DARTS: Daryl Gurney to take part in next month’s UK Open

Daryl Gurney.
Daryl Gurney.

Daryl Gurney, who broke into the top 32 in the Professional Darts Corporation recently, is in the line up for the 2016 UK Open, which takes place next month.

The top 96 players from the final Coral UK Open Order of Merit qualify to compete in the Televised Finals at the Butlins Minehead Resort in Somerset from March 4-6, live on ITV4.

Gurney along with big guns Michael van Gerwen, Gary Anderson, Phil Taylor and Adrian Lewis to name but a few, enter at the third round stage.

Meanwhile the Waterside Ladies Darts league continued last week with Wanderers and Ladybirds having big wins.

Results were Wanderers 8-5 Villa’s; Ladybirds 8-4 Laurence’s; Glen Bears 7-7 Three Mile Arrows and Campbell’s/R.O. 7-6 Oval.

Top scores - over 100 were - Vicky Neely 140, 101; Stacey Gurney 140, 100; Heather Holmes 138, 109; Andree Thomas 132, 100; Sharon Olphert 123; Lorna Olphert 121, 100; Tracy Mahaffey 115; Michelle Johnston 114; Caroline Olphert 114; Emma Johnston 103; Michelle Oliphant 100, 100 and Angie McGarrigle 100.