Rugby league’s most famous line of commentary repeated as St Helens stars get behind World Champion

Last night Michael Smith won the PDC World Championship in Darts defeating overwhelming favourite Michael van Gerwen.

During his victory, Smith nailed an outstanding nine dart finish which saw the famous rugby league commentary line “I can’t speak” uttered as he edged closer to victory.

The line was made famous by Mick Morgan as Castleford met Wigan long before Super League and he called for a “dirty get” to be sent off and was infuriated by the fact only a yellow card was brandished.

This resulted in the now famous line “I can’t speak” and the video below has nearly a million views as consequence.

Smith himself is a big rugby league fan, a St Helens supporter to be precise.

Just months after seeing them win a fourth consecutive Grand Final, the Saints fan is the won lifting the trophy as a World Champion and will hope St Helens will emulate him against Penrith Panthers in the World Club Challenge.

Saints players were well and truly getting behind him such as Joe Batchelor:

Meanwhile, Alex Walmsley described Smith’s nine dart finish as “the best leg of dart” as he also echoed the famous line of commentary:

He was delighted when he was crowned Champion of the World:

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