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Gary Anderson maintains unbeaten Home Tour run to reach semi-finals

May 29, 2020

Gary Anderson maintained his unbeaten run in his own home to reach the semi-finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs, winning Group Three on Thursday evening.

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De Decker into Semi-Finals

May 28, 2020

Mike De Decker became the second player through to the Semi-Finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs, as he topped the table ahead of Glen Durrant, Stephen Bunting and Alan Tabern on Night Two.

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Ten years on: A defining night in darts history revisited

May 27, 2020

Sunday May 24 marks ten years since Phil Taylor created history during the 2010 Premier League Play-Offs as the first player to hit two nine-darters in one match.

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Jelle Klaasen wins Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs Group One

May 26, 2020

Jelle Klaasen became the first player to progress to the semi-finals of the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs by winning Tuesday's Last 32 Group One.

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FIRST EVER DRIVE-IN DARTS EXHIBITION FEATURING VAN GERWEN AND VAN BARNEVELD SET TO TAKE PLACE IN JUNE

May 22, 2020

The first ever Drive-In Darts exhibition is set to take place at the end of June featuring Michael Van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld among others.

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ANDERSON NOT OPTIMISTIC OF DARTS RESUMING IN COMING MONTHS: “I THINK THIS YEAR WILL JUST BE WRITTEN OFF TO BE HONEST”

May 22, 2020

Gary Anderson like many is in lockdown and spoke in a recent interview about how he is filling his time which has included home-schooling and of course playing in the PDC Home Tour which he came through last week.

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NICHOLSON NAMES PAINTER IN HIS TOP FIVE CHARACTERS OF DARTS

May 21, 2020

Paul Nicholson in his latest column for Sporting Life is going over his top five characters of darts and the first of which is Kevin Painter.

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Groups confirmed for Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs

May 20, 2020

The eight groups have been confirmed for the Low6 Home Tour Play-Offs ahead of the tournament's return on May 26.

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Wright completes Home Tour last 32

May 19, 2020

World Champion Peter Wright became the final player to book their spot in the Last 32 of the Unibet Home tour, as he topped the table on the final night of first round action.

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Joe Cullen wins Unibet Home Tour Group 31

May 17, 2020

Joe Cullen produced the finest string of displays seen so far on the Unibet Home Tour to win Group 31 on Sunday night.

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Gary Anderson wins Unibet Home Tour Group 30

May 16, 2020

Gary Anderson enjoyed a perfect night on his Unibet Home Tour debut to win Group 30 on Saturday night.

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Luke Humphries wins Unibet Home Tour Group 28

May 15, 2020

Luke Humphries won all three games in style on Night 28 of the Unibet Home Tour to ensure his progression to the Last 32.

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Waites too strong on Night 27

May 14, 2020

Scott Waites won all three of his games to win the group on Night 27 of the Unibet Home Tour, and secure safe passage to the Last 32 stage.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 29-32

May 14, 2020

Gary Anderson and Cristo Reyes will make their Unibet Home Tour debuts this weekend, while Peter Wright and Gerwyn Price are amongst the players competing for a second time as the innovative tournament continues.

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De Decker wins on Night 26

May 13, 2020

Mike De Decker took the group on Night 26 of the Unibet Home Tour, beating Steve Brown on their head-to-head record to progress.

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Jose De Sousa wins Unibet Home Tour Group 25

May 12, 2020

Jose De Sousa dropped just one leg on his way to topping Group 25 of the Unibet Home Tour on Monday night.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 26-28

May 12, 2020

Michael Smith and Steve Beaton will be among the players returning to Unibet Home Tour action this week, with the line-ups & fixtures confirmed for Groups 26-28 from May 12-14.

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2020 Betfred World Matchplay Update

May 12, 2020

The PDC has issued the following update in relation to the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay...

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Jamie Hughes wins Unibet Home Tour Group 24

May 10, 2020

Jamie Hughes enjoyed a perfect night on the Unibet Home Tour to win Group 24 on Sunday night.

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Bedroom sanctuary for Ryan Murray's Unibet Home Tour challenge

May 7, 2020

Ryan Murray will be spending Wednesday night locked away in his bedroom - after moving his practice board to ensure peace and quiet for his Unibet Home Tour challenge.

