Michael van Gerwen won his first title since the Premier League at the 2019 Melbourne Darts Masters, seeing off Daryl Gurney 8-3 in the final to claim a 12th World Series triumph.
This weekend saw the penultimate weekend of Challenge Tour action in 2019 at Aldersley Leisure Village in Wolverhampton, and it was not short of drama with seven different finalists across the four events and now just £1,500 separating the top 6 in the Order of Merit.
World Matchplay champion Rob Cross will start his defence of the Brisbane Darts Masters against James Bailey on Friday, as the second edition of the World Series of Darts event gets underway with a star-studded field.
Lisa Ashton retained her title in style as Scott Baker joined an esteemed list of champions at the 2019 Cheshire Open this past weekend in Crewe. Photo: Cheshire Darts
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.
The second day of the World Matchplay hosted eight tungsten tussles which saw the shocks and drama which have become commonplace at the Winter Gardens.
Andy Jenkins hit a 9-darter and finally went all the way to a Challenge Tour title after several promising runs already this year, while Berry van Peer continued his recovery from dartitis with a third PDC title, defeating Cameron Menzies in the final, who he played in that dramatic game at the 2017 Grand Slam of Darts.
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.
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 […]
Gerwyn Price hit a sublime nine-darter, the first of his career, to complete a fantastic comeback over three-time World Champion Glen Durrant at the Czech Darts Open and progress to the third round of the wide open tournament after eleven seeds were eliminated in their first match, including world number one and 32-time European Tour winner Michael van Gerwen.
Karel Sedlacek delighted the adoring home crowd on the opening day of the inaugural Czech Darts Open, seeing off Brendan Dolan 6-5 in Prague. Keegan Brown provisionally booked his spot at the World Matchplay next month with a comfortable win over Ondrej Plsek, while Glen Durrant put in the performance of the day with a […]
The final Players Championship before the World Matchplay saw many Winter Gardens fates sealed whilst James Wade picked up his fourth pro-tour title of the year.
Rowby-John Rodriguez will appear in his home country at the Austrian Darts Championship later this year as he completed a European Tour qualification double alongside Jermaine Wattimena.
Nine UK-based players completed a qualification double on a vital day of action at Robin Park in Wigan. 89 players were vying for 18 spots in the European Tour events in both Prague and Vienna; the former taking place next week and acting as the final event before the cut-off for World Matchplay places.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael van Gerwen beat Rob Cross 11-5 in the final of the 2019 Premier League Darts to become champion of the prestigious event for a fifth time, only one behind Phil Taylor.
PDC/PDPA Player Glen Durrant is yet to know if he is in the PDC Grand Slam by right of being the current BDO Champion, as he has yet to hear back from the BDO. Durrant sat down with Phil Barrs from Live Darts whilst at last weeks Euro Tour in Germany and let Phil know […]
The second European Tour EU Qualifier for the Danish Darts Open kicked off tonight with some impressive darts along the way. Vincent van der Voort came through a great game with Toni Alcinas and managed a 100 average marking his return to the European Tour. It was a double qualifier for VVdV who played well […]
The European Tour EU Qualifiers were on this evening and it did not disappoint. The entrants were all vying for a qualifying place at the Dutch Darts Masters – it would be a hard battle through. First up Rowby-John Rodriguez had a fantastic game against Dutch whizzkid Jeffrey De Zwaan both averaging over 100 (101.9 […]
The second Euro Tour UK qualifier was carried out today with Nathan Aspinall, Glen Durrant, Steve Beaton and Mervyn King among the double qualifiers for the Danish Darts Open. Again the evergreen Steve Beaton continues his ever-present record of qualifying for all European Tour events this year after dispatching Adam Hunt in a 6-2 victory […]
The first European Tour Qualifier of the day finished up around lunchtime today. All entrants were competing to qualify for the Dutch Darts Masters taking place in Zwolle, Netherlands next weekend. Notable winners to make it through were the Euro Tour ever present this year Steve Beaton, alongside current BDO World Champion Glen Durrant, UK […]
Raymond van Barneveld will miss out on the World Cup of Darts for the first time after it was announced that Jermaine Wattimena will pair up with Michael van Gerwen in June, 'The Machine Gun' making his debut in the unique tournament.
Stephen Burton's success in Challenge Tour 8 saw him move to the top of the overall Order of Merit as Darren Beveridge, Cameron Menzies and Jesús Noguera also picked up titles in Wigan.
Michael van Gerwen extended his unbeaten streak on the European Tour to 16 games after a closely-fought battle against Brendan Dolan as the 2019 European Darts Grand Prix continued at the iconic Glaspalast in Sindelfingen.
Lithuania will make their debut at the PDC World Cup of Darts this June, represented by Darius Labanauskas and Mindaugas Baraskaus. They will replace the Switzerland team, who have competed for the past two years. There have been calls for the PDC to expand the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams recently, with the […]
The top eight seeds all safely progressed to the Last 16 as the Austrian Darts Open continued in Graz. Michael van Gerwen, Rob Cross and Ian White were particularly impressive in seeing off tricky opponents, but it was home favourite Mensur Suljovic who stole the show, as he came from behind to defeat Raymond van […]
The scene was set as Premier League darts landed in Manchester. Michael van Gerwen and Rob Cross both sat in the controlling positions with three players – Wade, Price and Suljovic – on 15 points and Daryl Gurney on 14 points. Of those players it would be Wade and Price who sat in the play-off […]