May 2013


Raymond van Barneveld put on a show in the inaugural Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters but was denied glory by the formidable Michael van Gerwen in Friday’s all-Dutch final.

van Barneveld defeated Adrian Lewis and James Wade before losing out to ‘Mighty Mike’ at the Dubai Tennis Stadium. more


Raymond van Barneveld know he will have to be at his best if he is to reach his first Premier League final on Thursday.

The popular Dutchman meets world number one Phil Taylor at London’s O2 after finishing the league season with two victories in Newcastle.

‘Barney’ ended his campaign in second place behind compatriot Michael van Gerwen and is hoping to extend his fantastic form into finals night. more


Raymond van Barneveld secured his place in the semi-finals of the McCoy’s Premier League with a week to spare after defeating Adrian Lewis in Liverpool on Thursday evening.

‘Barney’ averaged over 102 and produced some fabulous finishing to earn a 7-4 success, a win which not only confirmed the Dutchman’s Play-Off position but also kept him in contention to pip Michael van Gerwen into for first place.

The five-time World Champion, who won the Grand Slam of Darts in November, set his sights on reaching the final at London’s O2 a week on Thursday. more