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Delightful Dobey wins inaugural North East Darts Lockdown Knockout

PDC tour card holder Chris Dobey defeated Gerry Hall to claim the inaugural North East Darts Lockdown Knockout on Wednesday evening. Dobey, who also competed in the Professional Darts Corporation’s first ever Darts at Home staging, came through a 64-man field to claim the spoils. The Bedlington-based ace saw off Lee Frew, Jacob Cooksey and Mark […]

Brooks bags remotely contested title as isolated darts resumes

Bradley Brooks claimed the second CG Darts Bedroom tournament as the youngster defeated Justin Smith in the final on Saturday evening. Brooks, 19, comfortably ousted PDC Challenge Tour participant Smith, with the final being remotely contested from Blackburn and Cardigan, Wales simultaneously. The former JDC European Open champion whitewashed Carl Hamilton in the preliminary round, before […]

Tri-Nations formation proposed amid turbulent times for BDO

The formation of the Tri-Nations has been proposed by directors of the respective national organisations in England, Scotland and Wales in order to keep grassroots darts running smoothly across the British Isles. Since darts’ governing body – the World Darts Federation – ceased their involvement in the BDO, in December, following adverse happenings unfolding at […]

British Internationals postponed amid coronavirus concerns

The 2020 British Internationals have been postponed amid growing concerns of the coronavirus outbreak. It was confirmed on Thursday afternoon via England Darts on social media, that the weekend will not go ahead as planned from April 3-5 after careful consideration. The British Internationals consists of an annual tri-series between the home countries of England, Wales and Scotland, and has been […]

Des Jacklin announces his resignation as BDO Chairman

Des Jacklin has announced his resignation as Chairman of the British Darts Organisation with immediate effect. After being elected as chairman of the organisation a mere 18 months ago, Jacklin put into place some rather drastic changes. The most documented of those amendments was the decision to move the BDO World Championship away from the […]

British Inter-County Championship terminated with immediate effect

The British Darts Organisation have confirmed that the current British Inter-County Championship season will be terminated with immediate effect. Following the UK government’s guidance to avoid pubs and clubs, the BDO made an immediate decision to completely cancel the ongoing BICC season. The next round of fixtures were scheduled to take place during the weekend […]

Torremolinos Festival of Darts cancelled

The highly-advertised Torremolinos Festival of Darts has been cancelled as a result of Spain entering a lockdown period due to rising cases of coronavirus in the country. Both the British Darts Organisation and World Darts Federation have been detrimentally affected by the current coronavirus situation, with tournaments being either postponed or cancelled across the world. […]

West Coast Classic success for Machin and Kewish in Australia

Peter Machin and Tori Kewish were successful as the West Coast Classic took place at the Belmont Sport and Recreation Club in Cloverdale, Australia. A busy World Darts Federation weekend was massively affected as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – which is postponing darting tournaments left, right and centre across the globe. Despite […]

Rotterdam to host Premier League finals in September as rescheduled dates are confirmed

Following the postponement of March’s Unibet Premier League double-header in Rotterdam, rescheduled dates have now been confirmed with the Ahoy set to host the Finals Night in September. Rotterdam’s popular Premier League nights were originally scheduled for March 25-26, though, were postponed following regulations put in place from the Dutch government to combat the ongoing coronavirus […]

Thompson and Kewish claim Newcastle Classic wins in Australia

Justin Thompson and Tori Kewish enjoyed success at the WDF ranked Newcastle Classic at the Kahibah Sports Club in New South Wales, Australia on Sunday. Thompson, who appeared at his third consecutive BDO World Championship in January, lifted his first title since September with a triumphant campaign in New South Wales. The 51-year-old defeated Steve […]

UK Open success for nine-dart Van Gerwen in Minehead

Michael van Gerwen claimed his third Ladbrokes UK Open crown at Butlin’s Minehead Resort after Gerwyn Price surrendered a four-leg lead on Sunday evening. The world number one brought to an end his three-month title drought, with his last triumph fittingly coming on the very same stage at the Players Championship Finals in November – where […]

Wright and Anderson depart UK Open as Clayton nails the nine-darter

Jonny Clayton pinned his first televised nine-darter in an impressive victory over Chris Dobey, while his countryman Gerwyn Price also prevailed to the Ladbrokes UK Open quarter-finals at Butlin’s Minehead Resort. Following Friday’s bumper opening day and Saturday’s action now coming to a close, the 159 players who arrived in the West Country have been […]

Dirk Van Duijvenbode on Belgium exploits, upcoming UK Open and how practice amendments have led to further success

Dirk van Duijvenbode has revealed that he’s ‘proud’ of his achievements at the inaugural Belgian Darts Championship on Sunday ahead of this weekend’s Ladbrokes UK Open at Butlin’s Minehead Resort. The Dutchman has been simply scintillating since regaining his PDC tour card at European Qualifying School in January, and continued that throughout the weekend as […]