Martin Fitzmaurice has passed away

It  is our sad duty to inform you all that Martin Fitzmaurice passed away today. He was 75. Martin was one of our leading stage referees and his catch phrase “Let’s play darts” will never be forgotten. Martin officiated at many WDF World and Europe Cup events and was the Senior BDO referee for many years where officiated at the Lakeside World Professional and the Winmau World Master. Martin was often a…

April 14, 2016

Adams, Hedman and Griffin: BDO International Open Champions

Mens Results Country   Womens Results Country 1. Martin Adams England   1. Deta Hedman England 2. Tony O’Shea England   2. Anastasia Dobromyslova Russia 3. Scott Mitchell England   3. Zoe Jones England 3. Glen Durrant England   3. Fallon Sherrock England 5. Darryl Fitton England   5. Casey Gallagher England 5. Jamie Hughes England   5. Trina Gulliver England 5. Jonny Clayton Wales   5. Lorraine Winstanley England…

June 18, 2014

Robert Holmes leaves the BDO after 20 years

After 20 years in his role as PR Consultant and more recently Executive Director of Communications for the BDO, Robert Holmes has resigned his position. A highly respected figure not only within the darting fraternity, but also with the media, TV Production Companies, and of course the BBC, he is without doubt one of the most influential communicators ever to have graced our sport. Robert was proud to have “looked…

August 6, 2013

Sunshine Darts at Brean Sands, BDO International Open 2013

It was a sunshine weekend at  Pontin’s Brean Sands for the BDO International Open – both weatherwise and darts-wise! On the oche, Little Richard Ashdown made an impressive debut when he presented the finals in his role as MC for the finals of his first ever BDO tournament. But before that,  darts history was made  when Claire Stainsby and Glen Durrant recorded the first ever 9-Dart 501 in Mixed Pairs…

June 12, 2013

British Internationals 2013 results

Girls:         England 2 – 0 Scotland.      England 2 – Wales.        Wales 1 – 1 Scotland. Boys:         England 3 – 1 Scotland       England 2 – 2 Wales      Wales 3 – 1 Scotland Women:  England 6 – 0 Scotland        England 4 – 2 Wales      Wales 3 – 3 Scotland Men:         England 7 – 5 Scotland        England 7 – 5 Wales      Wales 5 – 7 Scotland  

April 9, 2013

Atkins and Ithurralde 2012 British Open

Mens Results Country Womens Results Country 1. Martin Atkins England 1. Linda Ithurralde England 2. Robbie Green England 2. Tamara Schuur Netherlands 3. Ross Montgomery Scotland 3. Claire Bell England 3. Glen Durrant England 3. Deta Hedman England 5. Graham Elvidge England 5. Julie Gore England 5. Phil Nixon England 5. Anastasia Dobromyslova Russia 5. Steve Douglas England 5. Lorraine Farlam England 5. John Walton England 5. Tricia Wright England…

September 9, 2012

In Memoriam Doreen Fitzmaurice

Update – 3rd April 2012 Funeral Details:MONDAY, APRIL 16TH , 2012  at 1.15PM Colchester Crematorium,Mersea Road,Colchester CO2 8RU Family flowers only. All donations if desired to:East of England Co-Operative Society,89, Wimpole Road,Colchester, CO1 2DB Afterwards at:Greenstead Social Club,Blackthorn Avenue,Colchester, CO4 3QD (10 mins from Crematorium)for light refreshments and bar facilities. All welcome. On behalf of the WDF, I send our deep sympathy and sincere condolences to Martin Fitzmaurice and his…

April 3, 2012

The Dart World Loses a Legend – Jocky Wilson

Former World Professional Darts Champion Jocky Wilson died on Saturday 24th March at his home in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland just two days after his 62nd birthday. Jocky was a legend who won the World Professional Championships in 1982 and 1989. In addition he won the British Professional Championships on four occasions, the British Open and the British Matchplay, and was twice runner-up in the Winmau World Masters. He was also…

March 26, 2012