Darts

  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Chris Dobey knocked out of German Darts Championship first round in decider

    March 27, 2017 at 11:27 am

    Chris Dobey bowed out of the German Darts Championship at the first round stage, losing 6-5 to Jamie Bain. The Bedlington thrower led twice in the match and broke Bain’s throw for a 5-4 lead with a wonderful 108 checkout. However, ‘Hollywood’ was unable to grind out the victory, with Bain […]

     
  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    PDC Darts: Chris Dobey exits UK Open at fourth round stage against Martin Lukeman

    March 6, 2017 at 12:27 pm

    Chris Dobey suffered a 10-5 defeat to Martin Lukeman in the fourth round of the UK Open, blaming his loss on ‘missing too many doubles’. The 26-year-old from Bedlington managed to come from 3-1 down to level at 5-5, before Lukeman rolled off five legs in a row to complete […]

     
  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Darts ace Chris Dobey qualifies for Coral UK Open third round

    February 14, 2017 at 9:08 am

    Bedlington’s Chris Dobey qualified for this year’s UK Open after competing in six qualifying events to reach the third round in Minehead. The world number 41 confirmed his place at Minehead after reaching the last 16 in the UK Open Qualifier 2, along with a quarter-final defeat to two-time World Champion Gary Anderson in […]

     
  • Phil Taylor finished the night on top in Newcastle.

    Taylor tops Premier League Darts table as van Gerwan draws with Anderson in Newcastle

    February 3, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    Phil Taylor topped the league table after the first night of Premier League Darts at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Thursday night. World number one Michael van Gerwen came up against world number two Gary Anderson and the pair shared the points in a 6-6 draw. Taylor comfortably defeated Dave Chisnall […]

     
  • Van Gerwen was joined by a hot of familiar faces.

    Van Gerwen wins 2016 Nissan Darts Masters

    December 3, 2016 at 8:26 pm

    World number one Michael van Gerwen was crowned the Lookers Nissan Darts Masters champion after a 5-2 victory over Peter Wright in Sunderland on Friday night. The 2014 World Champion entertained a sell-out crowd at the Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex as he prevailed in a high-quality field, which included […]

     
  • General view of Alexandra Palace, London. Steve Paston/PA Wire.

    Chris Dobey dreams of PDC World Championship spot

    November 4, 2016 at 9:38 am

      Rising darts star Chris Dobey says it would “mean the world” to him if he was to gain a spot at the 2017 PDC World Championship in December. Dobey, who is currently ranked 54th in the world, will be seeking a place in the prestigious darts tournament and potentially […]

     
  • Michael van Gerwen will return to Sunderland in December. Lawrence Lustig/PDC.

    Van Gerwen and Wright to compete in Sunderland Darts Masters

    September 26, 2016 at 3:14 pm

    World number one Michael van Gerwen is among the darts stars set to grace Sunderland at the Lookers Nissan Darts Masters in December. The Dutchman will be joined by Premier League rival Peter Wright, former World Championship semi-finalist Wayne Mardle and compatriot Vincent van der Voort at the event, which takes […]

     
  • Carr: We need to treat every game like a ‘cup final’

    Carr: We need to treat every game like a ‘cup final’

    April 13, 2016 at 11:00 am

    University of Sunderland darts player Josh Carr insists his team are treating every game from now until the end of the season as a ‘cup final’. The Wearisders travel to Newcastle 1sts tonight as they look to keep their bid to reach finals day alive. Sunderland are two points adrift […]

     
  • Chilver insists Sunderland are still fighting for the top two

    Chilver insists Sunderland are still fighting for the top two

    March 8, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    In form University of Sunderland darts ace, Chris Chilver, insists his side has not given up hope of qualifying for the North East University Darts League finals, ahead of tomorrow’s home clash against Newcastle 2nds. The Wearsiders fell further adrift of the leading pack, with a third defeat of the […]

     
  • Kelly proud of his team after York triple header

    Kelly proud of his team after York triple header

    February 22, 2016 at 2:37 pm

    University of Sunderland darts captain Dan Kelly insists he is proud of his team after they came away from Sunday’s triple header with two wins and a tightly-contested defeat. The Wearsiders kicked off the day with successive wins, thrashing York Ladies 10-1, before narrowly seeing off York 2nds in a […]