New PDC World Darts Champion Gerwyn Price will eventually earn the award he really desires – his Neath RFC 100-game cap. Price became the first Welshman to win the richest prize for darts by pocketing £ 500,000 on Sunday night with a 7-3 win over Gary Anderson at Alexandra Palace.
“from Neath No. 2 to world No. 1.”from Neath No. 2 to World No. 1. Gerwyn Price kisses the trophy after winning the William Hill World Darts Championship (Adam Davy/PA) And during post-match interviews, Price reminded his old club that he had yet to collect his 100-game cap for the Welsh All Blacks and said he will receive his 100-game cap for the Welsh All Blacks. “Gerwyn qualified for a club cap but missed the presentation at the end of the season,” Mike Price, Neaths rugby secretary, told the PA news agency. “He then went to Cross Keys and disappeared into the world of darts. We were going to arrange something for him last season before Covid came along. “But we hope when the constraints are removed, something can be planned. Gerwyn is always welcome here and we would be happy to give him his hat. FROM NEATH NO.2 TO WORLD NO. 1 After winning the 2021 PDC World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, former Neath hooker Gerwyn Price is at the top of the world. Read more here >>>>https://t.co/V4LIhATkc0 pic.twitter.com/9nz6ubv3OW- Neath RFC (@NeathRugby) January 3, 2021 “I sent him a good luck message from the club before the f” “His ball skills were first class, he could time a pass and had a good sidestep. “He was also a good kicker, he could do anything, and I was shocked that he was not taken on by one of the regions. “But the loss of rugby was definitely a win for darts. And Gerwyn definitely wouldn’t pick up half a million pounds in Welsh rugby!” 𝗚𝗘𝗥𝗪𝗬𝗡 𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗖𝗘 𝗜𝗦 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗪𝗢𝗥𝗟𝗗 𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗠𝗣𝗜𝗢𝗡! By being crowned world number one and world champion, Gerwyn Price fulfills his destiny and hits the pinnacle of world darts. Congratulations, Gerwyn Pic.twitter. “Com/5VXLt6zkIp- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 3, 2021Price, known as “The Iceman,” ended the seven-year reign of Michael Van Gerwen as world number one by becoming the first player to triumph after going through the PDC Qualifying School at Alexandra Palace. That came just a few months after Price and Jonny Clayton teamed up to win the inaugural PDC Darts World Cup for Wales. Price told Sky Sports, “I hope I’ve inspired a lot of young players and also the older generation in Wales to show that anything is possible,” I come from a different background and never played county darts or something like that. “I come from a different background and never played county darts or anything like that. ” “A post shared by Gerwyn Price (@gerwynpriceiceman180) “I’m still on cloud nine and I never thought I’d be here to hold this award, but it’s definitely the toughest thing to be number one in the world. “Price dedicated his win to his late mother, writing on Instagram that she was a “shining light that looked down on me during the tournament.” Seven years ago, I started playing darts and she just saw it for the first year. “I started playing darts seven years ago and she only saw the first year of it. ” When the last doubles returned, it was an unforgettable feeling.