The nervous wait before the grand entrance through to a packed full arena who are all shouting and also clapping with loud music playing to the choice of the dart player. Whom dances on full of confidence. Respectful jealousy, there is nothing better than the global stage, sold out tickets, the drink flowing, these are … More Feature: Facilities could be an issue
Attendance is a topic that has come up quite frequently this year with Ship and Mitre B. Whenever they have a full team, they seem to win and when they don’t, they seem to lose. In any sport, good attendance is crucial, it is not just a physical help but it can also be a … More Opinion: Is Ship and Mitre B’s patchy form due to not having a full team?
Following Monday’s crazy defeat to Queen of Martyrs, we look at five other slightly unusual endings to darts matches. 5- Raymond van Barneveld 4-5 John Part It was the 2009 Grand Slam of Darts and the John Part was already out of the competition following two defeats in the group stage. The Canadian then came up … More The Five Craziest endings to Darts Matches
We were at the Oak Tree on Monday for the first round of the individual tournament. We have a bracket of eight players to get through and only one will progress to finals night. That spot went to Richie Waterhouse of Queen of Martyrs after he beat Dave Roberts of Newstead A and Peter Mylchreest … More Oak Tree Individuals in Tweets
Here are five facts that you probably didn’t know about darts.
Take a look at the math behind the perfect nine-dart finish.
Every year on the year, the unstoppable fortnight of brilliant darts and epic entertainment for the viewers and many fancy dress supporters who attend. The game itself is pretty simple to understand, sending a dart from hand to board with the aim to get to zero from starting on 501 but having to finish on … More Opinion: Is Darts losing viewers?
After the World Championships this year, we have seen some record breaking averages. Michael van Gerwen set the record with an average of 114 against Raymond van Barneveld and in the same game, Barney lost with an average of 110. Even Gary Anderson lost the World Final whilst averaging 104.So what role do averages play … More How Important are averages in darts?
It has been the subject of many heated discussions – what exactly make’s a sport. The Google definition of sport is: “an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.” Darts has been the main contention in the debate around what make’s a sport … More Opinion: Is Darts a sport?
After a dismal end to 2016, what can we expect from Ship and Mitre B in the new year? They ended the year with ten straight league defeats which has left them second bottom of the Liverpool Open Darts League. They start 2017 with two games that could be seen as winnable as they take … More What can we expect in 2017?