Premier League Darts: Tremendous Season Ends in Final Defeat for van Gerwen

Michael van Gerwen was denied a second Premier League Darts title after losing out to Gary Anderson in the final at London’s O2 on Thursday evening.

The world number one went down 11-7 at the hands of the world champion in a high quality final, in which both players averaged around 105.

van Gerwen had earlier produced a stunning fightback to defeat Raymond van Barneveld in the semi-final. Read the rest of this entry »

Premier League Darts: Brilliant van Gerwen Beats Barney to Reach Final

Michael van Gerwen won through to the Premier League final after a sensational victory against fellow Dutchman Raymond van Barneveld at London’s O2.

The world number one rallied back from falling 7-4 behind with an unstoppable five-leg streak to take control before closing out the win.

van Gerwen will take on Gary Anderson in the final, which he has now reached in three consecutive seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Premier League Darts: van Gerwen Tops Pile after Thrilling Draw with Chisnall

Michael van Gerwen and Dave Chisnall produced a fitting finish to the Premier League’s round robin stage in Brighton, where a draw was enough for the Dutchman to beat his opponent to first place.

World number one van Gerwen averaged almost 112 in a match of incredible quality as he topped the league for the third time in as many seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Premier League Darts: van Gerwen Loses Out to Lewis

Michael van Gerwen suffered his second defeat of the Premier League Darts season with a 7-5 loss at the hands of Adrian Lewis in Newcastle.

Lewis took the points after an exciting contest on the penultimate night of the league stage, which saw the four play-off places filled. Read the rest of this entry »

Premier League Darts: Terrific van Gerwen Leaves Taylor on the Brink in Birmingham

Michael van Gerwen piled the pressure on Phil Taylor’s bid to reach the Premier League Darts Play-Offs after defeating the 16-time World Champion with a blistering performance in Birmingham.

van Gerwen continued his incredible form with a 7-4 triumph, in which he averaged almost 113.

The Dutchman, who has already qualified for finals night at London’s O2, came from 3-1 down to clinch victory and leave his opponent in danger of missing out on a place in the semi-finals for the first time in the tournament’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

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