Durrant fights back to make it three in a row
thought everybody did so well. It was two good team performances. I am proud of the guys and how they competed. Maybe that is a reference point we can use in the future.
“It shows that if we do our things well, we can be successful.”
DUNDEE Comets were in Scottish Cup action on Saturday night as they beat last year’s runners-up.
Paisley Pirates were in town and both teams were level at 2-2 after the first period. GLEN Durrant won the BDO World Darts Championship for the third year in succession with a 7-3 win over fellow Englishman Scott Waites at the Lakeside club i n Frimley Green.
Waites held a 3-2 lead as the early stages were tightly contested but Durrant then raised his game significantly to rattle off five sets in a row and claim the first prize of £100,000.
The 48-year-old from Middlesbrough is the first player to win the BDO title three years in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86.
“That means the earth and back and to do it against a Lakeside legend like Scott Waites, that really was the icing on the cake,” Durrant said.
“I thought for four or five sets there he was much the better player and I just kept finding that double like I did against Jim Williams in the semi-final. I think I got just a little bit lucky.
“Just remember Eric Bristow won it when it was a unified organisation. I know I’ m not playing Michael Van Ger wen, Michael Smith, Gary Anderson, the works. All I can do is beat legends like Scott Waites.”
Steelers goal. His two strikes in Dundee last night helped Stars coast to a superb success.