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, 25 Nov 2014 22:05:10 +0000 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:05:10 +0000 Sport News Delaney seeks to clarify legal warnings FAI chief executive John Delaney has sought to clarify legal warnings issued in the wake of the release of a video of his singing of the republican ballad Joe McDonnell in a Dublin pub last week. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:11:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662571-delany-issues-apology-amid-legal-warnings/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662571-delany-issues-apology-amid-legal-warnings/ Aguero hat-trick helps Man City past 10-man Bayern Sergio Aguero's hat-trick helped Manchester to a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich that kept alive City's hope of qualification to the knock-out stages of the Champions League. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:05:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662572-manchester-city-bayern-munich/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662572-manchester-city-bayern-munich/ Chelsea qualify for Champions League last 16 Classy Chelsea romped to a 5-0 win at Schalke 04 on Tuesday to power into the last 16 of the Champions League and make it a miserable night for their former coach Roberto Di Matteo. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:15:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662573-schalke-04-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662573-schalke-04-chelsea/ Lowry: I want to beat the best in the world Shane Lowry has said he wants to play "against the best players in the world, and not only play against them, but beat them as well." Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:15:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2014/1125/662535-lowry-i-want-to-beat-the-best-in-the-world/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2014/1125/662535-lowry-i-want-to-beat-the-best-in-the-world/ Irish Abroad: Brady in demand for club and country Robbie Brady may have put in a man of the match performance for Ireland in their midweek 4-1 victory over the USA but the two-goal hero had to return to his club to continue his battle on the Hull left side. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:57:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662287-irish-abroad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662287-irish-abroad/ World champion Taylor back in Ireland World Champion boxer Katie Taylor is back in Ireland following her latest success at the Women's World Boxing Championships in Jeju, South Korea. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:13:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1125/662434-taylor-to-return-to-dublin-this-evening/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1125/662434-taylor-to-return-to-dublin-this-evening/ More Of That looms large in Long Distance entries The unbeaten More Of That features among eight entries for the bet365 Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury on Saturday after the Grade Two contest was reopened. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:46:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1125/662510-more-of-that-looms-large-in-long-distance-entries/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1125/662510-more-of-that-looms-large-in-long-distance-entries/ Delaney apologises for offence caused by pub song FAI Chief Executive John Delaney has apologised for any offence caused by singing the Wolfe Tones' republican ballad Joe McDonnell last week in a Dublin pub. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:31:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662305-delaney-apologises-for-offence-caused-by-song/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662305-delaney-apologises-for-offence-caused-by-song/ Fenton to appeal three-year ban Philip Fenton has lodged an appeal in relation to the length of the three-year disqualification handed to the Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer by the Turf Club. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:27:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1125/662557-fenton-to-appeal-three-year-ban/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1125/662557-fenton-to-appeal-three-year-ban/ Henry out for foreseeable future after heart op Ireland flanker Chris Henry has had exploratory heart surgery and will be out of rugby for the foreseeable future, due to what was described as "a defect in his heart wall." Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:52:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1125/662460-henry-out-for-foreseeable-future-after-heart-op/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1125/662460-henry-out-for-foreseeable-future-after-heart-op/ Djakadam's inexperience a worry for Walsh Ruby Walsh is more worried about Djakadam having had only three runs over fences rather than the fact that he is only a five-year-old ahead of Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:57:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1125/662362-hennessy-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1125/662362-hennessy-gold-cup/ Aussie batsman Hughes critical after head injury Australia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition and having surgery on a head injury after being struck by a ball in a Sheffield Shield match. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:55:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/1125/662263-aussie-batsman-hughes-critical-from-bouncer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/1125/662263-aussie-batsman-hughes-critical-from-bouncer/ Sexton looks back on the year that was for Ireland After a 2014 that saw Ireland win nine from ten Test matches, outhalf Johnny Sexton speaks about the season that was and what lies ahead for this team in 2015. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:01:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1124/662156-sexton-looks-back-on-the-year-that-was-for-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1124/662156-sexton-looks-back-on-the-year-that-was-for-ireland/ Apache chasing Drinmore prize Noel Meade reports Apache Stronghold ready to step up in grade over fences in the Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:00:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1125/662433-apache-chasing-drinmore-prize/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1125/662433-apache-chasing-drinmore-prize/ Wilshere ruled out of Arsenal's Dortmund clash Arsenal will be without midfielder Jack Wilshere, who is set to see a specialist because of an ankle injury, for Wednesday night's Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:51:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662438-wilshere-an-injury-concern-for-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662438-wilshere-an-injury-concern-for-arsenal/ Collins: Europa League progress vital Celtic assistant boss John Collins admits the Scottish champions could struggle to land their January transfer targets if they do not clinch a Europa League knock-out round slot. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:18:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1125/662491-collins-europa-league-progress-vital/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1125/662491-collins-europa-league-progress-vital/ Lambert sticks up for sparse Villa Park crowd Boss Paul Lambert defended Aston Villa's fans after their lowest league gate for 15 years. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:12:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1125/662306-villa-southampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1125/662306-villa-southampton/ King could take on Annie Power in Hatton's Grace Annie Power may face fellow mare Little King Robin in the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:33:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1125/662428-little-king-could-provide-opposition-to-annie-powe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1125/662428-little-king-could-provide-opposition-to-annie-powe/ Mourinho remaining cautious at Schalke Chelsea are well-placed to secure a Champions League knock-out stage when they face Schalke 04 in their penultimate Group G game but coach Jose Mourinho warned that any slip up could still prove costly. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:28:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662283-mourinho-remaining-cautious-at-schalke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662283-mourinho-remaining-cautious-at-schalke/ Pele back in hospital in Brazil Brazilian football legend Pele was back in hospital Monday in Sao Paulo, days after he underwent surgery for kidney stones. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:20:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1125/662280-pele-back-in-hospital-in-brazil/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1125/662280-pele-back-in-hospital-in-brazil/