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Baxter says Exeter will go 'flat out' to ensure European adventure continues

Rob Baxter says Exeter will 'go flat out' in pursuit of a European Champions Cup quarter-final place after suffering a 22-17 defeat to Leinster at the Aviva Stadium.

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Leinster battle back to claim Champions Cup double over Exeter

A tenacious fightback from 14 points down saw Leinster complete a Champions Cup double over Exeter Chiefs, with Luke McGrath's 65th-minute try proving crucial in a 22-17 win at the Aviva Stadium.

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Ollie Thorley scores four tries as Gloucester coast to big win against Zebre

Winger Ollie Thorley ran in four tries as Gloucester coasted to a 69-12 European Challenge Cup Pool Three victory over winless Zebre.

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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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In-demand O'Neill warns Scotland he will not leave Northern Ireland 'easily'

Michael O'Neill has warned the Scottish Football Association they may struggle to prise him away from the Northern Ireland job.

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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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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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Munster boss thrilled as Ian Keatley kicks visitors to victory at Leicester

Munster head coach Johann van Graan feels his team have taken a major step forward in their development after beating Leicester 25-16 at Welford Road.

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Personality crisis as Sir Mo Farah misses out on televised SPOTY victory speech

Sir Mo Farah upset the odds to take the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award but his victory speech was cut short by a power failure on a night of drama and surprises.

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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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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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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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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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