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 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:15:32 +0100 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:15:32 +0100 Sport News Anthony Daly critical of League structures Anthony Daly has criticised the system that allowed Offaly to sneak into the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-finals - and fears that they could be hammered by Tipperary on Sunday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:29:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/863032-daly-critical-of-league-structures/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/863032-daly-critical-of-league-structures/ Watch: Soccer Republic remembers Ryan McBride In a week where Derry City's Ryan McBride was laid to rest, Soccer Republic pays tribute to the Candystripe's skipper. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:15:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0328/863069-watch-soccer-republic-remembers-ryan-mcbride/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0328/863069-watch-soccer-republic-remembers-ryan-mcbride/ Lancaster confident Leinster can cope without Heaslip Leinster coach Stuart Lancaster is confident that his side can cope with the loss of Jamie Heaslip for their Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Wasps at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:52:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862996-lancaster-confident-leinster-can-cope-without-heaslip/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862996-lancaster-confident-leinster-can-cope-without-heaslip/ Ireland U19s face qualifier showdown with Belgium The Republic of Ireland Under 19s meet mini-tournament hosts Belgium in Freethiel, Beveren, on Tuesday night looking to seal their place in the UEFA U19 European Championships Finals. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:26:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/863037-ireland-u19s-face-qualifier-showdown-with-belgium/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/863037-ireland-u19s-face-qualifier-showdown-with-belgium/ Ireland can take a step toward Test cricket in India Afghanistan host Ireland for an ICC Intercontinental Cup fixture at their home ground of Greater Noida near New Delhi from Tuesday that could play a crucial role in determining which team gets a shot at playing Test cricket. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:43:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0327/863024-ireland-can-take-a-step-toward-test-cricket-in-new-delh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0327/863024-ireland-can-take-a-step-toward-test-cricket-in-new-delh/ Johnson withdraws from Houston Open - report World number one Dustin Johnson, fresh off his third consecutive victory and content that his form is ready for the Masters, has withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open, according to a Golf Channel report. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:56:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0327/863033-johnson-withdraws-from-houston-open-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0327/863033-johnson-withdraws-from-houston-open-report/ O'Neill: Family life suffers most as manager Kildare manager Cian O'Neill says family life suffers from the all-consuming role as an inter-county manager. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:19:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862997-cian-oneill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862997-cian-oneill/ McAuley feared the worst after losing feeling in foot Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley has revealed how fearful he was when he lost feeling in his foot just two days after Seamus Coleman's sickening leg break. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:59:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/863036-mcauley-feared-the-worst-after-losing-feeling-in-foot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/863036-mcauley-feared-the-worst-after-losing-feeling-in-foot/ Peter O'Mahony relishing clash of European heavyweights Munster captain Peter O'Mahony says his team-mates are braced for serious examination from Toulouse in Saturday's Champions Cup quarter-final. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:20:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862976-peter-omahony/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862976-peter-omahony/ Brady is captain as Coleman comes to terms with injury Martin O'Neill admitted that Seamus Coleman is still coming to terms with the broken leg he suffered against Wales, while confirming that Robbie Brady will captain the side against Iceland. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:21:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862929-robbie-brady/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862929-robbie-brady/ Oakland Raiders get green light for Las Vegas move Las Vegas will be home to an NFL franchise after the league's 32 owners approved the relocation of the Oakland Raiders. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:08:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2017/0327/863030-oakland-raiders-get-green-light-for-las-vegas-move/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2017/0327/863030-oakland-raiders-get-green-light-for-las-vegas-move/ Details confirmed for hurling quarter-finals Kilkenny, Offaly, Galway, and Cork will all enjoy home advantage for their Allianz Hurling League quarter-finals, with all four games set for 4pm throw-ins on Sunday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:22:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862985-allianz-hurling-quarter-finals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862985-allianz-hurling-quarter-finals/ Erasmus laments potential departure of stalwart Ryan Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus says Racing 92 have offered a much better deal for Donnacha Ryan and says the province would be losing a stalwart if he departs for France. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:21:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862941-donnacha-ryan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862941-donnacha-ryan/ Fifa to cover sidelined Séamus Coleman's salary Fifa will pay Seamus Coleman's wages while he recovers from a double leg fracture as part as part of their club protection programme. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862847-coleman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862847-coleman/ Devenney: Gallagher has rejuvenated Donegal football Brendan Devenney has told the RTÉ GAA Podcast that he was left "bemused" by Donegal tactically in 2016, but says he was wrong to write off Rory Gallagher and believes "anything is possible" this year for the developing group. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862840-devenney-rory-gallagher-has-survived-donegal-exit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862840-devenney-rory-gallagher-has-survived-donegal-exit/ O'Connor: New talent pointing the way for Cork Cork hurling manager Kieran Kingston has unearthed more new players likely to play Championship hurling than any other manager in the Allianz League, says Jamesie O'Connor. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862877-rte-gaa-podcast-new-talent-pointing-the-way-for-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862877-rte-gaa-podcast-new-talent-pointing-the-way-for-cork/ Arctic Fire set for Champion run at Punchestown Cheltenham Festival hero Arctic Fire is set to return to the top level in the Betdaq Champion Hurdle at Punchestown. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:55:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862974-arctic-fire-set-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862974-arctic-fire-set-for/ Arrogate on break with Breeders' Cup in mind Arrogate is to have a well-deserved break before being prepared for back-to-back victories in the Breeders' Cup Classic following his astonishing display to win the Dubai World Cup at Meydan on Saturday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:55:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862903-arrogate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862903-arrogate/ Wiggins - marginal gains process 'utter nonsense' Bradley Wiggins has dismissed the marginal gains process at the centre of British Cycling's success under Dave Brailsford as "a load of rubbish" and called Victoria Pendleton "bit of a milkshake". Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:51:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0327/862850-wiggins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0327/862850-wiggins/ Lingard has his heart set on new United deal Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard says his "heart is at Old Trafford" and negotiations are ongoing over a new deal with the club that will extend a contract that runs out at the end of next season. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:44:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862966-lingard-has-his-heart-set-on-new-united-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862966-lingard-has-his-heart-set-on-new-united-deal/