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# darts - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Former darts world champion Andy Fordham dies aged 59
# The Viking
# The Viking

Former darts world champion Andy Fordham dies aged 59

Jul 15th 2021, 6:45 PM 10,318 Views 4 Comments

The Viking was crowned BDO world champion after a thrilling 6-3 win over Mervyn King in 2004.

# darts - Friday 19 March, 2021

Van Barneveld recovering after collapsing during PDC Players Championship
# Being Monitored
# Being Monitored

Van Barneveld recovering after collapsing during PDC Players Championship

Mar 19th 2021, 4:25 PM 7,635 Views 6 Comments

The five-time world champion fell ill as he marked a match between Jeffrey de Zwaan and Zoran Lerchbacher today.

# darts - Sunday 21 February, 2021

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film
# Breaking Boundaries
# Breaking Boundaries

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film

Feb 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 29,235 Views 6 Comments

‘Seven Feet Nine and a Quarter Inches’ maps the meteoric rise of Katie Sheldon as she makes waves on the darts scene.

# darts - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Gary Anderson closes in on third world championship
# Darts
# Darts

Gary Anderson closes in on third world championship

Jan 2nd 2021, 11:01 PM 8,703 Views 9 Comments

He’ll meet Gerwyn Price in tomorrow’s final.

# darts - Friday 1 January, 2021

Van Gerwen stunned by Chisnall as Gurney also crashes out at Ally Pally
# Darts
# Darts

Van Gerwen stunned by Chisnall as Gurney also crashes out at Ally Pally

Jan 1st 2021, 10:40 PM 10,738 Views 14 Comments

The world number one suffered a 5-0 defeat in the quarter-finals of the PDC World Championship.

Gary Anderson beats Dirk Van Duijvenbode to reach World Championship semis
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Gary Anderson beats Dirk Van Duijvenbode to reach World Championship semis

Jan 1st 2021, 4:31 PM 4,674 Views 4 Comments

The other match of the afternoon session saw Stephen Bunting defeat Krzysztof Ratajski.

# darts - Thursday 31 December, 2020

'What a numpty' - Anderson hits out at Sky Sports commentator Mardle after reaching quarter-finals
# PDC World Championship
# PDC World Championship

'What a numpty' - Anderson hits out at Sky Sports commentator Mardle after reaching quarter-finals

Dec 31st 2020, 11:22 AM 15,453 Views 8 Comments

The two-time champion saw off South African Devon Petersen before taking aim at the former pro over his comments about slow play.

# darts - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Michael Van Gerwen survives two match darts against Joe Cullen to reach last 16
# Yesh
# Yesh

Michael Van Gerwen survives two match darts against Joe Cullen to reach last 16

Dec 30th 2020, 9:25 AM 6,685 Views 12 Comments

James Wade recorded the first nine-darter at the tournament for five years but lost his match.

# darts - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

James Wade lands nine-dart finish before crashing out of World Championships
# Ally Pally
# Ally Pally

James Wade lands nine-dart finish before crashing out of World Championships

Dec 29th 2020, 3:03 PM 7,337 Views 9 Comments

The seventh seed let a 2-0 lead slip against Stephen Bunting.

# darts - Monday 28 December, 2020

Gary Anderson criticises Austrian opponent's pace of play after reaching last 16
# Darts
# Darts

Gary Anderson criticises Austrian opponent's pace of play after reaching last 16

Dec 28th 2020, 11:10 PM 11,941 Views 9 Comments

The Scot was furious over Mensur Suljovic’s inconsistent game.

# darts - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Defending champion Peter Wright shocked in third round of World Championships
# Wright's Wrong Result
# Wright's Wrong Result

Defending champion Peter Wright shocked in third round of World Championships

Dec 27th 2020, 9:44 PM 9,223 Views 1 Comment

Germany’s Gabriel Clemens upset the reigning champ at Alexandra Palace tonight.

# darts - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Shock defeat sends Smith crashing out of World Championship
# Darts
# Darts

Shock defeat sends Smith crashing out of World Championship

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:02 PM 8,923 Views 0 Comments

Jason Lowe delivered the shock of the PDC World Championship with a 3-1 win.

# darts - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Ireland's William O'Connor progresses to second round at World Darts Championship
# Boost
# Boost

Ireland's William O'Connor progresses to second round at World Darts Championship

Dec 16th 2020, 10:56 PM 4,908 Views 8 Comments

Elsewhere, Lisa Ashton narrowly failed in her bid to emulate Fallon Sherrock.

