James Wade and Jonny Clayton sealed Players Championship glory on another eventful weekend of Pro Tour action at the Barnsley Metrodome.
Four of the world’s top seven were absent this weekend, with Michael van Gerwen joined on the sidelines by Daryl Gurney, Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price. Meanwhile, 2018 world champion Rob Cross pulled out of Sunday’s event due to illness.
Gerwyn Price secured the fifth PDC title of his career as he defeated Gabriel Clemens 8-4 with a 109.70 average to seal glory in Players Championship Five on Saturday afternoon, on a day which saw two more nine-darters hit at the Barnsley Metrodome. Continue reading “Majestic Price claims fifth PDC title!”→
Michael van Gerwen will begin the defence of his Players Championship Finals title against 2010 winner Paul Nicholson, whilst top seed Rob Cross will take on Robert Owen, after the draw for next month’s event in Minehead was confirmed following the culmination of the Players Championship season. Continue reading “Players Championship Finals Draw!”→
Rob Cross stormed to his third Players Championship title of the year with a sensational 6-2 victory over world number three Peter Wright in Players Championship 19 at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin, on Friday afternoon. Continue reading “Players Championship 19 Report!”→
Rob Cross continued his remarkable rise on the PDC circuit, edging out Ian White in a nerve-jangling deciding leg to seal his second Players Championship title of 2017 at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading “Players Championship 12 Report!”→
Peter Wright bounced back from his Premier League heartbreak to clinch his first Players Championship title of 2017, with victory over Daryl Gurney in Players Championship 11 at the Arena MK on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading “Players Championship 11 Report!”→
Benito van de Pas won his second Pro Tour title of the year with a stunning 6-0 whitewash victory over Joe Cullen in the final of Players Championship Nine at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on Sunday afternoon.
Van de Pas enjoyed a fine day at the Ricoh, reaching his third Pro Tour final of the year and averaging 111 in Sunday’s curtain-raiser. Cullen averaged an impressive 102.38, but he wasn’t given a sniff. Benito kicked off proceedings with victory over his fellow Dutchman Christian Kist, before easing past Andy Boulton 6-2.
‘Big Ben’ then breezed through to the quarter-finals, dropping just one leg against Nathan Aspinall and Jason Wilson respectively. Van de Pas later defeated Justin Pipe 6-3 in the last eight, after Pipe had previously seen off Stephen Bunting and Chris Dobey.