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 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:37:12 +0100 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:37:12 +0100 Sport News Schmidt names 6 rookies for Autumn Internationals Joe Schmidt will give youth its fling this autumn after six uncapped players in his panel for the upcoming November Tests. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:10:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/827119-schmidt-names-six-rookies-for-autumn-international/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/827119-schmidt-names-six-rookies-for-autumn-international/ Residency rule can raise Irish standards, Sexton There may come a time in the career of Johnny Sexton that he curses rugby's lawmakers but for now the Ireland out-half has no problem with the residency rule. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:37:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/827047-johnny-sexton-ireland-new-zealand-residency/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/827047-johnny-sexton-ireland-new-zealand-residency/ Keith Earls to miss Ireland's New Zealand opener Munster's Keith Earls has been handed a two week suspension following his red card in last Saturday's Champions Cup win over Glasgow Warriors, ruling him out of Ireland's first Autumn test match with New Zealand. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:56:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/827042-keith-earls/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/827042-keith-earls/ McIlroy wants final burst to snatch Race to Dubai Rory McIlroy believes he needs at least one win from his next three events to become only the second man after Henrik Stenson to win the FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai in the same season. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:55:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1026/827020-mcilroy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1026/827020-mcilroy/ Barnes believes Katie can be the new Laila Ali Paddy Barnes has described every spar he's ever had with Katie Taylor as "a war" and backed the Bray woman to be Europe's answer to Laila Ali if she turns pro. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:43:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1026/827082-katie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1026/827082-katie/ Pele & Maradona lead tributes to Carlos Alberto Tributes flowed to Carlos Alberto, captain of Brazil's 1970 World Cup winning side, as he was laid to rest at the Iraja cemetery in Rio on Wednesday, with a Brazilian flag covering the coffin. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:13:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/827112-pele-maradona-lead-tributes-to-carlos-alberto/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/827112-pele-maradona-lead-tributes-to-carlos-alberto/ MMA effectively banned in France Mixed martial arts has effectively been banned in France under new regulations on combat sports. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:32:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/mma/2016/1026/827071-mma-effectively/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/mma/2016/1026/827071-mma-effectively/ Guardiola: United derby will be treated like final Pep Guardiola is planning changes as Manchester City clash with Manchester United in the EFL Cup - but expects his players to treat it as a final. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:55:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/826917-pep-guardiola-manchester-city-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/826917-pep-guardiola-manchester-city-united/ Mullins could train Un De Sceaux focus on France Plans for Un De Sceaux remain fluid but there is a strong possibility he could be racing in France a good deal. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:56:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1026/826991-un-de-sceaux/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1026/826991-un-de-sceaux/ Joey Barton looks to sort out Rangers future Joey Barton will hold talks with Rangers on Thursday as the first step in resolving the midfielder's future. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:56:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/826999-barton-to-hold-crunch-talks-over-rangers-future/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/826999-barton-to-hold-crunch-talks-over-rangers-future/ No home games for Galway hurlers Galway's request to be granted home fixtures in the Leinster hurling championship has been refused. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:12:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1026/826931-galway-hurling-leinster-home-games/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1026/826931-galway-hurling-leinster-home-games/ Tizzard keeping all options open for Thistlecrack Trainer Colin Tizzard says "everything will be considered" for Thistlecrack following his brilliant chasing debut at Chepstow on Tuesday. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:10:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1026/827059-tizzard-keeping-all-options-open-for-thistlecrack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1026/827059-tizzard-keeping-all-options-open-for-thistlecrack/ Report on governance of OCI has been completed RTÉ Sport understands that the independent report commissioned to look at the governance of the Olympic Council of Ireland is complete. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:11:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1026/826943-oci-governance-report-has-been-completed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1026/826943-oci-governance-report-has-been-completed/ Heaslip eager to tick New Zealand off 'to do' list The plaudits that came Ireland's way for getting within seconds of beating New Zealand three years ago mean nothing to Jamie Heaslip. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:10:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/826921-jamie-heaslip-ireland-new-zealand-south-africa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/826921-jamie-heaslip-ireland-new-zealand-south-africa/ Kenya's Jeptoo stripped of Boston Marathon title The Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] has upheld Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's suspension for doping, the tribunal said on Wednesday. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:16:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1026/827009-kenyan-marathon-rita-jeptoo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1026/827009-kenyan-marathon-rita-jeptoo/ Kenny defends team selection after heavy defeat Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny has defended his decision to field a weakened team in the 5-2 defeat to St Patrick's Athletic, insisting he was left with no choice given their "unprecedented" schedule of matches. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:13:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1025/826880-kenny-defends-team-selection-after-heavy-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1025/826880-kenny-defends-team-selection-after-heavy-defeat/ Galway confirm Frank Burke will run for presidency Galway GAA have confirmed that Frank Burke will run for the position of GAA President at annual congress next year. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:52:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1026/826972-galway-confirm-frank-burke-will-run-for-presidency/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1026/826972-galway-confirm-frank-burke-will-run-for-presidency/ Bermingham urges Cork U19s to savour Roma showdown Cork City Under-19s boss Stephen Bermingham has urged his players to savour every second of their mouthwatering UEFA Youth League showdown with Italian giants Roma next week. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:57:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/826981-bermingham-urges-cork-u19s-to-savour-roma/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1026/826981-bermingham-urges-cork-u19s-to-savour-roma/ Fly-on-the-wall doc chronicles historic SA tour A new fly-on-the-wall RTÉ documentary will lift the lid will on Ireland's historic summer tour to South Africa, and offer a unique glimpse into the build-up and reaction to the extraordinary 14-man defeat of the Springboks at Newlands. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:42:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/826961-fly-on-the-wall-documentary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1026/826961-fly-on-the-wall-documentary/ John Delaney quits Olympic Council of Ireland role John Delaney has told the Olympic Council of Ireland that he is stepping down from his role as OCI vice president. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:14:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1025/826854-john-delaney-quits-olympic-council-of-ireland-roll/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1025/826854-john-delaney-quits-olympic-council-of-ireland-roll/