Gerwyn Price denies any wrongdoing against Daryl Gurney Picture: Getty Images Gerwyn Price says that Daryl Gurney accused him talking during his throw on the Premier League Darts stage in Sheffield, but denies any wrongdoing. But despite averaging 102 the Scot could barely get a shot at the double with MvG on such ruthless form. However, I shall be keeping my hand in with rugby and coaching my local team. They will now both have to pick up points in Leeds next week and hope for other results to go there way. Watch their heated altercation in the video below.
But he is adamant that his career at the oche has opened his eyes to real hard drinking. Gurney aggressively confronted Price, who is no stranger to scuffles, and the altercation forced the match referee and security to intervene. Then my friend started up a pub league for…. Five-six years ago I was a rugby player, and now I'm pinching money from the professionals' pockets. James Wade, Mensur Suljovic, Daryl Gurney and Gerwyn Price are all still in with a shout heading into the final night of league action in Leeds. It has emerged that Price was also investigated over his antics when beating Simon Whitlock in the quarter-finals, while Anderson has received a formal warning.
When I was 28 I started to think about life beyond rugby and I thought I might go to college to become a plumber or an electrician. But Price took seven of the next nine legs to win through. Fast-paced Smith was far from his best as Wade struggled to keep the pair neck and neck. Price revealed after the win that he has been suffering with illness.
Gurney will play Michael Smith in Night 16 in Leeds next week and Price will meet Peter Wright on the oche. The two players exchanged heated words on stage and had to be separated by security guards after Gurney celebrated aggressively having levelled the contest. Price had been unhappy with the crowd's booing and, when he nailed a checkout, he taunted them. Gurney and Price shared a draw, a result which does neither player any good, with both men outside of the top four with just one week of Premier League action left to play before Finals night at London's O2 Arena.
The pair face already-eliminated opponents with Price playing Peter Wright and Gurney taking on Michael Smith. Rob Cross kept his position at the in Sheffield, as Gerwyn Price became embroiled in an onstage skirmish with Daryl Gurney. Gurney finds himself in fifth spot, while Price is a point behind in sixth. Daryl Gurney and Gerwyn Price had to be separated by security guards in South Yorkshire following on from a confrontation on stage that the pair had after their match had come to a conclusion.
In the best-of-31 final, Anderson led Price 11-8, but then lost eight of the last 10 legs. The burly Welshman, 29, cancelled the remaining two years of his contract as a hooker with Welsh Premiership side Neath to focus fully on his talent throwing arrows. The two have a history of confrontation on the oche but the emotions were especially high as the hit boiling point. Although Price does not see the fault in his actions, it seems that Gary Anderson is not alone in opposing them.
And World No 1 appeared to love every bit of it, and even attempted to stir things up backstage afterwards. The 30-year-old produced a superb 110. So next time, boo a little bit more. While Price currently does not seem particularly bothered about being a fan-favourite, if his actions result in punishment, he may start having to be. Gerwyn Price secured an excellent 10-7 win over Daryl Gurney at the Masters on Saturday night. Just had a catch up with and accepted his apology for being out of order last night, a heat of the moment reaction.
I had two years left on my contract but it was impossible to do rugby training and practise darts, too. There definitely was not a lot of love lost between the two, with the customary handshake following the conclusion of the game not present. A smirking Price appeared to simply relish in the drama, as Gurney's temper went from bad to worse. After Gurney secured a 7-7 draw with the divisive Welshman on the Premier League's Sheffield show, he seemingly took umbrage with something that Price had been doing throughout the match. He takes on Gary Anderson in the quarter-finals.