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Need to Know Guide: German Darts Championship

On Friday 31st August the German Darts Championship gets underway after a week off for the stars of the PDC. The tournament is to be held in the city of Hildesheim in Lower Saxony and is one of the lesser known German cities. However, that does not make it any […]

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12-Year-Old Wins Cambridgeshire Open Championship

What were you doing when you were 12? Probably not competing with professional darts players and winning a £1000 first prize, right? Step forward the BDO’s latest winner Leighton Bennett who at the age of just 12 beat a competitive field to become the new Cambridgeshire Open Champion. In 2017 […]

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Brisbane Masters: Another Cross in the Box

2018 PDC World Champion Rob Cross continued his fine year in style by becoming the sixth man in as many World Series events to be named the winner after showing Dutchman Michael Van Gerwen who is boss in the Brisbane Darts Masters final. Englishman Cross played the (second best) match […]

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Cadby Gets His Sweet Revenge

Australian Corey Cadby re-ignited his 2018 after gaining revenge over Simon Whitlock in the first round of the Brisbane Masters. Just seven days ago, Whitlock dumped Cadby out in the opening round of the Melbourne Masters but fast forward a week, and the up and coming 23-year-old has reversed the […]


It’s ALL About the Money: Brisbane Prize Pot Revealed

Let’s be honest, no one plays for free anymore and darts has become a sport that can turn players into millionaires just off prize money alone (just ask Phil Taylor). Although the Brisbane Masters is in its inaugural year, there is still a decent prize pool up for grabs with […]

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3 Things to Watch out for at the Melbourne Masters

The PDC’s trip to Australasia continues this week as the Melbourne Masters kicks off on Friday from the Hisense Arena with Micheal Van Gerwen occupying the number one seed. As Melbourne’s premier darts tournament gets underway, we take a look at some of the things you won’t want to miss […]

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Melbourne Masters: All the Write Moves

Colourful Peter Wright was celebrating on Sunday night after claiming victory at the Melbourne Masters to win his second career World Series of Darts title after success in Germany in 2017. The native Scotsman known as Snakebite took down Michael Smith in Sunday’s final 11-8 in the best of 21 […]

2014 World Matchplay Night 1 Darts Results

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN kicked off the BetVictor World Matchplay with a hard-fought 10-7 win over Steve Beaton in Blackpool on Saturday night, as Ian White, Simon Whitlock and James Wade joined him in enjoying first round victories. World Champion van Gerwen, the pre-tournament favourite with sponsors BetVictor, opened up his […]

Fitzmaurice’s Last Stand (Up)

BDO Master of Ceremonies Martin Fitzmaurice Tells Racist Jokes on Internet Stream The BDO  issued an apology and confirmed on BBC Radio Humberside that he will play no future part in the presentation of BDO dart events, some of the tabloids gave it low key coverage, other darts bloggers and forums […]

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Professional darts tournaments overview

PDC UK Open Tournament History The UK Open is a unique darts tournament that in many ways harks back to the old News Of The World Championship. Several regional heats and amateur qualifiers are held around the UK giving just about anybody who can pick up a dart the chance […]

Van Gerwen Aims to Extend Winning Streak

On-song Michael van Gerwen is confident his first tournament success of 2014 can lay the platform for him to continue his excellent start to the Premier League Darts season. Buoyed by two victories from his first two League matches, a confident van Gerwen made a successful return to his native […]

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2014 Lakeside World Darts Championship Day 7 Results

2014 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship Results Friday 10 January Evening Session Men’s quarter-finals (best of 9 sets) Jan Dekker (Ned) 5-2 Martin Adams (Eng) James Wilson (Eng) 2-5 Alan Norris (Eng) Women’s quarter-finals (best of 3 sets) Tamara Schuur (Ned) 0-2 Lisa Ashton (Eng) Fallon Sherrock (Eng) 1-2 Anastasia […]

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Taylor Wins 2013 World Grand Prix

Phil Taylor won an amazing 11th partypoker.com World Grand Prix title with a ruthless 6-0 demolition of Dave Chisnall at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin on Sunday. Taylor proved himself once again as the master of the double-start format with an incredible performance, winning the games first five sets without […]

