It’s the biggest darts event on the calendar, and it returns, bigger than ever, with 96 throwers, from 28 nations, competing for £2.5million in prize money. We look ahead to what will be a special couple of weeks at Alexandra Palace. This year sees six additional sessions, 24 added competitors – including two ladies – […]
Arguably this year is the best year of any since 1994 for us here in Ireland to hope for a great run of one of our own in the PDC World Championship. In the list of entries we have: Daryl Gurney from Derry – 2018 Premier League competitor, 2018 PDC Players Championship Winner (vs MVG) […]
Glen Durrant is the Finder Master for the third time, his eighth major title in all, after coming from behind to defeat Richard Veenstra 5-3 in a high-quality final.
Andy Hamilton so nearly produced another outstanding comeback at the 2018 Finder Darts Masters, but it was Mark McGeeney who progressed 5-4 in one of eight winner-takes-all men's clashes at the Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee.
Andy Hamilton made his return to the big stage in style, coming from 3-0 down to see off Grand Slam quarter-finalist Michael Unterbuchner in a deciding leg as the 2018 Finder Darts Masters got underway at the Zuiderduin Hotel in the Netherlands.
Target Darts release new STEPHEN ‘THE BULLET’ BUNTING DARTS England Dart manufacturer Target Darts have come up with a new generation 3 of Stephen Bunting darts. Stephen has been through a lot the last couple of years having a drought in wins and questioning his belief and performances on the oche. But the last six […]
Hi guys, Just a quick debate on double double finishes for instance, 76 remaining with 3 darts in hand. What way do you go? There has been a notable shift in the approach from professionals over the last 18 month’s or so. A lot of them now are going for double double. Back in the […]
After a successful maiden season, the PDC Asian Tour will be expanded for 2019 with six weekends of action taking place through the year in Asia. South Korea, Hong Kong, Philippines, Japan and Taiwan will all host a weekend of two tournaments with over $120,000 on offer as the PDC continues its procedure to strengthen […]
The William Hill World Darts Championship is now less than three weeks away with 110 hours of live coverage shown across the festive period following the record-breaking expansion which saw the field rise to 96 competitors. After last year’s event, which saw Rob Cross reign victorious with a famous 7-1 win over Phil Taylor in […]
Four-time Ladies’ World Champion Lisa Ashton booked her place in December’s World Darts Championship following a 6-3 win over Maria O’Brien. Ashton, who is the reigning Lakeside champion after lifting the title for a third consecutive year in January, came through a 120-strong field at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes to seal her place […]
Chris Dobey reached his first major final for two-years as he denied James Wade in Minehead while Steven Bunting finalised the last eight line-up with a surprise win over Wright. Dobey, who reached the final of both Players Championship 5 and 21 en route to Butlins Resort in Minehead, pulled off a 6-3 win over […]
Lorraine Winstanley has been a real force in the ladies’ game as of late and spoke to us in an exclusive interview ahead of the Ladies’ PDC World Championship Qualifier on Sunday. Stadium MK will host the inaugural UK and Ireland Ladies’ PDC World Championship Qualifier as a field of 153 women battle in out […]
Krzysztof Ratajski produced an astonishing comeback to edge out last week's controversial Grand Slam of Darts champion Gerwyn Price as the 2018 Players Championship Finals got underway in Minehead with a bumper day of first round action, played across two boards simultaneously.
Gerwyn Price stated he was ‘confident’ ahead of the upcoming Players Championship Finals and the World Championship after his victory at the Grand Slam of Darts. Price reigning supreme in Sunday’s Grand Slam of Darts final against Gary Anderson after already pulling off victories over Mensur Suljovic, Simon Whitlock and Josh Payne following his success […]
The final two quarter-finals of the 2018 Grand Slam of Darts saw the two expected winners progress to the final day of action at Aldersley Leisure Village, although they did it in very different ways.
