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20192020 PDC World Darts Championship - Full Schedule

2019/2020 PDC World Darts Championship – Full Schedule

2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship schedule Michael van Gerwen will begin his title defence on the opening night of the 2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship, with the schedule for darts’ biggest event now confirmed. The festive feast of darts kicks-off on Friday December 13, with former Alexandra Palace semi-finalist Jelle Klaasen […]

2020 WILLIAM HILL WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP DRAW

It’s the tournament that every darts player wants to have on their CV’s. It’s the mountain that every player wants to conquer. It’s the race that every player wants to win. It’s the crown jewel that every player wants to have in their trophy cabinets. Yes! It’s the PDC World […]

2019/2020 PDC World Darts Championship draw

2019/2020 PDC World Darts Championship draw

Michael van Gerwen will begin the defence of his William Hill World Darts Championship title against Jelle Klaasen or Kevin Burness. The draw was made on Monday for the 2019/2020 William Hill World Darts Championship, which will see 96 of the world’s best players competing from December 13 – January 1 for the Sid […]

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Inaugural ECA Disability Darts Event

The weekend of the 23rd of November saw the Players Championship Finals being played out by many of the stars of the PDC circuit at the Butlins resort in Minehead. However, Saturday the 23rd of November was a significant day in the world of disability darts as it saw the […]

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PDC World Championships – Final Qualifiers Results

Benito van de Pas, Kevin Burness and Matthew Edgar all secured spots today at the PDC World Championships as the trio came through the PDPA Tour Card Holder qualifiers which was the last chance for all tour card holders to qualify for Ally Pally. ‘Big Ben’ had to qualify for […]

PDC Unicorn World Youth Championship final - Joy For Ruthless Humphries

PDC Unicorn World Youth Championship final – Joy For Ruthless Humphries

Luke Humphries took glory in the 2019 PDC Unicorn World Youth Championship with a superb 6-0 whitewash of Adam Gawlas in Minehead on Sunday night. Newbury’s Humphries, competing in his final game at youth level, followed up his success in topping the PDC Unicorn Development Tour Order of Merit in […]

VAN GERWEN BATTLES TO FIFTH LADBROKES PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS TITLE

VAN GERWEN BATTLES TO FIFTH LADBROKES PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS TITLE

Michael van Gerwen won the Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals title for a fifth time with a brilliant 11-9 win over Gerwyn Price in a sensational final. World Champion Van Gerwen had been defeated by Price in the semi-finals of the Grand Slam of Darts a week ago, with the sport’s […]

Michael van Gerwen Hits Nine-Darter

Michael van Gerwen Hits Nine-Darter

Michael van Gerwen hit the second nine-darter in the history of the Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals during his win over Adrian Lewis on Saturday afternoon. The Dutchman produced his own sixth perfect leg, and the first in a televised event for 12 months, as he scored 180, 177 and then […]

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DREAM TV DEBUT FOR WOODHOUSE IN PDC PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

Luke Woodhouse enjoyed a dream big-stage debut at the Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals with a brilliant 6-5 win over Daryl Gurney as the tournament began in Minehead on Friday, where Peter Wright was also knocked out. Worcestershire’s Woodhouse, 31, produced the most memorable display of his career as he came […]

Come and meet Darts Mad

Darts Mad is still just starting out after a 5 year haitus. We are looking for contributors who are mad about darts. We welcome everyone! If you see us walking around Minehead this weekend with our Darts Mad jackets and shirts then come and say hello!

2019 Players Championship Finals preview

2019 Players Championship Finals preview

The 2019 Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals begins on Friday at Butlin’s Minehead Resort, as Daryl Gurney begins his title defence against Luke Woodhouse on a packed opening day of action. The three-day event will see the top 64 players from the 2019 Players Championship Order of Merit, following the year’s 30 floor events, […]

World Series of Darts heads To New York

World Series of Darts heads To New York

HULU THEATER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN TO HOST 2020 WORLD SERIES OF DARTS THE iconic Madison Square Garden is to host top-class darts for the first time when the stars of the sport visit New York on the World Series of Darts tour in 2020. The Hulu Theater at Madison […]

