World Champion and world number one Michael van Gerwen began his Premier League title defence in sensational style by claiming an incredible whitewash win over Phil Taylor.
van Gerwen performed brilliantly, averaging over 109, to defeat the man he displaced from the top of the PDC Order of Merit 7-0 at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. (more…)
Thornton defeated Max Hopp and Nicholson saw off Stuart Kellett on Saturday evening, following an afternoon session which included the two perfect legs.
Terry Jenkins and Australia’s Kyle Anderson currently share possession of the £30,000 prize-pot after both achieved their first televised nine-dart-finishes, but the pair were eliminated from the tournament nonetheless.
Robert Thornton 3 – 1 Max Hopp – Match report
Paul Nicholson 3 – 0 Stuart Kellett – Match report
By Chris Murphy
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Following the success of the previous two events, Premier League stars Michael van Gerwen and James Wade will be the main attractions when the darting party rolls back into town on February 28. (more…)
Tickets are still available for the exciting event on Friday 6 December, which will see Premier League players James Wade, Michael van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld compete at Lower Hyde Holiday Park, Shanklin, which hosted the hugely successful Isle of Wight Pro Masters earlier this year. (more…)
Robert Thornton produced a string of strong showings to reach his first Grand Slam of Darts final but was denied a second PDC major by world number one Phil Taylor on Sunday evening.
Former UK Open winner Thornton continued the good form that saw him win a Players Championship event in Killarney at the end of October, winning five matches over nine days in Wolverhampton before succumbing to ‘The Power’ in the decider.