Ronnie O’Sullivan recovered from a two-frame deficit, beating Ali Carter 6-3 and reaching a third straight Northern Ireland Open final

Although O’Sullivan scored a century in the second frame of the semi-finals on Saturday, he was 3-1 behind during the break at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes

The world champion staggered five frames to take the win, with breaks of 78, 66, 93, 102 and 59

The number one in the world and defending champion Trump recovered from the loss of the opening frame and prevailed 6-2 in the semifinals against David Grace (6-2)

O’Sullivan and Trump meet for the third year in a row in the final of the Northern Ireland Open Trump won both the 2018 final and the 2019 final at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast 9: 7

“I’m just happy to be in the final. I had a dubious start to the season by my standards,” O’Sullivan told Eurosport after his comeback win over Carter

World Snooker held all of its tournaments in Milton Keynes because of the Covid-19 pandemic

The Marshall Arena has on-site accommodation so that everyone involved in the tournament can be accommodated in the complex

Andy Farrell believes Ireland will draw “absolutely priceless” lessons from their England defeat, but the same problems remain

BBC Sport NI expert Peter Canavan says Sunday’s Ulster football final on the sports field is “Donegals to lose”

Linfield defeated Glenavon 2-0 to maintain the perfect start to the season and stay one point ahead of next challenger Larne

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Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/55030396