Dave Chisnall put himself back in play-off contention with stunning victories over Adrian Lewis and Phil Taylor on a dramatic night of darts in Belfast, as Michael van Gerwen extended his lead at the top of the table with victory over birthday-boy Raymond van Barneveld at the SSE Arena on Thursday evening. Continue reading “2017 Premier League Darts: Week Twelve Report!”→
The fixtures for the last six weeks of Premier League action have been confirmed, as the remaining eight players fight it out to secure a coveted play-off spot. Jelle Klaasen and Kim Huybrechts were both eliminated after nine weeks, therefore the top eight will now compete across six further nights in a bid to secure a spot at the O2 Arena in May.
Raymond van Barneveld and Robert Thornton face double-headers as the Premier League heads to Belfast’s SSE Arena for night 11 of the 2016 Premier League. Van Barneveld faces his old adversary Phil Taylor in his first match, whilst Thornton meets his compatriot Peter Wright, before Barney and Thornton face off to complete the evening’s action.
Elsewhere, the top two players in world darts collide, as world number one Michael van Gerwen faces world champion and defending Premier League champion, Gary Anderson. James Wade and Adrian Lewis also lock horns in a game that could have significant repercussions in the battle for a play-off place.
The fixtures for the remainder of the 2016 Premier League have been announced as the battle for play-off places intensifies, and world number one Michael van Gerwen will face his arch nemesis Phil Taylor on home soil when the Premier League heads to Holland for the first time on May 12th.
Rotterdam’s Ahoy Arena will host night 15 of this year’s competition, and five-time world champion Raymond van Barneveld will hope to secure victory on home territory against Peter Wright.
After Dave Chisnall and Michael Smith were eliminated on Judgement Night in Cardiff, the remaining eight players will battle it out over the next six weeks to determine who will finish in the top-four and secure a spot at the O2 Arena for finals night on May 19th.
Each player will play twice on one league night within the next four weeks, before the final two league nights, at the Manchester Arena and the sell-out Premier League debut at Rotterdam’s Ahoy Arena, feature four games on each night before the cut-off for Play-Off places.
Michael van Gerwen and Adrian Lewis were involved in a heated war of words following their 6-6 stalemate in Week 4 of the Premier League in Belfast. Van Gerwen, who trailed 5-2 and 6-4 at one stage, launched an attack on Lewis, claiming that he was deliberately trying to slow down proceedings.
The Premier League Darts roadshow heads to Belfast today, as Michael van Gerwen and Adrian Lewis clash in what will be an explosive contest. Dave Chisnall aims to preserve his unbeaten start against Kim Huybrechts, whilst Stephen Bunting and Raymond van Barneveld meet in a tie that could have major repercussions for the bottom of the table.