Young thirteen year old Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard from Gisborne played Haunui Hira many years his senior; Ihaka won all his games in section play and continued his impressive winning form taking out his first knockout match 4 legs to 1.
Josh Walters and Gary Boyland battled it out leg for leg in their first knockout match with Josh getting the break and the victory winning 4 legs to 2.
In the top 16 round the very talented 15 year old Jack Sheppard was methodical in his victory of 4 legs to 1 over Dean Reyland who won the Pro Tour 1 Consolation round.
Warren Parry was in good form beating Brian Corbett 4 legs to 1.
Jimmy Samuels played Mark Cleaver and was up 3 legs to nil. Mark Cleaver come back and won a leg. But Jimmy was just too good taking the match 4 legs to 1.
Great match between Haupai Puha and Stu Irwin, Stu went three legs up, Haupai came back at him winning two legs in a row. Stu came back taking the match 4 legs to 2.
Mike O’Grady had a tight match against young Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard, winning 4 legs to 3.
Landon Gardiner played Josh Roberts winning 4 leg to 1.
The Top 8 was full of all ages with some great match ups.
Ben Robb played Emilio Hovell losing only one leg taking out the match 5 legs to 1.
Landon Gardiner played Jack Sheppard taking the match out 5 legs to nil.
Jimmy Samuels played Stu Irwin which started in a leg for leg battle, but Jimmy was just too good taking out the match 5 legs to 2.
Warren Parry played Mike O’Grady winning the match 5 legs to 1.
Semi Final time Ben Robb took on fell Cantabrian Landon Gardiner. The match started off with both players winning a leg each. Ben went up 4 legs to 1. With Landon coming back winning two legs in a row, making the score 4 leg to 3. Ben found his groove again and came back with the score moving to 6 legs to 3 and Ben taking out the match.
Warren Parry took on Jimmy Samuels in the second semi-final. Jimmy took out the first two legs, but Warren came back winning the next 6 legs. Warren took out the match in spectacular fashion winning 6 legs to 2.
Finals time and it was World Cup team mates Ben Robb and Warren Parry playing each other. Warren took out the first leg with a bull finish. Leg two and Warren Parry scored high throughout the leg, eventually taking it out leading 2 legs to nil.
Warren was again too good winning the third leg. Ben was just unable to find his demanding form in the beginning of the match. After both missing doubles to take the leg Ben had a second chance and took it.
Score moving to Warren Parry leading 3 legs to 1. Warren scored high throughout the leg, to take out the fifth leg. Sixth leg and Ben just missed a 115 finish, leaving him 18 to take out the leg.
Seventh leg Warren hit 100, 100, 140, 85 Ben hit 60, 59, 134, 51; Warren took out the leg on 76. Eighth leg Ben hit 134, 93, 134, 25 Warren 60, 140, 100, 123: Ben took out the leg. Ninth leg Warren hit 140, 100, 60, 60, 125 Ben hit 125, 59, 81, 100, 40; Warren took out the leg. Tenth leg and Ben started it off with a 180 and followed it up with 95.
Warren started off on 40 and followed it up with 100. Ben scored 134 then 74 leaving 18; Warren scored 77, 140 leaving 144 but only scored 39. Ben took the leg out on 18, making the score Ben 4 legs to 6.
Eleventh leg scored as Ben 82, 96, 140, 98 Warren 60, 100, 100, 100, 55, 61; Ben took out the leg on 25 making the score Ben 5 legs to 6. Twelfth leg Ben 140, 60, 140, 97; Warren 180, 180, 47;
Warren Parry took out the game set and match with a 94 finish. Warren won 7 legs to 5. The best Warren has played all day.
Good Luck to both Warren Parry and Ben Robb on their travel to Frankfurt, Germany to represent New Zealand in the World Cup of Darts.