Darts

Limerick man takes on world #1 at PDC Summer Series

By Matthew Hayes / July 9, 2020 /

Limerick’s William O’Connor is set to meet world #1 Michael van Gerwen at the oche this Thursday. The Cappamore man is looking to bounce back from a 6-3 opening day defeat to James Wade in the PDC Summer Series when he meets Wednesday’s winner in Milton Keynes. Thursday’s action is the second event of five,…

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Limerick set for stellar exhibition from World Darts Finest

By Ronan Coughlan / September 20, 2019 /

Limerick is set to play host to some for the World’s finest Darts players when they come around for an exhibition on October 1st at The Limerick Strand Hotel. The event will promise to be more than just a “friendly exhibition” however, as World Number 1 Michael Van Gerwen, Six-time World Champion Raymond Van Barneveld,…

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Irish pair lose out in World Cup of Darts Final

By Ronan Coughlan / June 9, 2019 /

A bitter end to what was a fantastic week for the Republic of Ireland Darts pair of Limerick’s Willie O’Connor and Carlow’s Steve Lennon saw them reach the World Cup of Darts Final at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. The Irish pair just fell short, however, losing 3-1 to Scotland’s Gary Anderson and Peter…

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WATCH: The Republic of Ireland send England packing with a 2-0 victory at the World Cup of Darts

By Ronan Coughlan / June 8, 2019 /

The Republic of Ireland Team made up of Limericks William O’Connor and Carlow’s Steve Lennon have sent England crashing out of the BetVictor World Cup of Darts this evening on a scoreline of 2 sets to nil. It was Steve Lennon who took to the oche first to take on World Number 6 Michael Smith…

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WATCH: Limericks Willie O’Connor knocks Greece out of the World Cup of Darts

By Ronan Coughlan / June 8, 2019 /

Limerick man William O’Connor helped send the Republic of Ireland through the second round of the World Cup of Darts on Friday night with a fine victory over Greece. O’Connor and his partner Steve Lennon beat Greece 5-1 in very convincing fashion in Hamburg, with O’Connor sealing the win by taking out 68 with a…

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First PDC title for William O’Connor after win over Aspinall in Burnley

By John Keogh / April 30, 2019 /

Cappamore’s William O’Connor has won his first Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) title with a win over England’s Nathan Aspinall in Barnsley this afternoon. O’Connor beat Derry’s Daryl Gurney to set up his place in today’s Players Championship 13 Final. Aspinall, the current UK Open champion, led early on but O’Connor fought back to win 8-4…

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WATCH: William O’Connor bows out of World Darts Championship

By John Keogh / December 22, 2018 /

Cappamore’s William O’Connor is out of the PDC World Darts Championship after a 4-1 defeat to England’s Ryan Searle at Alexandra Palace tonight. O’Connor, who was taking part in the tournament for the second year running, won the first set but then lost the next four to 61st in the world ranked Searle. The Limerick…

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