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Irish Darts page! Covering all aspects of darts throughout the nation. I write for The Maximum & High Roller Radio. Been published in the Examiner.

Searle, Dobey and Aspinall impress in Sindelfingen

Ryan Searle produced a remarkable display of finishing, as he saw off 3 time BDO world champion Glen Durrant 6-4 on the opening day of the European Darts Grand Prix. It was the headline act of Round 1 in Sindelfingen, which also included impressive displays from the likes of Chris Dobey and Nathan Aspinall. With […]

Sherrock, Harms and Raman victorious in Denmark

Wesley Harms and Brian Raman came through strong fields to claim the Denmark Open and Denmark Masters titles in Esbjerg last weekend. Fallon Sherrock capped off a superb weekend to do the double and win both titles on the ladies’ side. Former Tottenham Hotspurs, Real Madrid and Ajax footballer Rafael van der Vaart made headlines […]

Lithuania to replace Switzerland at World Cup of Darts

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 […]

De Zwaan and Cadby victorious on Development Tour

Jeffrey de Zwaan and Corey Cadby were the winners on the opening day of the second weekend of Development Tour action in 2019. De Zwaan produced probably the best ever overall Development Tour win, averaging 104 over 8 matches en route to the title, while Cadby overcame a disappointing defeat in the morning to come […]

Big names progress on day 2 in Leverkusen

Michael van Gerwen and Rob Cross were some of the star performers as the 2019 European Tour season continued with day 2 of the European Darts Open in Leverkusen. Overall, it was a good day for the seeded players, as they came through 12 of the 16 Last 32 ties. The headliner of the day […]

Carroll and Burton victorious on Challenge Tour

Shaun Carroll and Stephen Burton came out on top on the first day of the 2019 Challenge Tour season, winning events one and two. There was a hugely competitive field present in Wigan, with world champions such as Scott Waites and John Part competing, as well as former PDC ranking title winners Kevin Painter, Wes […]

Suzuki and O’Brien progress to Lakeside semi finals

Maria O’Brien and Mikuru Suzuki booked their places in the semi finals of the 2019 BDO World Darts Championships in Lakeside on Thursday afternoon. Scott Mitchell breezed past Krzysztof Kciuk to book his place in the quarter finals of the men’s draw. Maria O’Brien continued her impressive form by defeating Fallon Sherrock in straight sets […]

Whitehead whitewashes top seed McGeeney at Lakeside

Conan Whitehead produced a rampant display to whitewash the number one seed Mark McGeeney in the last 16 of the 2019 BDO World Darts Championships at Lakeside. Jim Williams and Scott Waites also produced impressive displays to book their respective places in the quarter finals. Conan Whitehead came into his last 16 clash with 2018 […]

Gulliver fights back to defeat Podgorska at Lakeside

Trina Gulliver MBE came from a set down against Karolina Podgorska to fight her way through a last leg decider and book a place in the quarter finals of the 2019 BDO World Championships at the Lakeside. In the men’s draw, Willem Mandigers upset the fourth seed Wesley Harms while Michael Unterbuchner produced a superb […]

Sherrock and Warren impress on Sunday evening at Lakeside

Fallon Sherrock and Wayne Warren were the star performers during the Sunday evening session in the 2019 BDO World Darts Championships at Lakeside. Mark McGrath and Roger Janssen both came through preliminary round matches to round off the second day of darting action. Fallon Sherrock was in an unstoppable mood, as the BDO World Trophy […]

Veenstra edges Heydon in Lakeside classic

Richard Veenstra survived match darts to come though a deciding leg against Nigel Heydon in the Sunday afternoon session of the 2019 BDO World Darts Championships. Scott Waites also progressed while Maria O’Brien defeated Deta Hedman in an upset in the ladies’ draw. Nigel Heydon came into his tie with the eighth seed Richard Veenstra […]

MVG and Anderson set up Ally Pally tussle

Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson set up a dream semi-final as they came through quarter final matches against Ryan Joyce and Dave Chisnall. Michael Smith and Nathan Aspinall both won through to make their first semi final appearances. The opening quarter final was between two players making their first quarter final appearances, as Nathan […]

Anderson survives Burness scare in Day 2 evening

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, […]

Burness and Lewis star in Day 2 afternoon

Jamie Lewis and Paul Nicholson were the star attractions as Day 2 of the PDC World Darts Championships began with the afternoon session on Friday 14th December. The opening match was between Michael Barnard and Jose de Sousa of Portugal. De Sousa qualified for Ally Pally having won the South West Europe qualifier, but Challenge […]