RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:37:09 +0100 Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:37:09 +0100 Sport News Referees need to protect Murray, insists Gatland Warren Gatland will ask the referees to clamp down on the All Blacks' "dangerous" harassment of Conor Murray's kicking game. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:45:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885346-referees-need-to-protect-murray-insists-gatland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885346-referees-need-to-protect-murray-insists-gatland/ At a glance: Championship Sunday Everything you need to know ahead of today's championship fare. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:37:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0624/885289-at-a-glance-championship-sunday/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0624/885289-at-a-glance-championship-sunday/ Rory Best to lead Lions against Hurricanes Rory Best will captain the British and Irish Lions in Tuesday's Hurricanes clash, with George Kruis the only tourist asked to feature again having played in the first Test defeat to the All Blacks. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:31:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885339-rory-best-to-lead-lions-against-hurricanes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885339-rory-best-to-lead-lions-against-hurricanes/ FIFA probing doping claims against Russian footballers Global soccer body FIFA is still investigating allegations that footballers were among the Russian athletes who were involved in or benefited from an elaborate state-sponsored doping scheme, it said on Sunday. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:23:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0625/885379-fifa-probing-doping-claims-against-russian-footballers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0625/885379-fifa-probing-doping-claims-against-russian-footballers/ Federer lays down Wimbledon marker in Halle masterclass Roger Federer delivered a tennis lesson to beat rising star Alexander Zverev 6-1 6-3 and clinch a record ninth Halle Open title on Sunday as he lay down a marker in the lead-up to Wimbledon. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:05:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2017/0625/885376-federer-lays-down-wimbledon-marker-with-halle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2017/0625/885376-federer-lays-down-wimbledon-marker-with-halle/ Dublin ladies dish out 28-point hammering to Laois Mick Bohan's Dublin blasted out an ominous statement of championship intent by claiming a massive 28-point victory over Laois in this afternoon's TG4 Leinster ladies senior football semi-final. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:44:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0625/885377-dublin-laois-ladies-football/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0625/885377-dublin-laois-ladies-football/ Ireland beat hosts to wrap up Four Nations triumph Ireland completed their preparations for the World League semi-finals with a comeback victory over hosts Germany that ensured Craig Fulton's side top spot at the Four Nations tournament in Hamburg. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:57:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0625/885374-ireland-beat-hosts-to-wrap-up-four-nations-triumph/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0625/885374-ireland-beat-hosts-to-wrap-up-four-nations-triumph/ Lizzie Deignan claims National title at Isle of Man Lizzie Deignan overhauled long-time leader Elinor Barker in the final stages to claim her fourth National Road Race title on the Isle of Man on Sunday. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:38:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0625/885382-lizzie-deignan-claims-fourth-national-title/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0625/885382-lizzie-deignan-claims-fourth-national-title/ Steve Collins Junior suffers first pro defeat Steve Collins Jr suffered the first defeat of his professional career at the National Stadium, losing a points decision to Mullingar's Paddy McDonagh in their vacant Irish light-heavyweight title fight. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:32:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0625/885321-steve-collins-junior-suffers-first-pro-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0625/885321-steve-collins-junior-suffers-first-pro-defeat/ O'Connor returns to Connacht to join backroom team Connacht legend Johnny O'Connor is returning to the Sportsground to join new head coach Kieran Keane's backroom team as senior strength and conditioning coach. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:24:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885356-oconnor-returns-to-connacht-to-join-backroom-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885356-oconnor-returns-to-connacht-to-join-backroom-team/ Harrington challenge fades as Spieth continues to lead Pádraig Harrington's bid to remain in contention for the final day at the Travelers Championship took a major setback on the back nine and a 71 sees him slip eight shots behind leader Jordan Spieth. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:50:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0625/885318-harrington/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0625/885318-harrington/ Penalty decision a 'killer blow' says Malachy O'Rourke Monaghan manager Malachy O'Rourke admitted the concession of a penalty early in the second half was crucial in the Ulster semi-final defeat to Down, but vowed that his team will regroup for the qualifiers. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:04:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0624/885291-malachy-orourke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0624/885291-malachy-orourke/ Chelsea must keep Conte says Lampard Frank Lampard believes if Chelsea tie Antonio Conte down to a new contract it would be their signing of the summer. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:25:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0625/885347-chelsea-must-keep-conte-says-lampard/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0625/885347-chelsea-must-keep-conte-says-lampard/ Railway Stakes likely to be next for De Bruyne Horse The Railway Stakes at the Curragh is likely next port of call for talented juvenile De Bruyne Horse. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:38:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0625/885360-railway-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0625/885360-railway-stakes/ All Black trio to line out for Hurricanes against Lions All Blacks backs Jordie Barrett, Julian Savea and Ngani Laumape have been released to play for the Hurricanes against the British and Irish Lions on Tuesday. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:11:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885341-all-black-trio-to-line-out-for-hurricanes-against-lions/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0625/885341-all-black-trio-to-line-out-for-hurricanes-against-lions/ European champion Joe Ward has eyes set on world gold The dust has barely settled on three-time European champion Joe Ward's latest boxing title, but already the Moate man has turned his attentions to a world gold medal. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:04:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0624/885266-joe-ward/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0624/885266-joe-ward/ Try scorer Liam Williams enjoying life as a Lion Liam Williams admitted that he loves "having a run" after setting up one of the greatest tries in Lions history. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:04:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0624/885300-liam-williams/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0624/885300-liam-williams/ St Pat's come from two down to rescue draw in Limerick St Patrick's Athletic were grateful to stalwarts Ian Bermingham and Conan Byrne as they came from behind to draw 2-2 with Limerick in the Market's Field Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:37:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0624/885280-st-pats-limerick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0624/885280-st-pats-limerick/ Down withstand Monaghan comeback to reach Ulster final Down held off a second half comeback from Monaghan to upset the odds and book their place the Ulster Football Final where Tyrone await. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:38:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0624/885278-down-monaghan-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0624/885278-down-monaghan-report/ Gregan victory lifts Ireland up to seventh in Finland Brian Gregan won the 400m in 45.83 seconds at the European Team Championships League 1 in Vaasa, Finland, where Ireland currently lie in seventh. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:02:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0624/885284-gregan-victory-lifts-ireland-up-to-seventh-in-finland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0624/885284-gregan-victory-lifts-ireland-up-to-seventh-in-finland/