JAMES WADE admits he’s just super happy to be moving “onwards and upwards” after a classy second Premier League night win.
The Machine moved into third above Scot Peter Wright in the table after beating Jonny Clayton to win Night 12 in Dublin.
Wade, 39, has now reached five finals with two wins and also hit his highest-ever average of 114.73 in a 6-1 semi demolition of Gerwyn Price.
He said: “I’m super happy. It’s not very often I’m short of answers. I’ve played among the greatest darts players tonight and I’ve prevailed to the top. I’m moving onwards and upwards which is quite surprising.
MICHAEL SMITH has vowed to wait his time after making four finals already in 2022.
The former World Youth champion continues to deliver consistency at the highest level after moving up to World No.4.
Smith, 31, has finished runner-up in the World Championship, UK Open and two Premier League nights and admits he is learning to deal with oche setbacks.
He said: “I take my confidence wherever I go. I’m getting really good at recovering from events. If I’ve lost, give me half an hour and I get on with the day after. I think that’s what I’m blessed with, I can forget things so easily.
IAN WHITE admits the “great relationship” with Unicorn is the reason behind his long consistency in the sport.
The Stoke star has vowed to battle back up the world rankings after illness hampered his form last year.
White, 51, has shown flashes of his brilliant best over the past few months as he celebrates a decade with Unicorn.
He revealed: “It’s a special thing, 10 years has flown by since I started with Unicorn. It’s been a great relationship, they’ve stood by me and it’s been nice to have someone to give you everything you need.