The Chase fans thrilled as ‘favourite’ Chaser returns for ‘amazing’ victory

Fans of The Chase have been left in sweats after a fan-favourite Chaser was chosen to appear on the show.

On Friday (August 11), fans settled in to watch another episode of the critically acclaimed ITV quiz show.

After the contestants were unveiled in the opening minutes of the show, fans were left wondering who would hunting the team down.

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Following first player Alan's cash-builder round, the time came for the Chaser to be unveiled.

It was soon revealed that Darragh Ennis, nicknamed 'The Menace', would be taking on the team of four in the episode.

But fans of the show were quick to show their love for the Chaser, who joined the team in 2020.

Taking to social media, some fans could not contain themselves upon seeing the Irish entomologist would be appearing on the show.

One user took to Twitter to say: "I knew it would be Darragh" before joking that a friend of their "just wet her drawers" at the opportunity.

Another viewer screamed: "DARRAGH!", including a GIF that bore the word "moist" on it.

Whilst a third snickered: "It's The Menace, that will keep the ladies happy".

Darragh is the newest addition to the Chase team, having joined the so-called "Chasers" in November of 2020.

He then ended the show on a high as he easily beat the contestants with plenty of time to spare, with viewers rushing to social media to comment on the win.

One said: "And that’s why @bones_giles is a Chaser and you’re not."

Another added: "Well done @bones_giles, that was impressive!"

A third chipped in: "He caned them," while a fourth agreed: "Amazing."

But Ennis chose not to take the money, instead asking for any funds raised to be donated to charity.

On his Chase debut, Ennis brought in nearly 5 million viewers to the show, making it the most watched episode of the programme of all time.

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