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 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:19:11 +0000 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:19:11 +0000 Sport News Advantage City after first leg thriller Manchester City have beaten Monaco 5-3 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Etihad Stadium. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:44:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854393-manchester-city-v-monaco/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854393-manchester-city-v-monaco/ Toner happy to adapt to changing line-up Devin Toner is one of just a handful of certain starters for Joe Schmidt when he picks his team ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France, as his flexibility has become one of his biggest advantages. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:19:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854336-toner-happy-to-adapt-to-changing-line-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854336-toner-happy-to-adapt-to-changing-line-up/ Harte flying high in India ahead of FIH awards Ireland goalkeeper David Harte is hoping to pick up another Goalkeeper of the Year award at the International Hockey Federation awards in India, where he enjoys cult status and even a song about him. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:28:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0221/854399-harte-hoping-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0221/854399-harte-hoping-for/ Martial intends to stay at Manchester United Anthony Martial has dismissed talk of a Manchester United exit, saying he wants to stay at the club he loves "for as long as possible". Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:41:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854404-martial-intends-to-stay-at-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854404-martial-intends-to-stay-at-manchester-united/ Scannell eager to learn from Best Ireland's newest international Niall Scannell was thrown in at the deep end against Italy but, looking back, he wouldn't have changed a thing. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:17:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854333-scannell-happy-to-take-back-seat-as-he-learns-from/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854333-scannell-happy-to-take-back-seat-as-he-learns-from/ Alan Bennett: Cork City are 'obsessed' and so am I Alan Bennett sits in The Shed in Turner's Cross, somewhat reluctant to reflect too much on a career that still could have its biggest story to come. But thoughts of where he fell in love with the game are not ones he wants to ignore. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:17:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854268-alan-bennett-cork-city-tony-o-d/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854268-alan-bennett-cork-city-tony-o-d/ Mourinho: No guarantees on Rooney's United future Jose Mourinho cannot guarantee that Wayne Rooney will end the season at Manchester United despite the manager's desire to keep hold of his captain. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:21:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854384-morinho-no-guarantees-on-rooneys-united-future/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854384-morinho-no-guarantees-on-rooneys-united-future/ Ireland look set for first test in 2018 Ireland are set to play their first Test in 2018, according to Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:40:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0221/854386-ireland-look-set-for-test/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0221/854386-ireland-look-set-for-test/ Cork signs Lithuanian defender on loan Cork City have secured the loan signing of Lithuanian defender Rimvydas Sadauskas, pending international clearance. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:22:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854388-cork-signs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854388-cork-signs/ Johnny Sexton looks ready to face France Johnny Sexton remains in contention for Ireland's crucial Six Nations clash against France on Saturday having taken a full part in this morning's training session in Kildare. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:52:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854281-sexton-looking-good-to-face-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854281-sexton-looking-good-to-face-france/ Sutton's 'pie-man' goalkeeper hands in resignation Sutton reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has agreed to resign from the club after eating a pie in the dugout during Monday's FA Cup defeat to Arsenal. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854289-fa-investigating-pie-offence-in-fa-cup-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854289-fa-investigating-pie-offence-in-fa-cup-tie/ Cheltenham 2017: Five absent champions The casualty rate ahead of the Cheltenham Festival means that the winners of the five main events from last year will not be present at Prestbury Park next month, we take a look at who's missing and why. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:35:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0221/854330-cheltenham-countdown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0221/854330-cheltenham-countdown/ Game of the week: Cuala v Slaughtneil A historic first ever All-Ireland Club Senior Hurling Championship final place awaits the winner of Saturday's semi-final between Dublin's Cuala and Derry's Slaughtneil. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854250-game-of-the-week-cuala-v-slaughtneil/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854250-game-of-the-week-cuala-v-slaughtneil/ Thistlecrack out for the rest of the season Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack will miss the remainder of the campaign after suffering a tendon injury. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:30:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0221/854262-thistlecrack-ou-for-the-rest-of-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0221/854262-thistlecrack-ou-for-the-rest-of-the-season/ Meet the candidates: GAA presidential race This weekend's GAA Congress at Croke Park will see the association elect its 39th president.and the five candidates outline what they would bring to the role. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:14:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854344-meet-the-candidates-gaa-presidential-race/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854344-meet-the-candidates-gaa-presidential-race/ Rich Ricci's Cheltenham Countdown Neither Rich Ricci nor trainer Willie Mullins have won a Cheltenham Gold Cup but Ricci is hoping Djakadam will slip below the radar in the biggest festival race of all. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:35:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2017/0221/854267-rich-riccis-cheltenham-countdown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2017/0221/854267-rich-riccis-cheltenham-countdown/ Rooney and Shaw absent from United Europa squad Luke Shaw has been left out of Manchester United's squad for the Europa League clash at St Etienne, raising more questions about the left-back's Old Trafford future. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:40:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854323-rooney-and-shaw-absent-from-united-europa-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854323-rooney-and-shaw-absent-from-united-europa-squad/ Owen Coyle leaves troubled Blackburn Blackburn have announced they have parted company with manager Owen Coyle by "mutual agreement". Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:14:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854325-owen-coyle-leaves-troubled-blackburn/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854325-owen-coyle-leaves-troubled-blackburn/ Duff takes on academy role with Shamrock Rovers Damien Duff has been named as Shamrock Rovers' new U15 National League head coach. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:14:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854314-duff-takes-on-academy-role-with-shamrock-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854314-duff-takes-on-academy-role-with-shamrock-rovers/ George North back in the mix for Wales George North is on course to return from injury when Wales resume their RBS 6 Nations campaign against Scotland on Saturday. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:53:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854306-george-north-back-in-the-mix-for-wales/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854306-george-north-back-in-the-mix-for-wales/