Fagg emerges victorious to capture Iso Challenge 3

Queensland’s Jeremy Fagg reigned supreme last night taking out the Iso Challenge 3 crown with a 5-2 victory over South Australian Peter Machin in the grand final.

In the first semi final of the evening, Machin comeback from 0-2 after Victoria’s Mal Cuming shot out of the blocks.

But once the South Australian found his rhythm, he steamed through to claim the next five legs and book himself a place in the final.

In the second semi final, there was no stopping the in-form Fagg against inaugural Iso Challenge champion Justin Thompson. Fagg’s 5-2 win was testament to his momentum heading into the decider.

The grand final was the mouth-watering rematch from the epic Iso Challenge 2 climax between the pair, when Machin edged out Fagg 5-4 in a thriller.

On this occasion, Fagg once against secured the early lead at 3-0, before Machin struck back with next two legs, to close the gap at 3-2.

Ultimatley, Fagg rose to the pressure of the stakes, clinching the next two legs, and the Iso Challenge 3 championship, 5-2.

A deserving victor, Fagg pegged the maximum of 170 to cap off a superb finals campaign.

Finals results:

SF1: Peter Machin d Mal Cuming 5-2

SF2: Jeremy Fagg d Justin Thompson 5-2

Final: Jeremy Fagg d Peter Machin 5-2

A special thanks goes to Darts Australia President Kelvin James and Glenn McLeod for commentating throughout the series, and especially to Kelvin for getting this initiative up and running.

Thanks you to all 8 players who competed across the three events for your commitment and positive spirit towards the series.

To our sponsors; Target, Formula, My Sport Live, particularly MSL’s Dale Price for bringing the broadcast to life.

Notable mentions to Debbie James and Terry Taylor for scoring and recording, and Judy Taylor and Nick Mirarchi for their work across DA’s digital channels.

Relive the full finals broadcast via the link below: