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, 25 Mar 2017 20:19:24 +0000 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:19:24 +0000 Sport News 35 not out - Swaggering Dubs set new unbeaten record Jim Gavin's imperious Dublin side shattered Kerry's 84-year-old unbeaten record in league and championship with a Croke Park stroll past Roscommon on Saturday night. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:21:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0325/862509-dublin-v-roscommon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0325/862509-dublin-v-roscommon/ Connacht fail to punish 14-man Glasgow Connacht's hopes of making a late run to earn a place in next season's Champions Cup took a major blow at at Scotstoun, as Glasgow Warriors powered to a 35-24 bonus-point win. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:19:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862502-glasgow-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862502-glasgow-connacht/ Caulfield taking title charge one step at a time Plenty done, but a long road ahead - that was the message from Cork City boss John Caulfield after his side made it six wins from six games with defeat of Dundalk at a heaving Turner's Cross. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:07:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862583-john-caulfield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862583-john-caulfield/ Ireland v Wales Talking Points: Coleman concern As the dust settles on last night's bruising encounter at the Aviva Stadium we reflect on the main talking points and look forward to Ireland's chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:53:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862555-ireland-v-wales-talking-points-coleman-concern/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862555-ireland-v-wales-talking-points-coleman-concern/ Team Ireland make heroic return from Winter Games Team Ireland proudly touched down at Dublin Airport on Saturday after their superb showing at the Special Olympics Winter Games in Austria. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:12:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0325/862576-team-ireland-make-heroic-return-from-winter-games/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0325/862576-team-ireland-make-heroic-return-from-winter-games/ Staunton stamps her class all over Croke Park Cora Staunton was the match-winner on her first appearance at Croke Park since 2008 as Mayo saw off Dublin to pick up their second win of the Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 campaign. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:17:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0325/862578-staunton-stamps-her-class-all-over-croke-park/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0325/862578-staunton-stamps-her-class-all-over-croke-park/ Byrne heads Bohs to victory in Drogheda Dan Byrne's 75th-minute headed goal was the difference between the teams as Bohemians extended their unbeaten run to four games at the expense of Drogheda. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:45:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862513-drogheda-united-v-bohemians/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862513-drogheda-united-v-bohemians/ Ross Molony edges Leinster to gritty RDS victory Ross Molony's 66th-minute try saw Leinster squeeze past Cardiff Blues for a nervy 22-21 Guinness Pro12 win at a sunny RDS. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:31:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862501-leinster-cardiff/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862501-leinster-cardiff/ O'Hanlon the hero as Saints get first win of season Substitute Josh O'Hanlon scored with his first touch to prove St Patrick's Athletic's saviour with a dramatic winner against 10-man Shamrock Rovers just seconds after his introduction at Richmond Park. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:51:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862512-st-pats-v-shamrock-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862512-st-pats-v-shamrock-rovers/ Karl Sheppard on the double as Cork City stay unbeaten Karl Sheppard's brace propelled Cork City six points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League as they maintained their recent sequence of good results over champions Dundalk. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:29:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862511-cork-city-v-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862511-cork-city-v-dundalk/ Dustin Johnson marches into Match Play last eight World number one Dustin Johnson beat Zach Johnson and Phil Mickelson continued his strong form to reach the WGC-Dell Match Play quarter-finals in Texas on Saturday. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:49:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0325/862574-dustin-johnson-marches-into-last-eight-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0325/862574-dustin-johnson-marches-into-last-eight-at/ Munster crush Zebre to continue Pro12 play-off march Ronan O'Mahony touched down twice as Munster strengthened their grip on a top-four spot in the Guinness PRO12 with a convincing 50-14 victory at bottom club Zebre. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:32:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862500-munster-zebre/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862500-munster-zebre/ Seamus Coleman undergoes surgery on broken leg Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to deal with the horrific broken leg suffered against Wales. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:37:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862519-coleman-surgery/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862519-coleman-surgery/ Rugby's residency rule period likely to be extended The Rugby Football Union is seeking a reduction in the length of the Six Nations from seven to six weeks. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:21:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862549-six-nations-reduction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862549-six-nations-reduction/ Donnacha Ryan set for shock Racing 92 switch - report Munster and Ireland lock Donnacha Ryan is poised to complete a shock move to French club Racing 92, according to a report in today's Irish Examiner. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:55:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862508-donnacha-ryan-set-for-shock-racing-92-switch-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0325/862508-donnacha-ryan-set-for-shock-racing-92-switch-report/ Dan Martin stays in sixth at Tour of Catalonia Ireland's Dan Martin has finished in 10th place in the sixth stage of the Tour of Catalonia - with South Africa's Daryl Impey claiming the stage win. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:53:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0325/862557-tour-of-catalunya-stage-6-dan-martin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0325/862557-tour-of-catalunya-stage-6-dan-martin/ GAA digest: Big guns return for Dublin Dublin welcome back the experienced quintet of James McCarthy, Cian O'Sullivan, Paul Flynn, Kevin McManamon and Bernard Brogan for this evening's Allianz FL Division 1 clash with Roscommon at Croke Park (throw-in 7pm). Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:55:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0323/862131-gaa-digest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0323/862131-gaa-digest/ Ireland U-21s hang on to beat Kosovo in Tallaght Noel King's Ireland Under-21 side got their European qualifying campaign off to a winning start with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over competition debutants Kosovo in Tallaght. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:27:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862551-ireland-u-21/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862551-ireland-u-21/ Taylor's tears for stricken Coleman Shane Long believes there was no intent on the part of Neil Taylor in his leg-breaking challenge on Séamus Coleman, insisting the Welsh defender was in an emotional state after the incident. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:35:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862491-shane-long/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0325/862491-shane-long/ Katie Taylor ready for her 'toughest fight to date' Katie Taylor insists that trainer Ross Enamait has carefully managed her training workload in advance of the Bray native's fourth fight in just over four months tonight. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:37:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0324/862417-katie-taylor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0324/862417-katie-taylor/