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 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:09:18 +0000 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:09:18 +0000 Sport News Promotion in Wexford's hands, admits 'proud' Davy Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald hailed his side's resilience after they took control of Division 1B with a surprise victory in Galway on Sunday. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:45:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853866-promotion-in-wexfords-hands-admits-proud-davy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853866-promotion-in-wexfords-hands-admits-proud-davy/ Keegan puts away 'some demons' with Croker success Westport's Lee Keegan was overcome with joy and relief as he exorcised some Croke Park demons with All-Ireland Club IFC glory on Sunday evening. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:09:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853841-keegan-puts-away-some-demons-with-croker-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853841-keegan-puts-away-some-demons-with-croker-success/ O'Driscoll talks up Farrell for Lions captaincy Brian O'Driscoll believes Alun Wyn Jones is leading the race to captain the Lions for their tour to New Zealand this summer, but said a maturing Owen Farrell also has to "come into the conversation". Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:30:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0219/853870-odriscoll-farrell-in-conversation-to-captain-l/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0219/853870-odriscoll-farrell-in-conversation-to-captain-l/ McGrath: Tipperary have pulled clear of rivals Waterford manager Derek McGrath says there is "a gap" between Tipperary and their rivals after the All-Ireland champions beat his side on Sunday to move clear at the top of Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:07:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853862-mcgrath-daylight-between-tipp-and-chasing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853862-mcgrath-daylight-between-tipp-and-chasing/ 'Champions' Chelsea can focus on cup, says Jose Jose Mourinho says Chelsea have the Premier League title wrapped up and can afford to pay more attention to their FA Cup quarter-final than Manchester United. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:31:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853858-chelsea-have-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853858-chelsea-have-league/ Emotional Bingham wins Welsh Open title Stuart Bingham captured his first title since becoming a world champion in 2015 with a 9-8 win over Judd Trump in the Welsh Open final. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:08:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0220/853900-emotional-bingham-wins-welsh-open-title/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0220/853900-emotional-bingham-wins-welsh-open-title/ Cody refuses to entertain thoughts of relegation Brian Cody admitted Kilkenny were "outhurled from start to finish" against Clare, but refused to entertain the notion of relegation and instead challenged his men to salvage a place in the quarter-finals. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:26:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853855-cody-keeping-faith-cats-will-u/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853855-cody-keeping-faith-cats-will-u/ Messi spares Barcelona more pain against Leganes Lionel Messi's late penalty spared Barcelona further embarrassment as they bounced back from their Champions League humiliation by beating struggling Leganes 2-1 in La Liga. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:51:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853874-messi-spares-barcelona-more-pain-against-leganes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853874-messi-spares-barcelona-more-pain-against-leganes/ Cian O'Connor breaks American hearts in Florida For the second time in less than 48 hours, Ireland's Cian O'Connor and Seringat broke American hearts in Florida, after they claimed a stunning jump-off win in the $100,000 City Of Ocala four-star Grand Prix. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:15:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2017/0219/853869-cian-oconnor-breaks-american-hearts-in-florida/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2017/0219/853869-cian-oconnor-breaks-american-hearts-in-florida/ Bowe included in Irish squad for French encounter Tommy Bowe has been included in Ireland's 34-man squad for next Saturday's must-win clash with France at the Aviva Stadium. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:57:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0219/853834-ireland-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0219/853834-ireland-squad/ Tipp maintain unbeaten start with Waterford win Tipperary remain the only unbeaten team in the top flight after they beat Waterford 1-18 to 0-15 in Allianz Hurling League Division 1A at Walsh Park. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:20:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853809-waterford-v-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853809-waterford-v-tipperary/ Travers nicks thrilling win at National Indoors John Travers edged an absorbing sprint finish with Paul Robinson to win the 1500m on another day of quality action at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:08:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0219/853850-john-travers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0219/853850-john-travers/ Johnson in control as he eyes world No 1 spot Dustin Johnson surged to a five-stroke lead after the third round of the weather-plagued Genesis Open on a busy Sunday, boosting his hopes of jumping up to the the world No 1 spot. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:48:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0219/853864-johnson-in-control-at-genesis-as-he-eyes-no-1-spo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0219/853864-johnson-in-control-at-genesis-as-he-eyes-no-1-spo/ Wexford leave it late to seal crucial win out west Wexford left it late to seal a 3-13 to 1-21 victory against promotion favourites Galway in their Division 1B clash at Pearse Stadium. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:36:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853810-galway-v-wexford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853810-galway-v-wexford/ Ibrahimovic strikes again as Man United advance Zlatan Ibrahimovic spared Manchester United's blushes at embattled Blackburn Rovers as he fired Jose Mourinho's men into the FA Cup quarter-finals at Ewood Park. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:21:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853838-ibrahimovic-strikes-again-as-man-united-advance/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853838-ibrahimovic-strikes-again-as-man-united-advance/ Lincoln will face Arsenal or Sutton in last eight National League side Lincoln will face Arsenal or Sutton in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:34:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853851-lincoln-will-face-arsenal-or-sutton-in-last-eight/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853851-lincoln-will-face-arsenal-or-sutton-in-last-eight/ Impressive Clare skin Cats in Ennis Clare produced an assured performance to hammer Kilkenny in their Division 1 encounter at Cusack Park in Ennis. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:55:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853808-clare-v-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853808-clare-v-kilkenny/ Kane hat-trick fires Spurs into FA Cup quarters Harry Kane netted a hat-trick as Tottenham cruised into the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory at Fulham. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:19:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853818-kane-hat-trick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853818-kane-hat-trick/ Camogie league: Wexford hold off Waterford There were wins for Wexford, Kilkenny, Cork, Limerick and Galway in Division 1 on the opening weekend of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:57:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853849-camogie-league-wexford-hold-off-waterford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853849-camogie-league-wexford-hold-off-waterford/ Ladies football: Cork back on track with Dubs win Cork, Kerry, Mayo and Galway all picked up precious wins in Division 1 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:18:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853848-ladies-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0219/853848-ladies-round-up/