Gwynne Checks Out On Double Top

The professional darts circus checks into its holiday home this weekend for nine days of top tungsten at The Winter Gardens in Blackpool. The 20th instalment of the World Matchplay is sponsored by BetVictor and I bet his mate Maurice will struggle to call this year’s winner. There are numerous intriguing subplots as […]

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McCoy’s Premier League Darts 2013

Tournament Format The ten players will face each other once over the opening nine weeks of the tournament, over the best of 12 legs, before the bottom two players in the league table are relegated following the ninth league night in Brighton. The remaining eight players will then face off […]

2013 World Cup of Darts draw

The groups for the Betfair World Cup of Darts have been drawn – with reigning champions England to play Austria and Japan in the first phase of the event next month. The £150,000 tournament, the third World Cup of Darts, will be held at the Alsterdorfer Sporthalle in Hamburg from […]

Stephen Bunting Wins the 2012 Zuiderduin Masters

Winmau World Masters champion Stephen Bunting added another major title to his list of achievements in 2012; The Bullet defeated Alan Norris 5 sets to nil (3-2 3-2 3-1 3-0 3-1) to lift the Zuiderduin Masters trophy having earlier eliminated Scott Mitchell and Remco Eijden in the semi-finals and quarter finals respectively. Norris […]

2012 Antwerp Open Results

On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September 2012, the 25th edition of the International Darts Tournament Antwerp Open took place at the Bloso Center Netepark in Herentals. Joppe Bakens won the mens title, and Anastasia Dobromyslova beat Rachna David 2-0 to take the ladies singles. 2012 Antwerp open Mens Results […]

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WELCOME TO THE McCOY’S PREMIER LEAGUE DARTS MEDIA UPDATE! The McCoy’s Premier League Darts promises to be one of the most exciting darts tournaments ever staged, with eight top players competing across 15 nights for the £150,000 title. Played in the UK & Ireland’s leading Arenas, the McCoy’s Premier League […]

McCoy’s Premier League Darts 2012

Tournament Format The eight players will face each other twice during the course of the 14-week league phase of the 2012 McCoy’s Premier League Darts, before the top four players progress to compete in the Play-Offs. Games in the league phase are played over the best of 14 legs of […]

ESPN Lakeside TV Coverage Confirmed

The BDO and BBC Sport have reached an agreement with ESPN to provide live coverage of the 2012 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships. ESPN will broadcast both evening sessions of the opening weekend of January 7th and 8th, plus every weekday evening session from January 9th to 13th live and […]

The Return of The King

Mervyn King returned to winning ways on Sunday night in Benidorm, winning the 27th Players Championship of the year, and arguably the most competitive of the non-broadcasted tournaments of the season. It is not that regularly that the world’s top eight are all out in force in the Players Championships, […]

Mervyn King Wins in Benidorm

MERVYN KING defeated Wes Newton 6-3 to win his first Players Championship since January in the Spanish Darts Trophy at the Melia Hotel, Benidorm. King has spent much of 2011 battling tendinitis in his throwing elbow, but capped a recent return to form – which included a run to the […]

Wade Wins Spanish Darts Trophy PC

JAMES WADE took Players Championship glory for a second successive Saturday with a 6-2 win over Raymond van Barneveld in the Spanish Darts Trophy. The world number three took first blood in the double-header weekend in Benidorm with the triumph, as he followed up last weekend’s win in Germany with […]

The Power Beaten by a Girl

GIRL POWER! ‘Laura G’ beats Phil Taylor at Rileys Wolverhampton Friday 21st October saw another great night out at Rileys Wolverhampton with Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor on form as he entertained the 200+ crowd. As part of his one-man roadshow with Rileys, Phil gave a number of competition winners a […]

Osborne Ends Title Drought in Gladbeck

COLIN OSBORNE defeated James Richardson 6-2 to win his first ranking title for almost two years in Sunday’s German Darts Classic Players Championship. Osborne last tasted victory when he won the Championship League Darts and a Players Championship in Irvine inside a month in late 2009, but ended that run […]