World Series of Darts returns To Hamilton in 2020

World Series of Darts returns To Hamilton in 2020

THE PDC’s World Series of Darts is to return to Hamilton’s Claudelands Arena on August 21-22 2020 following the huge success of the NZ Darts Masters earlier this year. World number one Michael van Gerwen took victory when the World Series made its Hamilton debut in 2019 as part of […]

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Van Barneveld bears all (and admits banned substance use)

The sports world is full of athletes, in particular cyclists, who admit to having used a performance enhancing drug during their career. It is very rare however that a sportsperson admits use during their active career. In an interview with the weekly magazine of Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant (“The peoples […]

GSOD group stage review

GSOD group stage review

The group stages of the Grand Slam of Darts came to a close last night so its time for a quick review. The annual tournament that pairs various PDC winners from the season with 8 elected players from the BDO is an eagerly awaited event on the tournament calendar. This […]

2019 BOYLE SPORTS GRAND SLAM OF DARTS DRAW

The draw for the 2019 Boyle Sports Grand Slam Of Darts was released on Tuesday. The tournament will take place at the Aldersley Leisure Village in Aldersley, Wolverhampton. 32 players will take part in 8 groups of 4. The top two of each group will progress to the knockout stages. […]

Raymond van Barneveld thanks fans

Raymond van Barneveld thanks fans

Raymond van Barneveld took to twitter this morning to thank his fans, albeit a day late. Raymond van Barneveld thanks fans The morning after the night before. This is when Raymond van Barneveld has chosen to thank the crowd in Amsterdam for their support. Some had seen his swift exit […]

Arrest warrant issued for Corey Cadby

Arrest warrant issued for Corey Cadby

Overnight social media exploded with the news of an Arrest warrant issued for Corey Cadby. Darts Mad would like to point out that in all courts of law a person is innocent until proven guilty. Arrest warrant issued for Corey Cadby Nicknamed “The King” Cadby is seen by many as […]

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Wolfie Adams and wonder-kid Bennett make it to the BDO World Championships 2020

2020 BDO World Professional Championships 29th October 2019 – Following the conclusion of the One80 L-style World Masters last night, the line-up of automatic qualifiers for the 2020 BDO World Professional Darts Championships is complete, with just four Men’s and two Ladies spots up for grabs at today’s qualifiers. The […]

2019 JACK’S CASINO WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS DRAW

The draw for the 2019 Jack’s Casino World Series Of Darts Finals was released yesterday. The draw took place at the Lokhalle in Gottingen, in between the second semi final and the final of the European Championship. 24 players will be looking to claim the trophy and £70,000 at the […]

European Championships Day 2 review

European Championships Day 2 review

Played over two sessions Day 2 served up some big shocks in the afternoon while the evening saw the Welsh Dragon’s flames snuffed out. European Championships Day 2 review The afternoon session saw the remaining first round games played out with a couple of shocks as a result. Vincent van […]

PDC Darts European Championships Day 1 review

European Championships Day 1 review

The 2019 Unibet European Championships got underway in Göttingen, Germany last night and immediately served up a monumental shock. European Championships Day 1 review Smudger sends MVG to the commentary booth Fresh from two televised tournament wins MVG will have traveled to Germany full of confidence. By the end of […]

2019 PADDY POWER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS REVIEW – FINAL PART

Coming up in the final part we will find out who becomes the champion and takes home the belt and £100,000. All action took place on Sunday evening. It’s now into the semi final stages of the tournament with the final being played later that evening. The format is now […]

2019 PADDY POWER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS REVIEW – PART 3

Coming up in part three we will look at the action that took place on Sunday afternoon. Two players have already booked their places into the semi finals and two players have already booked their taxi home. However for the other four their qualification hopes are still in the balance, […]

2019 PADDY POWER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS REVIEW – PART 2

Coming up in part two, we will find out who could possibly make it through to the semi finals and who could possibly go out. A win could get them through or stay in the battle, a loss could hinder their hopes or boot them out of the competition. All […]