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Glen Durrant wins Unibet Home Tour Night 19

May 6, 2020

Glen Durrant picked up a hat-trick of victories to top Group 19 of the Unibet Home Tour on Tuesday night.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 21-24

May 6, 2020

Former World Champion Rob Cross is among the next group of players who will star in the Unibet Home Tour, with the line-ups and fixtures now confirmed for Groups 21-24.

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Stephen Bunting wins Unibet Home Tour Group 18

May 5, 2020

Stephen Bunting enjoyed a clean sweep of wins as he topped Group 18 of the Unibet Home Tour on Monday night.

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Damon Heta wins Unibet Home Tour Group 17

May 4, 2020

Damon Heta won Group 17 of the Unibet Home Tour on Sunday night, topping the group on leg-difference ahead of John Henderson and Krzysztof Kciuk.

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Carl Wilkinson wins Unibet Home Tour Group 13

Apr 30, 2020

Carl Wilkinson won Group 13 of the Unibet Home Tour, as the home-staged tournament continued on Wednesday night.

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Max Hopp wins Unibet Home Tour Group 12

Apr 29, 2020

Max Hopp won Group 12 of the Unibet Home Tour on Tuesday night as technical issues for Keegan Brown forced a reshuffle of the fixtures.

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Alan Tabern wins Unibet Home Tour Group 11

Apr 28, 2020

Alan Tabern came through a final game thriller to top the table on his head-to-head record in Group 11 of the Unibet Home Tour.

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Nathan Aspinall wins Unibet Home Tour Group Ten

Apr 27, 2020

Nathan Aspinall won Group Ten of the Unibet Home Tour, as the home-staged tournament continued on Sunday night.

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Martijn Kleermaker wins Unibet Home Tour Group Nine

Apr 26, 2020

Martijn Kleermaker won Group Nine of the Unibet Home Tour by a single leg, as the home-staged tournament continued on Saturday night.

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Line-ups & fixtures revealed for Unibet Home Tour Groups 9-12

Apr 24, 2020

Premier League stars Michael Smith and Nathan Aspinall are amongst the next 16 players set to take part in the Unibet Home Tour, with the line-ups and fixtures confirmed for Groups Nine to 12.

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Ryan Searle wins Unibet Home Tour Group Six

Apr 23, 2020

Ryan Searle won Group Six of the Unibet Home Tour, as the innovative new tournament continued on Wednesday night.

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Nick Kenny wins Unibet Home Tour Group Five

Apr 22, 2020

Nick Kenny won Group Five of the Unibet Home Tour, as the innovative new tournament continued on Tuesday night.

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NENTJES IMPRESSES WITH CLEAN SWEEP VICTORY IN PDC HOME TOUR GROUP FOUR

Apr 21, 2020

Geert Nentjes has claimed an impressive clean sweep in PDC Home Tour Group Four remaining unbeaten in reaching the second round.

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Chisnall wins Unibet Home Tour Group Three

Apr 20, 2020

Dave Chisnall won Group Three of the Unibet Home Tour on Sunday evening as the innovative new tournament continued with Night Three.

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Nine-Dart Woodhouse wins Unibet Home Tour Group Two

Apr 18, 2020

Luke Woodhouse landed a brilliant nine-darter and claimed victory in the Unibet Home Tour's Group Two on a memorable Saturday night for the internet-streamed event.

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Wright set for "new experience" in PDC Home Tour

Apr 17, 2020

Peter Wright will be entering new territory when he competes in the PDC Home Tour's opening night on Friday.

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PDC Home Tour to launch on Friday

Apr 15, 2020

Darts fans will be able to watch PDC stars across 32 consecutive nights of live darts action as the PDC Home Tour launches this Friday.

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Quadruple postponement for PDCNB circuit

Apr 13, 2020

The remaining four planned weekends of the 2020 PDC Nordic & Baltic season have been postponed.

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Barry Hearn recovering after heart attack

Apr 9, 2020

PDC Chairman Barry Hearn is recovering at home after suffering a heart attack last weekend.

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This week in darts history: Barney's first PDC title

Apr 8, 2020

We've delved into the archives to look back at this week in darts history, which saw Raymond van Barneveld claim his first PDC ranking title.

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'Darts At Home' to return on Wednesday

Apr 7, 2020

Fans will be able to enjoy PDC stars in live darts action this Wednesday as 'Darts At Home' returns.