Wade Denies Pipe’s Treble Dream in Gladbeck

JAMES WADE defeated Justin Pipe 6-3 to claim victory in Saturday’s German Darts Classic Players Championship. The world number three claimed his first ranking win since the Speedy Hire UK Open in June, and his first Players Championship title since September 2010, with the triumph at Gladbeck’s Van Der Valk […]

Youth Tour Treble For Barham

PAUL BARHAM took his third victory of the inaugural year of the PDC Unicorn Youth Tour with a 4-1 defeat of Holland’s Dirk van Duijvenbode in the final of the final event in Gladbeck on Saturday. Barham followed up his victories in Crawley and Nuland earlier this year with triumph […]

9 Dart Taylor Regains Championship League Darts Crown

PHIL TAYLOR claimed Championship League Darts glory for a second time, following up his earlier nine-darter with a 6-1 defeat of Paul Nicholson in the Winners Group Final. Taylor, the 2008 champion who has lost in the final of the internet-streamed event for the last two years, regained the trophy […]

Championship League Darts Group 8 Results

DENNIS PRIESTLEY overcame Kevin Painter 6-5 to dramatically win Group Eight of Championship League Darts and take the final place in Thursday’s Winners Group of the internet-streamed tournament. The 61-year-old entered the tournament in Group Eight as eight stars battled a place in the big-money Winners Group, including his fellow […]

Championship League Darts Group 7 Results

STEVE BEATON booked his place in the Championship League Darts Winners Group on Thursday with a 6-4 victory over Kevin Painter in the Group Seven final at Crondon Park GC in Essex. Beaton ensured that he will compete for the £10,000 first prize for the second successive year in the […]

Rileys BICC Masters Cancelled

Please see below some disappointing news taken from the BDO website in respect of the Rileys BICC Masters, the ambitious tournament had promised a £14,800 prize fund with a £4k and £1.5k for the mens and ladies winners respectively. The 2011 Rileys BICC Masters has had to be cancelled due […]

2012 PDC Q-School Dates & Details

Details of the 2012 PDC Q-School have been released, the 2012 Q-School will take place at the Barnsley Metrodome, Queen’s Rd, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S71 1AN From Thursday 19th January to Sunday 22nd January 2012, the 4 day’s will feature a daily event where players can gain points for games and legs won. The events […]

Championship League Darts Group 7, 8 & Winners Group

Just a quick reminder that the darts action continues behind closed doors this week at Crondon Park, Essex. Championship League darts re-commences on Tuesday 18th and will be streamed online by the LivePDC.tv website here. Live Broadcast Schedule Tuesday 18th October- 10.30am – Group 7 Wednesday 19th October – 10.30am […]

Titan Clash Darts Exhibition 2012

See below for details of a charity darts exhibition being held in March 2012 at Aintree Racecourse. The  event  in association with the PDPA features some great players and has a range of ticket options, and is raising funds for The Suranna Stepping Stone Charity.   Titan Clash Darts 2012 […]

Lakeside 2012 Field Confirmed

Martin Adams and Deta Hedman are the No.1 Men’s and Women’s Seeds respectively for the 2012 Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships. The 35th consecutive staging of the World Professional Darts Championships on BBC TV will be played at Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey from Saturday, January 7th to Sunday, […]

Second Players Championship For Pipe

JUSTIN PIPE won his second successive Players Championship by edging out Gary Anderson in the John McEvoy Gold Dart Classic final in Killarney. The 39-year-old from Taunton had won his first professional title at a Players Championship in Dublin a fortnight ago, defeating Phil Taylor in the final. He added […]

Van Gerwen Wins Fourth 2011 Youth Tour

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN continued his success on the PDC Unicorn Youth Tour with victory over Joe Cullen in the final of the Killarney event. The Youth Tour’s two most successful players this year won through to the final at the Killarney Events Centre on Saturday evening. It was Dutch ace […]

