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, 31 Aug 2016 22:51:54 +0100 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:51:54 +0100 Sport News Keane scores on last hurrah as Ireland win easily Robbie Keane scored his 68th and final international goal as the Republic of Ireland ran out comfortable winners against a limited Oman side at the Aviva Stadium. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 23:06:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813260-ireland-v-oman-match-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813260-ireland-v-oman-match-report/ Goal-machine Keane reckons he 'did okay' Robbie Keane reckoned he "did okay" as he bowed out of international football while equalling the goalscoring record of the legendary Gerd Muller. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:51:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813316-robbie-keane-gerd-muller-ireland-oman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813316-robbie-keane-gerd-muller-ireland-oman/ David Luiz completes shock return to Chelsea David Luiz has returned to Chelsea from Paris St Germain on a three-year contract. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 23:32:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813322-david-luiz-returns-to-chelsea-from-psg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813322-david-luiz-returns-to-chelsea-from-psg/ Walters hopeful squad can cope without Keane Jonathan Walters has said that while Ireland's top goalscorer is bowing out, there is quality in the squad heading into the world cup qualifying campaign. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:52:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813308-walters/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813308-walters/ Preston sign Irish winger Aiden McGeady Preston North End have signed Republic of Ireland international winger Aiden McGeady on loan from the remainder of the season. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:35:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813307-aiden-mcgeady/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813307-aiden-mcgeady/ Mario Balotelli joins French outfit Nice Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli's miserable spell at Anfield is finally over after he completed a move to Nice. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 20:52:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813299-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813299-liverpool/ Islam Slimani moves to Leicester for €30million Leicester have announced the signing of Algeria striker Islam Slimani from Sporting Lisbon. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 21:46:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813306-islam-slimani-completes-leicester-switch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813306-islam-slimani-completes-leicester-switch/ Jeff Hendrick completes Burnley switch Jeff Hendrick has joined Premier League side Burnley from Derby County for a club record fee, signing a three-year contract. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:37:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813166-burnley-break-transfer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813166-burnley-break-transfer/ Cherries land Jack Wilshere from Arsenal England international Jack Wilshere has joined Bournemouth on a season-long loan from Arsenal. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 21:53:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813305-jack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813305-jack/ Conor Lane to ref All-Ireland football final Cork man Conor Lane is to take charge of the All-Ireland football final meeting between Dublin and Mayo on 18 September. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:47:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0831/813246-all-ireland-ref/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0831/813246-all-ireland-ref/ IRFU stands over policy as Pienaar set to leave The IRFU is standing over the succession policy that will see scrum-half Ruan Pienaar leave Ulster at the end of the 2016/17 season. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:15:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0831/813126-pienaar/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0831/813126-pienaar/ Ireland take initiative on second day v Hong Kong Ireland have seized the initiative on the second day of their Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong at Stormont after William Porterfield's men bowled the visitors out for 237 just before the close to earn themselves a 79-run first-innings lead in the four-day contest. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:14:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0831/813271-ireland-v-hong-kong-day-2-match-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0831/813271-ireland-v-hong-kong-day-2-match-report/ Hammers land defender Alvaro Arbeloa Spain defender Alvaro Arbeloa has signed for West Ham on a one-year contract. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 21:09:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813302-hammers-land-defender-alvaro-arbeloa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813302-hammers-land-defender-alvaro-arbeloa/ Joe Hart heads Manchester City exodus Joe Hart headed a quartet of high-profile departures from Manchester City as Pep Guardiola trimmed his squad on transfer deadline day. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:46:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813276-joe-hart-heads-manchester-city-exodus/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813276-joe-hart-heads-manchester-city-exodus/ Maher: 'Tipperary way' can beat the best Tipperary captain Brendan Maher has spoken of his admiration for champions Kilkenny ahead of their Croke Park clash on Sunday in the All-Ireland SHC final. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:37:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0831/813116-maher-hoping/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0831/813116-maher-hoping/ 67 goals: All of countries Keane scored against Robbie Keane's international career comes to an end tonight. Here is a reminder of the countries he scored against. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:17:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813163-67-goals-reminder-of-robbie-keanes-strikes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813163-67-goals-reminder-of-robbie-keanes-strikes/ John O'Mahony close to Leitrim return John O'Mahony could be poised for a surprise return to inter-county management as part of a coaching team to take charge of Leitrim in 2017. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:22:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0831/813136-john-omahony-poised-for-leitrim-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0831/813136-john-omahony-poised-for-leitrim-return/ Chelsea's Juan Cuadrado joins Juventus Juan Cuadrado has rejoined Juventus on a three-year loan from Chelsea, who on Wednesday signed left-back Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:21:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813269-chelsea-sign/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813269-chelsea-sign/ O'Neill calls for focus despite Keane farewell Martin O'Neill has warned his players not to put Robbie Keane's international send-off ahead of their preparations for the Republic of Ireland's opening World Cup qualifier against Serbia. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:40:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813087-oneill-calls-for-focus-despite/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0831/813087-oneill-calls-for-focus-despite/ Richie Hogan: No looking back for Kilkenny Kilkenny are gunning for their third All-Ireland in a row but Richie Hogan says they can't afford to think in those terms having been tripped up on previous treble tilts. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:05:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0830/813041-richie-hogan-kilkenny-tipperary-all-ireland-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0830/813041-richie-hogan-kilkenny-tipperary-all-ireland-final/