In our thirteenth episode of the Josh’s Dartistry Podcast, Josh Gorton is joined by regular co-host Jon Dean and Jordan Harrison, who is once again standing in for the jet-setting Neil Conner.
Newly crowned UK Open champion Nathan Aspinall is our special guest on this episode as he reflects on securing his first major PDC title in Minehead, whilst the team discuss the latest Premier League results as Judgement Night rapidly approaches.
UK Open Round-Up (9:25-17:50) – Josh reflects on a thrilling UK Open in Minehead, as Nathan Aspinall became the latest first-time PDC major winner. ‘The FA Cup of Darts’ notoriously throws up a number of shocks and that pattern continued this year, as three players reached their first televised quarter-finals.
Premier League Darts Discussion (19:00-44:30) – It couldn’t be tighter at the top of the Premier League table, with just three points separating six players. The team look back at the action we’ve seen over recent weeks and preview Night Seven in Berlin, whilst also providing an update on our Last Man Standing competition.
What are the Odds? (51:55-1:00:00) – Jordan steps in for our resident stats man Neil to provide us with the latest darting odds, brought to you by Sporting Bet. We assess the odds for the latest round of Premier League fixtures, before looking ahead to the opening two European Tour events which take place in Leverkusen and Hildesheim later this month.
Nathan Aspinall Interview (1:01:00-1:09:35) – Josh caught up with the man of the moment, fresh from his UK Open heroics. ‘The Asp’ explains how losing his PDC Tour Card helped him regain his hunger, whilst he also outlines his Premier League aspirations and reveals his desire to break into the world’s top ten by the end of 2019.
Challenge Josh (1:12:25-1:36:30) – As the 2019 European Tour gets underway later this week, Jon tests Josh’s knowledge of the greatest tour in world darts in another entertaining episode of Challenge Josh!
In The News (1:36:40-1:47:00) – Josh discusses the imminent return of Corey Cadby and the controversial DRA fine handed out to Northern Ireland’s Mickey Mansell. The team also look back at the latest action from the European Tour qualifiers and the BDO Isle of Man Darts Festival.
Q&A section (1:47:15-1:59:20) – As usual, the panel answer any questions sent in by the JDP listeners to conclude the latest episode. The trio give their opinions on Corey Cadby, Adrian Lewis and much more!
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