Mark Walsh Wins Second Irish Masters

In form Mark Walsh continued where he left off in Crondon, winning the non PDC ranking Ladbrokes.com Irish Masters in Killarney for the second time. The recent PDC Championship League group 4 winner will be hoping to continue his winning streak in tomorrows  John McEvoy Gold Dart Classic Players Championship, which does […]

Bullseye Goes Stateside

You can’t beat a bit of Bully, and according to a recent media release he could be going across the pond. The creator and owner of Bullseye Andrew Wood, has signed an agreement with, The Gurin Company, a major independent television production company based in Studio City, Los Angeles, California. […]

Championship League Darts – Whitlock Wins Group Six

SIMON WHITLOCK won through to the Championship League Darts Winners Group at the sixth time of asking when he defeated Vincent van der Voort in a deciding leg in the Group Six final on Thursday. Whitlock, who had hit a nine-darter in Wednesday’s Group Five, extended his ever-present record in […]

Championship League Darts – King Reigns In Group Five

MERVYN KING produced a resilient display to win Group Five of Championship League Darts, defeating Simon Whitlock 6-3 in Wednesday’s final. King, appearing in his fourth successive day of the internet-streamed event, won six out of seven league matches to finish top of the table with some brilliant form, notably […]

Walsh Wins Group 4 of Championship League

MARK WALSH took a 6-2 victory over Mervyn King to win Group Four of Championship League Darts. The £200,000, internet-streamed tournament resumed following the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix with the fourth of eight groups, with Walsh emerging victorious to secure his spot in next Thursday’s big-money Winners Group. Walsh finished […]

Championship League Darts Groups 4,5 & 6

Just a quick reminder that the darts action continues behind closed doors this week at Crondon Park, Essex. Championship League darts re-commences on Tuesday 13th and will be streamed online by the LivePDC.tv website here. Live Broadcast Schedule Tuesday 13th October- 10.30am Wednesday 14th October – 10.30am Thursday 15th October -10.30am Championship […]

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Tenth Title for Taylor in Dublin – Grand Prix Champ (Again)

PHIL TAYLOR won his tenth PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix title, defeating Northern Ireland’s Brendan Dolan 6-3 at the New Citywest Convention Centre on Sunday night. Taylor’s dominance of the double-start tournament continued as he won back the £100,000 title in style to claim his third successive major, as he followed […]

Connie Finnan Wins Tom Kirby Memorial

CONNIE FINNAN won the 2011 Tom Kirby Memorial Irish Matchplay final against Shane O’Connor with a 6-4 triumph on Sunday night. Limerick’s Finnan, 49, will now proceed to compete on darts’ biggest stage in the Ladbrokes World Darts Championship in December, where he will line up in the preliminary round […]

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World Grand Prix Darts – Semi-Final Round-Up

BRENDAN DOLAN created history with a nine-dart finish as he won through to the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix final on Saturday night, knocking out reigning champion James Wade to set up a decider against Phil Taylor at the New Citywest Convention Centre. The 38-year-old from Northern Ireland produced the performance […]

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World Grand Prix Darts – Quarter-Final Round-Up

PHIL TAYLOR and James Wade remain on course to clash in the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix final on Sunday night, but have been joined in Saturday’s semis in Dublin by Brendan Dolan and Richie Burnett. Taylor’s charge towards a tenth title in the double-start format continued as he swept past […]

Professional Darts Championship App Competition

Darts fans around the world believe that UK mobile games company Appshen have hit the bulls-eye with their latest app, Professional Darts Championship, giving it five-star ratings in its first few weeks of release. The app which is compatible with both the iPad and iPhone can be purchased from the […]

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World Grand Prix Darts- Night Four Round-Up

PHIL TAYLOR brushed off the challenge of Paul Nicholson to sweep into the quarter-finals of the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix on Thursday night, as Mark Webster, Mark Hylton and Richie Burnett also won through to the last eight. World number one Taylor continued his bid for a tenth victory in […]

PDPA Announces New Board Directors

As detailed on the PDPA website….. The PDPA would like to announce 2 new board directors following the recent available places on the PDPA Board. Jacques Nieuwlaat, a former County level player in the 80s who played along side players such as Raymond van Barnaveld, Co Stompe and Roland Scholten. […]

