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, 6 May 2015 22:44:23 +0100 Wed, 6 May 2015 22:44:23 +0100 Sport News Messi magic breaks Bayern resistance A sublime second-half double from Lionel Messi sent Barcelona on their way to a 3-0 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of the sides' Champions League semi-final at Camp Nou. Wed, 6 May 2015 22:36:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699235-barcelona-v-bayern-munich/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699235-barcelona-v-bayern-munich/ VIDEO: RTÉ Panel on Messi masterclass The RTÉ Soccer panel of John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon Dunphy review Barcelona's stunning 3-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final. Wed, 6 May 2015 22:44:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699250-video-rte-panel-on-messi-masterclass/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699250-video-rte-panel-on-messi-masterclass/ Ireland Under-17s aim for European glory A recent Liverpool signing and a new recruit from England form part of the Republic of Ireland squad for the UEFA European Under-17 Championship. Paul Buttner previews the tournament. Wed, 6 May 2015 23:11:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0506/699019-preview-ireland-under-17s-aim-for-european-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0506/699019-preview-ireland-under-17s-aim-for-european-glory/ VIDEO: Brian O'Driscoll interview The most capped player in rugby history, former Leinster, Ireland and Lions centre Brian O'Driscoll, joins the Second Captains team to discuss life after rugby. Wed, 6 May 2015 23:44:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0506/699215-video-bod-on-second-captains/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0506/699215-video-bod-on-second-captains/ Ed Joyce: England still a massive threat Ireland batsman Ed Joyce believes that England pose a huge challenge in Friday's clash at Malahide Cricket Club, despite the visiting side being shorn of many of their top names. Wed, 6 May 2015 22:02:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0506/699234-ed-joyce-england-a-massive-threat-to-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0506/699234-ed-joyce-england-a-massive-threat-to-ireland/ Khan eyes Mayweather September date Amir Khan insists he would be ready to fight Floyd Mayweather in September if a showdown can be agreed with the undisputed welterweight champion. Wed, 6 May 2015 21:42:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0506/699239-khan-eyes-mayweather-september-date/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0506/699239-khan-eyes-mayweather-september-date/ Saints draw Hoops in FAI Cup second round Holders St Patrick's Athletic will meet Shamrock Rovers in the second round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup. Wed, 6 May 2015 17:44:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699077-fai-cup-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699077-fai-cup-draw/ La Liga suspended over TV rights spat The Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) has decided to indefinitely suspend all domestic competition from 16 May over a spat with the government on issues including a new law on collective bargaining for television rights. Wed, 6 May 2015 20:23:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699227-la-liga-suspended-over-tv-rights-spat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699227-la-liga-suspended-over-tv-rights-spat/ Three Irish athletes tested positive in 2014 Three athletes tested positive for banned substances in 2014, according to the latest figures from the Irish Sports Council's anti-doping programme. Wed, 6 May 2015 17:00:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0506/699162-irish-sports-councils-anti-doping-programme/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0506/699162-irish-sports-councils-anti-doping-programme/ Real Madrid top rich list Real Madrid have retained their place as the most valuable football team in the world for a third straight year, but Manchester United could soon topple them. Wed, 6 May 2015 18:42:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0506/699204-real-madrid-top-rich-list/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0506/699204-real-madrid-top-rich-list/ Connacht football: Mayo face genuine challenges James McMahon runs the rule over this year's Connacht Football Championship, where Mayo are aiming for five titles on the trot. Wed, 6 May 2015 15:35:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0506/699126-connacht-football-mayo-face-genuine-challenges/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0506/699126-connacht-football-mayo-face-genuine-challenges/ Trip To Paris pounces late to win Chester Cup Trip To Paris came with a power-packed late run to claim the Betway Chester Cup on the Roodeye. Wed, 6 May 2015 17:31:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0506/699174-trip-to-paris-pounces-late-to-win-chester-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0506/699174-trip-to-paris-pounces-late-to-win-chester-cup/ Harte breaks from Premier League-bound Bournemouth Premier-league bound Bournemouth have allowed seven players to leave the club, including former Ireland full-back Ian Harte. Wed, 6 May 2015 17:11:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699186-ian-harte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699186-ian-harte/ Gareth Bale's agent responds to 'failed' Roy Keane Gareth Bale's agent has reacted angrily to Roy Keane's criticism of the Real Madrid star, saying he does not take notice of "failed" managers. Wed, 6 May 2015 17:47:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2015/0506/699113-gareth-bales-agent-hits-back-at-roy-keane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2015/0506/699113-gareth-bales-agent-hits-back-at-roy-keane/ Iain Henderson: Ulster have work to do Ulster back row Iain Henderson feels that the northerners must tweak certain aspects of their game to earn victory over Munster in their crucial Pro12 clash this Saturday. Wed, 6 May 2015 18:23:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0506/699156-henderson-ulster-must-eradicate-weak-fissures/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0506/699156-henderson-ulster-must-eradicate-weak-fissures/ Steve McClaren still committed to Derby Steve McClaren has reaffirmed his "100%" commitment to Derby amid continuing speculation linking him with Newcastle. Wed, 6 May 2015 16:38:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699179-mcclaren-still-committed-do-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699179-mcclaren-still-committed-do-derby/ Celtic boss Deila reflects on 'hell & heaven' year Ronny Deila has described his first season as Celtic boss as a combination of "hell and heaven." Wed, 6 May 2015 16:31:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699180-ronny-deila-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0506/699180-ronny-deila-celtic/ Ward & Joyce closing in on Olympic qualification Joe Ward and David Oliver Joyce are just two fights away from securing their place at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Wed, 6 May 2015 11:54:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0506/699066-ward-joyce-closing-in-on-olympic-qualification/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/0506/699066-ward-joyce-closing-in-on-olympic-qualification/ Lallana and Liverpool focused on finishing fourth Adam Lallana wants Liverpool to spoil Chelsea's title celebrations and dent Manchester United's Champions League aspirations this weekend. Wed, 6 May 2015 16:34:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0506/699089-liverpool_adam-lallana/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2015/0506/699089-liverpool_adam-lallana/ Septet set for Dee Stakes Nafaqa is among a field of seven for Friday's Betfair Dee Stakes at Chester. Wed, 6 May 2015 14:05:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0506/699119-septet-set-for-dee-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0506/699119-septet-set-for-dee-stakes/