Episode 149 of the Weekly Dartscast and co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt are back to review the first event of the 2020 PDC European Tour, preview the UK Open this weekend, make their Premier League picks for Exeter, and answer your questions. Dirk van Duijvenbode, fresh from his first European Tour semi-final at the weekend, calls in, along with ITV reporter Ned Boulting, and friend of the show Matthew Kiernan - The Darting Nerd, who also brings us an interview with Riley's UK Open Qualifier winner Jason Heaver.
The 8th Episode of the 4th Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team discuss the bottleneck near the top of the Premier League table after Week 3, plus the remarkable standard of play at the weekend in Wigan. The team also look ahead to the first Euro Tour event of 2020, with PDC commentator Rob Mullarkey dropping in. The team are then joined by new Tour Card holder Darren Penhall, as well as Riley's Qualifier Jason Askew courtesy of Matthew Kiernan.
The 7th Episode of the 4th Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team discuss a blistering start to the Premier League for the World #1 Michael van Gerwen, as well as Fallon Sherrock's draw in her big stage return as a Challenger. The team also look back on a big weekend in Wigan, at Ryan Searle took his first PDC senior title and Krzysztof Ratajski won his 7th in just 24 months. The team are joined by four guests. First, Dr Linda Duffy discusses her career as a player plus the growth of ladies darts over the past few years. Then, Ryan Searle drops in as his first PDC title still hasn't quite settled in. Finally, Matthew Kiernan speaks with Jitse van der Wal and Rhys Hayden from the Riley's Qualifiers.
The 6th Episode of the 4th Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team break down the first night of the Premier League, including whether this was a missed opportunity for Peter Wright and if Nathan Aspinall and Glen Durrant can stay near the top of the table. The team also discuss Gary Anderson's first singles title in a year and a half, plus Aspinall's brilliant display on Sunday in Barnsley. The team are joined by two guests. First, Aspinall joins for the first time since last summer to discuss breaking into the top 10 and his progression into the elite in the game. Then, Jeff Smith talks about returning to the ProTour, including his first PDC final on Saturday.
For the first time, the Weekly Dartscast heads outside of England for the opening night of the 2020 Premier League in Aberdeen! Co-host Alex Moss chats to Peter Wright, Gary Anderson, Glen Durrant and John Henderson, as well as the MC Paul Booth and On The Oche's Jarleth Eaton!
The 4th Episode of the 4th Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team discuss Peter Wright's second major triumph in a month, as well as whether 2020 is the year Michael Smith final gets his big breakthrough. They also preview the Premier League and give their tips for night one in Aberdeen. Four guests join this week. First, JDC chairman Steve Brown stops by to talk about junior darts and his return to the ProTour. Then, world #7 Daryl Gurney talks about where he stands ahead of a third appearance in the Premier League. Next, Scott Mitchell discusses his first attempts at PDC darts, including a title on the Challenge Tour. Finally, newly crowned WDDA World Champion Kwanghee Cho gives a quick talk courtesy of Winmau.
The 3rd Episode of the 4th Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and (returning co-host) Burton DeWitt. The team look ahead to the PDC Masters, discussing what Peter Wright can do for an encore after his first World Title, as well as whether Michael van Gerwen can win the title for the sixth year on the spin. They also look back on the first weekend of Challenge Tour, including the logistical concerns with record-setting fields. The team have three guests. First, Aaron Beeney discusses his joy on winning a spot on tour for the next two years. Then, James Hubbard talks about returning to darts after an extended break, plus his hot start to the Challenge Tour season. Finally, Winmau and Red Dragon's Simon Hall discusses the signing of Michael van Gerwen, plus the WDDA World Championships and his joy for Peter Wright.
Co-host Alex Moss is joined by guest co-host Hanna Frostman to review a drama-filled 2020 Q School. The team give their thoughts on Lisa Ashton becoming the first woman to win a tour card at Q School, which players they were surprised to see not come through the field, and who of the Class of Q School 2020 they're most looking forward to seeing on the ProTour this year. We're also joined by three of the tour-card winners as Bradley Brooks, Martijn Kleermaker and Gary Blades all call in to the show. Plus, we finish with your questions!