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World Grand Prix Darts – Night Three Round-Up

James Wade came from two sets down to keep alive his hopes of retaining the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix title on Wednesday night, but Raymond van Barneveld, Wes Newton and John Part all exited the double-start tournament. Reigning champion Wade found himself two sets behind in his second round clash […]

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World Grand Prix Darts – Round Two Preview

Three debutantes have made it through to round two but can they go any further? Vincent van der Voort finally won a match on the Dublin stage at the fifth attempt but can he win his second? Mark Webster contained his debut nerves and overcame Andy Hamilton to set up […]

2012 PDC Calender Announced

The 2012 PDC calendar of events has been announced, and will include the introduction of a European Tour next year. The 2012 Qualifying School will be held at the Barnsley Metrodome from January 19-22. Full details will be confirmed shortly of how to enter. The UK-based PDC ProTour events will […]

Free Membership in The Rileys £1,000,000 Giveaway!

Rileys sports bars are having a £1,000,000 giveaway, with thousands of free memberships up for grabs for a limited period only. From now until 13 November Rileys are giving away 100,000 free memberships when you register online at rileys.co.uk/freemembership Maurice Kelly, CEO of Rileys says: “We are coming into our […]

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World Grand Prix – Night Two Round-Up

TAYLOR AVOIDS UPSET AS ANDERSON IS SHOCKED BY BURNETT PHIL TAYLOR overcame a huge scare against Peter Wright in the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix on Tuesday night as Gary Anderson and Dave Chisnall were knocked out by thrilling comebacks at the New Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin. Nine-time World Grand […]

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PDC World Grand Prix Night 2 Darts Mad Review

Dennis Ovens and Jamie Caven kicked of night two of the first round action in the 2011 World Grand Prix, with both players seeking to improve their unenviable records in the tournament. Ovens made early inroads against the throw, held comfortably in the next taking out tops with Jabba way […]

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World Grand Prix Darts – Night One Round-Up

PART FIGHTBACK STUNS LEWIS AS WADE & BARNEY PROGRESS IN DUBLIN WORLD CHAMPION Adrian Lewis crashed out of the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix as John Part produced a remarkable comeback on Monday night, as James Wade opened the defence of his title in confident mood at Dublin’s New Citywest Convention […]

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PDC World Grand Prix – Night 1 Darts Mad Review

The 2011 PartyPoker.net PDC World Grand Prix opened with an upset, local lad Brendan Dolan defeated an out of sorts Wayne Jones 2-0 with relative ease. The Wanderer threatened to make a game of it, hitting some timely maximums and a cool 74 checkout under pressure in the second set […]

Pipes Hits Form Justin Time for WGP

JUSTIN PIPE won his first professional title with a 6-5 defeat of Phil Taylor in Sunday’s Players Championship at the New Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin. The 39-year-old from Taunton continued his push to break into the world’s top 32 with a brilliant display to prepare in style for his […]

Cullen Completes Youth Tour Treble in Dublin

JOE CULLEN won his third PDC Unicorn Youth Tour event of the year, edging out Michael Smith 4-3 in Saturday’s final at the New Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin. The Bradford-based 22-year-old continued his emergence as a star of the future with some classy performances to pick up the £600 […]

Taylor Wins in Dublin

PHIL TAYLOR won his first Players Championship of 2011 with a 6-3 defeat of Michael van Gerwen in Saturday’s PDC ProTour event at Dublin’s New Citywest Convention Centre. Taylor continued his build-up to the PartyPoker.com World Grand Prix, which begins at the same venue on Monday, by following up Wednesday’s […]

Phil Taylor – Beaten in Edinburgh

Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor entertained the crowd at Rileys in Edinburgh last week on another leg of his one man roadshow at Rileys Dartszones across the UK. Phil, the darts ambassador for Rileys, visited the Dartszone at Rileys Edinburgh on Wednesday 21st September. As usual, 10 lucky competition winners got […]

