Ryan Meikle and Callan Rydz secured wins on Sunday as the 2nd weekend of Development Tour action concluded at Wigan’s Robin Park Tennis Centre. Following wins for Jeffrey De Zwaan and Corey Cadby on Saturday, Meikle claimed his second title of the year and Rydz claimed his first ever. In Event 7, it was Meikle […]
Dave Chisnall, Michael van Gerwen and Joe Cullen all progressed in eye-catching fashion on a day of shocks at the German Darts Grand Prix at the Zenith Kulturhalle in Munich.
Glen Durrant was the star of the show as the European Tour continued with its third event of the year in Munich. Krzysztof Ratajski and Stephen Bunting also impressed on the opening day of the German Darts Grand Prix. When the draw came out, most people pointed straight away at a tie, between Glen Durrant […]
Jeffrey de Zwaan and Corey Cadby were the winners on the opening day of the second weekend of Development Tour action in 2019. De Zwaan produced probably the best ever overall Development Tour win, averaging 104 over 8 matches en route to the title, while Cadby overcame a disappointing defeat in the morning to come […]
7 players completed the field for the Easter weekend’s German Darts Grand Prix on Friday with the Host Nation and Associate Member Qualifiers. 5 players including Jyhan Artut came through the Host Nation Qualifier. Artut, who had already played in the opening 2 European Tours of the year despite losing in Round 1 in both […]
The crowd poured into the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff with the prospect of some exhilarating games to be witnessed. Questions were going to be answered this evening. Could Rob Cross overcome the previous thrashings from Michael van Gerwen? On the back of his Players Championship form, could James Wade replicate those performances? Could Suljovic, Wright […]
The British Darts Organisation have today announced some exciting news for its young players, which comes as something of surprise after the event was cancelled last week.
Beau Greaves 15 years of age, hit a 9 darter in a competition at Balby Bridge last night, just a couple of weeks after her record breaking youth average at the British Internationals. The 15 year old who has won the Winmau Word Masters two years in a row, and also won the WDF Europe […]
Should Dutch darts legend Raymond Van Barneveld have stayed with Unicorn, where he had almost all of his individual success within the PDC.
Darts as a world sport is a funny old thing, compared to others. That last comment is a compliment. Please do not take it in any other manner. Let me explain. Youngsters who get involved in playing darts are more likely to meet, talk-to and play against their heroes than most sports you can mention […]
In a Sky Sports Podcast this week, Gerwyn Price has admitted he intends to fight his hefty fine handed down by the DRA earlier this year. The Welshman received an eye watering £21,500 fine from the regulatory body, as well as a three months suspended ban, mainly for his part in heated exchanges and altercations […]
In a Darts story straight out of left field, former Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid midfielder, Rafael van der Vaart has entered the BDO Danish Open, which takes place on the weekend of May the 4th and 5th in Esbjerg, home of the last club that the Dutchman played for before being forced to retire […]
The Unibet Premier League hits the Principality this week, with the Welsh capital city of Cardiff, and the Motorpoint Arena hosting the action. The race for the finals night at the O2 Arena in London is hotting up, with several key clashes taking place. I actually correctly picked the outcomes of all four games (for […]
Jonathan Silcock and Haupai Puha claimed the opening titles of 2019 on the newly-expanded DartPlayers New Zealand circuit. Silcock, the 2011 Auckland Open champion, lifted his first DPNZ honour since 2013 with a 7-2 thrashing of Ben Robb in the final. ‘Jono’ gained scalps of Steve Gooch, AJ Te Kira, Warren Parry en route to […]
Brian Dawson took the headlines as the British Darts Organisation's annual pilgrimage to Germany saw the four ranking events produce four different winners.
