Gerwyn Price has moved into play-off contention and despite needing other players to lose, he has done his but with an 8-3 win over Peter Wright.

Price performed well averaging 98 and hitting five 180’s en route to a potentially big win for ‘The Iceman’. He started as he meant to go on with a 106 checkout to win the opening leg on throw.

Wright though was up to the task firing in a 136 checkout to make it two a piece in the early going. Price though returned to the front with style hitting a 142 checkout to go 3-2 up.

He stayed at the front though claiming three consecutive legs to go 5-2 up with him breaking throw to cement his advantage at 6-2. Wright stopped the rot though but it was too little too late with Price streaking to the win.

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Night 16 – Thursday May 16
First Direct Arena, Leeds
Gerwyn Price (98.58) 8-3 (95.61) Peter Wright
Daryl Gurney v Michael Smith
Michael van Gerwen v Mensur Suljovic
James Wade v Rob Cross

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Author: Samuel Gill