Humphries ‘snaps darts’ after shedding as followers name it ‘one in all craziest fallouts’

Luke Humphries confirmed his frustration after shedding on the Players Championship by showing to snap his darts.

After a slim 6-5 defeat to Jurjen van der Velde on the second Players Championship occasion of the 12 months, the world champion shared a quick handshake with the Dutch teen earlier than storming off. As he marched away – not precisely dwelling as much as his Cool Hand nickname – he appeared to interrupt his arrows in disgust at his efficiency (through the Express).

It was one other early exit for the world primary, who was shockingly drubbed 6-0 by Ian White in Players Championship 1 on the identical Wigan venue on Monday, averaging simply above 80 towards the the world quantity 64.

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Humphries has been bang out of shape since beating wonder-kid Luke Littler within the World last simply over a month in the past. He has since suffered three straight defeats to Littler, most not too long ago on the Premier League in Berlin. Fans reckon the 29-year-old is affected by a World Championship hangover and have been amazed by his dart-snapping antics.

“Did he snap his darts at the end?” requested one. Another noticed: “Humphries snapped his darts towards the end.” A 3rd stated: “This is one of the craziest fallouts I have seen in any sport.” A fourth sniped: “Worst number 1 ever.”

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Luke Humphries appears to snap his darts after losing at Players Championship 2
Luke Humphries seems to snap his darts after shedding at Players Championship 2

After his defeat to White, Humphries hit again at one fan on X (previously Twitter) by saying: “The season’s only just started! I’m not going to win everything! You go through moments of playing well and bad. Worst game I’ve played this year.. they happen. I think because I’m world champion every little thing you do gets criticised, that’s the difference.”

He added: “The calendar is a LONG season.. choose me on the finish of the 12 months not now. I began off final 12 months the identical means and look what occurred ultimately..

“My head is up…people get so excited when you lose a game of darts like it’s the end of the world! I’m going to be playing for 20 years hopefully, there will be moments of greatness and moments of terrible, I’ve accepted that…that’s darts for you.”