This years Betfred World Matchplay will not feature Raymond van Barneveld, after the five time World Champion withdrew from this weekend’s Tour events due to “unforeseen circumstances”. There was only a slim chance “Barney” would have made the showpiece event at The Winter Gardens, but it is disappointing nonetheless that he wont be at the […]
Mercurial darts star Ted Hankey should be back on our screens and plying his trade in the darting world very soon according to Winmau. Darts Manufacturer Winmau released a statement yesterday on their website stating that the former two time BDO World Champion will be making a comeback. Ted Hankey from Stoke in England has […]
For the second consecutive BDO British double-header, young Beau Greaves was the star of the show in Selsey, winning all of the singles titles available to her over the course of the weekend. Photo: England Darts.
Tahuna Irwin and Wendy Harper were triumphant as the 42nd Puma New Zealand Masters took place in Porirua, New Zealand. Irwin lifted his second ranking title of the season after denying Jonathan Silcock 6-2 in a one-sided final. Silcock himself was a runner-up this year’s Canterbury Open and a quarter-finalist at the North Island Masters […]
Kirk Shepherd produced one of his best performances of 2019 to defeat tournament favourite Rob Cross 6-4 in Round 2 of the Danish Darts Open on Saturday evening. Ian White, the winner of 2 European Tour events in 2019, survived a match dart en route to seeing off Martin Schindler, while home favourite Per Laursen […]
The EuroTour hit Denmark, with the Brondby Halle in Copenhagen the setting for the Danish Darts Open. The surprise of the first day’s action was Glen Durrant’s first round exit at the hands of Northern Ireland’s Kevin Burness, despite the Teesider averaging almost eleven points more than his opponent. Durrant’s 97.59 average wasn’t enough to […]
Raymond van Barneveld and James Wade have been confirmed as participants in the World Series of Darts events in Brisbane, Melbourne and Hamilton later this year. Five time World Champion van Barneveld is presumably picked as he is in his swansong year in the sport, and players like Ian White, in red hot form this […]
Ted Evetts added to his impressive haul of Development Tour titles as he won two of the four events on over on the third weekend of Development Tour action at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes. Evetts, 21, upped his tally to a staggering eight titles as he denied Shane McGuirk and Bradley Brooks in the […]
The PDC will again allow for two ladies’ qualifiers for the 2020 William Hill World Darts Championship, with the qualifier dates announced today. Monday 25th of November will see the UK & Ireland qualifier, to be held at Robin Park Tennis Centre in Wigan, while a Rest of the World qualifier taking place at Halle […]
Home favourite Thomas Junghans almost did the double as the BDO made their annual pilgrimage to Zurich for the Swiss Open and Helvetia Open. Photo: Mastercaller.com
The Scottish duo of Gary Anderson and Peter Wright won the World Cup of Darts for the first time, defeating the brilliant Steve Lennon and Willie O’ Connor of Ireland 3-1 in the final.
The evening session of round two at the BetVictor World Cup of Darts saw England crash out of the tournament. An inspired Steve Lennon and William O’Connor stunned Michael Smith and Rob Cross with a 2-0 win. After Lennon edged Smith 4-3, O’Connor averaged over 115 in a shock 4-1 win over 2018 World Champion […]
New-look World Cup sides England and the Netherlands followed fellow favourites Scotland through to the last 16 on a high-quality second night of World Cup of Darts action in Hamburg.
Northern Ireland and Wales were eliminated on day one of the 2019 World Cup of Darts by minnows South Africa and Singapore. Hamburg hosted the World Cup of Darts for the first time since 2014 and its opening day did not disappoint for drama and darting distinction. A night which had many talking points from two huge shock exits to the return to form for both Gary Anderson and Peter Wright.
Singapore legend Paul Lim turned back the clock on his near 40 year darts career and alongside his pairs partner Harith Lim rolled over the much fancied Welsh team of Gerwyn Price and Johnny Clayton on their way to a 5-3 win in round one. This alongside Northern Ireland crashing out to South Africa were […]
Singapore take on Wales tonight in what should be a belter of a tie in the first round of the PDC World Cup of Darts. The Singapore team headed up by the 65 year old Paul Lim have pulled off some of the most surprising results in the PDC World Cup of Darts previously. Tonight […]
It’s not often you see Gibraltar among the bracket of a World Cup, but the country is an ever-present at the World Cup of Darts as is captain, Dyson Parody, who will make his ninth World Cup of Darts appearance on Thursday in Hamburg. “Words can’t describe how happy I am to be playing my […]
We’re within touching distance the start of the latest version of the only pairs event on the PDC Calendar: the World Cup of Darts. Up to this point, the eight previous editions have been shared by England and the Netherlands, but this year perhaps sees the most open World Cup ever with a whole host of nations in with a great chance of winning the title.
