Tony O’Shea will play fellow Englishman Scott Waites in the final of the BDO World Darts Championships today after beating Wesley Harms 6-4 in the semi finals.
O’Shea – preparing for his third Lakeside final appearance after being runner up in 2009 and 2012 – lead 4-2 before letting his Dutch opponent level at 4-4.
The Romiley-based player managed to take the next two sets however to set up the final with Waites, who thrashed his opponent Ricky George 6-1.
Speaking to BBC Sport, he said: “I’ve been in good form this week and I think there’s more in the tank.
Wesley showed what quality he has to come back but I showed in the last two sets I’m not as old as everyone thinks I am.”
O’Shea apologised to his young opponent after a shout from the crowd distracted him and cost him a possible checkout and leg victory.
Live coverage of the final is available on both BBC Two and ESPN from 5.45pm
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