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 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:32:04 +0000 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:32:04 +0000 Sport News Canning dreaming of glory in 'younger man's game' Joe Canning is on the comeback trail and dreaming of delivering Liam MacCarthy to Galway this summer, though he admits the ferocious intensity of inter-county hurling is increasingly making it a "younger man's game". Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:24:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846307-canning-dreaming-of-glory-in-younger-mans-game/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846307-canning-dreaming-of-glory-in-younger-mans-game/ Jackman fears worst for Connacht's French mission Bernard Jackman fears for Connacht's Champions Cup hopes in France this weekend, and warned Toulouse have rediscovered their swagger at the worst possible time for the Irish province. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:32:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0119/846315-jackman-fears-connacht-will-fall-to-revived-toulou/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0119/846315-jackman-fears-connacht-will-fall-to-revived-toulou/ Wexford edge out Dublin to secure semi-final spot Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford continued on their winning ways with a three-point win over Dublin in the Walsh Cup - a result that sees them qualify for the semi-final. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:23:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846321-wexford-v-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846321-wexford-v-dublin/ Seamus Power makes strong start in California Seamus Power is just three off the lead at the CareerBuilder Challenge in California after shooting an impressive opening 67. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:12:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0119/846358-seamus-power/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0119/846358-seamus-power/ Fu sets up Masters semi-final showdown with Rocket Ronnie O'Sullivan shook off illness to defeat Neil Robertson and book his place in the semi-finals of the Dafabet Masters, where he'll meet Marco Fu, conqueror of Antrim man Mark Allen in the evening clash. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:02:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0119/846276-rocket-shrugs-off-illness-to-make-masters-semis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0119/846276-rocket-shrugs-off-illness-to-make-masters-semis/ Depay out to silence critics as Lyon move looms Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas believes Memphis Depay is chomping at the bit to show his "immense talent" as the Holland forward puts the final touches on his move from Manchester United. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:51:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846336-depay-out-to-silence-critics-as-he-closelyon-move/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846336-depay-out-to-silence-critics-as-he-closelyon-move/ Monte Carlo stage cancelled after Paddon crash The first stage of the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally was cancelled on Thursday after New Zealander Hayden Paddon rolled his Hyundai, with the car left on its side and blocking the icy road. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:51:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/0119/846273-monte-carlo-stage-cancelled-after-paddon-crash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/0119/846273-monte-carlo-stage-cancelled-after-paddon-crash/ All-Ireland-winning former Cat to hurl for Kildare Former Kilkenny All-Ireland winner John Mulhall has returned to inter-county hurling and will play for Kildare in the 2017 National League and Christy Ring Cup competitions. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:41:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846213-john-mulhall-kildare-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846213-john-mulhall-kildare-kilkenny/ Scots earn Desert T20 semi-final date with Ireland Matthew Cross and Calum MacLeod's stand of 71 helped Scotland get over the line against Oman to set up a Desert T20 semi-final against Ireland. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:46:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0119/846319-scotland-set-up-desert-t20-semi-final-with-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0119/846319-scotland-set-up-desert-t20-semi-final-with-ireland/ Mane strikes again as Senegal make quarter-finals Liverpool's Sadio Mane struck again as Senegal sailed into the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Zimbabwe. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:20:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846279-afcon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846279-afcon/ RESULTS: Thursday's GAA action Get the final scores from Thursday's games on a night where Wexford beat Dublin to qualify for the Walsh Cup semi-final. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:21:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846301-live-scores-thursdays-gaa-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846301-live-scores-thursdays-gaa-action/ Drogs swoop for Brighton attacker Thomas Byrne Drogheda United have snapped up for Republic of Ireland U19 attacker Thomas Byrne from Brighton and Hove Albion. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:36:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846324-drogs-swoop-for-brighton-attacker-thomas-byrne/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846324-drogs-swoop-for-brighton-attacker-thomas-byrne/ Oakland Raiders want to move to Las Vegas The Raiders could be the next NFL franchise to relocate after the league confirmed the Oakland-based club have applied to move to Las Vegas. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:42:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2017/0119/846305-raiders/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2017/0119/846305-raiders/ Healy: Leinster will impose their game on Castres Leinster front-row Cian Healy says the side will be out to dictate affairs from the off in their crucial Champions Cup away assignment in Castres. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:12:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0119/846259-healy-leinster-will-impose-their-game-on-castres/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0119/846259-healy-leinster-will-impose-their-game-on-castres/ Kennedy produces acrobatics at Thurles Teenage Kerry rider Jack Kennedy produced an incredible rescue act to stay aboard Bilko at Thurles after being catapulted from saddle aboard Gordon Elliott's charge. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:11:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846246-kennedy-performs-heroics-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846246-kennedy-performs-heroics-to/ Mullins plots plan for Faugheen and Annie Power Willie Mullins is leaning towards running Faugheen rather than Annie Power in the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday week. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:31:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846285-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0119/846285-mullins/ Dublin reportedly close to completing Spawell deal Dublin county board are expected to seal a deal to develop a 25,000 capacity stadium on the south of the city by the end of the month. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:43:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846132-spawell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0119/846132-spawell/ Jermaine Pennant makes move to Bury Former Liverpool and Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant is back in English football after agreeing a short-term deal with League One side Bury. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:14:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846290-jermaine-pennant-makes-move-to-bury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846290-jermaine-pennant-makes-move-to-bury/ Cullen hopeful on 'minor' O'Brien injury Leinster boss Leo Cullen doesn't expect that Sean O'Brien's calf injury will keep him out of Ireland's Six Nations campaign, which starts in 16 days. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:12:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0119/846162-sean-obrien-ireland-six-nations-leinster-cullen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0119/846162-sean-obrien-ireland-six-nations-leinster-cullen/ Dundalk to lay new artificial pitch at Oriel Park Dundalk have said a new artificial pitch will be laid at Oriel Park ahead of the upcoming Airtricity League season. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:22:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846203-oriel-park/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0119/846203-oriel-park/