Premier League Darts: Whitlock Vows To Come Back Stronger After Ending On A High

SIMON WHITLOCK 6 – 6 Michael van Gerwen

Simon Whitlock finished his 2014 Premier League Darts season with a draw against league leader Michael van Gerwen in Cardiff on Thursday.

‘The Wizard’ has already been eliminated after a poor start to his campaign but earned a point in his final fixture.

It could have been a win for Whitlock, who led world number one van Gerwen 6-2, but The Australian believes that his performance can be the catalyst for a successful year ahead. Continue reading

Premier League Darts: Whitlock Determined to Bow Out on a High

Simon Whitlock has vowed to end his Premier League season on a high when he tackles world champion Michael van Gerwen in Cardiff on Thursday.

The Wizard of Oz heads to Wales knowing it will be his last appearance of the Premier League campaign after suffering relegation in Dublin last week.

But Whitlock is determined to mark his finale with an eye-catching performance. Continue reading

Premier League Darts: Dublin Draw Not Enough to Save Whitlock

SIMON WHITLOCK 6 – 6 Wes Newton

Simon Whitlock sealed a draw against Wes Newton in Dublin, where his hopes of Premier League survival ended on Thursday evening.

Whitlock cannot escape elimination in Cardiff next week even if he defeats Michael van Gerwen.

‘The Wizard’, who lost his first four matches while struggling to shake off a bout of illness, took a point for the second week running but it wasn’t enough to keep his campaign alive. Continue reading

Premier League Darts: Whitlock Battles for Draw

SIMON WHITLOCK 6 – 6 Dave Chisnall

Simon Whitlock kept his Premier League survival hopes alive after earning a draw against Dave Chisnall in front of a record crowd in Leeds.

Whitlock capitalised on some below-par finishing from his opponent to take a point at the First Direct Arena, where over 11,000 fans turned out for the tournament’s first visit to West Yorkshire.

‘The Wizard’ moved on to three points ahead of next week’s trip to Dublin, where he faces a crucial clash with Wes Newton. Continue reading