RONNIE: I LET OFF ROCKET
Daily Record|November 20, 2020
O’Sullivan admits ‘dropping his guts’ during match at Northern Ireland Open.. and then blaming ref
HECTOR NUNNS

RONNIE O’SULLIVAN shattered the silence in an empty Milton Keynes arena yesterday by very loudly breaking wind.

The Rocket trumped during his Northern Ireland Open third-round match with Wales’ Matthew Stevens.

Reigning and six-time world champion O’Sullivan, 44, was trailing 2-1 in frames and 8-0 in points when he got set to take on a red.

But then came the fart that left him, opponent Stevens and referee Ben Williams unable to stop grinning.

World No.2 O’Sullivan looked up at Stevens and said “terrible guts” – but then cheekily tried to blame the official by asking “was that you?”.

Williams had immediately taken a large step to his left after the incident away from O’Sullivan – who went on to triumph 4-2.

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