Rea takes top gong

World Superbike star surpasses record held by the late, great Joey Dunlop

Rea takes top gong

Jonathan Rea.

By Damian Mullan

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By Damian Mullan

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damianmullan@hotmail.co.uk

World Superbike star Jonathan Rea is the Adelaide Irish Motorcyclist of the Year for a record breaking ninth time.

The 34-year-old surpasses the record held by the legendary Joey Dunlop, who was an eight-time winner between 1979 and 2000.

It Is also the seventh time in a row that Rea has lifted Irish motorcycling’s top honour.

Full story in Tuesday's Chronicle...

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