The 1st Episode of the 4th Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team look back at Wayne Warren's and Mikuru Suzuki's World Championships at the O2, plus the controversy surrounding the BDO and the event. The team also look ahead to the PDC Q School and what might become of the BDO players if they don't win a Tour Card. The team are joined by two guests. First, World Masters Quarter-finalist Graham Usher talks about his game ahead of PDC Q School. Then, Matthew Kiernan speaks with numerous Q School hopefuls, including Arron Monk, David Edwards, Rob Collins, and Tom Baughan.
The Dartscast roadshow rolls on at the Indigo at the O2 for the final day of the 2020 BDO World Championships. Alex Moss and Hanna Frostman are joined by all three newly-crowned world champions Wayne Warren, Mikuru Suzuki and Keane Barry, plus legendary commentator John Gwynne, referee Garin Roderick, MC Paul Booth and the man behind the Inside The BDO podcast, Andrew Sinclair.
Keane Barry, the 17-year-old Irish JDC champion spoke to us shortly after his becoming the BDO world youth champion. We will definitely see much more of him in future.
The Dartscast is on the road! Co-host Alex Moss spends the day in London, at the Indigo at the O2, for Day 7 of the BDO World Championship. Eurosport pundit and commentator Paul Nicholson joins us to preview the day's play, before Wayne Warren, Lisa Ashton and Jim Williams all reflect on their wins, and three-time Lakeside finalist Tony O'Shea gives us his thoughts on the venue switch, the tournament so far, the birth of his popular walk-on song, and his plans for 2020.
Lorraine Winstanley generously gave us her time after her incredibly close match vs Lisa Ashton.
She talked with us about her journey, online bullying and the toughest question she's ever been asked.
Mikuru Suzuki has had a heck of a year since she won the BDO women's championship. We had a talk with her and her translator Tsuyoshi about darts in the UK vs Japan, her dreams and her goal of becoming the number one human darts player in the world.
Anastasia Dobromyslova isn't happy with ladies darts at the moment and she's got every right to be. We talked to her about what she plans for her future, what she wants for the women's game and what makes life so difficult on the tour.
The Ladies World Number One Lisa Ashton was kind enough to tell us about hurdles in her career, where the women's number one goes from here and what she wants to see for the ladies game down the road.
The first female referee in the BDO talks us through her World Championship debut and her goals for the future both as both a referee and supporter of the women's game.
Ahead of Maria O'Brien's matchup against Mikuru Suzuki we spoke with her about her career and the future.
We had a word with Laura Turner who is easily the most popular player in the venue today. We thank her for her time discussing her career, women's darts in general and being on comms during Fallon's run.
We were lucky enough to have a word with Deta Hedman about her journey in women's darts and where she'd like it to go in the future. As a long term veteran of the game, she has a lot of dreams for the evolution of the sport.
Kirsty Hutchinson not only was willing to wear our Dartscast logo for the World's but also shared a few minutes with us to discuss women's darts, her future plans (still pending) and Fallon.
We were lucky enough to speak with Aussie darts' Tori Kewish about her career, Fallon and the Australia Darts scene.
We met with Beau Greaves shortly after her victory over Kewish. Is she gonna do Q school? You bet she is.
Corrine Hammond knocked Vicky Pruim out of the BDO women's world championship. We spoke to her to ask about her match and life post-Fallon's PDC win.
The 49th Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team preview the 2020 BDO World Championship, as well as discuss the late decision to slash the prize fund due to poor ticket sales. The team are joined by three guests. First, Dave Parletti talks about his hopes as one of the top 4 seeds heading to the O2. Then, World Master John O'Shea discusses winning the World Masters and his long-awaited World Championship debut. Finally, youth star Leighton Bennett joins ahead of his debut and talks about his breakthrough campaign at the senior level despite still being a teenager.