John Henderson rises to challenge against Michael van Gerwen in Premier League Darts

John Henderson was left “speechless” after delighting his home crowd in Aberdeen by earning a memorable draw against Michael van Gerwen. Henderson was one of the nine Contenders who stepped in to replace fellow Scot Gary Anderson, and he rose to the challenge on the biggest night of his career as he produced a storming comeback to secure a 6-6 […]

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Wayne Mardle’s predictions on this week’s Premier League action from Aberdeen

Premier League Darts is back on Thursday night, live on Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Main Event, featuring the must-win clash between Raymond van Barneveld and Peter Wright. Wayne Mardle looks into his crystal ball… Michael Smith takes on Rob Cross in a repeat of their UK Open semi-final at the weekend which Voltage won, while Daryl Gurney takes […]

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Premier League Darts in Aberdeen pits Raymond van Barneveld against Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright

Raymond van Barneveld aims for his first win of the season as the fifth week of Premier League Darts hits Aberdeen on Thursday, live on Sky Sports at 7pm. Live Premier League Darts March 7, 2019, 7:00pm Live on Michael Smith vs Rob Cross Head-to-head: 3-10 Cross has a dominant record against Smith, particularly in their biggest meetings, having twice […]

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Andy Jenkins fined and issued suspended ban for homophobic language

Darts player Andy Jenkins has been fined and given a suspended three-month ban for using homophobic language towards a match official. The 47-year-old – nicknamed ‘Rocky’ – has been issued the punishment by the Darts Regulation Authority (DRA) for an incident that occurred during a Challenge Tour match on November 11 last year. The Hampshire-based World Championship semi-finalist of 2007 […]

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Slaughtneil 1-9 St Martin’s 0-7: Derry girls make it three-in-a-row

Tina Hannon scored a goal and six points and was named player of the match for the second year in succession as Slaughtneil completed a remarkable AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship three-in-a-row while the snow fell at Croke Park, beating St Martin’s 1-9 to 0-7. And though the landmark has been achieved by four clubs on five previous occasions, Kilkenny […]

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Hurling wrap: Clare and Limerick draw as Laois secure survival

Clare and Limerick played out a draw in Ennis, as three Division 1 games were postponed due to unplayable pitches. Clare 2-11 Limerick 1-14, Division 1A Clare fought their way back into the tie against the All-Ireland champions to rescue a draw. The Banner will feature in the quarter-final, barring a Cork victory over Tipperary and a draw between Kilkenny […]

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Tipperary captain Samantha Lambert struck by rude health of Ladies Football

Tipperary captain Samantha Lambert says she would love to be starting her career all over again as Ladies Football continues to break new ground. On Saturday, the Premier County are involved in a double-header at Páirc Uí Rinn, where Lambert and Tipperary clash with Cork in Division 1 of the Lidl National League. That game will be followed by Cork and […]

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Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson to hold crisis talks with players

Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson is to hold a meeting with players following the failed attempt to trade some of them for New Orleans star Anthony Davis. The Lakers offered two first-round draft picks to the Pelicans, along with players Lonzo Ball, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Ivica Zubac. Zubac and Michael Beasley were subsequently traded on […]

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Paul Morris says Wexford are taking a ‘win at all costs’ approach to the league

Paul Morris says relegation being removed from the National League this year isn’t changing Wexford’s approach. With no relegation from Division 1A this season, given the impending shake-up for the 2020 format, many commentators are suggesting that the springtime competition may resemble shadow-boxing ahead of the championship. However, after two impressive league campaigns under Davy Fitzgerald in 2017 and 2018, […]

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Surrey Storm shock Team Bath for first win of new Vitality Netball Superleague season

Surrey Storm sent shockwaves around the Vitality Netball Superleague as they travelled to Team Bath and came away with a 56-50 victory – their first win of the new season. Storm went into the match off the back of losses to both Strathclyde Sirens and Saracens Mavericks whereas Bath were yet to taste defeat this term. The hosts were unable […]

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