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Simon Hickie
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Darts

Unread post by Simon Hickie » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:31 pm

Just watched a sensational performance from Rob Cross to beat Phil Taylor in Taylor's final match in the final of the PDC World Championship final. I fear that the BDO version beginning on Saturday will not have quite the same quality. As the PDC commented, the electrician from Kent has finally put the Power out.
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Re: Darts

Unread post by wiicrackpot » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:54 pm

Who's Rob Cross?, what happened to Raymond Van Barnaveld, Van Gerwen, Gary Anderson and that Suljovic guy?,
i like Darts but you don't see much of it on terrestrial tv's now, only pay per view.
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Re: Darts

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:57 pm

Fat people drinking beer and throwing things :mrgreen:
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Re: Darts

Unread post by Simon Hickie » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:11 am

wiicrackpot wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:54 pm
Who's Rob Cross?, what happened to Raymond Van Barnaveld, Van Gerwen, Gary Anderson and that Suljovic guy?,
i like Darts but you don't see much of it on terrestrial tv's now, only pay per view.
RC turned pro in early 2017, so in his first season. He beat MvG in the semis. Taylor beat Anderson in the quarters. I watched Cross in a few ITV4 tournaments last year and thought then that he was one to watch. Probably one of the most nerveless players I've seen (unlike Martin Adams...).
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Re: Darts

Unread post by Simon Hickie » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:13 am

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:57 pm
Fat people drinking beer and throwing things :mrgreen:
Strictly only mineral water on stage these days unlike this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgap_CzceBM
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Re: Darts

Unread post by wiicrackpot » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:16 am

More to it than that Doc, the accuracy is outstanding and the speed they can work out the check outs are mind boggling.

Going by Simon's post, so in theory Darts can have 2 world champions ?.
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:17 am

Blimey :shock: that shows how long it is since I watched. As soon as it appears I switch the TV over.
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Re: Darts

Unread post by wiicrackpot » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:17 am

Thanks Simon, thats some achievement for a new pro. 8-)
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Re: Darts

Unread post by wiicrackpot » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:15 am

Just saw the snippet of a report of Darts on the beep news, now i know what Rob Cross looks like.
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Unread post by CN211276 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:26 am

I prefer to play than watch. Am better after a few pints but more than that and I go down hill. A shame there are less pubs with dart boards.
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