Born in a council estate in Dagenham, his journey to the top has been remarkable. In a career spanning four decades, Barry Hearn has shaped modern sport and has been responsible for many of the biggest sporting moments this country has ever seen. Continue reading Hearn Autobiography set for April:
Winmau will now have Blade 6 dartboards in every major code, every major TV event and every development stage within the UK game. Continue reading The Boardroom Special Part II: Win-More
Every dart player knows the feeling. You can’t quite remember when you bought or were given your current board. But you know that you have rotated so often that you can no longer see one treble that looks attractive Continue reading The Boardroom Special Pt I: PDC get that ‘New Board Feeling’
…thanks to Barry Hearn who stepped down last month. Barry gave many players an opportunity, including myself … Continue reading Petersen: Darts’ post covid landscape
In the first five nights we had two 9-darters, first from Jonny Clayton, (surely the most improved player in the last year?) then Portuguese Jose de Sousa Continue reading Russ Bray: Premier Action
Thus the professional game was truly born and Tommy Cox was its midwife! Continue reading Tommy Cox – A Darts Great!
Premier League darts has been a huge success. The opportunity to see ten of the best players, across a single raucous night, in huge venues has proven an important driver in PDC darts being the showcase for the professional game. Crowds, in the tens of thousands, flock to buy tickets for the biggest professional exhibition/competition. There is a healthy debate each year regarding who should … Continue reading Darts, The Ultimate Premier League.
With the recent announcement that the BBC will be covering a new darts event, staged by the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), and featuring the top 8 players in the world, it can be argued that professional darts is now able to expand and reach a huge audience of both armchair fans and potential new players. Of course, this news has also lead to much discussion … Continue reading World Championship Darts and The Lakeside Myth.
The early stages, of The Grand Slam of Darts 2015, have shown what those with open eyes have known for a long time. Namely that the BDO is a mix between some very big fish, who can play darts at any level, and a selection of good amateur players who have not yet made the jump to a professional/elite standard. After the early exchanges and … Continue reading Grand Slam of Darts 2015 – A Diamond Damaged and Wolfie for The Premier League?
PDC Dart player Jan Dekker, exploits ranking system to perfection as UK players disadvantaged. Jan Dekker is a Dutch dart player of considerable talent. He has reached the later stages of the BDO ( British Darts Organisation) Lakeside World Championship on more than one occasion and has shown a strong big game temperament. He has always appeared an intelligent and well-informed person and player. He … Continue reading Two Shots for Double Dekker?