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Revised PDC Asian Tour schedule announced

Apr 6, 2020

The 2020 PDC Asian Tour is now set to begin in August, with five weekends of action planned to take place in a rescheduled season.

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CDC cancels May's Chicago weekend

Apr 3, 2020

The Championship Darts Corporation has announced that their planned second CDC Tour weekend of 2020, in Chicago in May, has been cancelled.

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Mid-term report: Colin Lloyd grades PL performances so far

Apr 3, 2020

Former Premier League finalist Colin Lloyd has graded each Unibet Premier League player based on their performance so far this season - speaking on The Darts Show Podcast.

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SHERROCK ON PERSONAL EFFECTS OF CORONAVIRUS: “I’M IN THE HIGH RISK CATEGORY”

Apr 2, 2020

Fallon Sherrock will be practising more than most in the coming months with the Coronavirus pandemic due to being in the high risk group for it.

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US Darts Masters postponed until 2021

Apr 2, 2020

The 2020 US Darts Masters, which was scheduled for June 5-6 in the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, has been postponed and moved back to June 4-5 2021.

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Stats Analysis: Perfect Dart Streaks

Apr 2, 2020

Christopher Kempf, the statistical analyst of the PDC, looks at the surprising rarity of long streaks of perfect darts.

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Josh Payne: from young hopeful to seasoned professional

Mar 31, 2020

As the image of the modern-day dart player is ever changing, Gravesend’s darting ace is certainly one of the names that springs to mind, alongside the likes of Gerwyn Price as an advert for personal fitness and healthy lifestyle in our sport.

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Aussie ace Anderson's Coronavirus diagnosis

Mar 30, 2020

Kyle Anderson has tested positive for Coronaviris and is now in isolation at home in Australia.

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Treble postponement for Unibet Premier League

Mar 26, 2020

The Unibet Premier League nights planned for Manchester, Berlin and Birmingham during April are the latest events to be postponed.

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Matt Porter interview: Disruption likely to continue

Mar 25, 2020

The PDC calendar could suffer further postponements in the coming weeks due to the ongoing global situation, admits PDC Chief Executive Matt Porter.

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Watch Matthew Edgar's UK Open diary

Mar 24, 2020

Matthew Edgar has shared his experience of the 2020 Ladbrokes UK Open through a unique video diary.

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DPA & DPNZ circuits hit by cancellations

Mar 23, 2020

The ongoing worldwide situation has led to events in March, April and May on the DartPlayers Australia and DartPlayers New Zealand circuits to be cancelled.

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WOODHOUSE REFLECTS ON FORM SINCE PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BREAKTHROUGH

Mar 22, 2020

Luke Woodhouse put in some breakthrough performances at the 2020 PDC World Championship reaching the Last 32 after also reaching the same point at the Players Championship Finals claiming some good wins there.

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Price eager for playing return

Mar 20, 2020

Gerwyn Price admits he is already "looking forward to getting back playing" as the enforced break in PDC action begins on Thursday.

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BoyleSports World Grand Prix ticket update

Mar 18, 2020

The launch of ticket sales for the 2020 BoyleSports World Grand Prix is to be delayed.

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European Darts Open moves to August

Mar 18, 2020

The European Darts Open has been rescheduled for August 7-9 following the postponement of the originally-planned March dates.

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Newcastle Premier League night postponed

Mar 18, 2020

The Unibet Premier League night at the Utilita Arena in Newcastle planned for Thursday March 19 has been postponed and will be rescheduled for Thursday October 1.

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Double postponement for PDC tour

Mar 17, 2020

The forthcoming PDC Unicorn Development Tour events on March 21-22 and the Players Championship weekend on March 28-29 are to be postponed.

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Michael van Gerwen (Lawrence Lustig, PDC) Van Gerwen back to winning ways in Liverpool

Mar 13, 2020

Michael van Gerwen bounced back to winning ways in the Unibet Premier League with a spectacular 7-5 defeat of Gerwyn Price in Liverpool on Thursday, as Glen Durrant retained top spot in the league table.

