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, 22 Feb 2017 06:41:48 +0000 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:41:48 +0000 Sport News Power: 'I didn't think I'd play Croke Park again' Richie Power reflects on winning a club All-Ireland when he thought his hurling days were finished and Kilkenny's poor start to the Allianz League. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:05:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854316-richie-power/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854316-richie-power/ Jackson and Sexton is a close call, says Murphy Paddy Jackson's evolution as an international out-half means that Johnny Sexton has no 'divine right' to a starting berth with Ireland, according to Richie Murphy. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:41:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854418-jackson-and-sexton-on-level-playing-field-says-mu/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854418-jackson-and-sexton-on-level-playing-field-says-mu/ Guardiola vows to maintain City's attacking ways Pep Guardiola urged Manchester City to keep on scoring after producing a sensational Champions League fightback against Monaco. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:36:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0222/854451-guardiola-vows-to-maintain-citys-attacking-ways/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0222/854451-guardiola-vows-to-maintain-citys-attacking-ways/ Mayo hit with Keane cruciate injury blow Just 24 hours after leading Westport out at Croke Park for Sunday's All-Ireland Intermediate club football final, Mayo defender Kevin Keane was told his season was over due to a cruciate ligament injury. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:03:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854408-kevin-keane-out-with-cruciate-damage/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854408-kevin-keane-out-with-cruciate-damage/ Ranieri: I turned down offers to leave Leicester Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri has revealed he had offers to leave the champions last year. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:56:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0222/854450-claudio-ranieri/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0222/854450-claudio-ranieri/ Toner happy to adapt to changing line-up Devin Toner is one of just a handful of certain starters for Joe Schmidt when he picks his team ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France, as his flexibility has become one of his biggest advantages. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:23:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854336-toner-happy-to-adapt-to-changing-line-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854336-toner-happy-to-adapt-to-changing-line-up/ City relief to earn advantage against Monaco Raheem Sterling said Manchester City beating Monaco was "the most important thing", while Pep Guardiola labelled his side "lucky" on the night following City's memorable 5-3 win at the Etihad Stadium. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:24:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854410-city-relief-to-earn-advantage-against-monaco/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854410-city-relief-to-earn-advantage-against-monaco/ Atletico in control after win at Leverkusen Atletico Madrid beat hosts Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in a topsy-turvy encounter to take a firm handle on their Champions League round-of-16 tie ahead of the return leg in Spain next month. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:23:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854392-bayer-leverkusen-v-atletico-madrid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854392-bayer-leverkusen-v-atletico-madrid/ Harte flying high in India ahead of FIH awards Ireland goalkeeper David Harte is hoping to pick up another Goalkeeper of the Year award at the International Hockey Federation awards in India, where he enjoys cult status and even a song about him. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:19:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0221/854399-harte-hoping-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0221/854399-harte-hoping-for/ Martial intends to stay at Manchester United Anthony Martial has dismissed talk of a Manchester United exit, saying he wants to stay at the club he loves "for as long as possible". Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:41:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854404-martial-intends-to-stay-at-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854404-martial-intends-to-stay-at-manchester-united/ Scannell eager to learn from Best Ireland's newest international Niall Scannell was thrown in at the deep end against Italy but, looking back, he wouldn't have changed a thing. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:17:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854333-scannell-happy-to-take-back-seat-as-he-learns-from/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0221/854333-scannell-happy-to-take-back-seat-as-he-learns-from/ City have two-goal advantage after epic first leg Leroy Sane secured a 5-3 victory for Manchester City against Monaco  their last 16 Champions League first-leg tie that had goals galore and a missed penalty. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:58:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854393-manchester-city-v-monaco/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854393-manchester-city-v-monaco/ Alan Bennett: Cork City are 'obsessed' and so am I Alan Bennett sits in The Shed in Turner's Cross, somewhat reluctant to reflect too much on a career that still could have its biggest story to come. But thoughts of where he fell in love with the game are not ones he wants to ignore. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:17:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854268-alan-bennett-cork-city-tony-o-d/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854268-alan-bennett-cork-city-tony-o-d/ Mourinho: No guarantees on Rooney's United future Jose Mourinho cannot guarantee that Wayne Rooney will end the season at Manchester United despite the manager's desire to keep hold of his captain. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:21:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854384-morinho-no-guarantees-on-rooneys-united-future/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854384-morinho-no-guarantees-on-rooneys-united-future/ Ireland look set for first test in 2018 Ireland are set to play their first Test in 2018, according to Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:40:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0221/854386-ireland-look-set-for-test/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0221/854386-ireland-look-set-for-test/ Cork signs Lithuanian defender on loan Cork City have secured the loan signing of Lithuanian defender Rimvydas Sadauskas, pending international clearance. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:22:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854388-cork-signs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854388-cork-signs/ Johnny Sexton looks ready to face France Johnny Sexton remains in contention for Ireland's crucial Six Nations clash against France on Saturday having taken a full part in this morning's training session in Kildare. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:52:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854281-sexton-looking-good-to-face-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0221/854281-sexton-looking-good-to-face-france/ Sutton's 'pie-man' goalkeeper hands in resignation Sutton reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has agreed to resign from the club after eating a pie in the dugout during Monday's FA Cup defeat to Arsenal. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854289-fa-investigating-pie-offence-in-fa-cup-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0221/854289-fa-investigating-pie-offence-in-fa-cup-tie/ Cheltenham 2017: Five absent champions The casualty rate ahead of the Cheltenham Festival means that the winners of the five main events from last year will not be present at Prestbury Park next month, we take a look at who's missing and why. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:35:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0221/854330-cheltenham-countdown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0221/854330-cheltenham-countdown/ Game of the week: Cuala v Slaughtneil A historic first ever All-Ireland Club Senior Hurling Championship final place awaits the winner of Saturday's semi-final between Dublin's Cuala and Derry's Slaughtneil. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854250-game-of-the-week-cuala-v-slaughtneil/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854250-game-of-the-week-cuala-v-slaughtneil/