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Andy Hamilton Exclusive World Matchplay Post-Match Interview

The Hammer roars to victory in Blackpool (credit: Lawrence Lustig/ PDC)
Andy Hamilton gives his reaction following a hard fought 10-7 victory over Brendan Dolan in round one of the World Matchplay on Monday evening.

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The Hammer struggled to replicate the consistent form he showed during the recent 14-week Premier League season, but lead Dolan all the way to wrap up a gritty win on the stage he reached the Semi-Finals on last year.

He will now face either Colin Lloyd or Mark Webster in the next round. Here his thoughts below:


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Andy Hamilton Exclusive World Matchplay Post-Match Interview

Andy Hamilton gives his reaction following a hard fought 10-7 victory over Brendan Dolan in round one of the World Matchplay on Monday evening.

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