Championship League Darts Group 3 – Nicholson Joins the Winners

PAUL NICHOLSON sealed his place in the Championship League Darts Winners Group next month with a 6-4 victory over Simon Whitlock in Thursday’s Group Three final at Crondon Park GC in Essex. Nicholson, who was defeated in Wednesday’s semi-finals by Phil Taylor, powered through the eight player field by losing […]

Championship League Darts Group Two – Taylor Powers Home

PHIL TAYLOR booked his place in the Championship League Darts Winners Group next month with a 6-5 victory over Simon Whitlock in Wednesday’s Group Two final at Crondon Park GC in Essex. Taylor bounced back from his semi-final defeat to Wes Newton in Group One by powering through the eight-player […]

Championship League Darts Group One – Anderson Flies High

GARY ANDERSON claimed victory in Group One of the 2011 Championship League Darts, defeating Wes Newton 6-1 in the final at Crondon Park after the Fleetwood ace picked up his first-ever win over Phil Taylor. Anderson will now return for October’s big-money Winners Group in the internet-streamed event, which sees […]

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2011 World Grand Prix Schedule

The draw for the 2011 World Grand Prix was made on Sunday evening and as usual it has thrown up some intriguing ties. The schedule of play has been determined & detailed below. With the short format and double in to start, the WGP ranks alongside the UK Open as […]

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World Grand Prix 2011 Draw

JAMES WADE will open the defence of his World Grand Prix title on Monday October 3 in Dublin against Steve Brown, while Phil Taylor will open his bid for a tenth win in the double-start event against Peter Wright. Wade picked up a second World Grand Prix victory last October, […]

Burnett back with a bang in Holland

BURNETT ENDS BARREN SPELL WITH AMAZING DUTCH WIN RICHIE BURNETT ended a ten-year gap without a ranking title with victory over Dave Chisnall in Sunday’s Players Championship final in Holland – and dramatically booked himself a spot in the World Grand Prix in the process! The Welsh ace went into […]

Anderson Picks Up Third Nuland Victory

GARY ANDERSON’S run of sensational form in Players Championships continued as he picked up his third Nuland victory of 2011, and eighth of the year in all competitions, by defeating Colin Lloyd 6-2 in Saturday’s final. The Premier League Darts champion had also won six other PDC ProTour events this […]

Nuland Youth Win For Barham

PAUL BARHAM won his second PDC Unicorn Youth Tour title, defeating Holland’s Willem Mandigers 4-3 in the decider in Nuland on Saturday. Basildon’s Barham, who turned 22 in April, followed up his victory in Crawley earlier this year by picking up the £600 first prize at the Van Der Valk […]

PDC Unicorn World Youth Championship Entries

AMBITIOUS young darts players will have the chance to qualify for the PDC Unicorn World Youth Championship through the Rileys Qualifiers, which will be held in 32 Rileys Darts Zones during October. The event, which was previously won by Arron Monk in January, will offer £30,000 in prize money as […]

2011 BDO British Open Results

2011 BDO British Open – The Spa Bridlington Yorkshire produced two champions, with Scott Waites continuing where he left off in Hull to take the mens title and Lorraine Farlam whitewashing Trina Gulliver in the ladies competition. Waites now adds the British Open to his 2011 CV along with the […]

2012 World Darts Championship Qualifiers

THE international qualifiers for the 2012 Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship have been confirmed. The £1 million tournament, darts’ biggest event, will see 72 players take part at Alexandra Palace in London from December 15 2011-January 2 2012. The PDC’s top 32 players will qualify automatically for the tournament, alongside the […]

Phil Does Colchester

15-Times world champion The Power beaten……by Rileys Mickey Mac! Tuesday night (13th September) saw the second leg of the Phil Taylor roadshow at Rileys Colchester, and one Rileys regular will be dining out on tales of the evening for a long time to come. Phil, the darts ambassador for Rileys, […]

Top of Ghent

A note from the organisers…….. Dear ladies and gentlemen, On 21st-22nd-23rd October 2011 the first edition of the International Darts Tournament Top of Ghent will take place at the Flanders Sports Arena, Zuiderlaan 14 at Ghent. The Topf of Ghent is part of the International Belgium Darts Tour and has […]