# darts - Thursday 3 December, 2020

All-Irish clash on the cards as draw made for Ally Pally showpiece
# Arrows
# Arrows

All-Irish clash on the cards as draw made for Ally Pally showpiece

Dec 3rd 2020, 12:23 PM 6,237 Views 1 Comment

The draw was made for the World Championships this morning.

# darts - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Five-time world champion Van Barneveld to come out of retirement in 2021
# Barney
# Barney

Five-time world champion Van Barneveld to come out of retirement in 2021

Sep 23rd 2020, 8:45 PM 7,202 Views 7 Comments

‘I think the decision (to retire) was the right one, but I have now had a lot of time to think about it.’

# darts - Sunday 26 July, 2020

100/1 tournament outsider Van Den Bergh bests Anderson to take World Matchplay title
# Prodigy
# Prodigy

100/1 tournament outsider Van Den Bergh bests Anderson to take World Matchplay title

Jul 26th 2020, 11:01 PM 7,035 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old took out double 16 to clinch an 18-10 win and scoop the title on his tournament debut.

# darts - Friday 17 April, 2020

Gary Anderson pulls out of PDC Home Tour - due to unreliable WiFi
# Turn It Off And On Again
# Turn It Off And On Again

Gary Anderson pulls out of PDC Home Tour - due to unreliable WiFi

Apr 17th 2020, 9:34 PM 44,524 Views 20 Comments

Michael van Gerwen and Daryl Gurney are also doubts for the home event.

# darts - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Barry Hearn suffers minor heart attack
# Speedy Recovery
# Speedy Recovery

Barry Hearn suffers minor heart attack

Apr 8th 2020, 1:51 PM 7,108 Views 0 Comments

The well-known promoter underwent surgery yesterday, his son Eddie revealed.

# darts - Monday 16 March, 2020

Popular darts commentator will donate brain to medical science
# Contribution
# Contribution

Popular darts commentator will donate brain to medical science

Mar 16th 2020, 11:58 AM 34,622 Views 11 Comments

Dave Clark has continued to work despite being diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2011.

# darts - Friday 28 February, 2020

Michael Smith lit up the 3Arena last night with this nine-dart finish
# Do Do Do Do Do Do Do
# Do Do Do Do Do Do Do

Michael Smith lit up the 3Arena last night with this nine-dart finish

Feb 28th 2020, 11:34 AM 5,291 Views 4 Comments

Smith’s perfect leg was the first in the Premier League for three years.

# darts - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Irish teen Keane Barry becomes dual darts world champion
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Irish teen Keane Barry becomes dual darts world champion

Jan 11th 2020, 11:45 PM 16,191 Views 7 Comments

It’s been a memorable few weeks for the 17-year-old Meath native.

# darts - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Snakebite! Wright crowned world champion with Ally Pally upset against van Gerwen
# Love The Darts
# Love The Darts

Snakebite! Wright crowned world champion with Ally Pally upset against van Gerwen

Jan 1st 2020, 10:22 PM 16,190 Views 20 Comments

Revenge for 2014 as Wright beats MVG to the PDC title.

# darts - Monday 30 December, 2019

MVG to face Peter Wright in World Darts Championship final
# Arras
# Arras

MVG to face Peter Wright in World Darts Championship final

Dec 30th 2019, 10:05 PM 15,742 Views 11 Comments

The pair booked their places in the championship decider tonight.

# darts - Friday 27 December, 2019

'I didn't think this was ever possible' - Fallon Sherrock
# Disbelief
# Disbelief

'I didn't think this was ever possible' - Fallon Sherrock

Dec 27th 2019, 9:02 PM 12,696 Views 8 Comments

The 25-year-old bowed out of the world darts championship against Chris Dobey earlier today.

Fallon Sherrock's World Championship fairytale ends in the third round
# Queen Of The Palace
# Queen Of The Palace

Fallon Sherrock's World Championship fairytale ends in the third round

Dec 27th 2019, 5:09 PM 31,891 Views 48 Comments

Chris Dobey, the 22nd seed, is through to the fourth round after a 4-2 win.

# darts - Sunday 22 December, 2019

History-maker Sherrock takes out the 11th seed to march on at Ally Pally
# A Bit Of Bully
# A Bit Of Bully

History-maker Sherrock takes out the 11th seed to march on at Ally Pally

Dec 22nd 2019, 8:41 AM 12,600 Views 10 Comments

Fallon Sherrock says she has shown that women can beat anyone in darts after her stunning 3-1 victory.

# darts - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Ireland's Keane Barry wins Junior World Darts Championship in the Ally Pally
# Ally Pally
# Ally Pally

Ireland's Keane Barry wins Junior World Darts Championship in the Ally Pally

Dec 21st 2019, 1:16 PM 11,786 Views 4 Comments

Meath teen won Saturday morning’s final in London.

