BBC Sport - Jonathan Rea named BBC NI Sports Personality of the Year for 2017
BBC NI Sports Personality Award 'means a lot' - Rea
- From the section Northern Ireland
Triple World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea is named BBC Northern Ireland's Sports Personality of the Year for 2017, an accolade which he says "means a lot".
As well as becoming the first rider to win the title three years in succession, Rea was awarded the MBE this year and finished second in the Sports Personality of the Year.