Mr. Ben Makes Good on a Lakeside Promise

Scott Mitchell joined some friends for a drink after winning his match at the 2019 Lakeside, the 2015 Champion thanked them for coming and was met with the reply:  “I didn’t come to see you I came to check out the stage I will be playing on next year!”  Ben Hazel, who uttered the above words to one of his darting mentors, first came to … Continue reading Mr. Ben Makes Good on a Lakeside Promise

501 or More: The BDO World Trophy

After a tough few months,  the BDO managed to get a free to air TV event, with a good field and decent prize fund, played over the Bank Holiday weekend on Dave TV. New sponsors were secured and many fans looked forward to a fresh start for players, officials and fans alike. After watching large slices of coverage and reviewing some of the predictions and … Continue reading 501 or More: The BDO World Trophy

Grand Slam of Darts 2015 – Part III – The Last 16

So, with the preliminaries and mini drams are over its time for the survivors to battle it out over a longer stretch. This years group stages have been full of emotional value, a few controversial elements and a very high standard of darts. The sheer number of players, from both codes, averaging over 100 during the group stages gives an indication but the the number … Continue reading Grand Slam of Darts 2015 – Part III – The Last 16

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?