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THE CHASE has added to its repertoire of brainboxes with Darragh Ennis changing into their sixth Chaser.
However it’s not the primary time the Irishman has appeared on The Chase, having beforehand been a contestant.
Darragh Ennis is the brand new Chaser on hit ITV present The Chase
Who’s Darragh Ennis?
Born September 29, 1973, Darragh Ennis hails from Eire – making him 47 years outdated.
Exterior of being a quizzer and the brand new Chaser, he’s additionally a postdoctoral researcher at Oxford College – specialising within the examine of the brains of bugs.
Darragh beforehand labored at Concordia College in Canada and Eire’s Maynooth College.
What’s Darragh Ennis’ nickname on The Chase?
The Chasers are typically extra identified for his or her nicknames than their very own names – with Mark Labbett being famously known as the Beast.
With The Governess Anne Hegerty and The Darkish Destroyer Shaun Wallace, the monikers have grow to be an everyday theme on the hit gameshow.
And Darragh Ennis is not any completely different, as the brand new Chaser already has two nicknames in The Dublin Dynamo and D. Ennis the Menace – in a nod to his personal title.
Darragh Ennis beforehand impressed as a contestant on The ChaseCredit score: ITV
When was Darragh Ennis a contestant?
It’s a rarity, however contestants on The Chase have returned to grow to be the Chasers.
Darragh Ennis took half within the present in 2017, performing properly within the money builder spherical to place £9,000 on the desk.
Regardless of chaser Paul Sinha’s makes an attempt to influence him to go larger or decrease, Darragh eased via and banked that quantity for his group.
However his teammates all took decrease affords – together with two minus ones – to get via to the Remaining Chase.
Darragh contributed 14 right solutions to go away Sinha with the unsurmountable problem of topping their 23 steps – but they took simply £1,575 every residence.
Now, Darragh turns into the sixth ex-contestant to take the new seat – the primary within the UK.
How was Darragh Ennis’ first Chase?
Darragh Ennis made his debut within the episode aired on November 19, 2020 – however it didn’t go to plan for the newcomer.
After a stunning entrance, the nerves appeared to get to the Dublin Dynamo as the contestants enjoyed success within the opening rounds.
Host Bradley Walsh even remarked: “Are you having fun with it – regardless that you are taking a thrashing?”