2019 PADDY POWER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS REVIEW – PART 1

The 2019 Champions League Of Darts had finally arrived at the Morningside Arena in Leicester, East Midlands. 8 players from the top tier of the rankings were put into two groups and with a quality lineup there was no point picking who will go through and who will go out. […]

2019 LADBROKES PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS DRAW

After the 30 events were completed on Tuesday, the draw was announced for the 2019 Players Championship Finals. The draw just like the European Championship wasn’t a random one but the players were put in a fixed bracket. 1 plays 64, 2 plays 63, 3 plays 62 etc. So what […]

WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS QUALIFIERS

The World Series Of Darts Finals Qualifiers took place at the Metrodome Leisure Complex in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. After 20 players were confirmed for the finals, four places were left in the balance. 104 players came today in Barnsley but four could only progress to Amsterdam. Who will stand triumphant […]

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PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 30 2019

The thirtieth and final Players Championship event of the season takes place at the Metrodome Leisure complex in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. By the end of today we will find out the 64 players who will be going off to Minehead in November. But what stories will be told today? A […]

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PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 29 2019

The twenty ninth and penultimate Players Championship event of the season takes place at the Metrodome Leisure Complex in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. We’re getting towards the business end of the pro tour this year and with the final event taking place tomorrow, it’s the last chance for those outside the […]

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2019 BOYLE SPORTS WORLD GRAND PRIX – FINAL DAY

It’s the final day of the 2019 World Grand Prix which is taking place at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. 32 players came, now just two remain in the battle for the title and £110,000. Could Michael van Gerwen win his fifth world grand prix title? Or will Chisnall […]

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2019 BOYLE SPORTS WORLD GRAND PRIX – DAY 6

It’s now day six of the 2019 World Grand Prix, which is taking place at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. There’s just four men left standing as we enter the semi final stage of the tournament. Four players deserved their spots but only two will go through to tomorrow’s […]

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2019 BOYLE SPORTS WORLD GRAND PRIX – DAY 5

It’s day five of the 2019 World Grand Prix Darts which is taking place at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. The first two rounds are done, now we are at the quarter final stages of this year’s tournament. We are guaranteed at least otwo first time semi finalists at […]

Jermaine Wattimena defeats Snakebite

2019 BOYLE SPORTS WORLD GRAND PRIX – DAY 4

It’s day four of the 2019 World Grand Prix, where 32 players compete in a double in double out showdown. Coming up tonight we’ve got the four second matches from the bottom half of the draw as the quarter final lineup will be completed by the end of tonight? Who […]

2019 BOYLE SPORTS WORLD GRAND PRIX – DAY 3

We’re into the third day of the 2019 World Grand Prix as we enter the second round phase in this double start event. Coming up tonight we have the four second round matches from the top half of the draw taking place on the stage at the Citywest Hotel in […]

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2019 BOYLE SPORTS WORLD GRAND PRIX – DAY 2

It’s day two of the 2019 World Grand Prix and coming up tonight we’ve got 8 first round matches from the bottom half of the draw. Chris Dobey, Mervyn King, Ian White, Jeffrey de Zwaan, James Wade, Michael Smith, Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson all booked their second round […]

2019 BOYLE SPORTS WORLD GRAND PRIX – DAY 1

The 2019 World Grand Prix begins tonight at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. It will be the 22nd staging of the event as 32 players will battle it out to win one of darts’ big prizes. Coming up tonight we’ve got the first eight matches of the first round. With […]

De Sousa wins players championship 28 2019

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 28 2019

The twenty eighth players championship of the season takes place overseas at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. Final preparations are being made for the World Grand Prix, which starts tomorrow. Gerwyn Price won PC 27 yesterday, beating Krzysztof Ratajski 8-7 in the final. Could he do the double? Or will […]

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PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 27 2019

The twenty seventh players championship of the season goes overseas this weekend as it takes place at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. For some it’s a chance to get some competitive darts under their belts. For others it’s a chance for some final preparations for the World Grand Prix, […]

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2019 EUROPEAN DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP DRAW

The draw for the 2019 European Championship has been confirmed. After last night we found out our 32 qualifiers for this year’s event. So who plays who at the Lokhalle in Gottingen come the end of October? James Wade who is the defending champion, will kick off the defence of […]