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ET3&4 Tour Card Holder Qualifiers

Mar 13, 2020

Friday sees the PDC ProTour weekend in Wigan begin with the Tour Card Holder Qualifiers for the European Darts Open and German Darts Grand Prix.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Six preview

Mar 12, 2020

The battle to avoid elimination from the Unibet Premier League season continues on Thursday with Night Six at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, where Stephen Bunting also makes a Challenger appearance.

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Bunting dreaming of winning Premier League return

Mar 12, 2020

Stephen Bunting is dreaming of a winning return to Unibet Premier League action in Liverpool on Thursday, having battled demons in the five years since his last appearance.

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Double postponement for European Tour

Mar 11, 2020

The PDC European Tour events scheduled for Leverkusen and Munich in the coming weeks will be postponed due to the Coronavirus epidemic.

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New Players Championship weekend added

Mar 11, 2020

A new Players Championship weekend will be played on March 28-29 in Milton Keynes to replace the postponed European Tour event in Germany.

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Gurney boosted by UK Open run

Mar 10, 2020

Daryl Gurney is aiming to continue his resurgence by kick-starting his Unibet Premier League campaign in Liverpool on Thursday.

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Ladbrokes UK Open glory for nine-dart Van Gerwen

Mar 8, 2020

Michael van Gerwen followed a sensational nine-dart finish with a third Ladbrokes UK Open title in a glorious Sunday at the Butlin's Minehead Resort as he defeated Gerwyn Price 11-9 in the final.

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Seventh TV nine-darter for Van Gerwen

Mar 8, 2020

Michael van Gerwen achieved his seventh televised nine-darter in the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes UK Open - the second of the weekend in Minehead!

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History for Humphries in Exeter

Mar 6, 2020

Luke Humphries created history as the first Challenger to win in the Unibet Premier League in Exeter on Thursday as Peter Wright reignited his season and Michael Smith defeated Michael van Gerwen.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Five preview

Mar 5, 2020

Luke Humphries will make his big stage return on Night Five of the 2020 Unibet Premier League in Exeter on Thursday.

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Humphries out to make history in Exeter

Mar 5, 2020

Luke Humphries believes he will be the first Challenger to win a Unibet Premier League match in Exeter on Thursday.

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European Tour 3-4 Tour Card Holder Qualifier entries

Mar 4, 2020

Entries have been confirmed for European Tour Three and Four Tour Card Holder Qualifiers, which will take place in Barnsley on March 13.

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Latest Order of Merit standings: Aspinall up to sixth

Mar 3, 2020

Nathan Aspinall has risen to a career-high sixth position on the PDC Order of Merit after the Belgian Darts Championship.

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Trio to retain ever-present UK Open record

Mar 3, 2020

James Wade, Steve Beaton and Wayne Jones will extend their ever-present records at the Ladbrokes UK Open this weekend.

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Meikle and Nijman land Development Tour titles

Mar 2, 2020

Ryan Meikle made it two PDC Unicorn Development Tour title wins in as many days in Hildesheim on Sunday, while Wessel Nijman was also victorious.

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Price becomes first Belgian Darts Championship winner

Mar 1, 2020

Gerwyn Price became the inaugural winner of the Belgian Darts Championship in Hasselt on Sunday, defeating Michael Smith 8-3 in the final.

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Nine-Dart Smith's Dublin delight

Feb 28, 2020

Michael Smith celebrated his first televised nine-dart finish in the in Dublin on Thursday, as Michael van Gerwen moved back to the top of the Unibet Premier League table.

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2020 Belgian Darts Championship Day One

Feb 28, 2020

The 2020 European Tour season begins with Day One of the Belgian Darts Championship in Hasselt on Friday.

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O'Connor hails "fantastic night" in Dublin

Feb 27, 2020

William O'Connor is determined to learn from his Unibet Premier League experience after appearing as a Challenger in Dublin on Thursday.

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Price: 'Fear factor' is no more

Feb 26, 2020

Gerwyn Price has revealed he longer fears facing the world's top stars as he looks to continue his unbeaten start to the 2020 Unibet Premier League against Peter Wright in Dublin on Thursday.

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2020 Ladbrokes UK Open draw and schedule

Feb 25, 2020

The draw has been made for the first three rounds of the 2020 Ladbrokes UK Open, with the schedule of play also confirmed for the festival of darts which begins on Friday March 6 at the Butlin's Minehead Resort.

