In our fifteenth episode of the Josh’s Dartistry Podcast, Josh Gorton is joined by regular co-hosts Jon Dean and Neil Conner to round-up the latest darting news.
We discuss the fall-out from a dramatic few weeks of Premier League action, while Josh has an exclusive interview with three-time world champion John Lowe, who discusses his glittering career, his rivalry with Eric Bristow and his pride at being awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List.
Premier League Darts Discussion (9:50-30:35) – The team look back at all the Premier League action over the last couple of weeks, following dramatic nights in Belfast, Liverpool and Cardiff.
What are the odds? (31:35-37:30) – Our resident stats man Neil provides us with the latest Premier League tournament odds and previews the action in Birmingham, while we look ahead to this weekend’s European Tour event in Saarbrucken, with odds provided by Sporting Bet.
Pro Tour Round-Up (37:40-42:40) – The boys round-up the latest action from the Pro Tour, which saw James Wade scoop three Players Championship titles inside eight days, while Daryl Gurney claimed a maiden European Tour title in Hildesheim.
John Lowe Interview (43:40-55:00) – Josh catches up with the legendary three-time world champion John Lowe, who discusses his pride at being awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List, his rivalry and friendship with Eric Bristow and his ongoing commitments on the exhibition circuit.
Challenge Josh (57:10-1:25:35)– Neil tests Josh’s knowledge in another entertaining episode of Challenge Josh that featured everything, from Muhammad Ali to Sam Allardyce!
In The News (1:25:40-1:35:10) – Josh discusses the news of Gerwyn Price’s appeal against his record-breaking DRA fine, while reflecting on a good weekend for Corey Cadby and Jeffrey de Zwaan. We also look ahead to Rafael van der Vaart’s darting debut in Denmark next month.
Q&A section (1:36:00-1:47:15) – As usual, the panel answer any questions sent in by the JDP listeners to conclude the latest episode. The trio give their opinions on the best of the BDO switchers, the gap between PDC and BDO players and trying to grow the BBC’s darting coverage.
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Photo Credit: Lawrence Lustig/PDC