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SPOTY recognition is 'icing on the cake' for proud Rea

Jonathan Rea does not expect to win the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award but the three-time World Superbike champion would not dream of being anywhere else on Sunday evening.

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Ulster's bonus-point victory over Quins pleases Les Kiss

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss was a happy man after his side's six-try 52-24 bonus-point victory over Harlequins which secured second spot in Pool One of the European Champions Cup.

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Taylor successfully defends WBA title in London

Katie Taylor made a successful first defence of her WBA world lightweight title after a hard-fought battle with American Jessica McCaskill at York Hall.

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Ireland flanker Peter O'Mahony signs new central deal which keeps him at Munster

Ireland flanker Peter O'Mahony has signed a new three-year central contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union which will keep him at Munster until 2021.

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St Johnstone seal deal for Dundalk striker McMillan

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright has backed David McMillan to show he can bring his all-round goalscoring game to Scotland after confirming a deal to sign the Irishman.

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Ulster beat Harlequins to keep Champions Cup qualification hopes alive

Ulster stayed in the race for European Champions Cup qualification by delivering a six-try thumping of Harlequins.

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Andrew White appointed Ireland's chair of national men's selectors

Former Ireland all-rounder Andrew White has been appointed their chair of national men's selectors ahead of a historic next few months for the country.

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Katie Taylor sets sights on unifying lightweight division ahead of title defence

Katie Taylor is determined to make the first defence of her WBA lightweight title so she can ensure a "big 2018" and pursue her ambition of unifying the division.

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Leinster six points clear at Pool Three summit after Champions Cup win at Exeter

Leinster took a firm grip on Pool Three of the European Champions Cup as they inflicted a first home defeat in 12 months on Aviva Premiership champions Exeter.

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Ulster virtually extinguish Harlequins' hopes of Champions Cup progression

Harlequins' hopes of progression to the Champions Cup quarter-finals were virtually extinguished as they crashed to a third-consecutive defeat in Europe, a 17-5 loss at home to Ulster.

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Steve Stricker and Sean O'Hair claim QBE Shootout

Steve Stricker and Sean O'Hair clinched the QBE Shootout title by two shots from Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell following a flawless eight-under-par in the final round in Naples, Florida.

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Stirling effort helps Ireland to victory

Paul Stirling struck a century as Ireland beat Afghanistan by five wickets to claim a 2-1 one-day international series victory.

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Johann van Graan targets Munster improvement despite beating Leicester

Munster's new head coach Johann van Graan insisted his side have plenty of areas to improve upon despite the dominant nature of their 33-10 Champions Cup bonus point win over Leicester Tigers at Thomond Park.

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Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell move into a share of the lead in Florida

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell will start the final day of the QBE Shootout with a share of the lead after a blistering second-round 64 in Naples, Florida.

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Smith thinks O'Neill would be 'silly' to swap Northern Ireland for Scotland

Northern Ireland full-back Michael Smith claims Michael O'Neill would be "silly" to swap his own country for Scotland.

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Barry McCarthy stars as Ireland beat Afghanistan to level series in Sharjah

Barry McCarthy took his first five-wicket haul for Ireland as they beat Afghanistan by 51 runs in the second one-day international to set up a series decider.

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Robbie Brady set for long spell out due to knee surgery

Burnley and Republic of Ireland forward Robbie Brady faces a "substantial" absence and knee surgery following the injury sustained at Leicester last Saturday.

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Leinster back row Jordi Murphy to join Ulster at end of PRO14 season

Ireland back row Jordi Murphy is to join Ulster next summer on a two-year deal, the Guinness PRO14 club have announced.

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Debutant Mujeeb rips through Ireland

Teenager Mujeeb Zadran made a sensational debut as Afghanistan powered their way to a 138-run win over Ireland in the first one-day international in Sharjah.

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I'm a celebrity, get me in there - O'Sullivan eyes jungle after win

Ronnie O'Sullivan celebrated his birthday with a 6-1 win over Michael White at the UK Championship in York before declaring himself ready to tackle the "I'm A Celebrity" jungle next year.

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