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Suffolk arrows ace Peter Wright beaten by Michael van Gerwen once again in big darts final

PUBLISHED: 06:30 11 March 2015

Peter Wright salutes the crowd at Minehead. Picture: LAWRENCE LUSTIG/PDC

Peter Wright salutes the crowd at Minehead. Picture: LAWRENCE LUSTIG/PDC

LAWRENCE LUSTIG

Peter Wright pocketed £30,000 after finishing runner-up at the UK Open.

The Scot, from Mendham, near Harleston, was beaten 11-5 by Michael van Gerwen (£60,000) at the three-day Minehead event.

Bungay’s Andrew Gilding took home a career best £17,000 after losing to MvG in the semis. Bradenham’s Mervyn King reached the quarters, Gorleston’s Nathan Derry the fourth round, North Walsham’s Steve Beaton and Thetford’s Jason Mold the third while Norwich’s Darren Webster exited a stage earlier.

UK Open debutant Jason Lovett, from Norwich, lost in the preliminary round.

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