The first session of the BoyleSports Grand Slam of Darts got underway at the Aldersley Sports Village in Wolverhampton, and the favourites came to the fore. Rob Cross overcame a spirited challenge from four time World Champion, Lisa Ashton, before coming through 5-2. Ashton started with a 177 and a 180 in the first two […]
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The Grand Slam of Darts is our once a year opportunity to see both codes face off in competitive competition with the best of the BDO joining the PDC’s elite for a showdown of the champions. Although the PDC have been the dominant force in the competition since its inception in 2007, there has been one […]
Robbie King will make his debut at the PDC World Championship in December after beating Steve Fitzpatrick 3-1 in the final of the Oceanic Masters.
In an interview with Metro.co.uk, Gerwyn Price has hit out at recent increased disrespect for him on the oche. The Welshman received crowd abuse in Dublin at the recent Grand Prix, where, against Dave Chisnall in the first round, he was subjected to taunts and abuse. While Price is now used to this from fans […]
The BDO have announced their eight picks for the 2019 Grand Slam of Darts, and they include two female representatives. Current BDO World Champion, Mikuru Suzuki and Ladies’ World number one, Lisa Ashton, have both been included by BDO Chairman, Des Jacklin, in a bold and refreshing move. In addition to this, the BDO have […]
Latvia’s Madars Razma and Lithuania’s Darius Labanauskas reigned victorious in the penultimate weekend of PDC Nordic and Baltic action at Finland’s Hotel Tallukka. Razma secured qualification for a PDC World Championship debut thanks to his counterpart, Labanauskas, having already provisionally earned his spot via the PDC ProTour rankings. It was Labanauskas who reigned victorious in […]
After an intense qualification tournament, the final four qualifiers for the World Series of Darts Finals are now known. Krzysztof Ratajski, Ricky Evans, Wayne Jones and Jonny Clayton are the men taking their place in Amsterdam on the weekend of 1-3 after coming through the field at the Metrodome in Barnsley. Ratajski demolished Glen Durrant […]
Monday afternoon saw Peter Wright record a monstrous 123.5 average in a 6-0 rout of Krzysztof Ratajski. Less than 24 hours later he was standing victorious about thrashing the ‘Polish Eagle’ once again, this time 6-1 in the Players Championship 30 final. Even Ratajski himself was mesmerised by the scintillating showing from Wright in Monday’s […]
This weekend sees the Paddy Power Champions League of Darts take place in a new home for the third time in its short four year history. After a two year stint in Cardiff, and the 2018 version in Brighton, the Morningside Arena in Leicester is a new venue in the darting calendar, and the new […]
Gerwyn Price will lead the field at the 2019 Players Championship Finals in Minehead as the seedings for this years tournament has been confirmed. The welshman finished top of the PDC Players Championship order of merit following the final floor event of the year in Barnsley on Tuesday accumulating a total of £62,750. Peter Wright […]
Michael van Gerwen and Dave Chisnall will meet in the World Grand Prix final for the second time on Saturday night as they recorded comfortable semi-final victories over Chris Dobey and Glen Durrant respectively at the Citywest Hotel near Dublin.
Michael van Gerwen survived a huge scare from Mervyn King to advance to the semi-finals of the World Grand Prix after beating the former World Master 3-1. In a repeat of the 2012 final, the World number one had to survive set darts by his opponent in three of the four sets played to […]
Chris Dobey beat Gary Anderson 3-1 to progress to his third major quarter-final at the World Grand Prix in Ireland, as Michael van Gerwen hit top form in a comfortable win over Jeffrey de Zwaan.
Callan Rydz and Jesús Noguera have earned two-year PDC Tour Cards after their performances on the 2019 PDC Challenge Tour, which concluded this weekend.
After a Players Championship double header, 48 players look forward to the seventh edition of the Gibraltar Darts Trophy.
Michael Van Gerwen bulldozed his way to yet another winners’ cheque with an 8-1 demolition of Countryman and friend, Raymond van Barneveld to win the New Zealand Darts Masters at the Claudelands Arena in Hamilton. The Dutchman is certainly back in the groove after a barren couple of months, and will be a renewed threat […]
The Darts Regulation Authority have released the statement below regarding the recent appeal from Gerwyn Price regarding his hefty fine handed down by the DRA in relation to altercations with both Simon Whitlock and Gary Anderson in the 108 Grand Slam of Darts, which the Welshman went on to win. Here is the transcript in […]
Krzysztof Ratajski lifted his fifth PDC title, beating Dimitri van den Bergh 8-7 in the final, as the Players Championship series debuted in Hildesheim. Poland’s Ratajski, who pocketed a trio of titles last year, doubled his title tally for 2019 at Halle 39 in Germany, breaking into the PDC’s top 32 in the process, becoming […]
PDC supremo, Barry Hearn, has intimated in an interview with Live Darts, that developments could be afoot across the pond, with rumours of a glamourous new venue in the USA being added to the schedule from next year. Hearn confirmed that “interesting developments” were in progress over expansion of professional darts in America. “I think […]
The PDC Order of Merit has been updated after the latest ranking event – the World Matchplay. Most notably St Helen’s darting superstar Michael Smith has moved into the top four after his run to the final; where he lost out to former world champion Rob Cross. Smith is only seven thousand or so behind […]
Peter Wright lived up to his billing as one of the favourites to lift the Phil Taylor Trophy next Sunday as he averaged 102 in a 10-5 win over Vincent van der Voort, with Keegan Brown, Simon Whitlock and Jonny Clayton also progressing to the second round of the 2019 World Matchplay at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.
Day one of the Betfred World Matchplay certainly didn’t disappoint, and the opening night saw two dark horses for the trophy make their departures. Gerwyn Price made a shock exit, as Stephen Bunting edged the Welshman out 13-12 in sudden death overtime. Both men were guilty of missed chances, but Price twice squandered three leg […]
Michael van Gerwen has discussed his recent dip in form with a publication in his home country. van Gerwen hasn’t posted a 100+ average in his last eleven matches, which is alarming form ahead of the World Matchplay, an event that the Dutchman remains favourite to win. ”I don’t worry. Of course I know it’s […]
Harry Gregory clinched his second JDC title of the year as he defeated Alfie Jacques in the final of the second Super 16 Tour event. Gregory, who reached the semi-finals of the inaugural Super 16 event, was forced to come through a tough draw despite the event being weakened due to the Europe Youth Cup […]
The draw for the 2019 World Matchplay at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool has been made, and as always we can look forward some mouth-watering ties when the tournament gets underway on 20 July.
Lourence Ilagan incredibly made it three successive PDC Asian Tour titles as he denied his compatriot, Noel Malicdem, in the final of both events at the G Club in Taipei, Taiwan. Ilagan, 41, was far from his best at the World Cup of Darts, but stormed to victory on Saturday in Taipei, averaging 110.3 in […]
Krzysztof Ratajksi captured his fourth PDC Title with an 8-3 victory over UK Open Champion, Nathan Aspinall, to win PC17 in Wigan. The Polish Eagle was a model of consistency throughout the day, and fully merited the £10,000 first prize. He was too good for “The Asp” in the final, gaining a stranglehold on the […]
Saturday and Sunday this week see the latest double header of Players Championship action. The Robin Park Tennis Centre in Wigan is the venue. The duo of events also double as the penultimate ranking counting tournaments for the Betfred World Matchplay before the Czech Darts Open at the end of the month. Withdrawals so far […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.