Rileys & Harrows UK Singles Registration Extended

Taking place at Rileys Dart Zones throughout the UK. Everyone is welcome to enter this fantastic Championship – amateur or pro, male or female, BDO or PDC – it’s a truly open competition. The total prize fund for the singles competition is £10,000, one of the largest prize funds available […]

ITV4 to Broadcast Players Championship Finals

THE Players Championship Finals is to be televised on ITV4 and will now be played from December 8-11 2011 at the Doncaster Dome. The fourth staging of the event had originally been planned to be held on the first weekend of December, with the tournament coming forward in the calendar […]

Center Parcs Darts Masters 2011

An (edited) note from the organisers The weekend of 25th – 28th November 2011 will see the third edition of the Center Parcs Masters at Center Parcs De Vossemeren in Lommel, Belgium. During this event sportsmanship will be combined with entertainment. The Center Parcs Masters are ranked by the BDO and WDF […]

Championship League Darts 2011

CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE DARTS GROUPS CONFIRMED THE 2011 Championship League Darts will begin on September 27 2011, as the nine-day internet-streamed tournament kicks off at Crondon Park GC in Essex. The fourth staging of Championship League Darts, which is shown exclusively live online, will feature 29 players competing in the unique […]

Phil Congratulates Mawer In Mind Attempt

Darts legend and Rileys ambassador Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor congratulated a darts team who scored a million and one for charity during his visit to Rileys Scunthorpe this week. For more information on the team behind the record breaking attemp click here. The Scunthorpe eight led by professional player Dave […]

Scott Waites Wins Winmau World Masters

Grand Slam of Darts Champion Scott Waites  has added the Winmau World Masters 2011 title to his growing CV after beating fellow Yorkshireman Dean Winstanley in Hull 7 sets to 2. (read our recent Scott Waites interview here) Having played ‘his final’ earlier in a belter of a match against […]

Derby PDC Pro Tour Day 2 Results

SUPER SCOT ANDERSON COMPLETES PROTOUR QUINTET GARY ANDERSON claimed his fifth PDC ProTour victory of 2011 with a 6-2 defeat of Peter Wright in the final of Sunday’s Players Championship in Derby. The Scot continued his great form on the professional circuit with a brilliant display as he backed up […]

Winmau Masters Last 16 Results

The last 16 of the 2011 Winmau World Masters saw the 8 seeded players introduced into play, in a format which is often criticised by fans. As you might expect the seeds mostly had it their own way with only John Boy Walton and Robbie ‘Kong’ Green failing to progress. […]

PDC Pro Tour Derby Results

RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD won his first Players Championship for over three years with a 6-2 defeat of John Part in the final of Saturday’s tournament at the Moorways Centre in Derby. The Dutch ace claimed the £6,000 title and his first ranking win since April 2008 in the Open Holland […]

PDC Youth Tour Derby Results

MIGHTY MIKE’S PDC UNICORN YOUTH TOUR TREBLE MICHAEL VAN GERWEN won his third PDC Unicorn Youth Tour title at the Moorways Centre, defeating Michael Smith 4-1 in the final. The Dutch ace followed up victories in Wigan and Crawley earlier this year by taking the £600 first prize in Derby, […]

Winmau World Masters Friday Results

The lineup for the mens last 16 proper in this years Winmau World Masters was determined on Friday night, with Stephen Bunting being the  last man through to take on the top 8 seeds. He did enough to beat Peter Johns (who earlier knocked out Tony O’Shea) three sets to […]

Dean Winstanley Joins Winmau

World Number 1 Dean Winstanley Joins Winmau Winmau are delighted to announce the signing of one of the biggest names in darts – Dean “Over The Top” Winstanley. Dean, current World Darts Federation number 1 ranked player and recent Winmau British Classic Winner, will work closely with Winmau’s engineers to […]