James Wade joined Gerwyn Price in winning the Players Championship double this year as he denied Jeffrey de Zwaan in the final of Players Championship 12 at the Barnsley Metrodome. Wade reigned victorious on Saturday with a 8-6 win over Michael Smith and followed that up with his third title in eight days, after coming […]
It would prove to be repeat and not revenge Barnsley, as James Wade edged Michael Smith 8-6 in the final of Players Championship 11. It would prove to be a much closer affair than Wade’s 8-2 rout of “Bully Boy” last weekend. This one was a nip and tuck affair, with Wade eventually taking the […]
Dimitri Van den Bergh denied Raymond Van Barneveld a double European Tour Qualification on Friday as Jeffrey De Zwaan secured a double Qualification as European Tour-Card Holders battled it out to take part in the 5th and 6th events of the year. Having lost in his first match in the previous qualifier, Van den Bergh […]
Peter Wright is a man in real danger of sliding down the rankings during 2019, if he is unable to stop his recent slump in TV competitions in particular. His recent performances in the Premier League have been a major cause for concern. A more subdued Wright has three draws and three defeats in his […]
9 players including former European Tour winners Mervyn King and Steve Beaton, Former Lakeside Champion Stephen Bunting and Reigning UK Open Champion Nathan Aspinall secured qualifications for the 5th and 6th European Tour events of the year as qualifiers took place at Barnsley Metrodome on Friday. King won 4 matches to secure a double qualification […]
Michael van Gerwen and Rob Cross have been named amongst six players to withdraw from this weekend’s Players Championship double in Barnsley. Cross, who has dropped out of two Sunday events this year through injury but tops the Premier League, will take a weekend away from the joys of ProTour darts. Van Gerwen withdraws from […]
The Target Darts 10x Flights were released around this time last year. The flight that was to supposed to allow you to have better ‘vision’ on the board with less blocking and also go faster to the board ala Kite shaped. I can’t help but feel it’s been a bit of a really slow burner […]
Rob Cross and Michael van Gerwen both won comfortably on Night 11 of the Unibet Premier League in Liverpool to move ever closer to sealing a top four spot while the battle for the other two places remains too tight to call.
At just 17-years of age, Justin Hewitt averaged 113 in a local tournament over in Gibraltar. Hewitt represented Gibraltar at the Junior Darts Corporation World Championships in December and has made huge strides on the Gibraltar Youth scene ever since. The 17-year-old pinned checkouts of 158 and 156 and hit legs of 15, 14 and […]
The Professional Darts Corporation(PDC) have announced their 2019 World Series entrants. The PDC roadshow this year goes to Hamilton in New Zealand, Las Vegas in USA, Brisbane & Melbourne in Australia and Cologne in Germany. Notably there are no Middle East or Asia dates released as yet. The worlds top five are invited to all […]
It’s the turn of Liverpool this week, as it hosts leg eleven of the Unibet Premier League. The M&S Bank Arena is treated to four high quality matches with massive implications at both ends of the table. With basement boys Michael Smith and Peter Wright taking on the top two in the league, the table […]
Willem Mandigers has become frustrated by the current state of the BDO and believes they need to do more for the players, but also said the Eurosport deal could revitalise it’s position. “The BDO currently does not do enough for the players. There is no definitive answer as to where or when tournaments are. They […]
Glen Durrant continued his remarkable form into a local exhibition held at the Cheltenham Race Course, as he denied both Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson en route to the title. Players Championship 10 winner, Jonny Clayton, Vincent van der Voort, van Gerwen, Anderson and ladies stars, Anastasia Dobromyslova and Corrine Hammond, were amongst those […]
It was a sensational weekend for England in Glenrothes this weekend, as they took home three of the top four prizes at the 40th British internationals, setting three new records in the process.
Jonny Clayton defeated world number 57, Gabriel Clemens, to claim his third PDC title and Players Championship 10 glory at the Barnsley Metrodome. With Gary Anderson, Michael van Gerwen, Gerwyn Price, Daryl Gurney and Rob Cross absent, it was Wales’ Clayton who reigned victorious as ‘The Ferret’ clinched £10,000 for his efforts. Clayton got off […]
Raymond O’Donnell won his first ever DPA Tour Event on Sunday winning Event 12 in East Devonport with a 6-4 win over Shane Tichoswitch in the final. O’Donnell, who had to come through 4 round robin matches winning 3 with wins over Andy Pinder, Willy Kimura and Nathan Seabourne but a defeat to Robbie King. […]
James Wade got back into the winner’s enclosure on Grand National day by triumphing at Players Championship 9 in Barnsley. With many of the top players missing, including Gary Anderson, Gerwyn Price and Daryl Gurney, it still proved to be familiar faces in the final, with “The Machine” meeting Michael Smith for the first prize. […]