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 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:01:47 +0100 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:01:47 +0100 Sport News Arsenal rally to thump Hammers Arsenal came from behind to beat West Ham 3-1 and get their Champions League qualification hopes back on track at the Emirates. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:48:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/609124-arsenal-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/609124-arsenal-west-ham/ Dundalk secure Setanta Cup final place Chris Shields' well-hit volley was enough to secure Dundalk their place in the Setanta Cup final thanks to a 3-1 aggregate win over Shamrock Rovers. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:01:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0415/609123-dundalk-shamrock-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0415/609123-dundalk-shamrock-rovers/ McStay warns of mayhem if black card not defined Former Mayo player and now RTÉ pundit Kevin McStay has warned that the football championship could descend into mayhem over inconsistencies surrounding the black card. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:39:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0415/609096-mcstay-calls-for-black-card-consistency/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0415/609096-mcstay-calls-for-black-card-consistency/ Doherty books World Championship spot Ken Doherty will be back on the game's biggest stage after winning his World Championship final-qualifying-round tie against Thailand's Dechawat Poomjaeng. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:54:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/0415/609112-doherty-books-world-championship-spot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/0415/609112-doherty-books-world-championship-spot/ Liverpool mark 25 years since Hillsborough Liverpool's players were in attendance as Anfield hosted the 25th anniversary memorial service for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster this afternoon. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:51:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/608923-liverpool-pay-respects-at-memorial/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/608923-liverpool-pay-respects-at-memorial/ Gundogan signs new Dortmund deal Reported Manchester United target Ilkay Gundogan has committed his future to Borussia Dortmund by signing a new contract. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:02:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0415/609130-gundogan-signs-new-dortmund-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0415/609130-gundogan-signs-new-dortmund-deal/ Hosts Ireland edged out by India Ireland's women lost 3-1 to India in the first of a triple header taking place at UCD this week, as the National side continue preparations for the upcoming Champions Challenge I. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:45:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2014/0415/609138-hosts-ireland-edged-out-by-india/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2014/0415/609138-hosts-ireland-edged-out-by-india/ Making GAA available abroad a 'necessary priority' GAA Director General Páraic Duffy has told an Oireachtas committee that the need to make games available to Irish people living abroad was a "necessary priority recognised by all at Croke Park". Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:50:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0415/609024-gaa/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0415/609024-gaa/ Lutton and Andrew sign new Ulster deals Tighthead prop Ricky Lutton and fullback Ricky Andrew have signed full-time professional contracts at Ulster Rugby. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:25:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rabo-direct-pro-12/2014/0415/609104-lutton-and-andrew-sign-new-ulster-deals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rabo-direct-pro-12/2014/0415/609104-lutton-and-andrew-sign-new-ulster-deals/ Tiger Brady hungry for cup final action Ireland international Robbie Brady is targeting a return to action before the end of the season, with Hull's FA Cup final with Arsenal a motivating factor. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:54:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0415/609059-brady/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0415/609059-brady/ Pellegrini: City will have Toure back in two weeks Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is convinced his side are still firmly in the title race after being boosted by the news that Yaya Toure will only miss two weeks through injury. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:59:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/609036-citys-toure-out-of-action-for-two-weeks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/609036-citys-toure-out-of-action-for-two-weeks/ Football League: Who can stop the marauding Dubs? After Dublin's thrilling comeback victory over Cork at the weekend, RTÉ's James McMahon ponders whether anyone can stop Dublin. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:54:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0415/608935-football-league-who-can-stop-the-marauding-dubs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0415/608935-football-league-who-can-stop-the-marauding-dubs/ Stokes: I'm improving as a player at Celtic Celtic striker Anthony Stokes feels he has improved as a player this season - even if his goals tally does not indicate it. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:24:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0415/609097-stokes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0415/609097-stokes/ Given promoted to Aston Villa coaching staff Aston Villa have confirmed that former Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given has been temporarily promoted to assist manager Paul Lambert and his first-team coaching staff. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:09:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/609049-given-promoted-to-aston-villa-coaching-staff/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/609049-given-promoted-to-aston-villa-coaching-staff/ Fly on target for Champion Hurdle at Punchestown Hurricane Fly is on target to try for a sixth successive win at the Punchestown Festival. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:20:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609103-hurricane-fly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609103-hurricane-fly/ SSE Airtricity League team of the week It's been another busy week in the SSE Airtricity League with some high-scoring games, see who made the cut in our team of the week. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:51:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0415/609011-sse-airtricity-league-team-of-the-week/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0415/609011-sse-airtricity-league-team-of-the-week/ Ronaldo to miss Copa del Rey final Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Barcelona due to a hamstring injury. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:51:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0415/609058-ronaldo-to-miss-copa-del-rey-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0415/609058-ronaldo-to-miss-copa-del-rey-final/ Lydon moves from Stade Francais to London Scottish London Scottish have secured the services of Stade Francais youngster Peter Lydon on a one-year contract. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:20:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/0415/609019-lydon-joins-london-scottish/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/0415/609019-lydon-joins-london-scottish/ Wenger worried about Arsenal complacency Arsene Wenger has warned it is "vital" that the Gunners fight for their place in next season's Champions League ahead of tonight's visit of West Ham. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:41:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/608947-wenger-worried-about-arsenal-complanency/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0415/608947-wenger-worried-about-arsenal-complanency/ Mullins dominates Powers possibilities Willie Mullins is responsible for four of the 11 horses confirmed for the Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:43:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609041-mullins-dominates-powers-possibilities/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0415/609041-mullins-dominates-powers-possibilities/