January 2016

Michael van Gerwen picked up three honours at the PDC Awards Dinner on Thursday night at The Dorchester in London.

van Gerwen, who incredibly won 18 tournaments in 2015, collected awards for PDPA Players’ Player of the Year, ProTour Player of the Year and shared the prestigious PDC Player of the Year title with world number two Gary Anderson, who won the World Championship and Premier League in 2015. more

WORLD NUMBER ONE Michael van Gerwen revealed his pain following his third round exit from the World Darts Championship at the hands of Dutch rival Raymond van Barneveld but believes it will make him stronger.

The pre-tournament favourite, who was odds on to lift the Sid Waddell Trophy for the second time ahead of his clash with ‘Barney’, crashed out with a 4-3 defeat despite an average of almost 106 – the highest ever losing average in a World Championship match. more