‘Everyone loves the darts’: a world championship for the ages

An epic final at Ally Pally saw Peter Wright win his second world title

Darts fans at Alexandra Palace 
Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright celebrates his win at the World Darts Championship
(Image credit: Luke Walker/Getty Images)

Forget the festive football and Ashes cricket, there was only one event that sports fans were tuning into over Christmas and New Year: the PDC World Darts Championship. After starting on 15 December the 2021-2022 tournament came to an end on Monday with Peter “Snakebite” Wright securing his second world title with a 7-5 victory over Michael “Bully Boy” Smith.

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