He was no relation to his opponent in his fourth game, Robbie Davies.Davies' octochamp run began in the game following Tricia Pay's octochamp coronation.Davies began in terrific form, holding back his opponent Amy Trueman from scoring until round 6.
Davies played consistently throughout his following games, with brilliant spots such as allowing Davies to achieve a further five centuries.
Davies performance slipped slightly in his fifth game, against Bill Linton, as Davies failed to max a single numbers round, as well as being beaten by Linton's spot of , guiding him to an incredible score of 137 - one of the highest scores in the history of the show.
Davies stormed through his remaining two games and finished his run with a total of 844 points, qualifying as seed #4 for the series finals.
Davies returned to our screens for the series finals as #4 seed, to face #5 seed George Ford in the quarter-finals.
With just 12 points between the two seeds, the game was expected to be very close-fought, and it certainly was.
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