Darts

  • Dan Kelly believes the University Darts League is a great platform to improve his game

    Proud Kelly looking forward to captaining Shafts

    May 9, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    New Sunderland Shafts captain Dan Kelly says he is looking forward to next season following a disappointing first campaign. Shafts won none of their four competitive games this season and were on the end of a 10-1 demolition at the hands of rivals Newcastle University. “I have been very disappointed […]

     
  • Sunderland Shafts Chilver looks forward to the future

    Sunderland Shafts Chilver looks forward to the future

    May 7, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Sunderland Shafts member Chris Chilver says he is looking forward to the future after an unsuccessful season for the Wearside team. Sunderland finished bottom of the Northern University Darts League table with no wins after a narrow 6-5 defeat to Durham last week. And Chilver, who lost the deciding leg, […]

     
  • Shafts final game goes down to wire

    Shafts final game goes down to wire

    May 1, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    The Sunderland Shafts were left devastated as they were defeated in the last leg of the game against Durham at Sloanes Sports Bar. The last leg consisted of Shafts’ Chris Chilver going agonisingly close against Durham’s Matt Coward, with Coward hitting double 20 to win his game 2-1 and gave […]

     
  • Shaw hopes to end Shafts career in style

    Shaw hopes to end Shafts career in style

    April 28, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Long-serving Sunderland Shafts member Jay Shaw says he has “really enjoyed his Shafts career” as he plays his last game for the Wearsiders’ this Wednesday against Durham. Shaw has been a Shafts representive since the team formed two years ago, and was part of the team who thrashed local rivals […]

     
  • Nissan Masters glory for Van Gerwen in Sunderland

    Nissan Masters glory for Van Gerwen in Sunderland

    April 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    World Champion Michael van Gerwen added to his trophy haul with a 4-2 victory over Simon Whitlock to claim the Nissan Benfield Masters title in Sunderland on Saturday night. Dutch sensation van Gerwen thrilled a sell-out crowd of more than 500 at the Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex as he […]