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#officialeurosweep – We Have A Winner!

What a super Sunday we had at the European Championship.   Phil Taylor claimed his 4th successive European Championship with an 11-8 win over Adrian Lewis, who hit a NINE-DART FINISH during his semi final match against Raymond van Barneveld. And Taylor’s victory meant that BrianRedfearn was our winner of the Official […]

#officialeurosweep 2nd Round Results

Well, what a Saturday we had at the European Darts Championship – and the Red Dragon Official Euro Sweep is heating up too as we’ve reached our last 8, with a few surprises along the way. 2ND ROUND RESULTS valkie180 (Simon Whitlock) 10-2 jayandrewswba (Colin Lloyd) clarabel73 (Terry Jenkins) 4-10 a180w […]

#officialeurosweep 1st Round Results

The darts world of twitter endured some good tungsten-banter over the last two days, but the first round has concluded and we’re down to 16 people in the battle for the Red Dragon darts.  Well done to all the winners, commiserations to the losers. 1ST ROUND RESULTS 180RobLFC (Mervyn King) […]

The Official European Championship Twitter Sweep

The PartyPoker.net European Darts Championship began last night in Germany, but thats not the only thing some darts fans are looking forward to – especially those on twitter, with the Official European Championship Sweep. Following the overwhelming response and success of the World Matchplay sweep, known on twitter as the […]

Don’t Be Afraid of Winning

At the beginning of the season, when I first joined the darts league, my hand always shook when I got down to a double. If I was comfortably ahead, my hand shook uncontrollably and I would start to feel my supporting leg go as well. Anyone know why this is? […]

Respect the Fearless

Here I sit, watching an old episode of Bullseye. I feel that my youth was wasted. I could have been playing darts and getting the practice in early. One year of darts just doesn’t seem to be enough at my age! The highlight of my week could have been watching […]

A Year Full of Firsts

So. The last year has been packed full of firsts. I’ve had firsts of meeting the likes of Phil Taylor, Colin Osborne, Adrian Lewis, Eric Bristow to name just a few. My first darts set (ok, so that sounds like it should be available at all good toy stores), the first time i’ve […]

Darts Is A Sport – Get Over It

I never thought I would have to write this. Of course it is a sport. The very fact that some people think a debate exists is an insult to any right thinking human being, any right thinking darts fans. But it seems we have a time to go before, in […]

Win UK Open Tickets!

Following a succession of great giveaways this year, we have teamed up with Rileys for our latest free to enter competition. We are offering one lucky winner the chance to watch the Speedy Hire  UK Open Final, up close and personal at the Reebok Stadium. Not that there is anything wrong […]

Darts Meets Superbikes

SWAN YAMAHA SUPERSTARS MEET WINMAU DARTS LEGEND ANDY FORDHAM AT FIRST BSB RACE The British Superbike season got underway with 2 thrilling races at Brands Hatch over the Easter weekend. Swan Yamaha’s Tommy Hill leads the championship, with HM Plant Honda’s Shane “Shakey” Byrne in second place. However, Tommy revealed […]


4 interesting facts about darts

Darts is a very interesting game which can be enjoyed by people of any age, gender or skill set. That’s why, it is a very popular game enjoyed by millions across the world. However, many people still have the perception that it is played in pubs by beer drinking people […]

Competition – Win Video Coaching Analysis

Following on from his recent article for Darts Mad, Paul Gillings (The Darts Performance Centre) has agreed to offer one lucky DartsMad reader the opportunity to have their throw professionally analysed for free! This service is currently on offer at £19.50 for a limited time on the dartscoaching site which […]

Chance to Compete in The UK Open With Speedy Hire

Speedy, the UK’s leading provider of equipment rental and support services, is offering darts fanatics the sporting chance of a lifetime with an invitation to qualify for one of the game’s biggest tournaments – with the help of a hugely popular world champion. Speedy has 16 places up for grabs […]

Away From The Oche – PDC Darts Players Relax

Ever wondered how the pro players manage to maintain their peak physical fitness? Well, RTL7 have given us an insight with this short video filmed in Holland between sessions at last weekends International Masters. Clearly dispelling any myths that Darts players are not real athletes…..Mr Lewis gets our vote for […]

Darts Goes Dark glasgow

Darts Goes Dark

Glasgow will be lucky if it sees Premier League darts again for a while. If I was in charge I would take the extravaganza elsewhere after tonight’s frankly disgraceful scenes. Current World Champion, Adrian Lewis, fully expected a barrage of noise to rain down no him throughout his match with […]

DartBook – A Brand New Social Networking Site!

We thought we should let you all know about a great new site that has appeared over the last few days called DartBook. Essentially it’s a mix of all your favourite social networking tools, neatly packaged up into a unique ‘darting’ community. We joined the site recently and our first […]

DartsMad Needs a Facelift – Logo Design Competition

DartsMad.com Needs a Facelift! Changes are afoot at DartsMad, and we’ve decided that a bit of a facelift is in order. We want a new logo, the thing is our designer has gone AWOL…………… Therefore, its competition time! We want you – the readers to submit your ideas for DartsMad.com’s […]

Gerry Weber Stadion Halle

Game, Shot and Cash

An analysis of the opening weekend of the PDC Pro Tour The 2011 PDC jamboree got off to an action packed start at the Gerry Weber Centre in Halle, Germany at the weekend with a Pro Tour double header – two Players Championship events staged on the Saturday and Sunday. […]