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 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:09:54 +0000 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:09:54 +0000 Sport News Glenn Whelan signs new Stoke City deal Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan has signed a new two-year contract extension with Stoke City. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:03:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0129/676457-glenn-whelan-signs-new-stoke-city-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0129/676457-glenn-whelan-signs-new-stoke-city-deal/ Sean O'Brien to start for Ireland Wolfhounds Sean O'Brien will make his first appearance in an Irish jersey in 14 months when he starts for Ireland Wolfhounds against England Saxons on Friday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:09:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0129/676446-sean-obrien-to-start-for-ireland-wolfhounds/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0129/676446-sean-obrien-to-start-for-ireland-wolfhounds/ Andy Murray reaches Australian Open final Andy Murray reached his fourth Australian Open final in the last six years by winning a bad-tempered semi-final clash with Tomas Berdych on a 6-7 (6/8) 6-0 6-3 7-5 scoreline on Thursday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:48:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0129/676437-andy-murray-reaches-australian-open-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0129/676437-andy-murray-reaches-australian-open-final/ Mullins' firepower reflected in novice entries Willie Mullins is responsible for 24 of the 44 Irish-trained horses engaged in the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on 11 March. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:33:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0129/676442-willie-mullins-boasts-huge-neptune-entry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0129/676442-willie-mullins-boasts-huge-neptune-entry/ Briggs made captain, 'nearly crashed car' in shock Niamh Briggs has spoken of the pride she has taken in being asked to succeed the recently retired Fiona Coughlan as Ireland captain. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:04:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0129/676430-ireland_briggs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0129/676430-ireland_briggs/ Six Nations would consider pay-TV offers from 2017 The Six Nations has indicated it is willing to consider selling TV rights to subscription broadcasters when the competition's Ireland and UK deal expires in 2017. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:31:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0129/676408-six-nations-tv/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0129/676408-six-nations-tv/ Peace And Co heads Triumph entries Red-hot favourite Peace And Co is one of 70 entries for the JCB Triumph Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on 13 March. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:47:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0129/676479-peace-and-co-heads-triumph-entries/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0129/676479-peace-and-co-heads-triumph-entries/ Column: Who can gatecrash the established order? With the resumption of the national football league nearly upon us, Martin Carney names four counties that can make meaningful advances in the months ahead. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:37:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0128/676299-column-who-can-gatecrash-the-established-order/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0128/676299-column-who-can-gatecrash-the-established-order/ Williams and Sharapova into Australian Open final Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova in Saturday's Australian Open final after the top two seeds recorded straight-set victories in Melbourne. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:10:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0129/676336-williams-and-sharapova-into-australian-open-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0129/676336-williams-and-sharapova-into-australian-open-final/ Rory McIlroy happy with strong start in Dubai Rory McIlroy declared himself satisfied with his day's work after an opening 66 left him two shots off the lead midway through the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:42:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2015/0129/676339-rory-mcilroy-in-the-hunt-at-dubai-desert-classic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2015/0129/676339-rory-mcilroy-in-the-hunt-at-dubai-desert-classic/ GAA team news: Cork go with strength to face Dubs Cork have gone for a strong starting XV for their Allianz FL Division 1 opener against Dublin at Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:12:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0129/676425-gaa-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0129/676425-gaa-team-news/ Cabinteely face Wexford in opening game Cabinteely will kick off the new SSE Airtricity First Division campaign with a home game against Wexford Youths on Friday, 6 March. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:42:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0129/676473-cabinteely-face-wexford-in-opening-game/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0129/676473-cabinteely-face-wexford-in-opening-game/ Ashley Johnson banned for three weeks Wasps flanker Ashley Johnson has been banned for three weeks for his challenge on Dave Kearney that brought a yellow card against Leinster. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:36:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2015/0129/676451-ashley-johnson-banned-for-three-weeks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2015/0129/676451-ashley-johnson-banned-for-three-weeks/ Agent insists Pogba will leave Juventus Paul Pogba's agent believes the coveted midfielder's future lies away from Juventus, saying: "If it does not happen this year, it will be next year." Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:08:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0129/676445-agent-insists-pogba-will-leave-juventus/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2015/0129/676445-agent-insists-pogba-will-leave-juventus/ VIDEO: Paul O'Connell thinks Slam winner unlikely Paul O'Connell has predicted a close Six Nations Championship, and said that Ireland have developed great strength in depth coming into a World Cup year. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:23:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0128/676230-video-oconnell-thinks-slam-winner-unlikely/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0128/676230-video-oconnell-thinks-slam-winner-unlikely/ Balotelli staying at Anfield, insists agent Things have not gone as planned for Mario Balotelli at Liverpool but the Italy international is hopeful of turning things around at Anfield, according to his agent. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:15:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0129/676427-balotelli-staying-at-anfield-insists-agent/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0129/676427-balotelli-staying-at-anfield-insists-agent/ Salsify comeback imminent Two-time Foxhunter Chase winner Salsify could be in line for a popular return to Cheltenham in March. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:46:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0129/676376-salsify-in-line-for-cheltenham-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0129/676376-salsify-in-line-for-cheltenham-return/ Cabinteely state long-term ambitions Cabinteely FC are joining the SSE Airtricity League for the long haul according to vice-chairman Pearse Toal, but the addition has already drawn criticism. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:54:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0129/676398-cabinteely/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0129/676398-cabinteely/ Previews: Club camogie semi-finals It's club camogie semi-final weekend and Mullagh of Galway take on reigning champions Milford, while Wexford's Oulart-The Ballagh face Loughgiel Shamrocks of Antrim. Get the latest team news and previews here. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:25:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/camogie/2015/0129/676412-previews-club-camogie-semi-finals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/camogie/2015/0129/676412-previews-club-camogie-semi-finals/ Wales boss demands more from George North Wales head coach Warren Gatland believes George North should be exerting greater influence on matches and has warned the Northampton wing he is not guaranteed selection against England. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:22:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0129/676360-wales-boss-demands-most-from-george-north/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0129/676360-wales-boss-demands-most-from-george-north/