Robbie Keane brace Robbie Keane bags a quickfire brace for the Republic of Ireland against Gibraltar. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:05:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725796-video-keane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725796-video-keane/ EURO 2016 review: Romania remain on track Romania dropped to second place, behind Northern Ireland, in Group E after their Budapest stalemate with Hungary, but will be happier with a point which maintains their three-point gap over the third-placed hosts with three relatively favourable group games remaining. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 23:37:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725814-euro-2016-review-romania-remain-on-track/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725814-euro-2016-review-romania-remain-on-track/ VIDEO: Cyrus Christie scores for Ireland Cyrus Christie marked his competitive debut for the Republic of Ireland with his first international goal as Gibraltar threatened to frustrate Martin O'Neill's men. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:06:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725795-video-cyrus-christie-goal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725795-video-cyrus-christie-goal/ Roche third as Oliveira wins Vuelta stage 13 Portuguese Nelson Oliveira of the Lampre-Merida team caught his breakaway companions off guard to win the 13th stage of La Vuelta on Friday, while Ireland's Nicolas Roche finished third to continue his strong performance on the third grand tour of the year. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 17:15:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0904/725759-roche-third-as-oliveira-wins-vuelta-stage-13/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0904/725759-roche-third-as-oliveira-wins-vuelta-stage-13/ Scottish hopes dented after defeat to Georgia Scotland's prospects of qualifying for Euro 2016 suffered a blow with a 1-0 defeat away to Georgia after a splendid first-half goal by Valeri Kazaishvili in their Group D game in Tiblisi. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:50:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725742-georgia-v-scotland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725742-georgia-v-scotland/ Column: Galway's day will not come Sunday Past experience of winning recent All-Ireland finals can stand to Kilkenny in this year's decider against Galway, says RTÉ GAA analyst Joe Dooley Fri, 4 Sep 2015 12:43:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0904/725584-preview-galways-day-will-not-come-sunday/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0904/725584-preview-galways-day-will-not-come-sunday/ Arjen Robben sidelined for four weeks Arjen Robben has been ruled out for four weeks with a left adductor injury, Bayern Munich have announced. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 19:48:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725766-arjen-robben-sidelined-for-four-weeks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725766-arjen-robben-sidelined-for-four-weeks/ VIDEO: Who will win Liam? Thoughts from Derek McGrath, Ger Cunningham and Tomás Mulcahy on the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Galway (worldwide clip) Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:55:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0904/725787-video-who-will-win-liam/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0904/725787-video-who-will-win-liam/ Hills has eyes on Sprint Cup Charlie Hills is under no illusions about the task facing Stewards' Cup hero Magical Memory as he prepares to test the water at the highest level in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 16:45:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0904/725727-hills-has-eyes-on-sprint-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0904/725727-hills-has-eyes-on-sprint-cup/ Preview: Ireland aim for comfortable night in Faro Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland side attempt to keep their qualification hopes for Euro 2016 alive against Gibraltar tonight. Read our preview. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 13:46:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725579-preview-ireland-aim-for-comfortable-night-in-faro/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0904/725579-preview-ireland-aim-for-comfortable-night-in-faro/ Jack Hobbs eschews Arc trials for Kempton Jockey William Buick feels "very privileged" to be Jack Hobbs' companion as the Classic-winning colt takes the final step towards the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Kempton on Saturday. Fri, 4 Sep 2015 18:31:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0904/725774-jack-hobbs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0904/725774-jack-hobbs/