WDF weekend round-up: Warren Parry prevails in New Zealand, while ranking action returns in the USA

Warren Parry became New Zealand Masters champion for the second time, after beating Mark Cleaver 6-5 in the final, in Wellington, at the weekend.

The 57-year-old, a four-time PDC World Championship participant, first won the title in 2007, and ended his 14-year wait to reclaim the trophy, as he battled through a field of 76 men to claim the WDF silver-ranked event.

The women’s final also went to a deciding leg, with teenager Nicole Regnaud edging past Wendy Harper 5-4 to win her first WDF ranking title.

There was to be more dramatic finishes over in the United States too, as Jules van Dongen defeated Danny Lauby Jr 6-4 in the final of the Cherry Bomb International.

The Florida event attracted a field of more than 200 men, with Dutch-born van Dongen averaging 93 in the final to also clinch his maiden WDF ranking title.

In the women’s event, Dani Warmack got the better of Cris Cwalinski 6-4 in the final to win her second WDF ranking title.

The WDF season resumes in two weeks with the silver ranked John Wilkie Memorial, in New Zealand, on July 3.

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