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 Thu, 5 Mar 2015 22:22:57 +0000 Thu, 5 Mar 2015 22:22:57 +0000 Sport News Lowry best of the Irish as McIlroy bounces back World number one Rory McIlroy endured a rollercoaster opening round in the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 23:14:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-and-european-tour/2015/0305/684895-lowry-best-of-the-irish-as-mcilroy-bounces-back/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-and-european-tour/2015/0305/684895-lowry-best-of-the-irish-as-mcilroy-bounces-back/ St Ledger signs MLS deal at Orlando City Ireland international Sean St Ledger has signed for Major League Soccer newcomers Orlando City. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 22:22:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0305/684891-st-ledger-signs-mls-deal-at-orlando-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0305/684891-st-ledger-signs-mls-deal-at-orlando-city/ GAA Digest: Tyrone unchanged for Dublin clash Tyrone have named an unchanged side from the team that drew with Derry for their clash with Dublin on Saturday evening in Croke Park. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 23:03:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0305/684719-gaa-digest-andrew-back-to-shore-up-wexford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0305/684719-gaa-digest-andrew-back-to-shore-up-wexford/ Kevin Phelan delighted with Africa Open start Ireland's Kevin Phelan carried on from where he left off last week by carding an opening 67 to claim a share of the lead in the Africa Open. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:51:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0305/684716-kevin-phelan-sets-the-pace-at-africa-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0305/684716-kevin-phelan-sets-the-pace-at-africa-open/ Cisse accepts FA charge & may face seven-match ban Papiss Cisse has accepted a Football Association charge for allegedly spitting at Manchester United's Jonny Evans and faces a possible seven-match ban. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 20:52:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0305/684631-evans-and-cisse-could-face-spitting-probe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0305/684631-evans-and-cisse-could-face-spitting-probe/ Porterfield: Ireland must move on from SA beating Ireland must put their chastening South Africa experience behind them to stay on their game when it really matters as a hectic late run of World Cup Pool B fixtures looms, says skipper William Porterfield. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:34:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0305/684832-ireland-william-porterfield-zimbabwe-south-africa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0305/684832-ireland-william-porterfield-zimbabwe-south-africa/ Kildare into U21 semis after victory over Offaly Kildare will meet Meath in the semi-final of the Leinster Under-21 Championship after a facile 3-12 to 0-09 win over Offaly in Portlaoise. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 21:44:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0304/684525-u21/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0304/684525-u21/ McMullen misses out on long-jump final Adam McMullen has failed to reach the long-jump final at the European Indoor Championships in Prague. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 21:21:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0305/684844-mcmullen-misses-out-on-long-jump-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0305/684844-mcmullen-misses-out-on-long-jump-final/ Tommy O'Donnell: Ireland must improve in Wales Able deputy Tommy O'Donnell thinks Ireland must improve if they are to beat Wales. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:16:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0305/684779-tommy-odonnell-ireland-wales-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0305/684779-tommy-odonnell-ireland-wales-england/ Roy Keane to appear in UK court Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane must appear in court in the UK over an alleged road-rage row with a taxi driver. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 23:44:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0305/684791-roy-keane/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0305/684791-roy-keane/ VIDEO: Keane eyes MLS prize as strike averted Captain Robbie Keane says LA Galaxy have not been distracted by the threat of a players' strike as they prepare to host Chicago Fire in their opening match of the 2015 MLS season on Friday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:45:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2015/0305/684752-robbie-keane-mls-opener/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2015/0305/684752-robbie-keane-mls-opener/ Foxrock ducks Gold Cup for Ryanair Chase Ted Walsh-trained Foxrock will be supplemented for the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival after owner Barry Connell ruled out a tilt at the Gold Cup. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:48:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0305/684852-ryanair-the-target-for-foxrock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0305/684852-ryanair-the-target-for-foxrock/ Italy to run against Ireland in World Cup bid Italy have confirmed they will bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023, making them the first nation to cement their opposition to Ireland. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:45:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0305/684811-italy-to-run-against-ireland-in-world-cup-bid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0305/684811-italy-to-run-against-ireland-in-world-cup-bid/ Petrov joins backroom staff at Aston Villa Manager Tim Sherwood has confirmed Stiliyan Petrov will return to Aston Villa as part of his backroom team. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 19:22:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0305/684866-aston-villa-stillian-petrov/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0305/684866-aston-villa-stillian-petrov/ F1 road clear for Manor Marussia after crash test Manor Marussia will be on the grid for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after passing crash tests set by the FIA. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 19:38:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/f1/2015/0305/684873-manor-marussia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/f1/2015/0305/684873-manor-marussia/ Jamie Heaslip on track for Wales return Jamie Heaslip is on track to return for Ireland's next Six Nations match against Wales after taking a full part in training in Belfast this morning. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:16:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0305/684750-ireland-training-update-jamie-heaslip/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0305/684750-ireland-training-update-jamie-heaslip/ Irish women target victory over Slovakia The Republic of Ireland Women's National Team will face Slovakia tomorrow in their second Group A game at the Istria Cup in Croatia with Ireland targeting their first win of the tournament. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:11:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0305/684819-irish-women-target-victory-over-slovakia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0305/684819-irish-women-target-victory-over-slovakia/ Ireland through to World League semis Ireland powered through to the semi-finals of the World League round two with a 12-2 win over Trinidad and Tobago with nine different scorers on the mark in San Diego. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 19:13:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2015/0305/684864-ireland-12-2-trinidad-and-tobago/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2015/0305/684864-ireland-12-2-trinidad-and-tobago/ Appeal success frees up Thornton for Cheltenham Andrew Thornton is free to ride at Cheltenham next week after having a six-day ban reduced to three days following an appeal. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:51:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0305/684834-andrew-thornton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0305/684834-andrew-thornton/ Danie Poolman extends his stay with Connacht Connacht's South African back Danie Poolman has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Sportsground until at least the summer of 2017. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:27:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0305/684826-danie-poolman-extends-his-stay-with-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0305/684826-danie-poolman-extends-his-stay-with-connacht/