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 Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:47:59 +0000 Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:47:59 +0000 Sport News PODCAST: Alan Quinlan hails Irish grit Alan Quinlan believes that although Ireland will be disappointed with their 16-16 draw against Wales on Sunday, they should be proud of their "fantastic defence" and performance in the absence of key players. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 17:59:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766402-podcast-quinlan-hails-irish-grit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766402-podcast-quinlan-hails-irish-grit/ Noel McGrath relishing hurling after cancer fight Tipperary star Noel McGrath has a new-found appreciation of hurling and he simply cannot wait for the start of the Allianz League season this weekend following his successful 2015 battle with cancer. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:47:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2016/0208/766332-mcgrath-in-love-with-hurling-after-cancer-fight/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2016/0208/766332-mcgrath-in-love-with-hurling-after-cancer-fight/ Column: New leaders show up in Aviva cauldron RTÉ analyst Conor O'Shea reflects on Ireland's draw against Wales in their Six Nations opener and looks forward to Saturday's clash with France in Paris. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 19:07:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766305-column/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766305-column/ Zouma to miss remainder of season through injury Kurt Zouma will undergo knee surgery this week which will rule him out for the rest of the season and Euro 2016, Chelsea have announced. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:23:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2016/0208/766411-zouma-to-miss-remainder-of-season-through-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2016/0208/766411-zouma-to-miss-remainder-of-season-through-injury/ VIDEO: France v Ireland selection debate The Against the Head panel of Donal Lenihan, Eddie O'Sullivan and Bernard Jackman discuss Ireland's possible starting XV against France on Saturday. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 20:51:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766448-video-ireland-v-france-selection-debate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766448-video-ireland-v-france-selection-debate/ Paul Clement sacked as Derby County boss Paul Clement has been sacked as head coach at Derby, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 19:59:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0208/766437-clement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0208/766437-clement/ Alcohol courts to deal with drunken fans in Qatar Qatar may create special courts during the 2022 soccer World Cup to deal quickly and 'very gently' with alcohol-consuming fans who break the laws of the conservative Muslim state. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 17:32:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2016/0208/766394-alcohol-courts-to-deal-with-drunken-fans-in-qatar/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2016/0208/766394-alcohol-courts-to-deal-with-drunken-fans-in-qatar/ Blow for Connacht as Jack Carty ruptures spleen Connacht's hopes of Pro12 and Challenge Cup glory have been dealt a setback after out-half Jack Carty ruptured his spleen while on holiday in Dubai. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:54:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0208/766328-blow-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0208/766328-blow-for/ Mild weather upsets schedule at Rally Sweden Rally Sweden organisers have axed eight of the event's 21 scheduled stages after unusually warm weather threatened to force the cancellation of the second round of the world championship this weekend. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 19:26:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0208/766432-mild-weather-affects-rally-sweden/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0208/766432-mild-weather-affects-rally-sweden/ Ronaldo says he'll see out Real contract Cristiano Ronaldo has said he wants to see out his final two years at Real Madrid in the 'best league in the world' before deciding where his next step lies. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 16:00:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2016/0208/766370-ronaldo-says-hell-see-out-real-contract/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2016/0208/766370-ronaldo-says-hell-see-out-real-contract/ Liverpool ticket Q&A cancelled Liverpool have cancelled a question and answer session with chief executive Ian Ayre as the row over ticket prices continues. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:50:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0208/766342-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0208/766342-liverpool/ VIDEO: Denver Broncos triumph at Super Bowl 50 Veteran Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had his side's devastating pass rush to thank for delivering a second championship ring as the Broncos inflicted a 24-10 defeat on the Carolina Panthers at Super Bowl 50 in what was potentially his swansong appearance. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 16:16:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0208/766206-denver-broncos-defeat-toothless-carolina-panthers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0208/766206-denver-broncos-defeat-toothless-carolina-panthers/ 31 remain in reckoning for Betfair Hurdle Willie Mullins has a strong-hand at the five-day stage of the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury, with four of the top six in the weights from 31 to stand their ground. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:10:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0208/766299-betfair-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0208/766299-betfair-hurdle/ D'Arcy: Now is the best time to travel to Paris RTE rugby analyst Gordon D'Arcy believes this is the perfect time to play France in the RBS 6 Nations and he reckons Joe Schmidt's team can win in Paris on Saturday. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:54:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766262-darcy-now-is-the-best-time-to-travel-to-paris/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766262-darcy-now-is-the-best-time-to-travel-to-paris/ Women's Six Nations: France v Ireland live on RTÉ Ireland's match with France in the RBS Women's 6 Nations will be broadcast live on RTÉ2 on Saturday. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:55:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766274-womens-six-nation-match-live-on-rte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766274-womens-six-nation-match-live-on-rte/ Rory Best laments sloppy scrum after Wales draw Ireland captain Rory Best admitted his side paid the price for sloppiness at crucial times as they failed to kill off Wales in an enthralling Aviva Stadium draw. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:56:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766143-best-laments/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766143-best-laments/ VIDEO: Six Nations Moments - Week 1 Watch some of the highlights from the opening weekend of the RBS 6 Nations (ROI only). Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:56:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0208/766249-video-six-nations-moments-week-1/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0208/766249-video-six-nations-moments-week-1/ Limerick card on Wednesday called off Limerick's meeting on Wednesday has been cancelled due to a waterlogged track. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:39:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0208/766300-limerick-card/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0208/766300-limerick-card/ American athletes issued Zika warning The United States Olympic Committee has said that athletes concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio Olympics. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:12:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/0208/766287-american-athletes-issued-zika-warning/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/0208/766287-american-athletes-issued-zika-warning/ Van Gaal critical of media for 'creating stories' Under-fire Louis van Gaal came out fighting after again being questioned about reports Manchester United could bring in Jose Mourinho. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:53:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0208/766271-louis-van-gaal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0208/766271-louis-van-gaal/