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 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:37:41 +0000 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:37:41 +0000 Sport News Countdown to RTÉ Sport Awards The countdown has begun to the announcement of the winners of the RTÉ Sport Sports Person and Manager of the Year awards, which will be revealed live on RTÉ One at 9.30pm tomorrow. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:23:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1220/668225-sports-awards/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1220/668225-sports-awards/ Real Madrid crowned world club champions Real Madrid landed their fourth title of the year by recording their 22nd straight victory to win the Club World Cup. The Champions League winners beat Argentinian side San Lorenzo 2-0 in the final in Morocco. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:37:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1220/668238-real-madrid-crowned-world-club-champions/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1220/668238-real-madrid-crowned-world-club-champions/ Glasgow fight back to overhaul Munster Munster failed to score in the second half as Glasgow stormed back to win 21-18 in the sides' Pro12 encounter at Scotstoun. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:46:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1220/668146-glasgow-v-munster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1220/668146-glasgow-v-munster/ Ten-man Villa hold United at bay Ten-man Aston Villa held out for a 1-1 draw with Man Utd at Villa Park after Gabby Agbonlahor was red-carded with 25 mins left. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:54:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668137-aston-villa-v-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668137-aston-villa-v-manchester-united/ Ulster slump to defeat at Ospreys Ulster left Ospreys empty handed after a two-try second-half rally was not enough to overturn a 17-3 half-time deficit with Neil Doak's charges going down 31-20 in Swansea in their Pro12 clash. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:05:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1220/668147-ospreys-v-ulster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1220/668147-ospreys-v-ulster/ La Liga round-up: Suarez bags first league goal Luis Suarez scored his first Primera Division goal and Lionel Messi hit a late double as Barcelona rounded off a difficult 2014 by thrashing minnows Cordoba 5-0. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:49:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1220/668239-la-liga-round-up-suarez-bags-first-league-goal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/1220/668239-la-liga-round-up-suarez-bags-first-league-goal/ David Silva brace downs Eagles David Silva struck twice as Manchester City made light of their absence of strikers to brush troubled Crystal Palace aside 3-0 at the Etihad Stadium. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:00:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668136-manchester-city-v-crystal-palace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668136-manchester-city-v-crystal-palace/ Saints bounce back to crush Everton Southampton brought their worst losing streak of the 21st century to a comprehensive end as they impressively dispatched Everton 3-0. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:18:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668142-southampton-v-everton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668142-southampton-v-everton/ More success for Bertram Allen at Olympia Bertram Allen has recorded his second straight win at Olympia's five star show in London. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:40:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2014/1220/668217-more-success-for-bertram-allen-at-olympia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2014/1220/668217-more-success-for-bertram-allen-at-olympia/ Sligo Rovers sign Stephen Folan Sligo Rovers have signed former Limerick defender Stephen Folan. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:36:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1220/668204-sligo-rovers-sign-stephen-folan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1220/668204-sligo-rovers-sign-stephen-folan/ Austin seals QPR comeback win Charlie Austin returned from suspension to steal the show with a hat-trick as QPR recovered from two goals down at home to West Brom to win 3-2 and move out of the Premier League bottom three. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:21:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668139-qpr-v-west-brom/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668139-qpr-v-west-brom/ Hammers heap winter woe on Foxes Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing were on target in a 2-0 win as West Ham's fourth victory in five games ensured Leicester would be bottom of the Premier League at Christmas. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:12:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668145-west-ham-united-v-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668145-west-ham-united-v-leicester/ Rory McIlroy: 'I can't wait until Rio' After a successful 2014 that has seen him land two Majors and reclaim the world number one spot, Rory McIlroy has one eye on representing Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:51:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1220/668180-rory-mcilroy-on-playing-for-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1220/668180-rory-mcilroy-on-playing-for-ireland/ Ki's slice of luck enough for Swansea Ki Sung-yueng was the unwitting match-winner as Swansea returned to winning ways with a 1-0 victory at the expense of a Hull side who look set for a long, hard relegation battle. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:08:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668138-hull-city-v-swansea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668138-hull-city-v-swansea/ Bayan takes Ladbroke prize for Gordon Elliott Bayan dug deep to take The Ladbroke at Ascot for trainer Gordon Elliott and rider Davy Condon at odds of 14-1. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:26:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1220/668203-bayan-takes-ladbroke-prize-for-gordon-elliott/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1220/668203-bayan-takes-ladbroke-prize-for-gordon-elliott/ Lamela ends goal drought in Tottenham victory Erik Lamela broke his 25-game Premier League goal drought to seal Tottenham's 2-1 victory over Burnley at White Hart Lane. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:06:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668144-tottenham-v-burnley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1220/668144-tottenham-v-burnley/ Pienaar to prove the difference for Ulster Ulster could not produce their best on the road in Llanelli a week ago and face another difficult ask against the Ospreys in Swansea. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:22:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1220/668188-ulster-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1220/668188-ulster-preview/ Arsene Wenger applauds Sterling's efforts Arsene Wenger has hailed the talents of Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling ahead of Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Anfield. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:21:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1220/668169-arsene-wenger-applauds-sterlings-efforts/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1220/668169-arsene-wenger-applauds-sterlings-efforts/ Three Long Walks for Reve De Sivola Reve De Sivola showed tremendous battling qualities to grab the JLT Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot for the third year in succession. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:40:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1220/668191-three-long-walks-for-reve-de-sivola/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1220/668191-three-long-walks-for-reve-de-sivola/ O'Shea's Black Cats aim for derby four-in-a-row Sunderland skipper John O'Shea will run out into the white heat of the Tyne-Wear derby at St James's Park tomorrow looking for an unprecedented fourth successive victory over neighbours Newcastle. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:31:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1220/668194-oshea-newcastle-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1220/668194-oshea-newcastle-derby/