BRILLIANT MICHAEL VAN GERWEN was glorious again as he defended his Players Championship crown with an 11-3 final win over Dave Chisnall.
The dominant Dutchman took his tournament win tally to an incredible 25, eclipsing the record previously held by Phil Taylor.
The world number one had to fight back from 6-0 down to win his semi-final against Darren Webster before producing another stunning display against Chisnall to take the title at Minehead for the third time in four years.
SENSATIONAL MICHAEL VAN GERWEN proved to be unstoppable in his quest for third European Championship title as he triumphed in style on Sunday in Belgium with a 11-1 demolition of Mensur Suljovic in the final. more
ZWA talents Cristo Reyes, Rowby-John Rodriguez, Vincent van Voort and Yordi Meeuwisse are all targeting a final surge into the European Championship when qualifying concludes with the last European Tour event of the year taking place this weekend. more
Michael van Gerwen won three consecutive Pro Tour events last week but lost out to Phil Taylor in the final of the first ever Champions League of Darts.
van Gerwen won a triple-header of Players Championships in Barnsley, the last of which saw fellow ZWA ace Cristo Reyes, of Spain, qualify for the World Grand Prix with a brilliant run to the quarter-finals.
There were also last eight spots for Austria’s Rowby-John Rodriguez and Holland’s Berry van Peer. more