Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

Harry crowned the prince of darts

Prince Harry in the crowd during the World Darts Championships at Alexandra Palace
Prince Harry and friends enjoy the World Darts Championships in London

His mother may have been known as the Princess of Hearts - but Harry showed he was a prince of darts at the sport's world championship.

The prince was invited to the PDC World Darts Championship as a guest, Clarence House confirmed after he was spotted watching the semi-final at Alexandra Palace in north London.

Spectators found themselves doing a 180 to catch a glimpse of the red-haired royal.

Harry is regularly seen in the crowd at other sporting events but was not previously known to be a keen fan of the arrows.

The tournament, organised by the Professional Darts Corporation, sees Ledbury's Terry Jenkins pitted against Scotsman Gary Anderson in one semi-final while Welshman Mark Webster takes on Stoke's Adrian Lewis in the other.

The two winners will do battle in the final on Monday evening.

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