Grand Slam of Darts: Raymond van Barneveld and Gerwyn Price meet again in Wolverhampton | Darts news

Raymond van Barneveld will take on Gerwyn Price in a repeat of their Group A clash earlier in the competition, where the top seed fell in the final despite averaging 106. watch every dart live on Sky Sports every day until the final on Sunday 20 November

Last updated: 16.11.22 23:54

All the best results from Wednesday night's action at the Wolverhampton Darts Championship

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player

All the best results from Wednesday night’s action at the Wolverhampton Darts Championship

All the best results from Wednesday night’s action at the Wolverhampton Darts Championship

Raymond van Barneveld set up another showdown with Gerwyn Price at the Grand Slam of Parts as they both progressed to the quarter-finals after a dramatic night with Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton.

Van Barneveld booked his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2016, after producing a superb fightback to deny Simon Whitlock in a sensational battle of veterans, while Price maintained his incredible unbeaten record at Aldersley Leisure Village as The World No. 1 won four games on the spin, defeating Danny Noppert.

Wednesday 17 November – Results

Last 16 (best of 19 legs) Raymond van Barneveld 10-8 Simon Whitlock
Michael Smith 10-8 Rob Cross
Danny Noppert 8-10 Gerwyn Price
Dirk van Duijvenbode 4-10 Joe Cullen

Live Grand Slam of Darts

November 17, 2022, 7:00 p.m

Live on

The 55-year-old Dutchman went back in time to reach his first televised quarter-final since returning to the sport last year, crushing an average of 101 from Whitlock to win 10-8.

Whitlock got off to a flying start, leading 5-2 with an average of 109, but Van Barneveld rallied to restore a five-a-piece tie – punishing a crucial double from the Australian at eight and ten.

Barney produced a spectacular 71 checkout on the bullseye

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player

Barney produced a spectacular 71 checkout on the bullseye

Barney produced a spectacular 71 checkout on the bullseye

The five-time world champion continued his onslaught with 12 shots to lead 6-5, but Whitlock responded brilliantly to convert 112 games into 8 draws and Van Barneveld regained the lead in a tough penultimate game that saw both players miss opportunities before converting a superb 81 to the bull to ignite a celebration.

Raymond van Barneveld went back in time to reach his first televised quarter-final since returning to the sport last year.

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player

Raymond van Barneveld went back in time to reach his first televised quarter-final since returning to the sport last year.

Raymond van Barneveld went back in time to reach his first televised quarter-final since returning to the sport last year.

“How good was Simon tonight? To his credit, he was great, but I’m so happy with this win,” said 2012 champion Van Barneveld, who averaged 97, landed six 180 shots and converted 55% of his shots. his attempts at a double hit.

“I played very well. I’m sure everyone watching at home would have loved it to go to the last game, but luckily for me that nonsense went away at the end.”

Gerwyn Price says he will have to play better on Friday night to avoid another lesson from the Dutch master

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player

Gerwyn Price says he will have to play better on Friday night to avoid another lesson from the Dutch master

Gerwyn Price says he will have to play better on Friday night to avoid another lesson from the Dutch master

Meanwhile, Price defeated three-time champion Noppert after winning six of the last seven rounds after an inspired double, which saw him convert ten of his 13 attempts to win with a 100 average.

Noppert rattled off three legs in a row in the opening round to take a slim 3-2 lead, despite a stunning 150 from the Welshman in the opening round, while Price didn’t catch the Dutchman’s roll until the 12th, following up a timely 13-dart break with an important 74 check-out to reduce the arrears to 7-6.

Price nailed a monster 150 box to win the first match against Danny Noppert

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player

Price nailed a monster 150 box to win the first match against Danny Noppert

Price nailed a monster 150 box to win the first match against Danny Noppert

However, ‘The Iceman’ produced a sensational four-leg spell to complete the comeback, restoring parity with an impressive 164 in the 16th leg, before sealing the deal with 13 and 15 darts.

“Raymond has been playing at the highest level for the last 30 years, he knows how to win, so I have to improve on Friday night or Raymond is going to teach me another lesson,” said Price, who is aiming for his fourth straight major. Slam title in this place.

Price made an incredible 164 payouts to keep him in contention against Noppert

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player

Price made an incredible 164 payouts to keep him in contention against Noppert

Price made an incredible 164 payouts to keep him in contention against Noppert

Somewhere else, Michael Smith swear Joe Cullen will also battle for a place on Sunday’s final day, ousting Rob Cross and Dirk van Duijvenbode respectively on a night of high-quality action.

Smith survived a late charge from Cross to complete a hard-fought 10-8 victory to reach a fourth straight Grand Slam quarter-final, while Masters champion Cullen reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final with a superb 10-4 success . against Van Duijvenbode, as he continued his bid for another TV crown in 2022.

“I’m looking forward to playing Michael again on Friday. It’s almost a new tournament now, and I think I have as good a chance as anyone. I’m here to win,” said “The Rockstar”.

The best of the action from Night Five in the Grand Slam of Darts

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player

The best of the action from Night Five in the Grand Slam of Darts

The best of the action from Night Five in the Grand Slam of Darts

Thursday 17 November – Games (19:00)

Last 16 (best of 19 legs) Nathan Aspinall against Jermaine Wattimena
Johnny Clayton against Alan Soutar
Michael van Gerwen against Josh Rock
Luke Humphries against Ross Smith

The second round concludes on Thursday night, with three-time champion Michael van Gerwen taking on Northern Irish star Josh Rock in the evening’s headline event.

Luke Humphries takes on European champion Ross Smith, Jonny Clayton takes on Scottish debutant Alan Soutar, while world champion Nathan Aspinall takes on Jermaine Wattimena.

Watch the Grand Slam of Darts at Aldersley Leisure Village in Wolverhampton all the way to the final on November 20 – with every round live on Sky Sports and don’t forget the World Championship is also on Sky Sports from December 15 to January 3.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *