Ryan Searle claimed his maiden PDC title as he produced a sensational string of displays to win Players Championship Three in Wigan, culminating a splendid Saturday with an 8-6 scalp of world number one Michael van Gerwen. After finishing a close second to former world champion Rob Cross on the 2016 Challenge Tour, Somerset-born Searle […]
Andrew Sinclair interviews Development Tour participant and recent Gwynedd Open runner-up Benjamin Smith. Photo: Benjamin Smith.
Mervyn King is one of six players to qualify for European Tour events in both Hasselt and Sindelfingen.
Fallon Sherrock claimed a historic draw as a challenger in her Premier League match against Glen Durrant on night two of the tournament in Nottingham.
Unibet Premier League Night Two schedule, preview and prediction: Sherrock of Nottingham set for history
Fallon Sherrock’s mesmerising story resumes on Thursday evening in Nottingham as she faces Glen Durrant, becoming the first female thrower to play in the tournament, while Peter Wright and Gary Anderson collide. Sherrock will be bidding to become the first challenger to ever win a match, following John Henderson’s being defeated on Night One in Aberdeen, as […]
Five players from five different countries secured their places at the first five European Tour events of this year through the Eastern European qualifiers, held in Budapest, Hungary. A qualifying series that was dominant by the Poland residing Krzysztof Ratajski two years ago, saw players from Slovenia, Russia, Croatia, Czech Republic and Poland secure European […]
Nathan Aspinall produced a scintillating showing on his way to lifting a fourth PDC title and beating Gerwyn Price in the final of Players Championship Two at the Barnsley Metrodome. It was yet another monumental moment in the short career of Aspinall – who was ranked beneath the world’s top 64 less than 18 months […]
Gary Anderson returned to winning ways on Saturday as he defeated Jeff Smith to win Players Championship 1 at the Barnsley Metrdome. Anderson, who made a winning return to the Unibet Premier League on Thursday, lifted his first individual title for almost two years, producing some scintillating showings across the opening day of the PDC […]
PDC Asian Tour 1 and 2 were set to be held in Seoul come the end of this month, though, due to the ongoing coronavirus, the opening weekend has been postponed. As of Friday morning, a total of 24 cases of the life-threatening virus had been discovered in South Korea – the country in which the […]
The England squad has been confirmed ahead of the upcoming British Internationals in April, with global sensation Fallon Sherrock being named amongst those involved. The British Internationals consist of England’s men, women and youngsters facing both Scotland and Wales across a three-day period at Chapel St Leonards Resort on the Lincolnshire coast. Sherrock, who famously […]
Michael Van Gerwen put his World Championship final defeat behind him as he beat Peter Wright 7-5 in Aberdeen on the opening night of the Premier League. Wright, who beat MVG on New Years Day to win the World Championship, took an early lead before being pipped to the post by the World Number 1. Elsewhere, Glen […]
Unibet Premier League Night One schedule, preview and predictions: Van Gerwen eyeing revenge on Wright in Aberdeen
Peter Wright returns to his native Scotland as the Unibet Premier League gets underway on Thursday evening, with the newly-crowned world champion facing Michael van Gerwen in a rematch of the New Year’s Day final. Nine of the world’s elite will spend their next 16 weeks on the road as the Premier League extravaganza returns. They […]
Peter Wright continued his blistering vein of form as he followed up his World Darts Championship success with a triumphant campaign at the Ladbrokes Masters in Milton Keynes. Wright, who dethroned Michael van Gerwen to lift his maiden world title last month, survived match darts in a closely-contested final against former World Championship finalist Michael […]
Masters Roundup: Wright shines; Chisnall and Price win thrillers; White suffers another early TV exit
Dave Chisnall, Gary Anderson, Peter Wright and Gerwyn Price booked their places in Sunday's quarter-finals.
Joe Murnan has opted to quit his job and become a full-time darts professional ahead of the upcoming ProTour season. Murnan, who won his maiden PDC title five years ago in Crawley, currently sits as the world number 111 in the updated rankings, having not qualified for December’s World Darts Championship. The Bolton-based thrower is […]
Entries have been confirmed for the opening ProTour double-header of the year, with the likes of Lisa Ashton and Scott Waites making their debuts in Barnsley from February 8-9. The first of 15 ProTour double-headers take place at the Barnsley Metrodome, with 128 players battling it out for £75,000 on both Saturday and Sunday. Kyle Anderson […]
Jonny Clayton caused a major upset on the first night of the Masters by beating five time defending champion Michael Van Gerwen by 10 legs to 6. It was an inspired performance from the 45 year old who is the lowest ranked player in the tournament, and wasn’t expected to trouble the world number one, […]
World Number 1 Michael Van Gerwen will be looking for a staggering sixth consecutive Masters title when the annual curtain raiser to the darting year gets underway tonight in Milton Keynes. Van Gerwen, who beat James Wade in last year’s final, hasn’t lost a match in the tournament since relocating to the Marshall Arena in 2015 and […]
Matthew Dennant and Jitse van de Wal claim =titles on day two of the 2020 Challenge Tour, defeating Nathan Rafferty and Arjan Konterman respectively in the finals.
Scott Mitchell and Rob Collins left their Qualifying School woes behind as they clinched PDC Challenge Tour titles at the Robin Park Leisure Centre in Wigan. Over 1,200 matches were played across Saturday’s gruelling, intense 13-hour long session of play, with proceedings coming to a close less than an hour before midnight. Both Mitchell and Collins were […]
Mitchell and Greaves amongst confirmed entries for opening Challenge Tour weekend as Sherrock opts out
Former BDO world champion Scott Mitchell and 16-year-old Beau Greaves have been named amongst the 342 entries for this weekend’s opening PDC Challenge Tour weekend. Mitchell, who was a beaten semi-finalist at the recent BDO World Championship, opted to attend Qualifying School for the first time last weekend, though, fell short of a tour card. […]
Lithuania’s Darius Labanauskas headlines the local representatives for the inaugural Nordic Darts Masters, held at Forum Copenhagen in Denmark. Labanauskas, who made history in reaching the World Darts Championship quarter-finals in December, joins eight Nordic and Baltic qualifiers as the inaugural Scandinavian World Series of Darts event takes place from June 12-13. Sweden’s Daniel Larsson, Latvia’s […]
Following the conclusion of PDC Qualifying School, both the Challenge Tour and Development Tour qualifiers have been confirmed for March’s Ladbrokes UK Open. The prestigious tournament, featuring 160 of the world’s best, will be held from March 6-8 at Butlin’s Minehead Resort, and broadcasted live across the globe. Eight players from last season’s Challenge Tour standings will […]
Peter Wright and Michael van Gerwen will renew rivalries on the opening night of the 2020 Unibet Premier League season in Aberdeen on Thursday February 6, with fixtures for the opening nine nights now confirmed. Wright claimed World Championship glory on New Year’s Day at Alexandra Palace as he defeated Van Gerwen 7-3 to claim […]
Qualifying School: Lisa Ashton makes history as Hamilton and Heta also claim tour cards via Order of Merit
Lisa Ashton created history at the Robin Park Leisure Centre in Wigan as she became the first woman to win a PDC tour card through Qualifying School, while Andy Hamilton announced his return to the professional scene. Four-time BDO women’s world champion Ashton was defeated by Justin Smith early on, with a nerve-wracking wait emerging. […]
Scott Waites, Nick Kenny and Germany’s Stefan Siepmann sealed their coveted PDC tour cards as the intense, gruelling Qualifying School came to a close in both Wigan and Hildesheim. Waites, who lifted the prestigious Grand Slam of Darts a decade ago, will make his debut on the PDC circuit this year after whitewashing 17-year-old Keane […]
Kai Fan Leung denied Lisa Ashton on Friday evening in Wigan to seal his two-year ticket amongst the professionals, becoming the third player of Asian descent to do. The Hong Kong thrower, who was a losing finalist on the PDC Asian Tour in Seoul, South Korea last year, followed in the footsteps of his countryman Royden Lam […]
Qualifying School Day Three: Czech Sedlacek makes history while Canada’s Smith and Beeney also clinch tour cards
Karel Sedlacek became the first player from the Czech Republic to win a coveted PDC tour card on Saturday evening in Hildesheim, while Jeff Smith announced his return to the professional scene and a surprise package arrived in Aaron Beeney. Sedlacek, who narrowly missed out on securing his two-year tour card last year, defeated the resurgent Berry […]
Q01. “Congratulations Jeff on your recent pairs win with fellow Canadian David Cameron at the WDF World Cup of Darts. You beat the English pair of Scott Mitchell and Daniel Day 6-2 in the Final. What was it like to achieve that winning feeling in Romania?” “It was great to get a win, thank you. […]
Qualifying School Day Two: Hong Kong’s Leung denies Ashton as Brooks and De Decker also claim tour cards
Hong Kong’s Kai Fan Leung narrowly denied Lisa Ashton a piece of history as Bradley Brooks and Mike De Decker also claimed their coveted PDC tour cards on Day Two at Qualifying School. Leung became the third Asian thrower to earn their place amongst the world’s elite, denying four-time women’s world champion Ashton, whilst pinning […]
Following their recent decision to cease their involvement with the British Darts Organisation, the World Darts Federation have confirmed changes to their current calendar as of this year. A multi-board ‘World Masters’ style major will be established within the the next twelve months, alongside a ‘World Championship’, with male, female and youth players from across […]
Gary Blades, Jason Lowe and Austria’s Harald Leitinger clinched their coveted tour cards as the intense slugfest that is PDC Qualifying School commenced in both Wigan and Hildesheim, Germany. The Robin Park Tennis Centre and Halle 39 hosted Day One simultaneously as over 800 players began their hunt in search of gold dust in a […]