Snooker: Rocket Ronnie poised for Dome date

Ronnie O'Sullivan.
Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Reigning world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will make a long-awaited return to action in the UK at the Dome on Friday.

O’Sullivan is scheduled to face China’s Lu Haotian at approximately 12.30pm in the Bluebell Wood Open.

The European Tour event, which runs until Saturday, carries ranking points and a first prize of £20,000.

O’Sullivan has not competed in the UK since he was crowned world champion in Sheffield last May.

Tickets are priced £5 per day. For more information phone 01302 370777 or visit www.the-dome.co.uk.