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2019 GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY – FINAL DAY

The 2019 Euro Tour comes to a conclusion today as sixteen players competed to win the final Euro Tour silverware of the season at the Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar. Who will have the last laugh by the end of tonight? LAST 16 Michael van Gerwen’s hopes of a 33rd Euro […]

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2019 GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY DAY 2 – EVENING SESSION

It’s the evening session in Day 2 of the 2019 Gibraltar Darts Trophy, which is the final Euro Tour event of the season. This afternoon all par one of the 8 seeded players won their matches, tonight 8 more second round matches will take to the stage at the Victoria […]

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2019 GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY DAY 2 – AFTERNOON SESSION

The final Euro Tour event of the year continues at the Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar. Coming up this afternoon will be 8 second round matches, featuring 8 first round winners of yesterday against 8 top 16 seeds. Will there be any surprises sprung at the rock today? Nathan Aspinall v […]

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2019 GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY DAY 1 – EVENING SESSION

After some great entertainment this afternoon, the darts is back in action this evening at the Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar. Coming up tonight we have 8 more matches in the first round with the second round lineup being confirmed by the end of tonight. What drama will we have in […]

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2019 GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY DAY 1 – AFTERNOON SESSION

The 2019 Gibraltar Darts Trophy gets underway today at the Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar. It’s the final Euro Tour event of the season and with 9 places left in the European Darts Championship qualification it’s a last chance for those outside the top 32 to make last gasp progress. But […]

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2019 WORLD GRAND PRIX DARTS DRAW

The draw for the 2019 World Grand Prix has been confirmed. The tournament returns to the Citywest Hotel in Dublin as 32 players battle it out for the top prize. The tournament is known for its unorthodox format as players must hit a double to commence scoring. So practising for […]

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2019 GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY DRAW

The draw for the 2019 Gibraltar Darts Trophy has been confirmed. It’s the thirteenth and final Euro Tour event of the season. With 9 places left waiting for the European Championship, it’s a final chance for others to bag some crucial money in the Euro Tour order of merit. So […]

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 26 2019

The twenty sixth Players Championship of 2019 takes place at the Metrodome Leisure Complex in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. It’s the second PC event this weekend with the World Grand Prix line up set to be confirmed by the end of today’s proceedings. Daryl Gurney won PC 25 yesterday after beating […]

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PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 25 2019

The twenty fifth Players Championship of the year takes place at the Metrodome Leisure Complex in Barnsley, South Yorkshire for the first of two events this weekend. It’s a important weekend too as we find out who will qualify for the World Grand Prix as the cut off takes place […]

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PDC World Championship tickets back on sale

The PDC has announced that 2000 tickets are to go back on sale. 2000 PDC World Championship tickets back on sale will be music in the ears of many darts fans across the globe. Here at dartsmad we welcome this news and hope that this is the beginning of the […]

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2019 INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN – FINAL DAY

It’s the final day of the 2019 International Darts Open, the twelfth Euro Tour of the season. Sixteen men are left standing in the tournament but who will come out on top with the trophy tonight? LAST 16 The first man through to the quarter finals was Northern Ireland’s Daryl […]

2019 INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN – DAY 2 EVENING SESSION

Eight players have already have booked their places in the last 16, but tonight 8 more will join and will complete our lineup for tomorrow. Who will rise and who will fall? Ricky Evans v Dimitri Van den Bergh The first match this evening was ‘Rapid’ Ricky Evans taking on […]

2019 INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN DAY 2 – AFTERNOON SESSION

The second round got underway this afternoon with 8 first round winners from yesterday taking on 8 top 16 seeded players. Will any big names fall at this stage? Nathan Aspinall v Justin Pipe The first match this afternoon was between Stockport’s Nathan Aspinall and Justin Pipe. It was the […]

2019 INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN DAY 1 – EVENING SESSION

After some enthralling action this afternoon, the darts continues at the SASCHENarena in Riesa, Germany, where the final 8 first round matches take place. Harry Ward, William O’Connor, Justin Pipe, Kyle Anderson, John Henderson, James Richardson, Danny Noppert and Michael Rosenauer have booked their places in Round 2 this afternoon, […]

