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 Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:20:29 +0000 Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:20:29 +0000 Sport News Classy Katie Taylor cruises to second pro victory Katie Taylor made it two wins from two pro bouts at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night as she cruised to a unanimous decision victory over Brazilian Viviane Obenauf. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:53:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1210/838001-katie-taylor-cruises-to-second-pro-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1210/838001-katie-taylor-cruises-to-second-pro-victory/ Erasmus proud to shut out 'X-Factor' Leicester Munster boosted their hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Champions Cup with a 38-0 hammering of Leicester Tigers and Rassie Erasmus admitted their defensive showing was particularly pleasing. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:20:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837980-munster-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837980-munster-reaction/ Vardy-inspired Leicester put City to the sword Jamie Vardy spectacularly ended his three-month goal drought with a hat-trick as Leicester inflicted more misery on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:46:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837938-leicester-man-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837938-leicester-man-city/ Westmeath hurlers to hand out meals to homeless Westmeath's senior and U21 hurlers will serve 100 diners to the homeless on Dublin's Grafton Street in a festive gesture of good will they hope other teams will follow. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:32:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1210/837995-westmeath-hurlers-to-hand-out-meals-to-homeless/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1210/837995-westmeath-hurlers-to-hand-out-meals-to-homeless/ Kuchar & English seal Franklin Templeton Shootout Matt Kuchar and Harris English won the Franklin Templeton Shootout for the second time on Saturday after posting a seven-under-par 65 in the better-ball final round. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:39:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1210/838008-kuchar-and-english-clinch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1210/838008-kuchar-and-english-clinch/ Murphy strike drives Connacht into final Sligo man Niall Murphy's 59th-minute goal kept alive Connacht's hopes of winning back-to-back interprovincial football championship titles as they beat Leinster by two points at Parnell Park. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:46:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1210/837991-murphy-strike-drives-connacht-into-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1210/837991-murphy-strike-drives-connacht-into-final/ La Liga: Ramos snatches dramatic winner for Real Sergio Ramos powered in a dramatic stoppage-time winner as La Liga leaders Real Madrid came from behind to beat Deportivo La Coruna 3-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:30:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/838005-la-liga-ramos-snatches-dramatic-winner-for-real/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/838005-la-liga-ramos-snatches-dramatic-winner-for-real/ Manager of the Year nominees revealed The nominees for the RTÉ Sport Awards Manager of the Year have been announced and coaches from eight different sports are on the shortlist. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:27:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1202/836026-choose-a-sports-person-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1202/836026-choose-a-sports-person-of-the-year/ Nigel Owens: Diving footballers should be cited Rugby union referee Nigel Owens has suggested footballers who dive should be cited. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:28:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837994-nigel-owens-says-divingfootballers-should-be-cited/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837994-nigel-owens-says-divingfootballers-should-be-cited/ Hendrick and Ward set Burnley on road to victory Goals from Ireland internationals Jeff Hendrick and Stephen Ward helped Burnley record a 3-2 win over Bournemouth. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:23:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837935-burnley-bournemouth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837935-burnley-bournemouth/ Munster crush Leicester in record-breaking defeat Munster crushed Leicester Tigers 38-0 to inflict a record-breaking European defeat on the Premiership club at Thomond Park. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:46:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837961-munster-leicester-tigers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837961-munster-leicester-tigers/ 14-man Leinster see off Connacht challenge Leinster lost Kilkenny star Colin Fennelly to a red card but still managed to fend off the challenge of Connacht in this afternoon's Inter-provincial hurling semi-final clash in Nenagh. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:21:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1210/837967-leinster-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1210/837967-leinster-connacht/ Kiss admits disappointment at Clermont bonus Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss hailed his side's second-half power show which secured a 39-32 win over pool five leaders Clermont and kept European Champions Cup qualification hopes alive. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:59:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837960-ulster-clermont-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837960-ulster-clermont-reaction/ Gunners go top with victory over Stoke Free-scoring Arsenal replaced Chelsea as Premier League leaders as goals either side of halftime by Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil helped them recover from a slow start to beat Stoke City 3-1. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:13:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837934-arsenal-stoke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837934-arsenal-stoke/ Taylor delighted to get 'incredible opportunity' Katie Taylor insists she is not struggling for motivation ahead of her second professional bout in the space of just two weeks. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:31:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1209/837797-taylor-not-lacking-for-motivation/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1209/837797-taylor-not-lacking-for-motivation/ Evans beaten in Irish Open badminton final Scott Evans had to settle for a runners-up place in the Irish Open badminton final as Germany's Fabian Roth claimed victory. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:04:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1210/837966-badminton-final-scott-evans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1210/837966-badminton-final-scott-evans/ Ulster down Clermont in nine-try thriller Ulster and Clermont Auvergne served up an early Christmas cracker at Kingspan Stadium as Les Kiss' side earned a 39-32 victory in the Pool 5 encounter. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:02:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837953-ulster-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1210/837953-ulster-report/ Campbell rescues a point for Palace at Hull Fraizer Campbell returned to haunt Hull as he scored a late equaliser to earn Crystal Palace a 3-3 away draw. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:18:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837936-hull-crystal-palace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837936-hull-crystal-palace/ Swans soar to sink sorry Sunderland Swansea relieved the pressure on under-fire manager Bob Bradley with an emphatic 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:19:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837937-swansea-sunderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1210/837937-swansea-sunderland/ The New One claims third International Hurdle The New One won the stanjames.com International Hurdle for a third time with a courageous front-running display at Cheltenham. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:41:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1210/837954-the-new-one-claims-third-international-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1210/837954-the-new-one-claims-third-international-hurdle/