Martin 'Wolfie' Adams eliminated from BDO Championship
By James Dielhenn
Last Updated: 08/01/18 11:05am
Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams fell at the first hurdle in the BDO Championship, losing to Mark McGeeney on Saturday.
Adams was beaten 3-2 in his 25th consecutive year at the Lakeside tournament, on its opening afternoon.
McGeeney, the No 2 seed, won the deciding set in a sudden-death leg.
Three-time BDO champion Adams, 61, forced a fifth set with a 65 checkout but never had a dart to win the match.
McGeeney recovered from missing double 16 for the match to claim the winner-takes-all 11th leg of the final set.
Elsewhere, 2015 champion Scott Mitchell persevered in a shoot-out to beat Darius Labanauskas 3-2.
Danny Noppert won 3-0 against Joe Chaney.
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