- Ireland's Directory to Fighting Clubs and more.
Child Martial Arts

RTE Sports News

Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open

Rory McIlroy's British Open hopes were in tatters after a first-round horror show at Royal Portrush ended with the home favourite carding an eight-over-par 79.

Cork miss out on Rangers clash as fightback falls short

Cork City's hopes of meeting Rangers in the second qualifying round of the Europa League are over as they were beaten by Progrés Niederkorn 3-2 on aggregate.

Isidor's late header breaks brave Irish hearts at Euros

The Republic of Ireland came within seven minutes of holding France to a draw at the Under-19 European Championships but were undone by a Wilson Isidor header after a gutsy, committed display.

Cork 3-16 Kerry 0-12: Munster under-20 final recap

Cork led from the second minute until the end as they claimed their 27th Munster under 20/21 football crown against Kerry at Páirc Uí Rinn on Thursday evening.

Cork amateur Sugrue makes solid start at Portrush

Amateur Championship winner James Sugrue overcame his initial nerves at The Open to card a level-par round of 71 to match playing partner, local favourite and former winner Darren Clarke.

Mohawk a cut above the rest at Leopardstown

Mohawk took full advantage of a drop in class to run out a decisive winner of the Meld Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday evening.

Cusack: High performance appointment is key for Rebels

Cork hurlers have gone a full decade without winning an All-Ireland senior hurling title for the first time in the GAA's history.

Saints out as Larsson shines for clinical Norrkoping

St Patrick's Athletic bowed out of Europe after their comeback mission against Sweden's IFK Norrkoping fell short, a 2-1 defeat on the night sending them out 4-1 on aggregate.

Europa League latest: Shamrock Rovers vs Brann

Latest from the Europa League first round second leg tie at Tallaght Stadium.

Open Championship Day 1 - recap

Day one of The Open had everything, from pouring rain to glorious sunshine, big performances from local favourites to big chokes from international stars. See how it all unfolded here.

FAI president insists there is a 'Plan B' after EGM

FAI president Donal Conway has rowed back on initial claims that the body doesn't have a contingency plan should the 78 recommendations put forward by the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Review Group fail to pass at Saturday's EGM.

Pub chat with coach inspires Lowry as he leads Open

Shane Lowry shot a 67 as he made a fine start to the Open Championship in Portrush, while former winner Darren Clarke and Amateur champion James Sugrue have opened with level par rounds

Cooper: Connolly may not play for Dublin this year

The St Vincent's man hasn't kicked a ball for the Dubs in more than a year and his last championship action was as a substitute in the 2017 All-Ireland final win over Mayo.

Recap: Republic of Ireland U19s 0-1 France U19s

Tom Mohan's men are edged out by highly fancied France in their second game at the UEFA European Under-19 Championships. Read back on how the action unfolded.

Simon Yates earns first ever Tour stage victory

Simon Yates claimed his first career Tour de France victory on stage 12 from Toulouse to Bagneres-de-Bigorre.

Bohs fined and UCD scoreline changed over banned player

UCD have been awarded a 3-0 victory over Bohemians after it was found that Bohs fielded an ineligible player, due to 'internal IT issues', in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixture last Monday.

Fahey keeps Peregrine Run's Ballybrit options open

Trainer Peter Fahey has given his stable star Peregrine Run the option of both the Plate and the Hurdle at the upcoming Gawlay Races.

RTÉ GAA Podcast: Cork calamity & the Connolly conundrum

Up for discussion are the future of Cork hurling, the role Diarmuid Connolly will play for Dublin this year, returning the All-Ireland finals to September and what makes a modern great.

Erasmus and Cheika defend selections ahead of opener

Rassie Erasmus and Michael Cheika, coaches of South Africa and Australia respectively, have left out some big names ahead of their opening Rugby Championship clash this weekend.

Donegal blow after Bán Gallagher breaks his ankle

Donegal must plan without Eoghan Bán Gallagher for Sunday's eagerly anticipated Super 8s clash with Kerry, as the star defender has broken his ankle.