The Ice Man Returneth! Price Retains Grand Slam.

Gerwyn Price produced the performance of his life to retain the BoyleSports Grand Slam of Darts title in incredible fashion by defeating Peter Wright 16-6 in Sunday’s final. The Welshman followed up his brilliant maiden career victory over Michael van Gerwen in Sunday afternoon’s semi-finals with an unstoppable display to lift the Eric Bristow Trophy once again in Wolverhampton. Price had never previously defeated Van … Continue reading The Ice Man Returneth! Price Retains Grand Slam.

Grand Slam of Darts 2015 – A Diamond Damaged and Wolfie for The Premier League?

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?

The Grand Slam of Darts 2015 – First Real Grand Slam?

Part 1 – Line Up & Background. Much is being made of the Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts this year. The combination of a great format, newly ranked by the PDC, a few fairy tales,climb downs and fierce old rivalries have combined to bring interest to a peak. The entry of Martin Adams, three time BDO (British Darts Organisation) World Champion, into the event … Continue reading The Grand Slam of Darts 2015 – First Real Grand Slam?

The Adonis – Steve Beaton – A Legend in his Own Time

Often sport throws up its own version of the famed curse ” may you live in interesting times”. Players of the highest ability seem to be less appreciated due to truly exceptional players, or rivalries, taking the limelight throughout their own careers. In tennis, Andy Murray is unfortunate enough to straddle the careers of Federer, Nadal & Jokovic for example. Sometimes there is also a … Continue reading The Adonis – Steve Beaton – A Legend in his Own Time

Darts – Rise of The Class of 2010.

I wrote the article below as a reflection of what had happened since I had become involved with professional darts in 2010. The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) were about to introduce a tour card system and Qualifying School in a similar style to golf. The 2010 intake would be the last that could simply pay entrance fees and compete, alongside the elite, in an effort … Continue reading Darts – Rise of The Class of 2010.