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, 2 Sep 2015 17:52:10 +0100 Wed, 2 Sep 2015 17:52:10 +0100 Sport News Keane: Gibraltar will be looking for giant-killing Roy Keane has ordered the Republic of Ireland to treat their Euro 2016 clash with Gibraltar as an English cup-tie ripe for a giant-killing. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 15:27:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725201-roy-keane-rallies-ireland-before-gibraltar-clash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725201-roy-keane-rallies-ireland-before-gibraltar-clash/ Reports: Ireland to appeal to FEI over incident It has been reported this evening that Horse Sport Ireland met with their legal team this morning and plan to proceed with legal action against the International Equestrian Federation following the Cian O'Connor incident at the recent European Equestrian Championships. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 17:52:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2015/0902/725244-hsi-to-a/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2015/0902/725244-hsi-to-a/ Wilson happy to still have Walters in Stoke ranks Republic of Ireland defender Marc Wilson has expressed his delight that international team-mate Jon Walters will be remaining a colleague at club level with Stoke after a transfer deadline day move away from the Britannia Stadium failed to materialise. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:29:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0902/725226-wilson-happy-to-count-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0902/725226-wilson-happy-to-count-on/ Fabio Aru takes red jersey in the Vuelta a Espana Astana rider Fabio Aru emerged as the new leader after a punishing 11th Vuelta stage in the Pyrenees won by team mate Mikel Landa on Wednesday, as an early crash wrecked Chris Froome's victory hopes and Nicolas Roche dropped down the standings. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 18:19:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0902/725255-aru-takes-red-jersey-in-the-vuelta-a-espana/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0902/725255-aru-takes-red-jersey-in-the-vuelta-a-espana/ Politicians reaffirm support for Irish RWC bid Representatives of both the Irish government and the Northern Ireland Executive today reiterated their commitment to Ireland's cross-border bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 17:55:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0902/725215-roi-and-ni-governments-confirm-support-for-rwc-bid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0902/725215-roi-and-ni-governments-confirm-support-for-rwc-bid/ McIlroy gets exemption for Race to Dubai World number one Rory McIlroy has been given a special exemption by the European Tour in order for him to play in the lucrative season-ending Final Series. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:01:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0902/725186-mcilroy-gets-exemption-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0902/725186-mcilroy-gets-exemption-for/ VIDEO: Galway 'on a mission' to end drought Galway boss Anthony Cunningham has no doubts regarding the character and commitment of his players ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland SHC final against Kilkenny. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 12:22:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0901/724982-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0901/724982-galway/ Northern Ireland's McAuley focused on Faroes match Gareth McAuley believes Northern Ireland's trip to the Faroe Islands should be viewed as the "pivotal" point of their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 15:40:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0902/725214-northern-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0902/725214-northern-ireland/ De Sousa booked for improving Memory in Sprint Cup Champion jockey-elect Silvestre de Sousa will team up with Stewards' Cup winner Magical Memory in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 15:13:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0902/725208-sprint-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0902/725208-sprint-cup/ Zebo: Madigan would have 'no fear' at scrum-half Ireland have "no fears" of facing Rugby World Cup action with Ian Madigan as a makeshift scrum-half, according to Simon Zebo. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 12:32:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0902/725172-madigan-can-shine-at-scrum-half-says-zebo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0902/725172-madigan-can-shine-at-scrum-half-says-zebo/ Fenlon warns of dangers on missing out on Europe Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon has warned about the consequences of missing out on European football after last night's 2-0 defeat to Dundalk at Oriel Park. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:21:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725143-fenlon-warns-over-danger-of-missing-out-on-eur/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725143-fenlon-warns-over-danger-of-missing-out-on-eur/ Berahino to be punished over strike threat Sadio Berahino is expected to be punished after his strike threat following a blocked move to Tottenham. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 12:56:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725181-berahino-to-be-punished-over-strike-threat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725181-berahino-to-be-punished-over-strike-threat/ VIDEO: All-Ireland Moments - 1997 The summer of 1997 saw the back-door open in hurling. So, after beating Tipperary in the Munster final, Clare had to face them again in the All-Ireland final to try and win a second title in three years. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 13:31:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0902/725178-video/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0902/725178-video/ Irish lightweight double sculls reach semi-finals Both Ireland lightweight double sculls qualified for the semi-finals at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France, today. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 12:32:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2015/0902/725171-irish-lightweight-double-sculls-reach-semi-finals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2015/0902/725171-irish-lightweight-double-sculls-reach-semi-finals/ Man United tell David de Gea they expect focus Manchester United expect David de Gea to maintain his professionalism and fight for a first-team place at Old Trafford despite seeing his dream move to Real Madrid fall through in acrimonious circumstances. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 09:36:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725093-man-united-tell-david-de-dea-they-expect-focus/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725093-man-united-tell-david-de-dea-they-expect-focus/ Cody: Cats' hunger must come from within Kilkenny manager Brian Cody believes that to win an All-Ireland hurling title the motivation must come from within the players themselves. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:29:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0901/724975-brian-cody-cats-motivation-must-come-from-within/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0901/724975-brian-cody-cats-motivation-must-come-from-within/ Federer romps to victory and Murray quiets Kyrgios Roger Federer glided into the second round on a hot, steamy day at Flushing Meadows, while Andy Murray ushered talented young Australian Nick Kyrgios out of another grand slam event at the US Open. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:27:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0902/725100-federer-romps-to-victory-murray-quiets-kyrgios/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0902/725100-federer-romps-to-victory-murray-quiets-kyrgios/ Scotland's Jim Hamilton quits international game Scotland lock Jim Hamilton has announced he is quitting Test rugby - 24 hours after missing out on the Dark Blues' World Cup squad. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 12:44:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0902/725152-scotlands-jim-hamilton-quits-international-game/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/0902/725152-scotlands-jim-hamilton-quits-international-game/ Jozo Simunovic's delight at joining Celtic Croatia Under-21 defender Jozo Simunovic expressed his delight at signing for "one of the biggest clubs in Europe" after completing his move to Celtic. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:27:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725092-simunovics-delight-at-joining-celtic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0902/725092-simunovics-delight-at-joining-celtic/ Women's seeds continue to fall at US Open French Open finalist Lucie Safarova and Timea Bacsinszky continued the drain of women's seeds at the US Open as the duo endured surprise defeats in the first round. Wed, 2 Sep 2015 08:15:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0902/725105-womens-seeds-continue-to-fall-at-us-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0902/725105-womens-seeds-continue-to-fall-at-us-open/