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.
The 48th Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team look back on the PDC World Championships, including Peter Wright's breakthrough triumph over Michael van Gerwen in the final, before turning their attention to Fallon Sherrock's invites to the World Series and Premier League. The team are joined by three guests. First, the World Champion talks about his joy on lifting the crown. Then, ITV and TalkSport commentator Chris Mason discusses the festivities just completed. Finally, Barry Hearn answers some questions about PDC darts and what Sherrock's performances mean.
A special Christmas episode Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team recap the first eleven days of the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship, including a pair of wins for Fallon Sherrock and some vintage displays from the international qualifiers in the second year of the current format. In the first of a trio of guests, the team speak to Laura Turner about Sherrock's breakthrough success, before discussing North American darts with CDC chairman Peter Citera and statistics with PDC statistical guru Christopher Kempf.
A special mid-tournament (and Monday!) episode Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss, Burton DeWitt, and Hanna Frostman. The team look back on the first three days from Ally Pally, including shocking exits for Raymond van Barneveld and Rob Cross, as well as an underwhelming performance from the World #1. They also speak with Damon Heta and Robbie King who just arrived from Australia ahead of their World Championship debuts, as well as PDC manager Mac Elkin.
The 45th Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team conclude their two-part World Championship preview by giving their tips as to who will win it, plus some dark horses to look out for and some seeds who should be wary. Three guests join the boys this week. First, Ryan Joyce discusses how his game has improved as he tries to repeat last year's good run at the Ally Pally. Then, Benito van de Pas talks about how he feels his game is back on the up after a disappointing two seasons. Finally, TalkSport's Sam Ellard gives his take on who to watch out for in the World Championship field, plus discusses darts on the radio ahead of TalkSport's third successive broadcast from Alexandra Palace.
The 44th Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team begin their two-part preview of the World Championship by discussing how the expansion to 96 players worked in year one, as well as select their standout ties and standout quarters in the draw. The team are joined by three guests. First, Justin Pipe talks about how "coughgate" affected him and regaining his hunger to compete in 2019. Then, James Richardson speaks about his good history at the World Championships plus his hopes to push on even further next year. Lastly, Nitin Kumar discusses Indian darts and his progress in the game, as well as his desires to improve on his World Championship debut from 12 months ago.
The 43rd Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team discuss whether Gerwyn Price has solidified himself as the second-best player in the world, plus what Ian White's first major semi-final in over two decades means for his career. The team also look back on the World Youth Final, including what's next for Adam Gawlas and how important this title is for Luke Humphries. The team are joined by three guests. First, Chris Dobey talks about breaking into the top 32 and his deep runs at a pair of major events over the past two months. Then, Ian White discusses his success on the Euro Tour stage in 2019, plus the breakthrough weekend in Minehed. And lastly, Luke Humphries breaks down his Development Tour dominance, as well as playing through mental health problems on tour.
The 42nd Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team discuss Gerwyn Price's sensational title defense in Wolverhampton, plus another final defeat for Peter Wright in the Grand Slam of Darts. The team also talk about whether this title makes Price the second-favourite for the World Championship and look ahead to Minehead for the Players Championship Finals. The team are joined by two guests. First, Sky Commentator Wayne Mardle talks about the Grand Slam just gone, including the underwhelming before from the BDO players, and begins looking ahead to next month's World Championships at Alexandra Palace. Then, Mike Warburton discusses his breakthrough run to the semi-finals of the World Masters and his ambitions for Q School next year.
Weekly Dartscast Series 3 Episode 41: World Series Review, Grand Slam Preview, and Adam Gawlas, Ryan Harrington, & Dave Parletti InterviewsThe 41st Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. The team look back on Michael van Gerwen's fourth World Series of Darts Finals title, but first in his home country, as well as Danny Noppert's first TV final in the PDC and Raymond van Barneveld's last professional appearance in the Netherlands. The team also discuss Adam Gawlas's breakout season before previewing the Grand Slam of Darts. The team are joined by three guests. First, Adam Gawlas joins to discuss his recent emergence as the Czech Republic's top darting prospect. Then, Ryan Harrington talks about his joy on qualifying for his first major on Sky, plus his progression as a PDC profession. Finally, friend of the show Dave Parletti joins us to look ahead to his first PDC major, plus his rise to the top five in the BDO rankings.
The 40th Episode of the 3rd Series of the Weekly Dartscast featuring Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt. It's another appreciation minute as the team look back on Rob Cross's third major title, plus a run to the final from Gerwyn Price at the European Championship. The team also recap the World Masters, including a sensational title for Irishman John O'Shea. The team are joined by two guests. First, Paul Nicholson completes part two of his two-part interview, discussing his time off the tour this year and his plans to try to win back his tour card in January. Then, Corrine Hammond talks about her good autumn, including a run to the televised stages of the World Masters plus winning through the qualifiers for the World Championship.