2011 Winmau World Masters Draw & Results

The 2011 Winmau World Masters is currently underway at the Hull Arena beginning September 1st through to 4th, the draws and results  can be found on the official BDO website links below: Mens Draw & Results click here: Womens Draw & Results click here: Boys Draw & Results click here: […]

Canadian Players Championship Weekend Roundup

JOHN PART and Ronnie Baxter took the honours from the PDC’s Canadian Players Championship weekend in London, Ontario. Part claimed his third £6,000 title of the year with his 6-4 triumph over Wes Newton in the final of the London Ontario Players Championship on Saturday. The Canadian star enjoyed great […]

Part Wins Canadian Players Championship

JOHN PART came out on top to record a superb home victory in Saturday’s London Ontario Players Championship to claim his third PDC Pro Tour title of 2011. The three-time World Champion defeated the top seed, Wes Newton, 6-4 in the final to continue his superb resurgence of form over […]

An Evening With Phil Taylor in Stockport

DartsCorner, The Stockport College Darts Academy and The Wycliffe Hotel are pleased to be able to offer a unique and very special evening with the Darts Master himself….  Mr Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor. The evening at the Wycliffe Hotel includes a 4 course meal, chat and tales from the oche […]

Charity 24 Hour Darts Marathon & Darts Exhibition

Please find details of a 24 hour Darts Marathon organised by BDO player Rohit ‘Rock it’ Rabadia, also featuring an exhibition with Stephen Bunting and Dean Winstanley. It sounds like a great couple of days of darts! Rohit is looking for raffle/auction prizes and of course sponsorship. Find out more […]

2011 Swedish Open Results

England’s Scott Waites (See Scott’s DartsMad interview here) and Russia’s Irina Armstrong are the Men’s and Women’s Swedish Open Singles Champions. SWEDISH OPEN RESULTS Men: Last 16 Scott Waites                 4 – 0 Ron Meulenkamp Willy v.d. Wiel               4 – 2 Emre Toros Anthony Urmiston-Toft   4 – 2 Jamie Lewis Paul Jennings                4 – 1 […]

BDO Board Of Directors – Roles Confirmed

The new Board of Directors at the BDO have today clarified what their individual roles will entail, Wolfie appropriately has responsibility for players, media and IT. Barry Gilbey  – Chairman Martin Adams  – Players/Media/IT Wayne Williams – Tournaments Sue Getty  – BICC/Correspondence Derek Weston  – Youth Vic Sexton  – Rules […]

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The 2011/2012 Premier League season kicks off on Saturday 13th August and the people that bring you the only Fantasy League Darts game on the web (ie. us!) have set up a Private League over at the official Premier League Fantasy game. We will be giving away darts prizes to […]

Olly Croft – Voted Off The Board

The End of an Era: We usually stay away from rumours/gossip on Darts Mad, however the BDO AGM has been held today and a Twitter post from @lancashiredarts (Lancashire County, presumably present at the meeting), confirmed that Croft had been voted off (now confirmed on BDO website – Darts Mad […]


Belgium Open 2011 Results

Ross and Deta win 2011 Belgium Open Scotland’s in-form Ross Montgomery and England’s Deta Hedman (pictured right at the 2010 British Classic) added to their impressive list of titles by winning the Men’s and Women’s Singles in the 2011 Belgium Open. Results Men: Q/finals: Dean Winstanley Eng) 5-2 Ted Hankey […]

Adrian Lewis v Martin Adams in Wolverhampton

The biggest match in darts today is coming to Wolverhampton as Adrian Lewis prepares to take on Martin Adams in a special exhibition. It’s world champion versus world champion as reigning PDC title holder ‘Jackpot’ Lewis takes on BDO counterpart Martin Adams at the Cleveland Arms pub, Stowheath Lane, on […]

2011 Grand Slam of Darts Invitations

GRAND SLAM OF DARTS INVITATIONS CONFIRMED THE qualification criteria for the 2011 Grand Slam of Darts has been confirmed, with John Part, Ted Hankey (who said he wouldn’t return last year – DartsMad Ed.), Co Stompe and Barrie Bates invited to compete in Wolverhampton in November. One of DartsMad’s contributors […]