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, 18 Jan 2017 23:14:29 +0000 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:14:29 +0000 Sport News McKenna Cup: Tyrone progress, Down and Cavan exit On a topsy-turvy night in the Dr McKenna Cup, holders Tyrone came from the brink of elimination to win their group, while previously unbeaten Down and Cavan were sent crashing out. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:03:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845956-dr-mckenna-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845956-dr-mckenna-cup/ Conlan reveals Frampton dream and McGregor deal Michael Conlan wants to fight Carl Frampton eventually and says it will be "special' to have Conor McGregor carry his Irish flag into the ring when he makes his professional debut on St Patrick's Day in New York. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:14:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0118/846005-conlan-eyes-future-bout-with-frampton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0118/846005-conlan-eyes-future-bout-with-frampton/ Lucas bags rare Pool goal to eliminate Plymouth Liverpool booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup as Lucas Leiva proved the unlikeliest of goalscoring heroes in a 1-0 win at Plymouth. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:58:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845958-plymouth-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845958-plymouth-v-liverpool/ Long fires Saints into next round of FA Cup Shane Long spared Southampton's blushes by bundling the Premier League side past Norwich in a last-gasp 1-0 win in Wednesday's FA Cup third round replay. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:56:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845959-southampton-v-norwich-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845959-southampton-v-norwich-city/ Munster SHL: Rebels maintain winning thread Cork made it three wins from three in the Munster SHL as they accounted for Waterford in Mallow - an outcome that almost assures a place in the final for the Rebels. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:17:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/846003-munster-shl/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/846003-munster-shl/ Leinster's Hayden Triggs hit with three-week ban Leinster's Hayden Triggs has received a three-week suspension for making contact with the eye of Montpellier's Nic White last weekend. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:25:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845783-hayden-triggs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845783-hayden-triggs/ Murphy: Period of transition will benefit Donegal Following a raft of retirements and players opting to take a break from football, Michael Murphy is confident that this transition period for Donegal football can yield a positive return and so keep the county near the top of the inter-county scene. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:48:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845992-murphy-donegal-will/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845992-murphy-donegal-will/ Van Basten: Remove offside rule for better game FIFA technical director Marco van Basten would like to see how football works without offside and limit the number of fouls a player can commit during a game. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:28:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/846014-van-basten/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/846014-van-basten/ RESULTS: Wednesday's GAA action Get all the results from tonight's McKenna Cup, Munster SHL and Walsh Cup matches. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:09:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845953-live-scores-wednesdays-gaa-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845953-live-scores-wednesdays-gaa-action/ 'I was fully conscious', says ready-to-go Murray Conor Murray insists he never lost consciousness following a collision during last weekend's Pro12 match against Glasgow and is fully fit to line out for Munster against Racing Metro in the Champions Cup on Saturday. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:25:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845914-murray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845914-murray/ McGregor to walk Conlan in on pro debut Michael Conlan will make his professional debut at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick's Day where Conor McGregor will walk him into the ring. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:04:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0118/845947-conlon-to-make-paddys-day-pro-bow-at-the-garden/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0118/845947-conlon-to-make-paddys-day-pro-bow-at-the-garden/ Memphis Depay set to leave United for Lyon Lyon are understood to have agreed a deal with Manchester United for Memphis Depay. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:33:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845982-depay-set-to-leave-united-for-lille/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845982-depay-set-to-leave-united-for-lille/ Selby secures slim victory over Williams Mark Selby capitalised on a stroke of cruel luck for opponent Mark Williams to reach the Dafabet Masters quarter-finals at Alexandra Palace. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:00:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0118/845962-masters/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2017/0118/845962-masters/ Delaney: Fifa €5m fully accounted for Chief Executive of the FAI John Delaney has told an Oireachtas Committee that the €5m the organisation received from FIFA following Thierry Henry's infamous hand ball was fully accounted for. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:13:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845927-delaney-fifa-5m-fully-accounted-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845927-delaney-fifa-5m-fully-accounted-for/ Rugby, soccer bosses oppose "token" gender quotas The CEO of the IRFU Philip Browne has told a Dáil committee that his organisation is opposed to government plans to impose for gender quotas on sports organisations and labelled the move as "anti-democratic" and "tokenism". Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:30:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845912-gender-quotas-anti-democratic-says-rugby-ceo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845912-gender-quotas-anti-democratic-says-rugby-ceo/ Mikael Lustig extends Celtic stay Mikael Lustig has signed a contract extension which will see him remain at Celtic until at least May 2019, the Parkhead club have announced. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:25:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845970-mikael-lustig/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845970-mikael-lustig/ Murray progresses despite tumble - Cilic is out Andy Murray was in impressive form as he gave Russian teenager Andrey Rublev a lesson in to reach the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-3 6-0 6-2 win on Wednesday. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:50:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2017/0118/845946-australian-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2017/0118/845946-australian-open/ Bamford completes Middlesbrough move Patrick Bamford has joined Middlesbrough on a permanent transfer from Chelsea. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:08:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845975-bamford-makes-middlesbrough-move-permanent/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0118/845975-bamford-makes-middlesbrough-move-permanent/ John Muldoon pens contract extension with Connacht Connacht captain John Muldoon has signed a new deal at the province which will extend his career at the Sportsground to 15 seasons. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:57:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845866-john-muldoon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0118/845866-john-muldoon/ Duffy: Urban-rural divide a concern for the GAA Speaking before an Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport. GAA Director General Páraic Duffy highlighted the "decline of rural Ireland" and the impact that that is having on the association. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:54:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845925-duffy-urban-rural-divide-a-concern-for-the-gaa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0118/845925-duffy-urban-rural-divide-a-concern-for-the-gaa/