2019 INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN DAY 1 – AFTERNOON SESSION

The penultimate Euro Tour of the season got underway this afternoon, with the first 8 round one matches taking place. What surprises will we have in store here? Harry Ward v Reece Robinson Unfortunately due to the PDC scores being faulty, analysis was limited, but it was Harry Ward who […]

2019 INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN DRAW

The draw for the 2019 International Darts Open has just been announced with 48 players battling it out for the top prize at the SACHSEarena in Riesa, Germany. It’s the penultimate Euro Tour event of the season and with the European Championship on the horizon, it’s certainly a chance for […]

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PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 24 report 2019

The twenty fourth Players Championship of the season takes place at the Metrodome Leisure Complex in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. It’s the second of our two midweek events, Jose De Sousa was an unlikely winner yesterday, beating Nathan Rafferty, Steve Beaton, Ryan Meikle, John Henderson, Jermaine Wattimena, Peter Wright and Gerwyn […]

PDC World Darts Championship 2019/20 Preview

PDC World Darts Championship 2019/20 Preview

The PDC World Darts Championship will return for its traditional end-of-year slot in the sporting calendar and all the marquee names will be raring to go. 2019/20 WDC – The basics The next edition of the tournament will take place between 13 December 2019 and 1 January 2020 at the […]

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What went down at the Austrian Darts day one?

£140,000 is the prize pool for the Austrian Darts Championship so it is not a tournament to be taken with a pinch of salt. Because of that, all the big names you would expect are present with the likes of Adrian Lewis, Gerwyn Price, Daryl Gurney, Peter Wright, and of […]

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BDO World Darts Championship moves to the O2 Arena

The British Darts Organisation (BDO) announced in July that, in 2020, the BDO World Darts Championship will move from Lakeside Country Club to the Indigo – a venue at the O2 Arena in London. Lakeside has played host to the tournament since 1986, therefore, the move garnered mixed reactions in […]

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Champions League of Darts Groups REVEALED

Yes, we may still be a few months away from the Champions League of Darts, but much like the Champions League in football, the groupings are almost as exciting as the oche action. This year, the Champions League of darts will be shown on free-to-air BBC once again and it […]

Gurney & Whitlock Scrape Through as MVG Crashes OUT

The afternoon session of day two at the Czech Darts Open witnessed two of the favourites to land the £25,000 first place prize come through tricky tests on the oche in matches they were both odds-on to win. Australian Simon Whitlock was third on stage after Jermaine Wattimena and Danny […]

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Who’s who in the World Cup of Darts?

The ninth World Cup of Darts gets underway next week with thirty-four nations set to go head to head in a bid to be declared champions of the World. The Netherlands head to host nation Germany this year looking to make it three-straight World Cup victories with England looking to […]

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Stephen Burton And Jesus Noguera’s PDC Challenge Tour Victories

Stephen Burton and Spain’s Jesus Noguera claimed PDC Challenge Tour victories today in Wigan. Burton claimed his second PDC Challenge Tour title as he was the winner of the second event in January. He started off with a 5-2 win over Ryan Murray with an impressive 98.1 average in his […]

Menzies And Beveridge Enjoy Challenge Tour Success In Wigan! - Report!

Menzies And Beveridge Enjoy Challenge Tour Success In Wigan! – Report!

Scottish Duo Cameron Menzies and Darren Beveridge claimed PDC Challenge Tour titles today in Wigan. Both players who are managed by Dunvegan Enterprises, were on top form all day, and threw quality darts and some high averages. Beveridge tasted victory in the first event of the day, edging out Callan […]

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Gerwyn Price To Appeal £21,500 Fine From DRA!

Gerwyn Price has appealed his £21,500 fine he received from the DRA in January following his controversial Grand Slam of Darts victory against Gary Anderson in November, where he upset many people and was fined heavily. He was was fined for 3 separate incidents, including his Quarter Final victory over […]

Clayton Claims His Third PDC Title

Clayton Claims His Third PDC Title! – Players Championship 10 – Report!

