Antrim's Jordan Brown faces Ronnie O'Sullivan in his first ranking final

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Jordan Brown is set to face Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final of the Welsh Open at Celtic Manor in Newport on Sunday.

The Antrim man qualified for his first ranking tournament decider by beating Stephen Maguire 6-1.

33-year-old Jordan had never been beyond the quarter-finals.

The world number 81 said: "All the hard work and dedication is finally paying off.

"Three years ago I was working in a petrol station serving customers getting up at half five, half six every morning.

"It's crazy to think since then the journey that I've had and being in a ranking tournament final is just incredible."

In other sports news:

Antrim's hurlers have been honoured for their efforts last season.

Seven have been named on the team of the year with captain Conor McCann winning the Joe McDonagh Cup for the top player. 

Linfield have moved three points clear at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership after a scoreless draw with Coleraine on Saturday night.

Earlier, second placed Larne lost at Cliftonville and there were also wins for Crusaders and Glenavon.

The new manager of the Northern Ireland under-19 and under-17 sides Gerard Lyttle has named his backroom team.

It includes former internationals Gareth McAuley and Roy Carroll as well as Linfield striker Andy Waterworth.

There's a big week of sport ahead, the Premiership games on Tuesday - and the NI women in England:

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