# darts - Friday 20 December, 2019

'I’m obviously not learning from my past mistakes because it was there for the taking'
# Ally Pally
# Ally Pally

'I’m obviously not learning from my past mistakes because it was there for the taking'

Dec 20th 2019, 11:01 AM 8,171 Views 5 Comments

Limerick’s Willie O’Connor was left to rue a costly error against favourite Gerwyn Price.

# darts - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'A dream come true' - 17-year-old Meath youngster savours World Darts Championship debut
# Reaction
# Reaction

'A dream come true' - 17-year-old Meath youngster savours World Darts Championship debut

Dec 17th 2019, 11:11 AM 7,825 Views 7 Comments

Keane Barry, the youngest player at this year’s event, went up against Vincent van der Voort last night.

# darts - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Duleek Dynamite: 17-year-old Irish prodigy ready to make his mark on World Darts Championship
# Keane Barry
# Keane Barry

Duleek Dynamite: 17-year-old Irish prodigy ready to make his mark on World Darts Championship

Dec 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 45,875 Views 20 Comments

Meath’s Keane Barry is the youngest player at this year’s World Championships.

# darts - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts
# Gigs
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# Gigs

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts

Jun 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,116 Views 20 Comments

Additional security and Garda resources will be in operation on Irish Rail trains over the weekend.

# darts - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Irish duo's unlikely World Cup of Darts bid ends with final heartbreak
# Heads Held High
# Heads Held High

Irish duo's unlikely World Cup of Darts bid ends with final heartbreak

Updated Jun 9th 2019, 9:18 PM 38,863 Views 39 Comments

Steve Lennon and Willie O’Connor eliminated the pre-tournament favourites en route to the decider.

# darts - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Van der Vaart off to a winning start in darts career
# Bully
# Bully

Van der Vaart off to a winning start in darts career

May 4th 2019, 3:43 PM 9,773 Views 2 Comments

After retiring from football in 2018, the Dutchman made his debut in professional darts at the BDO Denmark Open on Saturday.

# darts - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'I’m a bit overwhelmed': Limerick carpenter William O'Connor wins first ever PDC darts title
# Limerick Leader
# Limerick Leader

'I’m a bit overwhelmed': Limerick carpenter William O'Connor wins first ever PDC darts title

Apr 30th 2019, 10:48 PM 13,928 Views 2 Comments

Cappamore native William O’Connor continued an impressive run of form by beating UK Open champion Nathan Aspinall.

# darts - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Former Tottenham midfielder set to make his darts tournament debut
# Dutch Dartist
# Dutch Dartist

Former Tottenham midfielder set to make his darts tournament debut

Apr 18th 2019, 11:35 AM 12,550 Views 4 Comments

Rafael van der Vaart will compete at next month’s Denmark Open.

# darts - Friday 29 March, 2019

Darts legend Van Barneveld performs 180 on retirement decision
# Barney
# Barney

Darts legend Van Barneveld performs 180 on retirement decision

Mar 29th 2019, 1:11 PM 14,021 Views 11 Comments

He was eliminated from the Premier League courtesy of two thumping defeats in Rotterdam

# darts - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'We are a global sport': Hearn says darts can become as big as golf
# Love The Darts
# Love The Darts

'We are a global sport': Hearn says darts can become as big as golf

Jan 2nd 2019, 5:26 PM 7,503 Views 15 Comments

PDC chairman Barry Hearn said he has plans to expand darts to China, India and North America.

'Everyone knows I've had a difficult year so to win this trophy is phenomenal'
# MVG
# MVG

'Everyone knows I've had a difficult year so to win this trophy is phenomenal'

Jan 2nd 2019, 7:42 AM 6,623 Views 4 Comments

Michael van Gerwen was a happy man after winning his third world title last night.

# darts - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Oh Michael van Gerwen! Dutchman clinches third PDC world title with victory over Smith
# Ally Pally
# Ally Pally

Oh Michael van Gerwen! Dutchman clinches third PDC world title with victory over Smith

Jan 1st 2019, 10:09 PM 11,153 Views 8 Comments

MVG beats Michael Smith 7-3 in the Alexandra Palace decider.

# darts - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Van Gerwen blows Anderson away to set up Smith decider
# Demolition Job
# Demolition Job

Van Gerwen blows Anderson away to set up Smith decider

Dec 30th 2018, 11:28 PM 7,961 Views 0 Comments

What promised to be a classic semi-final proved to be a one-sided affair as Michael van Gerwen beat Gary Anderson at a canter.

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