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, 26 May 2015 10:25:08 +0100 Tue, 26 May 2015 10:25:08 +0100 Sport News Heysel: Canning recalls nightmare from the stands RTÉ Sport's Ger Canning recalls the tragic events at Heysel Stadium ahead of the 30th anniversary this week as 39 fans died and 600 were injured. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:57:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703579-heysel-30-years-ger-canning/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703579-heysel-30-years-ger-canning/ VIDEO: Colleagues pay tribute to Bill O'Herlihy Following the unexpected passing of Bill O'Herlihy, colleagues pay tribute to the broadcaster on Soccer Republic. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:25:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0526/703794-video-colleagues-pay-tribute-to-bill-oherlihy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0526/703794-video-colleagues-pay-tribute-to-bill-oherlihy/ Mullane: Davy's got to get Podge back Former Waterford hurler John Mullane believes Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald must reach out and entice Podge Collins back to the Banner's panel. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:54:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703763-john-mullane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703763-john-mullane/ Rafa Benitez looks set to take over at Madrid Rafael Benitez is "99%" certain to be the next Real Madrid coach, according to the representative of Carlo Ancelotti. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:53:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0526/703789-madrid-aiming-for-swift-managerial-appointment/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0526/703789-madrid-aiming-for-swift-managerial-appointment/ Found still in Derby picture despite Curragh loss Found remains in contention for the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday week following her narrow defeat in Sunday's Irish 1,000 Guineas. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:17:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0526/703836-found-still-in-derby-picture-despite-curragh-loss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0526/703836-found-still-in-derby-picture-despite-curragh-loss/ Epicuris looks set to be sent to Investec Derby French challenger Epicuris will run in the Investec Derby at Epsom on 6 June, reports Equidia. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:31:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0526/703807-epicuris-looks-set-to-be-sent-to-investec-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0526/703807-epicuris-looks-set-to-be-sent-to-investec-derby/ Didier Drogba tells Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea Didier Drogba decided to leave Chelsea to give youth a chance - but the departing striker wants Petr Cech to stay and fight for his place. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:56:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0526/703817-didier-drogba-tells-petr-cech-to-stay-at-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0526/703817-didier-drogba-tells-petr-cech-to-stay-at-chelsea/ Mercedes set to hold Monaco inquest Formula One champions Mercedes will be in full gremlin-hunting mode when they regroup at their factory on Tuesday after committing one of the sport's biggest strategic blunders at the Monaco Grand Prix. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:58:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2015/0526/703821-mercedes-set-to-hold-monaco-inquest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2015/0526/703821-mercedes-set-to-hold-monaco-inquest/ Tributes paid to broadcasting 'giant' O'Herlihy Tributes have been paid to the RTÉ broadcaster and journalist Bill O'Herlihy, who passed away peacefully at his home this morning. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:10:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703640-bill-oherlihy-tribute/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703640-bill-oherlihy-tribute/ Real Madrid sack coach Carlo Ancelotti Real Madrid have sacked head coach Carlo Ancelotti after Spanish giants failed to win major silverware this season, president Florentino Perez said. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703741-real-madrid-carlo-ancelotti/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703741-real-madrid-carlo-ancelotti/ Championship wrap: Limerick edge mid-west battle Reflections on a weekend where Limerick hurlers edged out Clare by a point in the Munster hurling quarter-final, while Monaghan's winning margin was the same as they accounted for Cavan in the Ulster football quarter-final. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:15:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703696-championship-wrap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703696-championship-wrap/ Lenihan blasts 'appalling' referee error Connacht were robbed in their Champions Cup play-off loss to Gloucester by an "appalling" refereeing error, according to RTÉ analyst and former Ireland international Donal Lenihan. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:52:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0525/703747-lenihan-rugby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0525/703747-lenihan-rugby/ Harrington misses out on US Open place A last-hole bogey at a qualifying event at Walton Heath cost Padraig Harrington a place at next month's US Open at Chambers Bay. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:53:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0525/703726-us-open-qualifying/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0525/703726-us-open-qualifying/ Broadcaster Bill O'Herlihy dies aged 76 Former RTÉ broadcaster and PR executive Bill O'Herlihy has died aged 76. Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0525/703580-bill-oherlihy/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0525/703580-bill-oherlihy/ O'Donoghue confident of making Kerry opener Footballer of the year James O'Donoghue is confident that he will win his fitness battle as Kerry prepare to defend their Munster title. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:34:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703746-james-odonoghue-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703746-james-odonoghue-kerry/ Champion Sharapova progresses at French Open Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova came through her first round match at Roland Garros unscathed after she beat Spain's Kaia Kanepi 6-2 6-4. Mon, 25 May 2015 22:58:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0525/703653-stronger-simona-halep-progresses-at-french-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0525/703653-stronger-simona-halep-progresses-at-french-open/ Norwich beat Boro to win promotion to Premier Lge Goals from Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond gave Norwich a 2-0 victory over Middlebrough in the Championship play-off final at Wembley and with it a place in next season's Premier League. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:27:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703711-middlesbrough-v-norwich/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703711-middlesbrough-v-norwich/ PODCAST: Monaghan need more scorers, says Geraghty Monaghan need to increase their fire-power if they are to claim any honours this season, according to Graham Geraghty. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:35:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703689-graham-geraghty-monaghan-rte-gaa-podcast/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0525/703689-graham-geraghty-monaghan-rte-gaa-podcast/ Murray marches into French Open second round Third seed Andy Murray sailed through to the second round of the French Open with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 victory over Argentinian qualifier Facundo Arguello. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:44:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0525/703651-berdych-storms-into-french-open-second-round/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0525/703651-berdych-storms-into-french-open-second-round/ Yaya Toure decides to stay at Man City after all Yaya Toure's agent has performed a U-turn and insists his client will remain at Manchester City this summer. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:20:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703723-yaya-toure/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0525/703723-yaya-toure/