PDC Women’s Series is a step in the right direction, but is it a false dawn or the start of something bigger for the ladies’ game?

It has been a busy week of announcements so far by the PDC, and the one which has attracted the most attention has been the launch of the Women's Series. The darts leader announced on Tuesday afternoon that they will be staging four events, over the weekend of October 17-18, open to all female players … Continue reading PDC Women’s Series is a step in the right direction, but is it a false dawn or the start of something bigger for the ladies’ game?

From a possible last appearance to the quarter-finals, Adrian Lewis is on a road to redemption at the World Matchplay

"I thought to myself before I started the tournament, 'this could be my last Matchplay, unless I start knuckling down.'" It was an eye-catching revelation from Adrian Lewis, moments after beating Steve Beaton 11-9 in the first round of the World Matchplay, on Monday night. Lewis has hit heights in his career that very few … Continue reading From a possible last appearance to the quarter-finals, Adrian Lewis is on a road to redemption at the World Matchplay

Rejuvenated after the break, Simon Whitlock dumps out the world number one and now has a maiden major on Sky firmly in his sights

Could this be the week of the Wizard? Simon Whitlock believes so and, after brushing aside the world number one Michael van Gerwen 11-4 last night, is now three more wins away from the biggest tournament victory of his career. The Australian number one introduced us to the 'new normal' for televised darts on Saturday … Continue reading Rejuvenated after the break, Simon Whitlock dumps out the world number one and now has a maiden major on Sky firmly in his sights

Most underrated player? More nights like last night and Danny Noppert won’t be holding onto that tag for much longer

A first-ever win in the World Matchplay. Knocking out the third seed Gerwyn Price. It was a big night in the, still relatively fledgling, PDC career of Danny Noppert last night. For those who didn't get to watch his 10-7 win over Price, on night three of the behind-closed-doors World Matchplay, in Milton Keynes, you … Continue reading Most underrated player? More nights like last night and Danny Noppert won’t be holding onto that tag for much longer

Matt Porter confirms artificial crowd noise will also be played inside the venue for the behind closed doors World Matchplay

PDC chief executive Matt Porter has confirmed the players will also hear artificial crowd noise during matches at the behind closed doors World Matchplay, which starts this weekend. The popular summer event has been held at the Winter Gardens, in Blackpool, ever since its first staging back in 1994, but will instead take place at … Continue reading Matt Porter confirms artificial crowd noise will also be played inside the venue for the behind closed doors World Matchplay