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, 13 Feb 2016 13:24:22 +0000 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:24:22 +0000 Sport News Preview: Ireland can maintain French connection It has rarely been the prevailing feeling but Ireland travel to France more in expectation than hope, writes Micil Glennon. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:23:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767319-france-v-ireland-six-nations-preview-rte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767319-france-v-ireland-six-nations-preview-rte/ Trimble: Schmidt was right to drop me from RWC Andrew Trimble admits that missing out on Ireland's World Cup squad was "tough" but also the right call from coach Joe Schmidt. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:24:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767682-france-ireland-andrew-trimble/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767682-france-ireland-andrew-trimble/ Kang sets course record to lead at Pebble Beach Sung Kang set a new course record at Monterey Peninsula with a career-low round of 60 to hold a share of the lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California, where Padraig Harrington was best of the Irish. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:42:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0213/767734-sung-kang/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0213/767734-sung-kang/ Star of USA '94 dies aged 50 Former Bulgaria defender Trifon Ivanov has died at the age of 50, the country's football association has announced. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:02:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2016/0213/767759-star-for-usa-94-dies-aged-50/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2016/0213/767759-star-for-usa-94-dies-aged-50/ Cheltenham hopefuls prep in Grade 2 races at Navan Black Hercules bids to make it three from three over fences in the Grade Two Ten Up Novice Chase at Navan on Sunday. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:51:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0213/767751-black-hercules-set-to-star-in-navan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0213/767751-black-hercules-set-to-star-in-navan/ Johan Cruyff confident of beating cancer Johan Cruyff believes he is "2-0 up at half-time" and will eventually win his battle with lung cancer. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:44:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0213/767750-johan-cruyff/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0213/767750-johan-cruyff/ Change of venue for Taylor versus Jelic bout Katie Taylor's lightweight bout against Jelina Jelic on Friday, 19 February has had a change of venue and will now take place at Mallow GAA Complex. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:16:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0213/767728-change-of-venue-for-taylor-versus-jelic-bout/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0213/767728-change-of-venue-for-taylor-versus-jelic-bout/ Suarez: If I returned, it would be only to 'Pool Luis Suarez has revealed he would only be interested in a Barclays Premier League return if it was with Liverpool. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:00:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0213/767736-suarez-if-i-returned-it-would-be-only-to-pool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0213/767736-suarez-if-i-returned-it-would-be-only-to-pool/ Centurion Black scores as Ulster go top of Pro12 Ulster notched up their third consecutive Pro12 win to keep them set for a top-four finish as they just about overcame Glasgow Warriors 13-10 at a damp Kingspan Stadium. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:56:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0212/767683-ulster-glasgow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0212/767683-ulster-glasgow/ France Under-20s too strong for Irish challenge The Ireland Under-20s were well beaten as France's second-half surge saw them ease to a 34-13 victory in tonight's Under-20 Six Nations clash in Narbonne. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:37:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767668-france-under-20s-ireland-u20s/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767668-france-under-20s-ireland-u20s/ Zebre no match for Leinster at RDS Leinster ran in eight tries to maintain their push for a PRO12 play-off place with a 52-0 victory over Zebre at the RDS. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:01:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0212/767671-leinster-zebre/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0212/767671-leinster-zebre/ Venus Williams and Misaki Doi into Taiwan final The top two seeds will meet in the final of the Taiwan Open after Venus Williams and Misaki Doi enjoyed semi-final victories on Saturday. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:32:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0213/767731-venus-williams-and-misaki-doi/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0213/767731-venus-williams-and-misaki-doi/ Irish fans celebrating Euro 2016 ticket success Thousands of Republic of Ireland supporters can now officially look forward to travelling to France for this summer's Euro 2016 tournament after receiving ticket confirmation on Friday afternoon. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:42:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767563-irish-fans-celebrating-euro-2016-ticket-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767563-irish-fans-celebrating-euro-2016-ticket-success/ Jedrasiak: 'Spiked helmet' still in French blood France have vowed to restore their famed "spiked helmet" ferocity against Ireland in Paris tomorrow. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:56:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767637-france-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767637-france-ireland/ Quinlivan confident Clonmel can beat Boden Clonmel Commercials star Michael Quinlivan is confident of his side's chances against Ballyboden St Enda's on Saturday, despite acknowledging the Dublin champions are a "fantastic team". Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:43:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767664-michael-quinlivan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767664-michael-quinlivan/ Best: Ireland must not get 'caught cold' in France Ireland cannot afford to be "caught cold" again in the scrum in tomorrow's Six Nations battle with France in Paris, according to Rory Best. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:43:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767545-france-ireland-rory-best-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767545-france-ireland-rory-best-six-nations/ Breen maintains top ten spot at Rally of Sweden World champion Sebastien Ogier survived hitting a tree as he went on to claim the overall lead by 26.9 seconds on the first day of the Rally of Sweden. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:48:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0212/767631-breen-maintains-top-ten-spot-at-rally-of-sweden/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0212/767631-breen-maintains-top-ten-spot-at-rally-of-sweden/ Premier League: Walters may make Stoke return Get all the latest team news from the Premier League where Jon Walters may return for Stoke. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:24:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767632-premier-league-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767632-premier-league-team-news/ Proposal to honour Mark Farren at the Brandywell The new stand at the soon-to-be refurbished Brandywell Stadium may be named after legendary Derry City striker Mark Farren. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:51:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767608-proposal-to-honour-mark-farren-at-the-brandywell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767608-proposal-to-honour-mark-farren-at-the-brandywell/ Schwartzel storms into contention in South Africa South Africa's Charl Schwartzel justified his billing as pre-tournament favourite by surging into contention for an eighth European Tour title on home soil in the Tshwane Open. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:49:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0212/767680-schwartzel-storms-into-contention-in-south-africa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0212/767680-schwartzel-storms-into-contention-in-south-africa/