Jonny Clayton today won his third PDC Title in Barnsley as he won PDC Players Championship 10. ‘The Ferret’ claimed his second PDC Players Championship event as he defeated Gabriel Clemens 8-4 in the final with a 103.3 average. In his opening game. he came up against youngster Nathan Rafferty […]

Barney retires again

Barney Retires… Again

One thing we have learnt about professional sports people is that when they announce retirement, it doesn’t actually mean they will retire. Back in November, the former five-time world champion declared he would retire from the sport come the end of the 2020 World Championships from the Ally Pally. The […]

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MVG Nine Darts His Way to Glory

Dutchman Michael van Gerwen made history on his way to victory at the European Darts Open in Leverkusen. The success marked MVG’s 29th European Tour success in the very first European Tour event of the season with the World Number one laying down a marker for the rest of the […]

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The Price is Right for Gerwyn

Victories are like buses, you wait ages for one and then two come along at once. Welshman Gerwyn Price last took victory back at November’s Grand Slam of Darts after a thrilling 16-13 win over Gary Anderson. Since then, Price has continued to progress in the game and after claiming […]

Durrant’s Delight As He Wins Maiden PDC Title! – Report!

Glen Durrant won his first PDC title today in Wigan, it what was his fourth PDC event since winning his PDC Tour Card. He lost in the final last week to Dave Chisnall in a last leg decider, losing 8-7, but he put it right today as he defeated Dmitri […]

Leighton Bennett And James Beeton Claim JDC 3&4 Titles! - Report!

Leighton Bennett And James Beeton Claim JDC 3&4 Titles! – Report!

Leighton Bennett and James Beeton were victorious today on the JDC Tour as they both won JDC titles. Bennett, who was recently crowned BDO World Youth Champion last month, picked up his second JDC title of the year, defeating Brad Phillips 5-1 in the final with an impressive 91 average. […]

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Who’s Hot for the BetVictor Masters?

The heavyweights of the PDC head to Milton Keynes this weekend for the 2019 BetVictor Masters. With a prize fund of £200,000, the competition is not to be taken lightly as the field has found out over the years. Michael van Gerwen is a four-time winner of the event and […]

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Watch Out: Barney Will be Back

Dutchman Raymond Van Barneveld probably had a different kind of Christmas in mind. He was no doubt hoping to be working on the oche rather than relaxing at home filling his boots with Turkey and roast potatoes. However, after suffering something of a shock defeat to Lithuanian Darius Labanauskas in […]

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PDC World Darts Championship: Who are the favourites in 2019?

The PDC World Darts Championship, also known as the William Hill World Darts Championship due to sponsorship, starts on December 13th and runs until New Year’s Day. The major darts event will take place at Alexandra Palace in London and it will be contested by 96 participants for the first time. Darts […]

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World Darts Championship Day One Recap

Christmas always comes early when the darts are concerned as the Darts World Championships got off to a thrilling start at Alexandra Palace on Thursday. So, with a feast of darts now on our screens for the rest of the year, let’s take a look back at what happened on […]

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William Hill World Championship Schedule Revealed

Christmas is a time for turkey, family, presents and of course, Darts. The William Hill World Championship is run throughout December with a small break for Christmas and sees the sport come to the masses in a big way throughout the festive period. The final is set to be played […]

End of An Era: Raymond van Barneveld Announces Retirement

Raymond van Barneveld affectionately known as Barney is set to retire. Barney announced the news himself stating that after the 2019/20 World Dart Championship he will be calling time of his career. Barney has had an illustrious career which saw him became the third only darts player to win the […]

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Who are the Bad Boys of Darts?

