2022 World Snooker Championship: When is O’Sullivan vs Trump final? How to watch on UK TV, live stream info

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The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield is all set to once again host the biggest match of the year with an all English clash lined up for the trophy.

The final of the 2022 World Snooker Championships takes place this weekend after weeks of competitive knockout action.

Earlier this month, 32 of the very best began the main stage of the contest at The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield and that field has now been whittled down to the final two.

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They will compete for the trophy as well as a cash prize of £500,000 and this year it will be two Englishmen, both former winners, that are taking part in the showpiece fixture.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the final including who is taking part, how they got there and how to watch the action on UK TV.

Who is taking part in the 2022 World Snooker Championship final?

Ronnie O'Sullivan of England (L) and Judd Trump of England (R) shakes hands prior to The Dafabet Masters Final between Judd Trump of England and Ronnie O'Sullivan of England at Alexandra Palace on January 20, 2019Ronnie O'Sullivan of England (L) and Judd Trump of England (R) shakes hands prior to The Dafabet Masters Final between Judd Trump of England and Ronnie O'Sullivan of England at Alexandra Palace on January 20, 2019
Ronnie O'Sullivan of England (L) and Judd Trump of England (R) shakes hands prior to The Dafabet Masters Final between Judd Trump of England and Ronnie O'Sullivan of England at Alexandra Palace on January 20, 2019 | Getty Images

It will be an all English final between two former world champions as Ronnie O’Sullivan takes on Judd Trump.

O’Sullivan, who last lifted the trophy in 2020, is going for his seventh World Championship and has comfortably sailed through to this stage of the event.

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He began his tournament with a 10-5 win over countryman David Gilbert in this first round before seeing off Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen 13-4 in the second round.

He came up against Scotland’s Stephen Maguire in the quarter-final and dispatched him 13-5 before beating four time champion John Higgins 17-11 in the semis.

As for Trump, it has been a far closer run contest as he made his way to this stage.

The 2019 winner comfortably beat Iran’s Hossein Vafaei 10-4 in the first round but went all the way with Scotland’s Anthony McGill in the second round before eventually securing a 13-11 victory.

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Trump overcame Stuart Bingham 13-8 in his quarter-final before taking on three time world Champion Mark Williams in the semis.

The Welshman once again made it a tight contest but Trump was able to progress with a 17-16 victory.

When is the 2022 World Snooker Championship final?

The first session of the final starts at 2.30pm on Sunday, followed by an evening session at 7pm.

Then, on Monday, there will be two further sessions at 2.30pm and 7pm.

The final is the best of 35 frames (first to 18 wins).

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What channel is the 2022 World Snooker Championship final on?

All four sessions of the final will be broadcast live on both BBC and Eurosport.

Coverage begins on BBC2 at 1pm for the first session and at 12:45pm on Eurosport 1.

2022 World Snooker Championship final live stream

The final can be streamed live via the BBC Iplayer app which can be downloaded for free through all major app stores.

Alternatively, all the action can also be watched live on the BBC Sport website but a TV licence is still required to view live.

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Who is the favourite to win the 2022 World Snooker Championship final?

Who is the favourite to win 2022 World Snooker Championship final?

Ronnie O’Sullivan is the odds-on favourite to win his seventh Snooker World Championship and starts the match priced at 4/6.

Trump, the outsider, starts the match at 6/5.

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