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‘Iceman’ Gerwyn Worth is the previous skilled rugby star who might dethrone Michael van Gerwen as world’s new darts king


Regardless of the shortage of followers, the darts World Championship has been as entertaining as ever this 12 months.

On Friday, Dave Chisnall produced the efficiency of his profession to demolish Michael van Gerwen and attain the semi-finals of match – a outcome which despatched shockwaves across the darts world.

Price quit rugby to focus solely on darts and he now has the biggest match of his career on Saturday evening

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Worth stop rugby to focus solely on darts and he now has the largest match of his profession on Saturday night

There was additionally an astonishing nine-darter with Englishman James Wade changing into the primary participant to document a 9 dart end at Alexandra Palace in FIVE YEARS.

Two-time World Champion Gary Anderson, who faces Chisnall within the semI-final on Saturday, additionally went on a outstanding rant during which he threatened to QUIT the game following his victory over Mensur Suljovic.

On Saturday, extra historical past could possibly be made as Gerwyn Worth gears as much as face Stephen Bunting within the semi-final of the match – a match you’ll be able to observe LIVE on talkSPORT 2.

Price faces Bunting in the semi-final of the World Championship on Saturday

Worth faces Bunting within the semi-final of the World Championship on Saturday

However who’s Gerwyn Worth and the way has he reached the semi-final of darts’ greatest match?

The Welshman, undoubtedly one of the vital proficient darts gamers on the planet, has rubbed followers and opponents the mistaken manner on a number of events all through his profession.

Born in Cardiff in 1985, Worth initially plied his commerce as knowledgeable rugby union participant, enjoying as hooker for Welsh Premier Division sides Neath and Cross Keys.

The ‘Iceman’ gave up rugby to pursue darts

The ‘Iceman’ gave up rugby to pursue darts

He additionally had a stint with Professional14 aspect Glasgow Warriors and performed rugby league for South Wales Scorpions.

In 2014, nonetheless, he hung up his boots to focus fully on his darts the place his true expertise lay.

Worth – who goes by the nickname ‘The Iceman’ as he walks on to Vanilla Ice’s hit music Ice Ice Child – reached his second successive semi-final after defeating Daryl Gurney 5-4.

Following Michael van Gerwen’s shock whitewash defeat to David Chisnall on Friday night time, world quantity three Worth can dethrone the Dutchman on the high of the rankings if he wins this 12 months’s PDC World Championship.

Bunting, in the meantime, secured a maiden last-four look by way of a 5-Three win in opposition to Krzysztof Ratajski.


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