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Australia win maiden World Cup of Darts title in Frankfurt

Simon Whitlock and Damon Heta shock Belgium, England and Wales en route to landing their maiden World Cup of Darts title for Australia in Frankfurt on Sunday

Last Updated: 19/06/22 9:49pm

    Simon Whitlock and Damon Heta shocked Belgium, England and Wales to win the World Cup of Darts for Australia

    Simon Whitlock and Damon Heta shocked Belgium, England and Wales to win the World Cup of Darts for Australia

    Australian stars Simon Whitlock and Damon Heta claimed their maiden World Cup of Darts title after shocking England and Wales en route to glory in Frankfurt on Sunday.

    Heta and Whitlock produced a sensational doubles display to dump out Belgium before defeating four-time winners and top seeds England in the semi-finals.

    The green and gold then claimed the title thanks to a 3-1 victory over Welsh duo Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton in the final.

    World Cup of Darts – Semi-Finals & Final

    Evening SessionWales2-0Netherlands
    Australia2-0England
    Wales1-3Australia

    Whitlock and Heta said teamwork played a big part in their first ever victory at the World Cup of Darts

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    Whitlock and Heta said teamwork played a big part in their first ever victory at the World Cup of Darts

    Whitlock and Heta said teamwork played a big part in their first ever victory at the World Cup of Darts

    World Cup of Darts – Quarter-Finals

    Afternoon Session
    Netherlands2-0Northern Ireland
    Wales2-0Germany
    Australia2-1Belgium
    England2-0Scotland

    In quarter-final action, Price posted the second highest individual average in World Cup history to inspire 2020 champions Wales to an emphatic victory over host nation Germany.

    Price averaged 117.88 in a dominant win over Martin Schindler, where he reeled in a stunning 170 finish and did not miss a dart at a double!

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    Price averaged 117.88 in a dominant win over Martin Schindler, where he reeled in a stunning 170 finish and did not miss a dart at a double!

    Price averaged 117.88 in a dominant win over Martin Schindler, where he reeled in a stunning 170 finish and did not miss a dart at a double!

    Price averaged 117.88 in a remarkable four-leg blitz of Martin Schindler, producing winning legs of 15, 10, 12 and 14 darts and converting sensational 170 and 120 checkouts in a remarkable performance.

    Netherlands set up a meeting with Wales and a first World Cup semi-final since 2019, meanwhile, Danny Noppert and Dirk van Duijvenbode seeing off Northern Ireland’s Daryl Gurney and Brendan Dolan.

    A look back at the best checkouts from the quarter-final action in Frankfurt

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    A look back at the best checkouts from the quarter-final action in Frankfurt

    A look back at the best checkouts from the quarter-final action in Frankfurt

    Here's the best action from the afternoon session at the World Cup of Darts

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    Here’s the best action from the afternoon session at the World Cup of Darts

    Here’s the best action from the afternoon session at the World Cup of Darts

    Smith and Wade then guided England through to the semi-final meeting with the Aussies with a dominant victory over Scotland’s defending champions Peter Wright and John Henderson.

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