Sunday, January 14, 2007

World champ Wolfie brings silverware home to Deeping...

Woolfie finally did it. Congratulations to Martin "Wolfie" Adams of Deeping became world darts champion tonight.

As he surged ahead by six sets to nil, only needing a seventh to clinch the title, the BBC2 commentary team were talking of a whitewash and the biggest ever winning margin in a final.

But it was a match of two halves - with Phil Nixon coming from within a dart of defeat to win six sets in a row, and almost snatch victory.

Woolfie - so named because he keeps wolves (no, really!), hung doggedly on and eventually won the final set to become world champion.

Woolfie's wife couldn't stand the tension - and locked herself in the ladies loo when it looked as if Nixon could go all the way...

Here's the full report on the nail-biter from The Times.

3 comments:

Sham said...

Amazing! What a match!!!

Bloggers4Labour said...

Certainly was good. Martin must have felt his chance was gone with Klaasen and Van Gerwen looming.

Come to think of it, where were the up-and-coming English players?

Neil Foster said...

A classic final. I was cheering on Phil 'Nixy' Nixon all the way. His comeback from 6-0 down was electric. He's done the North East proud this week.