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, 27 May 2016 23:45:52 +0100 Fri, 27 May 2016 23:45:52 +0100 Sport News Shane Long on target as Dutch rally ensures draw Ireland signed off at the Aviva Stadium with a 1-1 draw against the Netherlands after Shane Long's first-half goal was cancelled out by Luuk de Jong's late equaliser. Fri, 27 May 2016 22:27:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791532-ireland-match-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791532-ireland-match-report/ Arter: I'm not scared of chance to make Euros Ireland midfielder Harry Arter was delighted to get an opportunity to stake a claim for Euro 2016 inclusion and said he believes that players "need to rise to that pressure." Fri, 27 May 2016 23:45:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791554-harry-arter/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791554-harry-arter/ Ó Sé: Mayo are a team 'on a mission' Tomás Ó Sé reckons the men from Mayo are "on a mission" that will ensure they don't take their eye off the ball against London this Sunday. Fri, 27 May 2016 20:29:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0527/791524-o-se-mayo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0527/791524-o-se-mayo/ Martin O'Neill emphasises importance of set-pieces Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill admitted he was satisfied with his team's performance in the 1-1 draw with the Netherlands and highlighted the importance that set-pieces could play in the European Championships. Fri, 27 May 2016 23:44:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791550-martin-oneill-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791550-martin-oneill-reaction/ VIDEO: Connacht fans begin journey to Murrayfield Connacht fans began their journey to Edinburgh on Friday on the eve of the biggest game in the province's history. Fri, 27 May 2016 21:46:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791534-video-connacht-fans-begin-journey-to-murrayfield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791534-video-connacht-fans-begin-journey-to-murrayfield/ Friendly round-up: North sweep Belarus aside Goals from strikers Kyle Lafferty, Conor Washington and Will Grigg gave Northern Ireland a perfect Belfast send-off before Euro 2016 as they extended their unbeaten run to 11 games with a 3-0 victory over Belarus. Fri, 27 May 2016 22:32:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791545-friendly-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791545-friendly-round-up/ Player ratings: Arter and Brady lead the way Here is how the Republic of Ireland players rated from the 1-1 draw with the Netherlands at the Aviva Stadium. Fri, 27 May 2016 22:25:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791543-player-ratings-arter-and-brady-lead-the-way/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791543-player-ratings-arter-and-brady-lead-the-way/ Muldoon allows himself to dream of final glory Connacht captain John Muldoon has admitted his biggest task between now and kick-off in tomorrow's Pro12 final might just keeping his players - and himself - from getting carried away with the excitement. Fri, 27 May 2016 18:55:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791507-muldoon-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791507-muldoon-final/ De Jong backs Ireland to cause problems in France Ireland can cause major problems for their Euro 2016 opponents, according to Holland goalscorer Luuk de Jong. Fri, 27 May 2016 23:39:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791553-luuk-de-jong/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791553-luuk-de-jong/ Harrington: Clarke has detail to go with emotion Pádraig Harrington has expressed his delight at being selected as a European vice-captain for the upcoming Ryder Cup and says he has been impressed by the thorough approach of skipper Darren Clarke. Fri, 27 May 2016 18:21:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791487-harrington-clarke-has-the-detail-and-emotion/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791487-harrington-clarke-has-the-detail-and-emotion/ GAA digest: Championship bows for Tipperary pair Tipperary manager Liam Kearns will hand championship debuts to Bill Maher and Josh Keane after naming his team to face Waterford in the Munster SFC on Sunday (3.30pm). Fri, 27 May 2016 22:49:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0526/791147-gaa-digest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0526/791147-gaa-digest/ VIDEO - Kellie Harrington: Next time I'll win gold Silver medallist Kellie Harrington insists she'll be back for the gold after a highly impressive debut at the Women's World Boxing Championships. Fri, 27 May 2016 15:25:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0527/791436-kellie-harrington-next-time-it-will-be-gold/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0527/791436-kellie-harrington-next-time-it-will-be-gold/ Cavan expect 'fired up' Armagh for Ulster clash Cavan's Killian Clarke believes Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney will have his side chomping at the bit for the Ulster SFC clash at Breffni Park this weekend and that their recent Allianz League meeting will count for little. Fri, 27 May 2016 16:00:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0527/791450-cavan-v-armagh-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0527/791450-cavan-v-armagh-preview/ Health experts call for Rio to lose Olympics This summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be moved or postponed because of the ongoing Zika virus, according to more than 150 global health experts. Fri, 27 May 2016 22:27:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0527/791539-health-experts-olympics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0527/791539-health-experts-olympics/ Limerick's Fernandez suspended by snooker bosses Ireland's Leo Fernandez has been suspended from snooker pending a hearing into an alleged breach of betting rules, the sport's governing body has announced. Fri, 27 May 2016 22:11:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2016/0527/791542-limericks-fernandez-suspended-by-wpbsa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2016/0527/791542-limericks-fernandez-suspended-by-wpbsa/ Willett in share of lead after mixed Wentworth bag Masters champion Danny Willett experienced a mixture of the sublime and the ridiculous as he claimed a share of the lead with a remarkable 68 in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Fri, 27 May 2016 19:39:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791519-willett/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791519-willett/ Halep edges through but Kvitova suffers shock loss Simona Halep survived a major examination from a rising star to reach the fourth round at the French Open but two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is out. Fri, 27 May 2016 19:22:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0527/791515-halep-edges-through-but/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0527/791515-halep-edges-through-but/ Harrington named Ryder Cup vice-captain European captain Darren Clarke expects honesty, expert opinion and the occasional uncomfortable truth from Thomas Bjorn, Padraig Harrington and Paul Lawrie after naming them as three of his five vice-captains for this year's Ryder Cup. Fri, 27 May 2016 16:55:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791440-padraig-harrington-named/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791440-padraig-harrington-named/ Connacht unchanged, Nacewa, Toner out for Leinster Leinster's Isa Nacewa and Devin Toner will miss Saturday's Pro12 final while Connacht coach Pat Lam spoke of "making history" when naming an unchanged side. Fri, 27 May 2016 13:37:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791405-connacht-unchanged-for-leinster-showdown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791405-connacht-unchanged-for-leinster-showdown/ Injury-hit Nadal pulls out of French Open Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the French Open with a left wrist injury. Fri, 27 May 2016 20:48:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0527/791460-injury-hit-nadal-pulls-out-of-french-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0527/791460-injury-hit-nadal-pulls-out-of-french-open/