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 Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:35:19 +0000 Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:35:19 +0000 Sport News Munster secure home advantage after Racing 92 win Munster's 22-10 victory over Racing 92 at Thomond Park has secured Rassie Erasmus' side home advantage in the quarter-finals of this season's Champions Cup. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:51:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846798-munster-secure-home-advantage-after-racing-92-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846798-munster-secure-home-advantage-after-racing-92-win/ Chapecoensa play first match since plane crash Brazillian side Chapecoense have played their first football match since the majority of their football club died in a plane crash last November. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:35:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846807-chapecoensa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846807-chapecoensa/ Tottenham fight back for point at Manchester City Tottenham staged a dramatic second-half comeback to snatch a controversial 2-2 draw at Premier League title rivals Manchester City. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:52:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846765-manchester-city-v-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846765-manchester-city-v-tottenham/ Manning eyeing Ireland future while impressing QPR Ryan Manning admits that he is eager to play international football for Ireland but is primarily focused on helping QPR remain on an upward curve in the English Championship. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:48:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846784-manning-eyeing-ireland-future-while-impressing-qpr/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846784-manning-eyeing-ireland-future-while-impressing-qpr/ 'Settled' Madigan not giving up on Ireland recall Ian Madigan believes that he has not shown enough good form to warrant an Ireland call-up, but the Bordeaux out-half would not rule out playing some part in the upcoming Six Nations. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:14:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846783-ian-madigan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846783-ian-madigan/ Late Seamus Coleman goal hands Everton victory Everton earned a third win in four when Seamus Coleman's 87th-minute goal gave them a deserved 1-0 Premier League victory at Crystal Palace and ensured their season continued to gain momentum. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:12:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846761-crystal-palace-v-everton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846761-crystal-palace-v-everton/ Rooney strikes late to break record and earn draw Wayne Rooney broke Manchester United's all-time scoring record in dramatic fashion, bending home a stunning 250th goal to secure a hard-fought draw at Stoke deep in stoppage time. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:28:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846763-stoke-v-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846763-stoke-v-manchester-united/ Real Madrid return to winning ways Real Madrid built on their lead at the top of LaLiga thanks to two goals from Sergio Ramos in a 2-1 win over Malaga at the Bernabeu. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:50:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846794-real-return-to-winning-ways/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846794-real-return-to-winning-ways/ O'Sullivan reaches final with 'best ever' win Ronnie O'Sullivan recovered from a faulty cue tip to beat Marco Fu 6-4 at Alexandra Palace in London and reach the Masters final for the 12th time in his career. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:16:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0121/846786-osullivan-reaches-final-with-best-ever-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0121/846786-osullivan-reaches-final-with-best-ever-win/ Munster cleared of any wrongdoing over Murray HIA The European Rugby Champions Cup has said that Munster's Conor Murray was indeed fit to return to play against Glasgow Warriors last weekend after reviewing an incident during Champions Cup tie at Scotstoun. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:08:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846776-conor-murray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846776-conor-murray/ Swansea stun Liverpool at Anfield Struggling Swansea's first league win at Anfield blew a huge hole in Liverpool's title ambitions as Fernando Llorente struck twice in a shock 3-2 victory. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:35:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846755-liverpool-swansea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846755-liverpool-swansea/ Dunne remains in hunt for Abu Dhabi glory Despite a disappointing third round in Abu Dhabi, Paul Dunne remains in contention at the HSBC Golf Championship. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:23:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0121/846770-dunne-remains-in-contention-in-abu-dhabi/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0121/846770-dunne-remains-in-contention-in-abu-dhabi/ Trimble 'sickened' following Ulster defeat Andrew Trimble said there was "a lot of hurt and a lot of frustration" following Ulster's disappointing end to their European Champions Cup campaign. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:45:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846781-trimble-sickened-following-ulster-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846781-trimble-sickened-following-ulster-defeat/ Carroll bags brace in West Ham win Whiplash victim Andy Carroll ensured the Dimitri Payet saga was forgotten for 90 minutes as he fired West Ham to a 3-1 victory at Middlesbrough. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:20:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846762-middlesbrough-v-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846762-middlesbrough-v-west-ham/ The New One wins Champion Hurdle Trial again The New One edged out Clyne to win Haydock's stanjames.com Champion Hurdle Trial for a third year running. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:14:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846772-the-new-one/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0121/846772-the-new-one/ Fofana in danger of missing Six Nations France centre Wesley Fofana's participation in next month's Six Nations looks in doubt after the Clermont player suffered a possible Achilles injury in a Champions Cup game against Exeter on Saturday. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:53:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846782-fofana-in-danger-of-missing-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0121/846782-fofana-in-danger-of-missing-six-nations/ Afobe rescues a point for for Bournemouth Substitute Benik Afobe snatched a point for Bournemouth as they twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against Watford. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:12:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846760-bournemouth-v-watford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846760-bournemouth-v-watford/ Breen moves up to fourth in Monte Carlo Ireland's Craig Breen has moved up to fourth place after 13 stages of WRC Rally of Monte Carlo. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:02:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/0121/846779-breen-moves-up-to-worth-in/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/0121/846779-breen-moves-up-to-worth-in/ Ireland see off Wales for final spot Ireland have reached the World League 2 finals with a 2-0 victory over Wales and in doing so qualified for Women's World League 3. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:16:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0121/846774-ireland-see-off-wales-for-final-spot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0121/846774-ireland-see-off-wales-for-final-spot/ Baggies pile further misery on Sunderland Two spectacular first-half goals earned West Bromwich Albion a 2-0 victory to maintain their excellent start to the season and keep Sunderland rooted to the foot of the Premier League. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:19:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846764-west-brom-v-sunderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0121/846764-west-brom-v-sunderland/