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 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:09 +0100 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:09 +0100 Sport News Eriksen conjures up victory to keep pressure on Chelsea Christian Eriksen kept Tottenham's title hopes alive with a crucial strike to sink Crystal Palace 1-0. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:15:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870588-crystal-pal-v-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870588-crystal-pal-v-tottenham/ McConville expects McGeeney to fight 'extreme' ban Oisin McConville believes Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney will appeal his 12-week ban for an altercation with a linesman all the way to the Disputes Resolution Authority if necessary. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870608-mcconville-expects-fight-extreme-ban-all-the-way/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870608-mcconville-expects-fight-extreme-ban-all-the-way/ Robbie Keane: I have 'one more adventure' left Republic of Ireland record goalscorer Robbie Keane is adamant that he has "one more adventure" left in his playing career as he ponders a summer move abroad. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:16:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870482-robbie-keane-aer-lingus-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870482-robbie-keane-aer-lingus-ireland/ Elliott extends lead in trainers' championship Gordon Elliott has extended his lead over Willie Mullins to €276,780 in the trainers' championship after two Garde 1 wins on the second day of the Punchestown Festival. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:18:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870600-elliott/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870600-elliott/ Kieran Bergin leaves Tipperary panel All-Ireland champions Tipperary will have to plan their Championship defence without Kieran Bergin after the defender left the panel. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:49:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870593-kieran-bergin-leaves-tipperary-panel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870593-kieran-bergin-leaves-tipperary-panel/ Cruel deflection hands Arsenal late winner Arsenal kept their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish alive as a late Robert Huth own goal was enough for them to see off reigning champions Leicester. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:54:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870585-arsenal-v-leicester-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870585-arsenal-v-leicester-city/ Selby and Higgins cruise into World Championship semis John Higgins has reached a first Crucible semi-final since landing his fourth world title as he completed a crushing victory over Kyren Wilson. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:06:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0426/870453-higgins-cruises-into-semi-finals-in-sheffield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0426/870453-higgins-cruises-into-semi-finals-in-sheffield/ Sizing John digs deep to claim Gold Cup thriller Sizing John came out on top after a pulsating climax to the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:31:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870577-sizing-john-digs-deep-to-claim-gold-cup-thriller/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870577-sizing-john-digs-deep-to-claim-gold-cup-thriller/ Ding advances as O'Sullivan bows out in style Ronnie O'Sullivan bowed out of the Betfred World Championship despite producing another unforgettable Crucible moment on Wednesday. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:55:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0426/870561-ronnie-osullivan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0426/870561-ronnie-osullivan/ Sharapova wins on comeback from suspension Maria Sharapova's controversial return to competitive tennis was a winning one as she overcame Roberta Vinci 7-5 6-3 in the first round of the Stuttgart Open. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:07:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2017/0424/869984-sharapova-wins-on-comeback-from-suspension/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2017/0424/869984-sharapova-wins-on-comeback-from-suspension/ Richie Power: Strange final sets up fascinating summer The nature of Galway's impressive capturing of the league title, coupled with Tipperary's no-show, has somewhat altered the championship picture, writes Richie Power. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:18:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870457-strange-league-final-sets-up-a-fascinating-summer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0426/870457-strange-league-final-sets-up-a-fascinating-summer/ Coleman: Player and fans support has got me through Republic of Ireland and Everton defender Séamus Coleman has said the support shown by team-mates, coaching staff and the fans has helped him "get through" during the early stages of his rehabilitation. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:36:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870506-seamus-coleman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870506-seamus-coleman/ Fayonagh gives Bumper boost to Elliott Fayonagh comfortably followed up her Cheltenham Festival triumph with an all-the-way success in the Racing Post Champion INH Flat Race at Punchestown. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:42:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870590-fayonagh-gives/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870590-fayonagh-gives/ Elliott raises a glass to Champagne Classic Champagne Classic provided Gordon Elliott with a first Grade One victory at this year's Punchestown Festival when he landed in the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:10:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870555-elliott-raises-a-glass-to-champagne-classic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0426/870555-elliott-raises-a-glass-to-champagne-classic/ Kieran McGeeney handed 12-week suspension Armagh football manager Kieran McGeeney has been banned for 12 weeks after an alleged verbal altercation with linesman Joe McQuillan during their Allianz Football League clash against Antrim at the Athletic Grounds last month. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:08:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870329-kieran-mcgeeney-handed-12-week-suspension/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0425/870329-kieran-mcgeeney-handed-12-week-suspension/ Barton banned for 18 months over gambling Joey Barton has been suspended from all football activity for 18 months after admitting a misconduct charge relating to betting, the Football Association has announced. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:41:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870483-barton-banned-for-18-months-over-gambling/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870483-barton-banned-for-18-months-over-gambling/ Taylor receives two-game ban for tackle on Coleman Welsh international Neil Taylor has received a two-game ban for the tackle which broke Seamus Coleman's leg in the World Cup qualifier at the Aviva Stadium Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:44:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870468-taylor-receives-two-game-ban-for-tackle-on-coleman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870468-taylor-receives-two-game-ban-for-tackle-on-coleman/ West Ham and Newcastle raided in tax probe Britain's tax authorities have arrested "several men working within professional football" after co-ordinated raids of premises in the south east and north east of England, including the grounds of both West Ham and Newcastle United. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:07:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870419-west-ham-and-newcastle-raided-in-tax-probe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870419-west-ham-and-newcastle-raided-in-tax-probe/ Sunderland's Moyes charged by FA over 'slap' comment Sunderland manager David Moyes has been charged by the English Football Association for telling a reporter that she "might get a slap even though you're a woman" during an interview after his side's goalless Premier League draw against Burnley in March. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:00:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870426-fa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870426-fa/ Mourinho predicts 'better years' ahead for United Manchester United can look forward to "better years" after winning the League Cup and qualifying for the Europa League semi-finals, manager Jose Mourinho has said as he begins to take stock of his first season at the club. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:49:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870404-mourinho-predicts-better-years-ahead-for-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0426/870404-mourinho-predicts-better-years-ahead-for-united/