November update

I lost 6-5 to Ricky Evans in the Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals at Butlins in Minehead at the weekend, again I had doubles to win the game so only myself to blame.
The draw for the William Hill World Championship has been made and I will play either Kyle Anderson or Xiaochen Zong in my first round match. Draw below:
World Championship draw bracket (PDC)

2019 Unibet European Championship result

I lost 6-3 to Nathan Aspinall in the 2019 Unibet European Championship a nice 144 checkout but far too many missed doubles !!!!
A few days at home and then a couple of exhibitions over the weekend followed by the Grand Slam of Darts qualifier in Wigan on Monday 4th November !!!!

Results Barnsley

I made the last 32 both days in the pro tours and I didn’t qualify for the World Series but I am in the Unibet European Championships in Gottingen Germany from 24-27 October and will play Nathan Aspinall in the first round on the Friday !!!!

World Grand Prix Dublin

Not one of my better nights losing to Jeffrey de Zwaan in the first round I just didn’t feel comfortable. It was a pretty rubbish weekend all round really.
Never mind just glad to be in the tournament.
Looking forward to a few days at home to refresh and start again. Thanks for all the support means the world to me 👍
Thank you to my sponsors Winmau, The Wigley Group, HRGO Recruitment & Airport Placements !!!!

Gibraltar Results and updates

In the first round of the Gibraltar Darts Trophy i beat Tony Newell 6-5 and then lost to Krzysztof Ratajski 6-3 in the second.
Krzysztof Ratajski went on to win the tournament 8-2 against Dave Chisnall.
I am off to Ireland next to the Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin for two pro tour events from 4-5 October followed by the Boylesports World Grand Prix from 6-12 October.
I will play Jeffrey de Zwaan in the first round Sunday evening 6th October.
I have also qualified for the 2019 Unibet European Championship and will play Nathan Aspinall first round, schedule of play to follow,that will be held in Gottingen, Germany from 24-27 October.
It would be great to have a run in one of them !!!!

Barnsley weekend 20-22 September

I had a brilliant start to the weekend in Barnsley by qualifying for ET13  Gibraltar Darts Trophy September 27-29, Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar but in the 2 Pro Tours that followed I only made the last 64 both days.
Sorting myself for Gibraltar now which is the last European event of 2019 to see who else qualifies for the European Championship Finals in Gottingen from 25-27 October as I am really happy to have already secured my place in this event!!!!

Results ET12 Riesa Germany 13th-15th September

I played Luke Woodhouse Saturday afternoon and won 6-4 this set up a match against Daryl Gurney in the last 16 on the Sunday afternoon which after a hard fought game I lost 6-5.
I’m hoping to qualify this coming Friday for the last European tournament of the year which will be held in Gibraltar from 27th-29th September.
It’s great that I have qualified for the World Grand Prix and the European Championships so well happy with how this year is going!!!!

 

 

 

 

Updates

I had a terrific couple of weeks holiday in Crete with my wife Nanette such a lovely break.  I then flew to Vienna for European Tour 10 where I lost 6-5 in the second round to James Wilson.
This week I am back on the pro tour at the metrodome in Barnsley 10-11 September followed by ET12 in Riesa Germany 13-15 Sept !!!!

Results Hildesheim weekend Aug 2-4

I pre qualified for ET12 – International Darts Open September 13-15 in Riesa but didn’t manage to qualify for ET11.
I made the quarter finals on Sunday in Pro Tour 22:
Steve Beaton 6|3 Mark McGeeney
Steve Beaton 6|5 Danny van Trijp
Steve Beaton 6|2 Mike van Duivenbode
Steve Beaton 6|1 Joe Cullen
Jermaine Wattimena 6|2 Steve Beaton
Love darts but I am looking forward to a few weeks off now during August.
My next tournament is in Vienna at the end of the month.

World Matchplay result

Great atmosphere at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool again this year such a fantastic venue.
I’m gutted to be out losing 10-6 to Michael Van Gerwen but it’s great spending some time at home making the most of this lovely weather in the garden!!!!