BDO PDC 

Did The Mistake Matter?

Last night saw one of the most high-profile refereeing mistakes in the PDC, I agree it was a just human error, and that happens but did it have a bigger effect on Group B. Before a dart was thrown Group B had endless permutations. First up Dimitri van den Bergh needed to win his game against Scott Waites, to have any chance of going through which he did winning 5-4. Now the second game in that group saw Robert Thornton play Gerwyn Price. Any Thornton win would see van den…

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BDO PDC 

Grand Slam Runners & Riders

On the eve of the Grand Slam of Darts, I’m going to run you through my runners and riders who I think will do well at the Grand Slam. Rightful so Michael van Gerwen is the bookies favourite, after he was won very TV major since losing to Raymond van Barneveld in the World Championships. At the moment it’s hard to see who will beat Michael over the longer format.   Group A Barring a darting miracle, Michael van Gerwen will top group a, leaving the rest to fight it…

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BDO PDC 

Grand Slam of Darts Draw

The draw for the Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts has been made, throwing up so very tough looking groups. One of the standout games will be when PDC world number one Michael van Gerwen takes on the three times BDO world champion Martin Adams in Group A. Group B sees the weakest of the PDC seeds in Robert Thornton, in what looks a tough group with Gerwyn Price, Dimitri van den Bergh and BDO world champion Scott Waites. In Group C it’s hard to look past Peter Wright, and…

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PDC 

MvG Looking For A Hat-Trick

World number one Michael van Gerwen, will be looking to win a hat-trick of European Championships this weekend in Hasselt. The Dutch superstar has been like a runaway train this year, as he has continued his assault on the PDC majors over the last three years. Van Gerwen won his third World Grand Prix title last month in Dublin, before heading off on holiday. The only PDC major that MvG doesn’t hold is the Wolrd Championship; that is currently in the hands of Gary Anderson. I’m sure that van Gerwen…

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PDC 

Thornton Klaassen Suljovic and Smith Added To World Series Finals

The lineup for next month’s World Series finals has begun to take shape with Robert Thornton, Jelle Klaasen, Mensur Suljovic and Michael Smith confirmed in this year’s tournament which will be shown live on ITV4. The top 12 players in the world will be in action. The eight PDC stars that represented the sport during the World Series Tour automatically qualify for the finals, so Michael van Gerwen, Gary Anderson, Adrian Lewis, Phil Taylor, Peter Wright, James Wade, Dave Chisnall and Raymond van Barneveld will join Thornton, Klaasen, Suljovic and…

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PDC 

Anderson And Huybrechts Steal The Show On Day 3

Day three of the Unibet World Grand Prix saw, Gary Anderson and Kim Huybrechts steal the show. Huybrechts produced the highest average of this year’s competition so far with a 98.47, as he beat Stephen Bunting 3-0. The Belgian ace was clinical on his double starting, as he was nailing double 16 for fun. Huybrechts never looked in any danger, as he was highly charged on the stage.       Double world champion Gary Anderson seemed refreshed after his recent holiday, the Scotsman missed two Euro Tour and three…

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PDC 

West Cuts The Power In Dublin

Steve West produced his best ever darting performance, on his debut at the Unibet World Grand Prix at the City West in Dublin when he beat the 16 times champion of the world Phil Taylor. West had been handed one of the toughest looking ties after Taylor won the Champions League of Darts only last weekend. The bookies had given West no chance, as the world number 52 is yet to show his true form on a PDC stage. West has been in great form of late on the PDC…

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PDC 

Van Gerwen Edges Past Suljovic

On a thrilling final day in Muelheim, it was Michael van Gerwen who won the Happybet European Darts Trophy. But it’s Mensur Suljovic again who will grab the headlines, as the rise of the Austrian continues as he reached the final for the second week in a row. The day started with the last 16, and it was looking tough to pick a winner after so many good performances on Saturday. After the afternoon session, it was only seeds left in the draw, which was in stark contrast to last…

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PDC 

Magic Mensur

On a thrilling final day of the International Darts Open in Riesa, Mensur Suljovic won his maiden PDC ranking event. In an exciting final, Suljovic beat his stablemate Kim Huybrechts 6-5 after a tense deciding leg. The European Tour is a test of strength and endurance, as players need to win four games on the final day to be crowned champion. Just to reach the final Suljovic had to beat; Jelle Klaasen, Yordi Meeuwisse and James Wilson, and Huybrechts had to beat; Robbie Green, Dragutin Horvat and Benito van de…

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PDC 

September Looking Busy For PDC Stars

The dust has now settled on this year’s World Series, as now the PDC stars will need to refocus for an action packed end to the season. September starts with a bang as on September 1st is the home nations qualifying for the International Darts Open in Germany, the European Tour event will then take place from the 2nd-4th September. This kicks off three European Tour events with; the European Darts Trophy and European Darts Grand Prix the following two weekends.     There is also a Pro Tour treble-header…

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