RTÉ Sport paralymipcs http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport paralymipcs http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:16:25 +0000 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:16:25 +0000 Sport News Jackson can't match Sexton 'X factor', says Horgan Johnny Sexton simply offers more to Ireland and had to start ahead of Paddy Jackson, according to former international Shane Horgan. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:13:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0224/855058-ireland-france-six-nations-sexton-jackson-horgan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0224/855058-ireland-france-six-nations-sexton-jackson-horgan/ Dunphy: Leicester 'have done the right thing' Eamon Dunphy believes that Leicester made the right decision in sacking Claudio Ranieri. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:16:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855063-eamon-dunphy-claudio-ranieri-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855063-eamon-dunphy-claudio-ranieri-leicester/ Relive Ireland's historic 2007 win against England On the 10th anniversary of Ireland's historic 43-13 win over England at Croke Park, watch every moment of that memorable day at GAA Headquarters. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:24:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0224/855096-ireland-england-10-year-anniversary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0224/855096-ireland-england-10-year-anniversary/ At a glance: A guide to the weekend's GAA action The Allianz Football League resumes, while Cuala and Slaughtneil meet for the right to face Ballyea in the All-Ireland senior hurling club final and Pearse Stadium hosts the Fitzgibbon Cup final. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:17:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854354-at-a-glance-a-guide-to-the-weekends-gaa-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854354-at-a-glance-a-guide-to-the-weekends-gaa-action/ LOI preview: Opening-night drama in store at Oriel As opening nights go, you cannot ask for much better than the league champions entertaining Shamrock Rovers at a packed Oriel Park. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:27:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854993-league-of-ireland-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854993-league-of-ireland-preview/ Tension in Tyrone over tightened belts A statement purportedly issued on behalf of a Tyrone senior footballer has criticised county Red Hands chairperson Roisín Jordan for cutting spending on county teams. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:32:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0224/855064-trouble-in-tyrone-over-tightened-belts/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0224/855064-trouble-in-tyrone-over-tightened-belts/ Elliott confident Drogheda can cause a surprise Stephen Elliott believes Drogheda United have "more than enough quality" to upset the big guns as they look to hit the ground running on their return to the top flight. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:02:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855090-stephen-elliott/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855090-stephen-elliott/ Dundalk's O'Donnell targets Hoops' league record Dundalk captain Stephen O'Donnell is using the prospect of creating history as an incentive for his side to secure their fourth league title in a row. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:19:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854981-stephen-odonnell-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854981-stephen-odonnell-dundalk/ Ringrose taking rapid rise in his stride Garry Ringrose is taking his rise through the rugby ranks in his stride, even though he will play a first home Six Nations game barely 18 months after making his Leinster senior debut. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:57:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854990-ringrose-home-debut-6n/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854990-ringrose-home-debut-6n/ Leicester decision to sack Ranieri 'unforgivable' Former Leicester City striker Gary Lineker has led criticism of the club's decision to sack manager Claudio Ranieri, calling it "inexplicable, unforgivable and gut-wrenchingly sad". Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:50:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855030-leicester-sacking-ranieri-unforgivable/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855030-leicester-sacking-ranieri-unforgivable/ Jackman wary of French team with 'nothing to lose' Bernard Jackman is wary of a 'dangerous' French team facing Ireland this weekend, while backing Joe Schmidt's decision to choose Johnny Sexton ahead of the in-form Paddy Jackson. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:57:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854982-jackman-wary-of-french-team-with-nothing-to-lose/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854982-jackman-wary-of-french-team-with-nothing-to-lose/ Te'o gets first England start against Italy Ben Te'o will start a Test for the first time after being named at outside centre for England's Six Nations clash with Italy at Twickenham on Sunday. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:41:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0224/855070-england-team-v-italy-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0224/855070-england-team-v-italy-six-nations/ Pochettino defends Alli after horror tackle Mauricio Pochettino launched a passionate defence of Dele Alli despite the midfielder's horrific tackle costing Tottenham dear in the Europa League. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:36:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855037-pochettino/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0224/855037-pochettino/ Seamus Power in the mix at Honda Classic Seamus Power is four shots off early leaders Cody Gribble and Wesley Bryan after the first round of the Honda Classic in Palm Beach. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:02:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0224/855027-seamus-power-in-the-mix-at-honda-classic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0224/855027-seamus-power-in-the-mix-at-honda-classic/ 'Confident' Sexton recalled as Schmidt names team Joe Schmidt has restored fit-again Johnny Sexton to the Ireland team to face France in Saturday's clash at the Aviva Stadium and insists he has no concerns over the 31-year-old's fitness levels. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:42:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854791-ireland-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854791-ireland-team/ Ronan Finn ready to lead new Shamrock Rovers era Ronan Finn will celebrate his 30th birthday this year, and if you have followed his career so far, you'd wonder where all those years went. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:41:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854832-ronan-finn-shamrock-rovers-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854832-ronan-finn-shamrock-rovers-dundalk/ 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. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:26:12 +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/ Leicester dismiss Claudio Ranieri Leicester have sacked manager Claudio Ranieri less than a year after their incredible run to the Premier League title. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:27:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854974-report-claudio-ranieri-sacked-by-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854974-report-claudio-ranieri-sacked-by-leicester/ Tottenham crash out as Dele Alli sees red Tottenham paid the price for a Dele Alli horror-tackle as Mauricio Pochettino's side drew 2-2 with Gent and crashed out of the Europa League last 32. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:23:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854988-tottenham-gent-europa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0223/854988-tottenham-gent-europa/ Eddy defends women's Six Nations withdrawals Ireland's director of women's rugby says the the decision to withdraw three key players from this weekend's Six Nations squad was taken with the world cup in mind. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:26:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854987-womens-7s-withdrawals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854987-womens-7s-withdrawals/