Scott Evans headed for the final at Forza Sports Irish Open

The Dubliner enjoyed a positive Olympic games

Scott Evans, badminton

Ireland's Scott Evans celebrates winning his match against Kuo Ching-Hung ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Irish Olympian Scott Evans is headed to the final of the 2016 Forza Sports Irish Open.

The Dubliner, who reached the last-16 in Rio at this year's Olympic Games, beat Kuo Ching-Hung in two sets: 21-14 21-10 in his opening game on Friday.

His win there set up a thrilling semi-final encounter with Spain's Pablo Abian, from which he emerged victorious in two sets, winning 21-10 and 21-17.

Evans will be taking on Fabian Roth of Germany in the final on Saturday, looking to repeat his success in 2012 when he won the Irish Open.

You can watch all the action unfold on the Badminton Europe YouTube channel livestream below.