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World Series to visit Wollongong & Townsville

Feb 25, 2020

Wollongong and Townsville will host PDC events for the first time in 2020 as top-class darts returns to Australia in August.

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Richardson leads final Rileys qualifiers

Feb 23, 2020

James Richardson headlined the final five players to win spots in the Ladbrokes UK Open through the Rileys Amateur Qualifiers.

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Price defeats Van Gerwen to win first title of 2020

Feb 22, 2020

Gerwyn Price claimed his first title of the year with a thrilling 8-7 defeat of Michael van Gerwen in the final of Players Championship 6 in Wigan on Sunday.

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Van Gerwen defeated by Aspinall on PL Night Three

Feb 21, 2020

Nathan Aspinall inflicted a first Unibet Premier League defeat of 2020 on Michael van Gerwen on Night Three in Cardiff, while Gerwyn Price was held to a 6-6 draw by Daryl Gurney in the Welsh capital.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Three preview

Feb 20, 2020

Welsh number one Gerwyn Price will make his homecoming in front of a sell-out crowd at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Thursday as Challenger Jonny Clayton also takes to the stage on Night Three of the 2020 Unibet Premier League.

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Van Gerwen: There's more in the tank!

Feb 19, 2020

Michael van Gerwen ominously believes that he will continue to improve after opening the Unibet Premier League with back-to-back victories.

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PDC players confirmed for Nordic Darts Masters

Feb 18, 2020

World number one Michael van Gerwen, World Champion Peter Wright and history-maker Fallon Sherrock are among the eight PDC stars who will travel to Copenhagen for the 2020 Nordic Darts Masters in June.

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Ratajski claims seventh PDC title

Feb 16, 2020

Krzysztof Ratajski claimed his seventh PDC title at Players Championship 4 in Wigan on Sunday, defeating Ian White 8-7 in a thrilling final.

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Searle wins first PDC title

Feb 15, 2020

Ryan Searle won his first senior PDC title at Players Championship 3 in Wigan on Saturday, defeating Michael van Gerwen 8-6 in the final.

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Sherrock shines again on PL Night Two

Feb 14, 2020

Fallon Sherrock stole the show on Night Two of the 2020 Unibet Premier League as she drew with Glen Durrant in Nottingham on Thursday as Michael van Gerwen continued his winning start to the season.

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Durrant: 'I've got a job to do'

Feb 13, 2020

Glen Durrant insists external factors will not distract him ahead of his highly-anticipated meeting with Fallon Sherrock in Nottingham on Thursday.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night Two preview

Feb 12, 2020

Fallon Sherrock will continue her history-making exploits on Night Two of the 2020 Unibet Premier League as she becomes the first woman to play in the tournament.

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UK Open returns for Taylor & Smith-Neale

Feb 11, 2020

Scott Taylor and Adam Smith-Neale won places in the Ladbrokes UK Open on the third weekend of Rileys Amateur Qualifiers.

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In-form Aspinall living Premier League dream

Feb 10, 2020

Nathan Aspinall says he is living the dream in his first full year in the Unibet Premier League as he looks to take his incredible form into Night Two in Nottingham on Thursday.

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Red-hot Aspinall wins fourth PDC title

Feb 9, 2020

Nathan Aspinall produced an astonishing display to land his fourth senior PDC title at Players Championship 2 in Barnsley on Sunday.

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Order of Merit ahead of 2020 campaign

Feb 8, 2020

Ahead of the start of the 2020 PDC ProTour season we take a look at the current Order of Merit positions of all 128 PDC Tour Card Holders.

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Anderson claims first ranking title of 2020

Feb 8, 2020

Gary Anderson claimed the first PDC ranking title of 2020 with victory at Players Championship One in Barnsley on Saturday.

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Van Gerwen defeats Wright on Premier League Night One

Feb 7, 2020

Michael van Gerwen went some way to avenging his World Championship final defeat to Peter Wright, edging their Alexandra Palace rematch 7-5 on Night One of the 2020 Unibet Premier League in Aberdeen.

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2020 Unibet Premier League Night One preview

Feb 6, 2020

The 2020 Unibet Premier League gets underway on Thursday in Aberdeen, as Peter Wright makes his homecoming on what promises to be a special night for Scottish darts with Gary Anderson and John Henderson also returning to the big stage.

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