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 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:39:35 +0100 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:39:35 +0100 Sport News Cunningham out for Ireland after knee operation Recent Republic of Ireland call-up Greg Cunningham faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing a knee operation. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:16:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898532-cunningham-knee-op/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898532-cunningham-knee-op/ Mayo taking the longest road, but where will it end? This Mayo team don't make it easy on themselves, or their supporters for that matter - so far this year they have played seven Championship games, including a replay and two bouts of extra-time. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:39:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898285-mayo-many-minutes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898285-mayo-many-minutes/ St George wins third successful Irish St Leger Trial Order Of St George won the Comer Group International Irish St Leger Trial for the third year running with an authoritative performance at the Curragh. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:54:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898538-st-george-claims-third-successful/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898538-st-george-claims-third-successful/ Mourinho: We have the squad to do something special Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that he has a squad capable of doing "something special" this season following their 4-0 rout of Swansea on Saturday. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:57:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898536-mourinho-we-have-the-squad-to-do-something-special/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898536-mourinho-we-have-the-squad-to-do-something-special/ Rampant United put sorry Swansea to the sword Manchester United signalled their Premier League title intent by claiming another convincing 4-0 victory at Swansea. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:57:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898531-man-united-swansea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898531-man-united-swansea/ Rocket blasts past Dott at China Championship Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan cruised into the quarter-finals of the Evergrande China Championship with a 5-0 thrashing of Scotland's Graeme Dott. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:17:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0819/898534-rocket-blasts-past-dott-at-china-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0819/898534-rocket-blasts-past-dott-at-china-championship/ Cork fire a warning to rivals with brilliant display Cork blasted out an ominous statement of intent as they demolished Galway by 24 points to book a place in the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship semi-finals. They won 6-19 to 1-10. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:16:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898528-cork-fire-warning/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0819/898528-cork-fire-warning/ Beaumont hails 'special' Dublin as WC heads for Belfast World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont described Dublin as an "exceptional host" that had created a "special atmosphere" as the Women's Rugby World Cup headed north to Belfast. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:38:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0819/898526-beaumont-hails-exceptional-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0819/898526-beaumont-hails-exceptional-dublin/ Forrest & McGregor keep Celtic on the march Goals from James Forrest and Callum McGregor gave a much-changed Celtic side a 2-0 Ladbrokes Premiership win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:55:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898530-forrest-mcgregor-keep-celtic-on-the-march/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898530-forrest-mcgregor-keep-celtic-on-the-march/ Awesome All Blacks demolish Wallabies Rieko Ioane and Ryan Crotty both crossed twice as New Zealand ran in eight tries in a brilliant display of running rugby to demolish Australia 54-34 in the Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on Saturday. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:41:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0819/898511-awesome-all-blacks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0819/898511-awesome-all-blacks/ Caulfield apologises for 'worst performance of season' John Caulfield apologised to Cork City fans for his side's "worst performance of the season" after their surprise 1-0 defeat to Sligo Rovers at Turner's Cross. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:29:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898510-caulfield-says-sorry-to-fans-for-worst-performace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898510-caulfield-says-sorry-to-fans-for-worst-performace/ At a glance: Championship weekend The meeting of Kerry and Mayo in the first of the All-Ireland football semi-finals has the potential to be another ride on the rollercoaster, while ladies football, camogie and U21 hurling also form part of a hectic weekend. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:18:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897801-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0816/897801-at-a-glance-championship-weekend/ Chelsea boss Conte laughs off Costa criticism Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte laughed off criticism from exiled striker Diego Costa. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:50:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898485-chelsea-boss-conte-laughs-off-costas-claims/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0819/898485-chelsea-boss-conte-laughs-off-costas-claims/ McIlroy plans to defend FedExCup title - report Rory McIlroy plans to play again this year after suggesting last week that he might not compete again in 2017 to aid his recovery from a back muscle injury, according to his management group. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:17:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0819/898488-mcilroy-plans-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0819/898488-mcilroy-plans-to/ Jerome Kaino leaves NZ camp over 'personal matter' All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino returned home for a "personal matter", New Zealand Rugby said on Saturday, just hours before the side's Rugby Championship defeat of Australia in Sydney. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:04:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0819/898524-jerome-kaino/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0819/898524-jerome-kaino/ Can Limerick's Under-21 side justify the hype? The All-Ireland Under-21 hurling semi-finals take place on Saturday evening in Thurles. Here we run the rule over the contenders. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:51:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898343-u21-hurling-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898343-u21-hurling-previews/ CPA slam 'inadequate' GAA fixture proposals The Club Players Association has dubbed the GAA's latest proposals to reform the playing calendar "inadequate" and said they fall "far short of what is required". Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:52:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898397-cpa-slam-inadequate-gaa-fixture-proposals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0818/898397-cpa-slam-inadequate-gaa-fixture-proposals/ USA dominate fourballs to take control at Solheim Cup The United States completed a sweep of the afternoon fourball matches to move into a dominant position over Europe in the Solheim Cup after the opening day's play in Des Moines. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:23:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0819/898507-usa-dominate-foruballs-to-take-solheim-cup-command/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0819/898507-usa-dominate-foruballs-to-take-solheim-cup-command/ Shane Lowry on the charge in North Carolina Shane Lowry hit a six-under-par 64 to move into a share of ninth place at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:45:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0818/898444-shane-lowry-hits-64-to-climb-in-top-ten-in-the-us/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0818/898444-shane-lowry-hits-64-to-climb-in-top-ten-in-the-us/ September set to stake Guineas claim at the Curragh September will put her unbeaten record and huge reputation on the line in the National Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:24:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898495-september-set-to-stake-guineas-claim-at-the-curragh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0819/898495-september-set-to-stake-guineas-claim-at-the-curragh/