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, 16 Dec 2017 23:50:28 +0000 Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:50:28 +0000 Sport News McClean voted RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year James McClean, Aidan O'Brien and Mona McSharry claimed the big prizes at the RTÉ Sport Awards tonight. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:21:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2017/1216/927882-mcclean-voted-rte-sport-sportsperson-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2017/1216/927882-mcclean-voted-rte-sport-sportsperson-of-the-year/ Schmidt was 'quietly confident' about O'Mahony deal Joe Schmidt admitted that he and the IRFU were quietly confident that Peter O'Mahony would sign a new contract. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:50:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927938-schmidt-was-quietly-confident-about-omahony-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927938-schmidt-was-quietly-confident-about-omahony-deal/ 'No words, no words' - Pep praises star De Bruyne Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he had no words to describe the performance of midfielder Kevin De Bruyne after the Belgian inspired them to a 4-1 crushing of Tottenham. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:19:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927916-pep-hails-de-bruyne-performance-after-16th-straight-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927916-pep-hails-de-bruyne-performance-after-16th-straight-win/ Cullen hails Nacewa as 'frazzled' Leinster survive test Leinster head coach Leo Cullen hailed man-of-the-match Isa Nacewa as an "incredible individual" after the captain led his "frazzled" team to a comeback win over Exeter Chiefs. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:24:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927910-cullen-hails-nacewa-as-frazzled-leinster-survive-test/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927910-cullen-hails-nacewa-as-frazzled-leinster-survive-test/ Ireland's Richard Keogh plays key role in Derby victory Republic of Ireland's Richard Keogh produced a man of the match performance as Derby defeated Aston Villa in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:35:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927915-irelands-richard-keogh-plays-key-role-in-derby-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927915-irelands-richard-keogh-plays-key-role-in-derby-victory/ Ronaldo strike gives Real world title win in Abu Dhabi Cristiano Ronaldo's superb free-kick gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win over Brazilian side Gremio as they retained their FIFA Club World Cup title in Abu Dhabi. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:35:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927900-ronaldo-strike-gives-real-world-title-win-in-abu-dhabi/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927900-ronaldo-strike-gives-real-world-title-win-in-abu-dhabi/ Alan Dillon opens up about experience of head injuries Recently retired Mayo footballer Alan Dillon has discussed his experience with head injuries, including an incident in a county final when his vision was temporarily impaired. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:51:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1216/927876-alan-dillon-opens-up-about-experience-of-head-injuries/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1216/927876-alan-dillon-opens-up-about-experience-of-head-injuries/ Mona McSharry narrowly misses out on medal in Denmark Mona McSharry has finished fifth in the final of the 100m breaststroke in the European short course championships in Copenhagen. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:41:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2017/1216/927881-mona-mcsharry-narrowly-misses-out-on-medal-in-denmark/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2017/1216/927881-mona-mcsharry-narrowly-misses-out-on-medal-in-denmark/ Virgil van Dijk's future cast further into doubt Virgil van Dijk's future at Southampton has been cast further into doubt after he was benched for his side's clash against Chelsea. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:11:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927898-virgil-van-dijks-future-cast-further-into-doubt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927898-virgil-van-dijks-future-cast-further-into-doubt/ Sweet 16 for City as leaders blow Spurs away Leaders Manchester City powered to their 16th successive win in the Premier League with a 4-1 thrashing of Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:42:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927904-sweet-16-for-city-as-leaders-blow-spurs-away/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927904-sweet-16-for-city-as-leaders-blow-spurs-away/ Dolan dumped out by the Thorn as King exits Palace Fermanagh's Brendan Dolan is out of the World Darts Championship after losing his first-round tie against Robert Thornton at the Alexandra Palace. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:43:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2017/1216/927890-dolan-dumped-out-by-the-thorn-as-king-conquered/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2017/1216/927890-dolan-dumped-out-by-the-thorn-as-king-conquered/ Leinster grind out win over Exeter in Christmas cracker Leinster survived the early loss of Johnny Sexton and two yellow cards to grind out a 22-17 Champions Cup win over Exeter. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:04:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927885-leinster-grind-out-win-over-exeter-in-christmas-cracker/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927885-leinster-grind-out-win-over-exeter-in-christmas-cracker/ Wenger 'confident' Mesut Ozil will sign new contract Arsene Wenger praised Mesut Ozil following his match-winning volley against Newcastle and said he is "confident" the Germany international will sign a new deal at Arsenal. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:31:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927894-wenger-confident-mesut-ozil-will-sign-new-contract/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927894-wenger-confident-mesut-ozil-will-sign-new-contract/ Narrow home win for Chelsea calms agitated Conte Time was on Chelsea's side as Marcos Alonso's free-kick earned a 1-0 Premier League win over Southampton. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:28:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927886-narrow-home-win-for-chelsea-calms-agitated-conte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927886-narrow-home-win-for-chelsea-calms-agitated-conte/ Premier League wrap: Ozil brilliance bails out Gunners Arsenal were 1-0 winners over struggling Newcastle United thanks to a moment of Mesut Ozil magic while there were also victories for West Ham, Huddersfield, Chelsea and Crystal Palace. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:33:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927884-premier-league-wrap-ozil-brilliance-bails-out-gunners/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1216/927884-premier-league-wrap-ozil-brilliance-bails-out-gunners/ My Tent or Yours wins exciting Unibet Hurdle My Tent Or Yours enjoyed a well-deserved day in the sun after claiming victory in a thrilling Unibet International Hurdle at Cheltenham. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:42:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1216/927873-my-tent-or-yours-wins-exciting-unibet-hurdle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1216/927873-my-tent-or-yours-wins-exciting-unibet-hurdle/ Racing move level with Munster after win over Castres Munster's Champions Cup rivals Racing 92 kept alive their quarter-final hopes by claiming a comfortable Pool 4 victory over Castres in Paris. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:25:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927892-racing-move-level-with-munster-after-win-over-castres/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927892-racing-move-level-with-munster-after-win-over-castres/ Four tries for Healy as Connacht batter Brive Matt Healy ran in four tries as Connacht crushed Brive 55-10 at the Sportsground to make it four wins from four in the Challenge Cup. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:09:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927883-four-tries-for-healy-as-connacht-batter-brive/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1216/927883-four-tries-for-healy-as-connacht-batter-brive/ 400 GAA players to sleep out for homelessness tonight On Saturday night over 400 GAA players, past and present, will step away from their normal worlds and sleep on the streets of Ireland and America to raise awareness for homelessness. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:01:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1211/926648-its-important-to-look-past-the-gaa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1211/926648-its-important-to-look-past-the-gaa/ 'Hurling doesn't define who I am' Joe Canning admitted he feels uncomfortable being defined solely by his ability with a hurl in his hand, and opened up on the huge burden of expectation he's been shouldering since the age of 19. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:45:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1216/927818-hurling-doesnt-define-who-i-am/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1216/927818-hurling-doesnt-define-who-i-am/