RTÉ Sport sport headlines http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport sport headlines http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:24:03 +0000 Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:24:03 +0000 Sport News Gallagher: Midfield dominance vital for Donegal New Donegal boss Rory Gallagher hailed the influence of substitute Martin McElhinney as his side opened their league campaign with a six-point win over Derry. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:08:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0201/677054-gallagher/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0201/677054-gallagher/ Deila: Bhoys must take fight to Rangers Ronny Deila is looking for Celtic to hold their own in the frantic early stages of today's Scottish League Cup semi-final against Rangers at Hampden Park before showing their football prowess. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:24:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0131/676960-celtic-rangers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2015/0131/676960-celtic-rangers/ Laird stretches lead in Phoenix Scotland's Martin Laird will take a three-shot lead into the final day of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Sunday. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:02:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-tour/2015/0201/677035-laird-stretches-lead-in-phoenix/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-tour/2015/0201/677035-laird-stretches-lead-in-phoenix/ Tillous-Borde out of Scotland match Injured scrum-half Sebastien Tillous-Borde has been ruled out of France's Six Nations opening game against Scotland with manager Philippe Saint-Andre leaving him out of his 31-man squad for Saturday's clash at the Stade de France. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:40:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0201/677040-tillous-borde-out-of-scotland-match/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0201/677040-tillous-borde-out-of-scotland-match/ Zarkander seeking world domination Zarkandar will head straight to the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival with an upbeat report from trainer Paul Nicholls. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:29:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0201/677046-zarkander-seeking-world-domination/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0201/677046-zarkander-seeking-world-domination/ Superbowl: New England look to deny Seattle double Karl O'Shaughnessy looks ahead to Superbowl XLIX, where Seattle will look to become the first team to win back-to-back NFL titles since New England did it a decade ago. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:35:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0130/676672-superbowl-49/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0130/676672-superbowl-49/ Punchestown preview Twinlight and Hidden Cyclone renew rivalry in the Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown on Sunday. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:13:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0131/676931-punchestown-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0131/676931-punchestown-preview/ Hingis takes mixed doubles title in Australia Five times grand slam singles winner Martina Hingis won her second Australian Open mixed doubles title on Sunday as she teamed with India's Leander Paes to beat last year's winners France's Kristina Mladenovic and Canada's Daniel Nestor 6-4 6-3. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:38:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0201/677051-hingis-takes-mixed-doubles-title-in-australia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0201/677051-hingis-takes-mixed-doubles-title-in-australia/ League Weekend: All the football action previewed We gather the opinions of some noted pundits as to how each of the Divisions in the Allianz Football League will work out in the weeks ahead. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:29:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0129/676500-gaa-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0129/676500-gaa-weekend/ Donegal find their groove to see off Derry An Odhrán Mac Niallais goal 17 minutes from time got the Rory Gallagher era off to a winning start as a powerful second-half display from Donegal dispatched Derry 1-15 to 0-12 in their Division 1 clash at Ballybofey. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:00:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676928-donegal-v-derry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676928-donegal-v-derry/ Fitzmaurice hails Kerry's fierce collective spirit A "fierce collective spirit" was instrumental in Kerry's march to All-Ireland glory in 2014, says their manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:21:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676953-fitzmaurice-hails-kerrys-fierce-collective-spirit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676953-fitzmaurice-hails-kerrys-fierce-collective-spirit/ Floodlight failure as Monaghan win at Healy Park Newly promoted Monaghan defeated Tyrone 1-13 to 0-09 in a game interrupted by a 31-minute floodlight failure in Saturday's Alianz Football League Division 1 clash at Healy Park. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:17:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676927-tyrone-v-monaghan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676927-tyrone-v-monaghan/ Advantage Chelsea after draw with Man City It's advantage Chelsea in the battle for the Premier League as they played out a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester City to maintain their five-point lead at the top. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:31:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676941-chelsea-v-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676941-chelsea-v-manchester-city/ Hughes hails fresh Walters after perfect hat-trick Stoke boss Mark Hughes labelled Ireland striker Jonathan Walters "a credit to his profession" after the forward notched a hat-trick against QPR. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:40:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/676981-walters/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/676981-walters/ Diego Costa: I'm not a violent player Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists there was no malicious intent behind the stamp on Emre Can which earned him a three-match ban from the Football Association. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:52:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/677008-diego-costa-im-not-a-violent-player/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0131/677008-diego-costa-im-not-a-violent-player/ Limerick beat Cork to claim Waterford Crystal Cup Limerick secured the first silverware of the year in Mallow when claiming their first Waterford Crystal Cup since 2006 in a commanding display that saw them defeat Cork by ten points. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:29:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0131/676956-cork-v-limerick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0131/676956-cork-v-limerick/ Allianz FL: Fermanagh and Waterford off mark Fermanagh and Waterford claimed home wins, over Louth and Wicklow respectively, in the Allianz Football League tonight. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:02:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676995-football-league-fermanagh-and-waterford-off-mark/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0131/676995-football-league-fermanagh-and-waterford-off-mark/ Hosts Equatorial Guinea edge Tunisia in extra-time Javier Balboa was the hero for Equatorial Guinea as his curling extra-time free-kick sealed their place for the tournament hosts in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a dramatic 2-1 win over Tunisia. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:41:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0131/676998-hosts-equatorial-guinea-edge-tunisia-in-extra-time/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0131/676998-hosts-equatorial-guinea-edge-tunisia-in-extra-time/ Sturridge returns to drive nail into Hammers Striker Daniel Sturridge enjoyed the perfect return from injury as he scored within 12 minutes of coming off the bench to give Liverpool's Champions League ambitions a timely boost with a 2-0 win over West Ham. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:19:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676933-liverpool-v-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0131/676933-liverpool-v-west-ham/ La Liga round-up: Real Madrid win without Ronaldo Real Madrid proved they can win without Cristiano Ronaldo as they overpowered David Moyes' Real Sociedad to win 4-1 at the Bernabeu. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:49:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0131/676994-la-liga-round-up-real-madrid-win-without-ronaldo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0131/676994-la-liga-round-up-real-madrid-win-without-ronaldo/