This weekend sees the World Series Finals take place from Vienna with a field packed full of talent and friendliness. Michael Van Gerwen is seeking his fourth successive title and is certainly worth a bet on for the tournament The PDC has become a place of harmony over the last […]

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2018 Word Grand Prix of Darts: Quarter-Final Recap

Thirty-two competitors started out on the quest to become the 2018 World Grand Prix of Darts champion at the start of the week but now we are down to just four. But, who are they? And who did they beat in the last eight to reach such a coveted position? […]

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The Most Interesting Darts Competition of the Year

The rise of darts over the last twenty years has been something special. From Pub game to the global stage, Darts epic sporting dominance shows no signs of slowing down and is now one of the top sports for punters looking to get ahead of the ever-growing arrow throwing game. […]

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2018 World Grand Prix of Darts Round One Recap

As the action is set to resume on a busy Tuesday of darting drama at the 2018 World Grand Prix of Darts, what better time than now to sit back and review the action from round one in which there were old timers rolling back the years and young guns […]

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World Grand Prix Round One Draw: Four NOT to Miss

As the Unibet World Grand Prix of Darts gets underway this weekend, we look at four matches to keep your eye on in round one as 32 players battle it out for this Premier PDC prize and the chance to bulge their wallets to the tune of £100,000. Daryl Gurney […]

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Anderson Takes First Champions League Title

Scotsman Gary Anderson swept aside his compatriot Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright to win his first ever Champions League title and fourth televised tournament of the year. The 47-year-old Scotsman survived an almighty scare earlier in the day when had Michael Van Gerwen converted one of two match darts in the pair’s […]

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Champions League of Darts: Day One Recap

The 2018 Champions League of Darts got underway on Saturday at a ram-packed Brighton Centre. With so much action in play, we recap the action to make sure you have not missed a thing heading into Sunday’s final day of play. Defending champion Mensur Suljovic got his campaign off to […]

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Champions League of Darts Preview

The bright lights of the Brighton Centre is the host for non-ranking Champions League of Darts that gives the top eight players the chance to pit their wits against one another live on national TV thanks to broadcaster the BBC screening the event. How Does it Work? The format is […]

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The Price is Right as Gerwyn Lands £25K

Welshman Gerwyn Price showed no signs of nerves as he powered through Simon Whitlock to win the International Darts Open in Germany. Price was something of an underdog in the tournament but swept past a flurry of Brits to land his first European Tour title. First up was Scotsman John […]

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International Darts Open: Round One Review

On Friday the PDC European Tour descended on the German town of Riesa for an action-packed trip of days of darting action. As round one drew to a close, we thought it wise to look back at the action and see who came out on top. Englishman Ryan Searle earned […]

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Need to Know Guide: 2018 International Darts Open

The PDC European Tour begins to draw to a close with the penultimate event of the season, the 2018 International Darts Open set to get underway in Germany this Friday. The town of Riesa will see 48 players descend upon its SACHSENarena for its annual tournament set to see the […]

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It’s All White on the Night for Dutch Darts Champion Ian

48-year-old Ian White came from seemingly nowhere to claim his first ever European darts title in the Dutch city of Maastricht after defeating fellow Englishman Rickey Evans 8-5 in Sunday’s final. It has been quite the journey for White who was left clearly emotional after clinching the Dutch Darts Championship […]

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REVEALED: 2019 PDC Schedule

The PDC has taken the step of revealing their 2019 schedule to give players and fans alike a chance to fill out their calendar ahead of what promises to be an action-packed 12 months of darts action. The big news on the calendar was the announcement that the Premier League […]

Wright Wins PC17

Scotsman Peter Wright has been enjoying the winner’s podium of late after winning his third tournament of the season by winning the Players Championship 17 as well as boosting his bank balance by £10,000. Snakebite overcame Northern Ireland’s Daryl Gurney 6-2 in the final from Barnsley’s Metrodome in one of […]

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MVG The KING of Germany

World number one Michael Van Gerwen no doubt sank a couple of the local beers after claiming his second German Darts Champions title with an 8-6 victory over Englishman James Wilson in Sunday’s final. It was also the Dutchman’s seventh European Tour title of the year despite receiving criticism for […]

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German Darts Championship: Big Boys in at Round Two

Friday was an action-packed day of darts on the PDC European Tour as the German Darts Championship got underway with its two sessions involving all the round one matches. Adrian Lewis was the star name on show on Friday in the city of Hildesheim and the man known as ‘Jackpot’ […]