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, 19 Apr 2015 16:04:12 +0100 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:04:12 +0100 Sport News Cork into final as Dublin edged out at the death Cork advanced to their first Allianz NHL final since 2012 after a scintillating 1-27 to 2-23 comeback win against Dublin at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:30:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0419/695144-cork-v-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0419/695144-cork-v-dublin/ Man City return to winning ways against West Ham A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins and a clinical finish from Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City to a 2-0 Barclays Premier League victory against West Ham at the Etihad Stadium. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:04:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0419/695138-manchester-city-v-west-ham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0419/695138-manchester-city-v-west-ham/ World Superbike leader Rea doubles up at Assen Northern Ireland's Jonathan Rea tightened his grip on the World Superbike Championship with a double success in Assen. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:27:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/motorbikes/2015/0419/695191-world-superbike-leader-rea-doubles-up-at-assen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/motorbikes/2015/0419/695191-world-superbike-leader-rea-doubles-up-at-assen/ Flight Risk causes major upset at the Curragh Flight Risk sprang a 50-1 shock for trainer Jim Bolger in the Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes at the Curragh. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:38:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0419/695193-flight-risk-causes-major-upset-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0419/695193-flight-risk-causes-major-upset-at-the-curragh/ Inverness stun 10-man Celtic to book final spot Inverness are through to the Scottish Cup final after beating Celtic 3-2 after extra-time at Hampden, with Celtic going down to 10-men after goalkeeper Craig Gordon was sent off on 58mins. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:24:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish-cup/2015/0419/695142-inverness-ct-v-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish-cup/2015/0419/695142-inverness-ct-v-celtic/ Barnes and Conlan book places at Rio 2016 Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan have qualified to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after recording victories at the World Series of Boxing in Maiquetia in Venezuela. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:41:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0419/695119-barnes-and-conlan-book-places-at-rio-2016/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0419/695119-barnes-and-conlan-book-places-at-rio-2016/ Champions Cup preview: Toulon too strong Leinster's struggles this season provide little grounds for optimism that they can upset favourites Toulon in Sunday's Champions Cup semi-final, writes RTÉ Sport's Brendan Cole. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:35:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0418/695070-champions-cup-preview-toulon-too-strong/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0418/695070-champions-cup-preview-toulon-too-strong/ Allen faces date with destiny in Las Vegas Bertram Allen will bid to become the first Irish rider to win the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final in its 36-year history when he lines up with his 11-year-old grey mare Molly Malone at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas this evening. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:17:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2015/0419/695168-bertram-allen_las-vegas/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2015/0419/695168-bertram-allen_las-vegas/ Toure agent labels Pellegrini a 'weak manager' Yaya Toure's agent has called Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini a "weak manager" and criticised the club's chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:07:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0419/695151-manchester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0419/695151-manchester-city/ Messi scores 400th Barca goal in win over Valencia Lionel Messi scored his 400th career goal for Barcelona to round off a nervy but vital 2-0 win over fourth-placed Valencia to keep the Catalans top of the Primera Division. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:06:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695140-primera-division/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695140-primera-division/ Thomas Tuchel handed the reins at Dortmund Former Mainz boss Thomas Tuchel will replace Jurgen Klopp as coach of Borussia Dortmund this summer, the Westphalian club have announced. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:49:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695160-thomas-tuchel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0419/695160-thomas-tuchel/ Mathews takes WBA lightweight title in Liverpool Derry Mathews has won the interim WBA lightweight title after being handed a unanimous points decision over Tony Luis in Liverpool. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:14:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0419/695164-derry-mathews-takes-wba-lightweight-title/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0419/695164-derry-mathews-takes-wba-lightweight-title/ Allianz Hurling League: Semi-finals preview RTÉ Sport's Eoin Ryan looks ahead to Sunday's hurling league double-header at Nowlan Park as Cork face Dublin, and Tipperary meet Waterford with places in the final at stake. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:16:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0416/694568-allianz-hurling-league-semi-finals-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0416/694568-allianz-hurling-league-semi-finals-preview/ Star names stalk Merritt at RBC Heritage Troy Merritt will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage but will be looking over his shoulder with a host of big names in the chasing pack, including Masters champion Jordan Spieth and Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:46:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-tour/2015/0419/695115-rbc-heritage/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/american-tour/2015/0419/695115-rbc-heritage/ Aphibarnrat takes Shenzhen prize in a play-off Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat produced a brilliant finish to claim his second European Tour title and break Chinese hearts in the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:22:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0419/695137-aphibarnrat-takes-shenzhen-prize-in-a-play-off/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0419/695137-aphibarnrat-takes-shenzhen-prize-in-a-play-off/ Djokovic bets Nadal to reach Monte Carlo final Novak Djokovic overpowered eight-time champion Rafael Nadal to reach the final of the Monte Carlo Masters. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:57:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0419/695150-djokovic-bets-nadal-to-reach-monte-carlo-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0419/695150-djokovic-bets-nadal-to-reach-monte-carlo-final/ Selby makes shaky start to title defence Mark Selby was straight into an auspicious groove as he began his title defence at the Betfred World Championship on Saturday. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:19:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0418/695064-world-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0418/695064-world-championship/ Tipperary finish strongly to reach U21 decider Injury-time points from Steven O'Brien and Kevin O'Halloran secured Tipperary a dramatic first ever Eirgrid All-Ireland U21 football final place. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:05:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0418/695005-dublin-v-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0418/695005-dublin-v-tipperary/ Arsenal find extra gear to claim FA Cup final spot Arsenal have booked their place in the FA Cup final after Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici fumbled Alexis Sanchez's shot to the net in extra-time to gift the Gunners a 2-1 win in the semi-final at Wembley. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:47:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0418/695000-arsenal-v-reading/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-soccer/english-fa-cup/2015/0418/695000-arsenal-v-reading/ Chelsea go ten clear with win over Man U An Eden Hazard goal for Chelsea was enough to see them claim victory over Man United at Stamford Bridge and go ten points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:44:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694999-chelsea-v-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0418/694999-chelsea-v-manchester-united/