Anastasia Dobromyslova sealed her return to Alexandra Palace as she came through the Ladies’ Rest of the World Qualifier in Düsseldorf. Dobromyslova will make her second appearance at Ally Pally after featuring at the 2009 edition of the tournament, where she bowed out in the preliminary round at the hands of Remco van Eijden. ‘From […]
Gerwyn Price and Mensur Suljovic set up a mouth-watering Grand Slam of Darts semi-final meeting following wins over Simon Whitlock and Dimitri van den Bergh in Wolverhampton. Price moved into his maiden Grand Slam of Darts semi-final after a 16-15 last leg deciding victory over Australia’s number one Simon Whitlock. Whitlock raced into a 7-3 […]
Michael van Gerwen averaged over 107 for the third time in the 2018 Grand Slam of Darts as he saw off a spirited challenge from Michael Smith to complete the line-up for the quarter-finals in Wolverhampton.
Wesley Harms and Michael Unterbuchner saved the BDO's bacon at the Grand Slam of Darts with two contrasting performances to seal their place in the knockout stage at Aldersley Leisure Village as Raymond van Barneveld's miserable week was finished off by a whitewash from Michael Smith.
Night three of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton saw Rob Cross, Stephen Bunting, Peter Wright and Gerwyn Price confirmed as four group winners. Stephen Bunting continued his unbeaten run in this year’s Grand Slam of Darts as he pulled off a stunning showing in a 5-1 demolition of former BDO World Champion Scott […]
Jonny Clayton denied reigning three-time Grand Slam of Darts champion Michael van Gerwen in an absolute thriller as the cross-code event came to life in Wolverhampton.
Glen Durrant got off to a flying start in Wolverhampton as Krzysztof Ratajski defeated Raymond van Barneveld in a close affair and Michael van Gerwen threw a trademark 112 average. Van Gerwen, who has won just the Unibet Masters and the Unibet Premier League this year amongst the many televised major events, will be looking […]
Well what a great night was had by all that attended the Coleraine Football Social Club last night. Rob Radsma from the Netherlands visited Coleraine yesterday evening to play an exhibition against some local players. Such a gentleman and he stood up to some amount of barracking and he showed his class and took out […]
So a few months back a team mate of mine asked me if I wanted to play Rob Radsma in an exhibition for £5. I said “sure”, thinking to myself “who is Rob Radsma, I’ve never heard of him”. Anyhow I got a private message on Facebook from my friend this week reminding me that […]
1. Well Gary, first well done on winning the Champions League Of Darts at the weekend, recording brilliant Victories over Michael Van Gerwen in the Semi Final and Peter Wright in the final, and a superb 140 checkout to make it to the Semi Final after Van Gerwen missed 2 darts to win, how did […]
For all us darters, professionals, amateurs, competition players et all – we have all had those days when your darts won’t go where you want them to go….and you stand there throwing your darts, aiming the same way, throwing the same, keeping your head still and arm straight… and what happens you get a 41 […]
After last night’s shenanigans, the race to Dortmund is hotting up. Who will secure their place at the European Championships? Currently, 27 throwers have confirmed their place in Dortmund while another five anxiously await the conclusion of this weekend’s European Tour finale in Gottingen. Martin Schindler and Steve Beaton clinched their spots yesterday evening following […]
New darting conspiracy theory - darts is a ploy to get people interested in football. Or is it the other way round?
Former Lakeside Danny Noppert sealed his maiden PDC title at Dublin’s CityWest Hotel with a 6-4 win over Ian White. Noppert, who made the move across codes following his below-par performance in January’s BDO World Championship, came out on top of a 128-man field including the likes of Michael van Gerwen and Rob Cross, one […]
Around The Boards is a weekly article that gathers all your latest darting news into one place. Over the last week we have seen many events take place across the world including Gary Anderson’s recent success at the Champions League of Darts in Brighton and Richard Veenstra complete the double in Bridlington’s British Open and […]
Gary Anderson won his fourth televised title of the year after he defeated Peter Wright 11-4 to conclude a scintillating final day in the Champions League of Darts. ‘The Flying Scotsman’ was so, so close to being knocked out in the group phase, but Michael van Gerwen missed two darts to beat him and he […]