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Rob Cross lifted his second major title at the weekend as the World Matchplay took place at Blackpool’s historic Winter Gardens, but he wasn’t the only Matchplay winner. David Cameron reigned victorious across the pond in Nashville, Tennessee at the CDC Cosmo Darts Matchplay. Cameron, who will appear at the BDO World Championships for a […]
Peter Wright had a fantastic run at the opening European Tour event of the year after an appalling start to 2018 – which has left ‘Snakebite’ in the relegation zone of the Unibet Premier League. Wright became the first ever player to suffer back-to-back-to-back 7-1 Premier League defeats on Thursday evening when he was thrashed […]
The biggest week of the year in North American darts is now upon us as the North American Darts Championship and US Darts Masters take place from July 4-5 in Las Vegas. Jeff Smith lifted the title last year, after he defeated John Norman Jr in the final, while Willard Bruguier lifted the crown two […]
Michael Van Gerwen has won the second of this years UK Open Qualifiers after winning the first and secured his 100th singles title in the PDC while Darren Webster, Peter Wright and Ian White all have good days in Wigan. Michael Van Gerwen was outstanding in the first of this years UK Open Qualifiers yesterday […]
Listen, the selectors aren’t out to get you. No matter what you think, no matter how bonkers this decision to drop you is, there’s no agenda against you. The boss wants to win this match more than you do so the team’s been picked to do just that. But it’s hard to believe that when you’ve […]
You are at the Oche, waiting for a shot – your opponent has missed his double and is on 36…. The caller clears his throat and says ‘Martin, you require one hundred and twenty one….!’ Which way do you go?? 17, Treble 18, Bull – if you hit the T17, 20, Bull OR 20, Treble […]
13-year-old Leighton Bennett was crowned the 2019 BDO World Youth Champion on Thursday afternoon as he whitewashed Nathan Girvan 3-0 in Surrey. Bennett – who lifted his first senior title aged 12 at last year’s Cambridge Open – pinned a phenomenal 121 checkout to win the biggest title of his career to date. The Lincolnshire-based […]
Fresh from picking up his second JDC title on Saturday afternoon, 13-year-old, Leighton Bennett, clinched the Tom Palmer Open title as well as £2,000 at the George Albert Hotel in Dorchester on Sunday evening. Bennett will be a known name now among darts followers after, not only lifting the BDO World Youth Championship title in […]
20-Year-old Niels Zonneveld won his PDC tour card by defeating Christian Goedl 5-1 in the final of Day one of European Q School at the Halle 39 Hildesheim, Germany. For the second year running, The PDC have held two Q schools, A UK Q School which will take place between the 17th-20th January in […]
2018 Unibet Premier League Lineup Confirmed Barry Hearn and the Professional Darts Corporation have finally confirmed the awaited 2018 Unibet Premier League lineup and there are a few shock selections. Rob Cross will make his Premier League debut this year after an outstanding opening year on the PDC circuit. Cross won his first £250 on […]
The PDC held their Annual Awards Night on Monday to celebrate the success and achievements of 2018 from all players on the PDC Tour. Firstly, Awards were given to players that achieved Nine Dart Finishes in 2018 both on TV and off TV. Gary Anderson and Dimitri Van den Bergh both achieved nine dart finishes […]
Singapore’s Paul Lim clinched his second PDC Asian Tour crown on Sunday evening in Seoul, South Korea, as he defeated Kai-Fan Leung in the final. Click here for results and report from Saturday’s Asian Tour event as Royden Lam reigned victorious Click here for full results from Sunday’s action at the PDK Darts Stadium in […]
With a PDC tour card becoming ever more valuable, a remarkable 249 players have signed up for the European Q-School event--with even more to sign up for the UK counterpart! Here I take a look at some of the more interesting contenders in the European event...
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 – […]
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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.
Gary Anderson came through a thrilling affair with Jermaine Wattimena as Michael van Gerwen breezed through and Ryan Searle booked his fourth round place on debut. Gary Anderson survived a scare on Saturday evening as he came from 1-0 down to eventually see off Jermaine Wattimena in a deciding set. Anderson – who could potentially meet Michael […]
Gary Anderson survived a scare from Kevin Burness, as Ted Evetts and Danny Noppert impressed during the evening session on Friday 14th December in the PDC World Darts Championships. The session opened up with a clash between former BDO finalist Danny Noppert and Royden Lam of Hong Kong. The first legs were shared on throw, […]
After a year away from the joys of the PDC Pro Tour, and a year participating on the gruelling Challenge Tour, Stoke-on-Trent’s Andy Boulton returns to the professional scene following his success at Qualifying School. A former World Championship, Players Championship, UK Open and Grand Slam of Darts partaker, Boulton, secured his two-year tour card […]
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 […]
As a legend steps down a new star is born: Rob Cross wins the William Hill World Darts Championship Rob Cross has won the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship after thrashing Phil Taylor 7-2 on his debut at Alexandra Palace. Rob Cross has lifted the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship after thrashing Phil […]
Japan’s Seigo Asada lifted his first PDC Asian Tour title of 2019, and the fourth in his illustrious career, following a 5-3 victory over Royden Lam in the PDC Asian Tour 4 final. Click here for full results from Sunday’s PDC Asian Tour 4 in Kobe, Japan Just a 38 minute car journey from Asada’s […]
Japan’s Seigo Asada stunned Krzysztof Ratajski on his second World Darts Championship appearance while Daryl Gurney impressed in a 3-0 whitewashing of Ross Smith. Poland’s Ratajski – who won three Pro Tour events this year without having a tour card – endured a agonising defeat at the hands of Seigo Asada at the first hurdle […]
Seigo Asada will return to the Alexandra Palace stage on Tuesday afternoon as he faces Poland’s Krzysztof Ratajski in the first round. The Japanese ‘Ninja’ spoke to us ahead of his second appearance. Asada said: “I started playing darts 13 years ago. My older brother was a famous player in Japan. However, my family supports […]
Lisa Ashton successfully defended her LDO Swedish Classic title last night as the BDO’s annual trip to Malmo got underway.
Lisa Ashton made it four titles from five singles events in September as Wesley Harms and Dennie Olde Kalter won the men’s competitions during a frantic weekend in Bridlington. Photo: Tip Top Pics
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 […]
Nathan Aspinall carried on his fantastic recent run of form at the German Darts Championship in Hildesheim, averaging 104.5 and only missing one dart at double in his 6-1 win over Mike Holz, while Dimitri Van den Bergh reeled off four straight legs to knock out Steve Beaton 6-4.
Nathan Aspinall came out on top in a high quality final against Michael Smith to claim the 2019 US Darts Masters in Las Vegas. Aspinall showed no signs of nerves in his first ever World Series event, seeing off the likes of Rob Cross, Peter Wright and Smith en route to the title. Aspinall got […]
Nathan Aspinall is the new UK Open champion courtesy of an 11-5 victory over Rob Cross in the final, sealing victory with a brilliant 170 checkout for a place in the top 16 in the world after going into the weekend ranked 34th.
Nathan Aspinall continued his dream debut World Championship run as he thrashed Brendan Dolan at Alexandra Palace. ‘The Asp’ cruised to the semi-finals with a 5-1 victory over Northern Ireland’s Dolan; he produced potentially his best performance to date with a sensational showing – in which he hit five maximums and a 99.72 average. Aspinall […]