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Premier League 08 Review – Finals Night

BRILLIANT TAYLOR CLAIMS PREMIER LEAGUE QUARTET PHIL TAYLOR claimed a fourth successive Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts title with a 16-8 win over James Wade in Cardiff. Taylor produced a Premier League record average of 112.68 in routing Adrian Lewis 11-1 in the semi-finals, before seeing off world number […]

Premier League 08 Preview – Finals Night

TAYLOR TARGETING FOURTH TITLE PHIL TAYLOR is bidding to claim a fourth successive Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts title when this year’s play-offs take place on Monday night. Taylor, James Wade, Raymond van Barneveld and Adrian Lewis will battle for the £100,000 first prize at the Cardiff International Arena. […]

Robert Thornton Joins PDC

Robert Thornton, the current BDO number one, has moved onto the Professional Darts Corporation circuit and joined the PDPA. The Scottish star won the 2007 World Masters and this year’s Dutch Open, before recently coming through the Holsten Qualifiers to win a place in next month’s Blue Square UK Open. […]

US Open 08 Review

DAY ONE REVIEW PHIL TAYLOR’S defence of the PartyPoker.net PDC US Open began successfully on Friday night as he romped into the last 16 without dropping a set at the Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut. Taylor will face Colin Osborne in the Fifth Round on Saturday, having seen off Robert St […]

Ally Pally to Host World Championship

ALEXANDRA PALACE is to host the Ladbrokes.com PDC World Darts Championship for the next four years. The iconic north London venue hosted the World Championship for the first time last Christmas, when almost 30,000 fans flocked to ‘Ally Pally’. Following the success of that tournament, the PDC have now signed […]

Bobby Bourne Memorial

PHIL TAYLOR won the Bobby Bourn Memorial Players Championship for a sixth successive year with a whitewash of Ronnie Baxter in the final at the Winter Gardens. Taylor warmed up in style for the Stan James World Matchplay with a stunning display of darts in Blackpool. He landed failed to […]

Gibraltar Open 08

WINS FOR LOUISE CARROL AND FEDERICO POZO The 2008 Gibraltar Open Singles titles went to Spain’s Federico Pozo who defeated fellow countryman Jose Escudero by 4 legs to three in a very closely fought final. England’s Stuart Foale hit a 9 darter on stage in his Semi-final against Escudero but […]

Premier League 08 Review – Night 14

ADRIAN LEWIS claimed the final play-off spot in the Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts at the Metro Radio Arena – as Phil Taylor topped the league for a fourth straight season. Lewis came out victorious in a three-way shoot-out with Wayne Mardle and Peter Manley, with a draw against […]

US Open 08 Preview

PHIL TAYLOR sets out to claim back-to-back PartyPoker.net PDC US Open titles on Friday in the next part of his bid to reclaim the world number one spot from Raymond van Barneveld. Taylor was overtaken at the head of the PDC Order of Merit by Dutchman van Barneveld in January, […]

Wayne Mardle Feature

Wayne Mardle is one of the most colourful characters in world darts. With his trademark Hawaiian theme engrossing the crowd with its loud extravagant shirts and walk on music of smash hit American police show Hawaii Five-0. Nevertheless, when the referee shouts game-on, Mardle is 100% focused on the job […]

US Open 08 Schedule

The £125,000 tournament begins on Friday May 16 at the Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, with the 258-player field being whittled down to the last 16 on day one before the action shifts to the televised stage in the Cabaret Theatre. The last 16 will be screened live on NutsTV on […]

2008 Thialf Darts Trophy Cancelled

2008 Thialf Darts Trophy Cancelled – due to be held on May 31st, the event has been cancelled following a sponsor withdrawal. The event will not be replaced due to lack of time but a further players championship event in Holland may be added to the calendar later this year.

Premier League 08 Preview – Night 14

THE three-way battle for the final play-off spot in the Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts will be decided on Thursday night as the league phase ends at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle. Phil Taylor, James Wade and Raymond van Barneveld have already ensured their places in the semi-finals […]

Premier League 08 Review – Night 13

PHIL TAYLOR moved to the top of the Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts on Thursday night, as Raymond van Barneveld secured his place in the play-offs. Taylor extended his unbeaten run to nine matches with an 8-1 rout of Wayne Mardle at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast. That result, […]

Premier League 08 Preview – Night 13

RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD is looking to complete a Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts double over table-topper James Wade when the tournament visits Belfast on Thursday. The Dutchman got his campaign back on track last week with a classy 8-4 defeat of Adrian Lewis – ending a run of three […]

PDC Statement re The League of Legends

The Professional Darts Corporation’s monthly board meeting, held March 27th, brought discussion of the League of Legends, which extended into more discussion with representatives of the PDPA’s board. The PDC is of the opinion that no player participating in the League of Legends may also participate in PDC tournaments: What […]

Premier League 08 Review – Night 12

JAMES WADE and Phil Taylor sealed their places in the Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts play-offs at the Wembley Arena on Thursday night. Wade maintained his lead at the top of the league table with two weeks remaining with an 8-6 defeat of Peter Manley, taking the last three […]

Championship of Darts Launched

The Professional Darts Corporation and Perform, the digital sports specialists, have launched the Championship of Darts – the first ever darts tournament to be solely broadcast on and funded by internet distribution. In a world first for darts, all aspects of the tournament, which will take place in September and […]

Premier League 08 Preview – Night 12

WHYTE & MACKAY PREMIER LEAGUE DARTS PLAY-OFF BATTLE INTENSIFIES! THE battle for play-off places in the Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts steps up on Thursday night as the tournament visits the Wembley Arena. The famous London venue will host the Premier League for the first time as the 12th […]

Premier League 08 Review – Night 11

PHIL TAYLOR’S Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts resurgence continued with an 8-2 hammering of Raymond van Barneveld at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Taylor averaged over 103 in a scintillating performance in front of a record 8,000 crowd in Liverpool to keep pace with James Wade at the head of […]