World Darts Championship First Round Preview

Roy the Boy looks at the opening round of the World Darts Championship and he has 4 selections. (more…)

Go Gentle in Dublin’s Darts

At the time of writing, an eight-player invite TV darts tournament is ongoing – the Paddy Power sponsored ‘Champions League of Darts’ – and no player is impressing around the doubles more than Mensur ‘the Gentle One’ Suljovic. Most definitely a player on an upward curve, the Austrian’s standout 25/1 quote by Sportingbet for the World Grand Prix, which starts in Dublin on Sunday, has to be snapped-up. Firstly he looks tailor-made for this competition’s unique ‘double-in’ format.  And secondly, this is a competition where the favourites often fail.  Daryl Gurney was a surprise winner 12 months ago and you…

Blog – Snooker, Darts, Politics and Racing

Blog from Roy The Boy and he has his eye on a few up-and-comers: Snooker's Jack Lisowski, Dart's Jeffrey de Zwaanhas and the Liberal Democrats' Layla Moran. (more…)

Surprises Expected in This Week’s Darts & Snooker

Smith Can Out Battle Barney It’s the final round of Phase 1 games in Dart’s Premier League on Thursday. Gerwyn Price is already eliminated, and either Mensur Suljovic or Peter Wright will be playing their last game on the night. Wright should not be sat in eighth position in the current table, such is his talent, but he is and he has won just one of eight Premier League games he has played this season. Remarkably that win came against Michael van Gerwen. It’s clear that Peter Wright is not a player you can back, or lay, with confidence in…