Tag : darts

Darts legend checkouts one final time

8 months ago / 0 comments

On the 5th of March 2018, the sport of darts, sadly, lost one of its greatest icons in Eric Bristow. The 60-year-old was attending the Premier League Darts event at Liverpool’s Echo arena when he suffered a fatal heart attack. When the news of his tragic passing surfaced throughout the … Read More

MVG-enius at Alexandra Palace

2 years ago / 0 comments

December 29 2015. It was the last 16 of the PDC World Championship, and world number one Michael van Gerwen was playing his compatriot Raymond van Barneveld. Despite being massive underdog, van Barneveld won the match in the seventh and final set, and van Gerwen left the tournament dejected that … Read More

Darting delight for MvG in Wolverhampton

2 years ago / 0 comments

Another week, another darts tournament, another win for Michael van Gerwen. The Dutchman secured his twenty-fourth tournament win of 2016, and a cheque for £100,000 with a 16-8 win over James Wade in the Grand Slam of Darts, retaining the trophy he won for the first time last November. Sunday … Read More

The rise and rise of Mensurmania as Van Gerwen wins in Belgium

2 years ago / 0 comments

Michael Van Gerwen showed the world why he is the PDC number one with a dominant performance in the European Championship final, beating Austria’s Mensur Suljovic 11-1, with MVG throwing the highest ever average in a televised ranking final. The 27-year old Dutchman is now undefeated in televised ranking events … Read More

Delight in Dublin for Van Gerwen

2 years ago / 0 comments

PDC number one Michael van Gerwen recovered from his defeat in September’s Champions League of Darts in the best way possible in Dublin, winning his third World Grand Prix title. The Dutchman averaged 100.29, the best ever in a Grand Prix final, as he defeated reigning World Champion and world … Read More

Taylor Powers to glory in Cardiff

2 years ago / 0 comments

Sixteen times World Champion Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor recaptured the magic of the height of his illustrious career to land the spoils last weekend in the inaugural PDC Champions League of Darts. Taking place at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena and being the first PDC tournament to be broadcast on the BBC, … Read More

Sport | Mighty Mike masterclass too much for Wright

5 years ago / 0 comments

Darts’ most colourful character Peter Wright pushed Michael Van Gerwen to the end in the PDC World Championship Final 2014, but ultimately the Dutch superstar had too much for the Scottish underdog. The tournament’s form player Wright danced his way up to the oche full of confidence, whilst Van Gerwen … Read More

Sport | Can 'The Power' defend his title at the Ally Pally?

5 years ago / 0 comments

The festive season is approaching us rather quickly, and while mince pies, turkey and presents are the main items synonymous with it, the same can also be said of the PDC World Darts Championship. Fancy dress will be rife. Many pints of beer will be seen off. And, perhaps most importantly, the heady … Read More

Sport | Phil 'The Power' Taylor – "The best I've ever played"

5 years ago / 0 comments

In a week when Vettel builds his domination in Formula 1, and McCoy’s 18-year career is crowned by a 4,000th career win, neither man can claim a supremacy quite like Phil Taylor has held over darts. 23 years since winning his first world title against his future mentor, Eric Bristow, … Read More