Confident Simon Whitlock has vowed to relish the daunting challenge of facing the world’s top two players in the same night as the race to reach Premier League Darts finals night hots up.
The 44-year-old Australian is involved in a double-header at the NIA in Birmingham on Thursday night, taking on 16-times World Champion and world number one Phil Taylor and current league leader and world number two Michael van Gerwen.
But, after back-to-back victories over Robert Thornton and Andy Hamilton, ’The Wizard’ is approaching the dual assignment with excitement. Continue reading
SIMON WHITLOCK 7 - 3 Andy Hamilton
Simon Whitlock’s bid to reach the McCoy’s Premier League play-gathered momentum at Dublin’s O2, where he defeated Andy Hamilton on Thursday evening.
Whitlock claimed victory for the second consecutive week since surviving the threat of elimination from the tournament.
‘The Wizard’, who reached the final last year, moved on to ten points to boost his chances of a late surge into the top four after a 7-3 success. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock believes he has every chance of making the McCoy’s Premier League play-offs after a glorious few days for the Australian.
Whitlock grabbed a crucial victory on night ten of the McCoy’s Premier League Darts season on Thursday and followed it up by winning a
PDC Pro Tour title on Saturday.
‘The Wizard’, who had survived elimination from the televised tournament a week earlier, kick-started his campaign to reach May’s
finals night with a fine 7-4 success against Robert Thornton on Thursday evening.
He then clinched further glory on Saturday when he produced a fantastic run to take victory in the fifth UK Open qualifying event of the
year. Continue reading
Simon Whitlock sealed victory at the fifth UK Open Qualifier of the year in Wigan on Saturday with an impressive victory over Michael van Gerwen in the final.
The Australian Premier League Darts star scooped the £6,000 first prize, following Thursday’s triumph against Robert Thornton by defeating six opponents to take his tenth PDC Tour success.
‘The Wizard’ produced some moments of magic along the way, including coming back from 5-1 down to win 6-5 against Ian White in the quarter-finals, and the world number five was delighted with his latest triumph. Continue reading
SIMON WHITLOCK 7 – 4 Robert Thornton
Simon Whitlock claimed a crucial McCoy’s Premier League victory in Sheffield as he powered past Robert Thornton on Thursday evening.
The Australian star, who survived elimination from the tournament last week, moved off the foot of the table with the victory and immediately set his sights on a charge towards the play-offs. Continue reading