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, 23 Jul 2016 23:06:29 +0100 Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:06:29 +0100 Sport News At a glance: Championship Sunday Semple Stadium is the venue as Wexford, Waterford, Clare and Galway all look for to advance to the last four of the All-Ireland SHC. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:12:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0721/803932-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0721/803932-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ Messi could play in Dublin against Celtic Lionel Messi could appear in Dublin after all next week as the reigning FIFA world player of the year has cut short his summer break. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:06:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804398-messi-could-feature-at-aviva-after-cutting-holida/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804398-messi-could-feature-at-aviva-after-cutting-holida/ Mageean: I want to prove to world how good I am Ciara Mageean has opened up on her gruelling journey to the big stage, and revealed the intense determination it has instilled in her to earn glory in Rio. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:18:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0723/804382-ciara-mageean/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0723/804382-ciara-mageean/ Conor Sweeney hails Tipperary 'bottle' Conor Sweeney hailed Tipperary's "bottle" after their memorable All-Ireland SFC qualifier victory against Derry on Saturday, and insisted he knew his team-mates would not falter in their quarter-final quest. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:38:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804395-conor-sweeney-hails-tipperary-bottle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804395-conor-sweeney-hails-tipperary-bottle/ Longford dig out crucial point against Sligo ???????Longford Town gave themselves some hope in their efforts to escape relegation from the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division as they played out a dogged 2-2 draw with Sligo Rovers at City Calling Stadium. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:49:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804308-longford-town-v-sligo-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804308-longford-town-v-sligo-rovers/ VIDEO: Clare's rise continues Manager Colm Collins and his son Podge reflect on a "fantastic day" for Clare football after the county reached the All-Ireland quarter-final. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:49:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804396-video/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804396-video/ Brandt Snedeker in control at Canadian Open American Brandt Snedeker started strong and finished with an eagle to take a one-shot lead over US Open champion Dustin Johnson and 21-year-old Canadian amateur Jared du Toit after the third round at the Canadian Open on Saturday. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:44:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0723/804402-brandt-snedeker-in-control-at-canadian-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0723/804402-brandt-snedeker-in-control-at-canadian-open/ Tipperary set up clash with Galway Tipperary qualified for their first All-Ireland SFC quarter-final with a 1-21 to 2-17 victory over Derry at Kingspan Breffni Park. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:40:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804305-derry-v-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804305-derry-v-tipperary/ Clare march on after easing past the Rossies First-half goals from David Tubridy and Jamie Malone saw Clare through to an All-Ireland football quarter-final for the first time after a convincing 2-12 to 1-09 win over Roscommon at Pearse Stadium. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:28:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804304-clare-v-roscommon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804304-clare-v-roscommon/ O'Donohue and Breen share puissance prize at RDS Ireland's Jack O'Donohue and Shane Breen shared first place in the Land Rover Puissance at the Dublin Horse Show today. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:27:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2016/0723/804385-dublin-horse-show/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2016/0723/804385-dublin-horse-show/ Ireland U21 starlet O'Connell shines for Celtic Republic of Ireland U21 international Eoghan O'Connell turned Brendan Rodgers' head with a classy 20-yard strike against Leicester City at Parkhead on Saturday. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:49:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804384-ireland-u21-starlet-oconnell-shines-for-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0723/804384-ireland-u21-starlet-oconnell-shines-for-celtic/ Froome has one eye on Rio with Tour all but won With a third Tour de France title virtually secured on Saturday, Britain's Chris Froome quickly set his sights towards more glory on the French roads via Rio de Janeiro. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:37:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0723/804386-froome-has-one-eye-on-rio-with-tour-all-but-won/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0723/804386-froome-has-one-eye-on-rio-with-tour-all-but-won/ Colm Collins: The game was won in the first half Clare boss Colm Collins put a memorable All-Ireland SFC qualifier defeat of Roscommon down to a powerful first-half display against the wind in Pearse Stadium. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:06:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804342-colm-collins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804342-colm-collins/ Highland Reel wins King George for Moore & O'Brien Globetrotter Highland Reel gave Aidan O'Brien a fourth win in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot as Ryan Moore was rewarded for his bold front-running ride. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:45:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0723/804341-highland-reel-wins-king-george-under-masterful-moo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0723/804341-highland-reel-wins-king-george-under-masterful-moo/ GAA digest: Collins on double duty for Clare Podge Collins is back on duty for the Banner a mere 24 hours after helping the county's footballers beat Roscommon in Salthill as the Cratloe man is included in Clare's hurling side to face Galway. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:04:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0722/804079-gaa-digest-derry-unchanged-for-tipp-qualifier/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0722/804079-gaa-digest-derry-unchanged-for-tipp-qualifier/ Farah enjoys perfect Olympic prep in London Mo Farah set himself up for the defence of his two Olympic titles in Rio by claiming a dominant 5,000 metres victory with an impressive display of front-running at the Muller Anniversary Games. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:41:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0723/804358-muller-anniversary-games/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0723/804358-muller-anniversary-games/ Tipp and Clare earn places in Croker double-header Clare and Tipperary will take part in a mouthwatering Croke Park double-header next Sunday, 31 July, after memorable All-Ireland SFC qualifier victories sent them in to the quarter-finals. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:27:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804376-tipp-and-clare-book/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0723/804376-tipp-and-clare-book/ Froome seals Paris triumph, Martin stays in top 10 Chris Froome is set to win the 2016 Tour de France while Ireland's Dan Martin remained safely inside the overall top 10 after Spaniard Jon Izaguirre won stage 20 to Morzine. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:31:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0723/804337-tour-stage-20/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0723/804337-tour-stage-20/ Rosberg takes pole for Hungarian Grand Prix Nico Rosberg snatched pole position from his championship rival Lewis Hamilton for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix with his final throw of the dice in a dramatic qualifying session. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:56:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0723/804327-rosberg-takes-pole-for-hungarian-grand-prix/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0723/804327-rosberg-takes-pole-for-hungarian-grand-prix/ Ennis-Hill plays down favourite tag for Rio Jessica Ennis-Hill  attempted to play down the favourite tag bestowed upon her by rivals for Olympic heptathlon gold, including fellow Briton Katarina Johnson-Thompson. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:23:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0723/804348-ennis-hill-plays-down-favourite-tag-for-rio/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0723/804348-ennis-hill-plays-down-favourite-tag-for-rio/