Dolan wins PC29 as Wright sets new world record average!

Brendan Dolan continued his remarkable revival by winning Players Championship 29 in Barnsley on Monday, as Peter Wright set a new record for the highest ever recorded average in a broadcast match.

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Ratajski and Dolan seal Players Championship titles!

Krzysztof RatajskiĀ and Brendan Dolan clinched Players Championship titles on a weekend that featured a host of big-name absentees in Hildesheim.

Michael van Gerwen, Rob Cross, Daryl Gurney, Gary Anderson, Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price and James Wade all sat out this weekend’s double-header in Germany, leaving World Matchplay finalist Michael Smith as the solitary top eight representative in action.

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2017 PDC World Championship: Day Eleven Report!

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Five-time world champion Raymond van Barneveld edged out Adrian Lewis in a seven-set thriller, whilst defending champion Gary Anderson defeated an inspired Benito van de Pas to book his place in the World Championship quarter-finals on a dramatic night of action at the Alexandra Palace on Wednesday evening.

Van Barneveld came from 3-2 down to defeat two-time world champion Adrian Lewis in a topsy-turvy clash to reach the last eight at Ally Pally once again. Neither player were at their vintage best, but Van Barneveld prevailed with a 95 average, three maximums and a 38% conversion rate on the doubles.

Lewis succumbed to a last 16 defeat against Van Barneveld for the second time in three years at Ally Pally despite averaging 98.05, firing in six maximums and converting an impressive 65% of his attempts at double, but ultimately the Dutch legend produced the goods at the crucial moments.

Nevertheless, ‘Jackpot’ made a blistering start to clinch the opening set without reply. The Stoke-on-Trent star landed identical 90 checkouts to round off respective 11-dart legs and also pinned D16 to seal first blood with a 114.55 average. Continue reading “2017 PDC World Championship: Day Eleven Report!”

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