Northern Irish Open Snooker
From the 22nd of October to the 29th of October, the Northern Irish Open was held at The Waterfront as part of the Home Nations Series. The Home Nations Series is a series of events for all countries in the UK. There are four of them held across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The winner of the Northern Irish Open this year is British snooker player Judd Trump winning 9 frames to 3 beating another British player Chris Wakelin. A frame is 1 game of snooker and to win a frame, you need to get more points than your opponent.
Judd Trump won 3 tournaments in a row and has now won the English
Open, and the Wuhan Open in China.
Rugby World Cup Final
On Saturday 28th of October, the Rugby World Cup Final was held in the Stade de France in Paris, France. The final of the Rugby World Cup started at 7 PM in UK time. The Rugby World Cup is every four years.
The winner of this year’s Rugby World Cup is South Africa winning a great and very close match against New Zealand. The score was 12 points to 11. This is South Africa’s 2nd world cup title in a row after winning in 2019 against England 32 to 12. In the bronze medal match, England claimed the bronze medal after winning against Argentina in another very close match, winning 26 points to 23 points.
The next Rugby World Cup after this one will be in Australia in 2027. It will run from the 10th of September to the 23th of October.