DARTS: Wolfie won’t be crossing divide

Bound to BDO: Martin Adams
Bound to BDO: Martin Adams
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THREE-time world champion Martin Adams has again sworn to never cross the big darting divide.

British Darts Organisation (BDO) king ‘Wolfie’ was again quizzed over whether he would consider trying his hand in the rival Professional Darts Corporation in the wake of his latest Lakeside World Championship triumph last Sunday night.

As ever there have been calls for 54-year-old Adams to join Phil Taylor and co in the PDC, which would see him compete against the true heavyweights of the sport in such events as the Premier League of Darts and the Las Vegas Desert Classic.

But any questions were given a flat bat by the Deeping legend, who has become an ambassador on and off the oche for his side of the sport.

England captain Adams said: “I got asked the question again but I told people that I would never consider turning my back on the BDO.

“I will be eternally grateful for the help and advice I have been lucky enough to receive from BDO officials throughout my career.

“I don’t just mean the people at the top of the organisation either, but also those who are unpaid at county level.

“Some of them probably don’t even realise what they have done for me, but I will never forget it and it is because of those guys and gals that I would never go anywhere else.”

After retaining his title, Adams is now one of only four players to have won three or more Lakeside crowns – Eric Bristow (five), Raymond van Barneveld (four) and John Lowe (three).