Graham Usher and Anastasia Dobromyslova claimed titles as the BDO-ranked Lincolnshire Open took place at the Blues Club in Gainsborough. Usher, who lost out to Glen Durrant at the 2009 UK Open in Bolton, reigned victorious as he enjoyed wins over Richard Hubbard, Craig Owens, Craig Venman and Dan Warrington on his way to the […]
Damon Heta extended his lead at the top of the 2019 Harrows DPA Pro Tour Order of Merit winning two of four events held in Barooga. Heta, who has been in fine form, reached the Semi Finals of the 1st Event of the weekend (Event 19) but claimed Event 20 with a 6-3 over Koha […]
Glen Durrant has ended his long association with Harrows to join the burgeoning stable at Target Darts, it has been announced. In a major move for the Teesider, he will now be endorsed by one of the leading brands in the sport, and will be accompanied by new darts, as well as an eye-catching new […]
Matt Campbell proved the star of the weekend in the USA, as the Championship Darts Circuit hit the Windy City of Chicago. The Holiday Inn at North Shore was the venue for events 5 and 6 of the tour, and Campbell proved to be Mr consistency over the two events. The Canadian is making his […]
This year the Oregon Open was a BDO-ranked event for the first time and it was Patrick Kithi and Renee Ripol who came out on top in Lincoln City. Photo: American Darts Organisation.
Darren Herewini and Tina Osborne were the stars of the show as the British Darts Organisation made its second trip of the year to Christchurch, New Zealand for the Canterbury Open. Photo: Mastercaller.com
Phil Taylor has hit out at the Darts Regulation Authority (DRA) criticising the body for handing out various recent fines to PDC players. In a candid interview with Live Darts, 16 times World Champion Taylor believes certain players have been punished for “having a personality”. In recent times hefty fines have been handed out by […]
Barry Hearn has indicated that the “Contenders” addition to the 2019 Unibet Premier League, is almost certain to continue into the 2020 campaign. In an interview with Metro.co.uk Hearn confirmed that the idea will be put to the PDC board as part of the agenda for their next meeting, where he expects the plan to […]
There were victories for Ryan Palmer, Garry Harding, Tom Lonsdale, Mike Norton and John Brown as the all-new iPlaster.com Premier League got underway at Bar501 in Bristol. Spectators and participators flocked inside the famous Bar501, not just to watch the Europa League final, but also to see some top-quality South West arrows in action from […]
Ian White ended Michael van Gerwen's five-year streak in the Dutch Darts Masters, beating him 8-7 in the final to win his second Euro Tour title in successive events and also end the Premier League champion's incredible 28-game winning streak in last leg deciders on the European circuit.
Gordon Mathers and Wendy Harper picked up the big prizes as the BDO-ranked Sunshine State Classic took place in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: Darts Australia
Michael van Gerwen hit top form in front of his adoring home crowd, as he saw off Willie O’Connor 6-2 in the second round of the Dutch Darts Masters in Zwolle. Raymond van Barneveld, Vincent van der Voort and Jermaine Wattimena also claimed memorable wins in their home country. Only two days after his superb […]
Day one of the Dutch Darts Masters saw Raymond van Barneveld secure a safe passage into the last 32. The five times World Champion eased past Hungarian qualifier Pal Szekely, 6-2. Finishes of 156, 149 and 127 delighted the home crowd, but the Dutchman still managed to miss seven match darts before finally falling over […]
BDO World Youth champion Leighton Bennett and PDC tour card holder Nathan Derry have been named among over 100 provisional entries for the inaugural Darts Planet TV Winmau Masters at Riley’s Norwich on Saturday. Darts Planet TV’s co-owner and former World Championship finalist, Chris Mason, will also be in attendance and hoping to be the […]