Sporting Life Darts Podcast: Premier League Finals night preview, Daryl Gurney and Rob Cross interviews plus predictions

Who will win the Premier League Darts title? Scroll down to listen to our team discuss!
Who will win the Premier League Darts title? Scroll down to listen to our team discuss!

Episode six of Sporting Life's Darts Podcast is out now and available to listen to for FREE via iTunes, Spotify and Soundcloud.

DARTS PODCAST SIX

The climax of the Premier League Darts season is almost upon us so our tungsten experts Chris Hammer (@ChrisHammer180) and Paul Higham (@SportsPaulH) join this edition's host Ben Coley (@bencoleygolf) to preview Thursday night's action at the O2.

We also look back on our highlights and lowlights of the season so far while Chris interviews Daryl Gurney at the precise moment he learned his play-off qualification in Leeds last Thursday plus there's also some quickfire-ish questions for Rob Cross.

As always we have some best bets to consider as we try to predict who will reach the final and ultimately lift the prestigious trophy.

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Sporting Life Darts Podcast #6 running order

  • 0 - 11mins: Scene setter of Premier League Finals Night, a review of Chris' strange trip to Leeds plus our highlights and lowlights of the season so far (featuring a chase from a hoover!).
  • 11-18 mins: Interview with Daryl Gurney
  • 18-27 mins: Michael van Gerwen v Daryl Gurney semi-final preview & best bets
  • 28-32 mins: Interview with Rob Cross
  • 32-39 mins: Rob Cross v James Wade semi-final preview & best bets
  • 39-43 mins: Who wins the Premier League?

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Chris Hammer - @ChrisHammer180

Paul Higham - @SportsPaulH

Ben - @bencoleygolf

Who will become Premier League Darts champion on Thursday night?
Click on the image for our predictions ahead of Finals Night

DARTS PODCAST FIVE

Once again Sporting Life Darts Podcast host Dom (@newcol) is joined by tungsten experts Chris Hammer (@ChrisHammer180) and Paul Higham (@SportsPaulH) to catch up on recent events on the PDC Tour while there's also some quick fire 'ish' questions for James Wade.

As well as other topics, we discuss what Raymond van Barneveld can hope to achieve this season, whether being a People's Champion is enough, Corey Cadby's return and more Premier League predictions and weekly trebles!

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Sporting Life Darts Podcast #5 running order

  • 0 - 14mins: Review of recent action including Barney's retirement U-Turn, being a People's Champion, European Tour round-up, Price's mental block against MVG and the weekend's Players Championship events, including Corey Cadby's return.
  • 14-22 mins: James Wade interview plus a debate whether you'd watch yourself playing sport if you were a professional.
  • 22mins to the end: Premier League darts predictions and accumulators.

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Chris Hammer - @ChrisHammer180

Paul Higham - @SportsPaulH

Dom - @newcol

DARTS PODCAST FOUR

Our darting duo Chris Hammer (@ChrisHammer180) and Paul Higham (@SportsPaulH) join host Dom (@newcol) to look back at recent events on the PDC Tour while there's also an interview with Rob Cross about 13-year-old prodigy Leighton Bennett and his excitement about the future of the sport.

As well as other topics, we discuss whether darts could be a better option to get your kids into than other sports before the show reaches it's 'climax' with more Premier League predictions!

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Sporting Life Darts Podcast #4 running order

  • 0 - 10mins: Review of weekend action plus debate on the difference of playing in a leisure centre compared to the big stage, and how some players are more adaptable than others
  • 10-15 mins: Rob Cross interview about Leighton Bennett and the changing landscape of darts
  • 15-22 mins: Would you get your kids into darts, where the sport is heading and a couple of loosely related anecdotes.
  • 22mins to the end: Premier League darts predictions and accumulators.

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Chris Hammer - @ChrisHammer180

Paul Higham - @SportsPaulH

Dom - @newcol


DARTS PODCAST THREE

Basking in the glory of tipping Nathan Aspinall at 125/1 to win the UK Open, our Chris Hammer (@ChrisHammer180) looks back on a thrilling weekend in Minehead with fellow darts expert Paul Higham (@SportsPaulH) and host Dom (@newcol).

There's a quickfire interview with Gerwyn Price, who Chris feels is the best player in the world right now, ramblings about rising stars of darts, competitiveness and mental blocks - plus, of course, another round of Premier League predictions.

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Sporting Life Darts Podcast #3 running order

  • 0 - 5.30 mins: Chris Hammer's 125/1 winning tip Nathan Aspinall, looking for value in darts
  • 5.30 - 7.30: Rising standards in darts and fearless rising stars
  • 7.30 - 11: What next for Nathan Aspinall and Rob Cross - plus that 'giving up' gesture in the final.
  • 11.20 - 17.00: More UK Open analysis and players who struggle to win majors
  • 17.40 - 21.30: Is Gerwyn Price the best player right now and how he's turning the crowd round.
  • 21.30 - 24.26: Michael Smith overcoming his pain and surgery to shine in Minehead
  • 24.30 - 30.00: Gerwyn Price quickfire questions and answers
  • 31 - 46: Premier League match-by-match predictions and best bets
  • 46.30: Premier League accas

DARTS PODCAST TWO

Episode two of Sporting Life's Darts Podcast is out now and available to listen to for FREE via iTunes, Spotify and Soundcloud.

Our darts expert Chris Hammer (@ChrisHammer180) is joined by journalist and commentator Tom Beresford (@TomSportsJourno) to discuss recent events on the PDC Tour as well as this week’s Premier League Darts action in Dublin.

We have exclusive interviews with stars James Wade, Peter Wright and Raymond van Barneveld while Rob Cross also talks to us about how aspiring players can follow his path to glory at the Rileys Amateur Qualifiers for the UK Open this weekend.

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Sporting Life Darts Podcast #2 running order

  • 1 mins - Weekend reflections including Glen Durrant & MVG
  • 7 mins - James Wade interview (Click here to read the interview)
  • 12 mins - Rob Cross interview
  • 18 mins - Premier League predictions
  • 21 mins - Peter Wright interview
  • 35 mins- Raymond van Barneveld interview (Click here to read the interview)
  • 37.20 mins - Premier League acca time!

DARTS PODCAST ONE

After the January break and last weekend's Masters, the PDC darts season is about to go into overdrive with the start of the 2019 Unibet Premier League as nine of the world's best players - plus Gary Anderson's nine replacements (!) - prepare to battle it out every Thursday night until May 23.

Our Chris Hammer (@ChrisHammer180) is joined by journalist and commentator Tom Beresford (@TomSportsJourno) to preview the tournament and pick out their best bets for the opening round of games.

We also have three exclusive interviews - the legendary Raymond van Barneveld, who is retiring at the end of the season, World Championship runner-up Michael Smith, and the controversial pantomime villain himself, Gerwyn Price!

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Sporting Life Darts Podcast #1 running order

  • 0-11.30: Premier League Format: Good or bad?
  • 11.30: Who will win it, plus player analysis
  • 28.40: Relegation
  • 32.00: Week One Fixtures
  • 33.32: Raymond van Barneveld interview
  • 41.42: Gerwyn Price interview (Click here to read the article)
  • 51.10: Michael Smith interview (Click here to read the article)
  • 58.40: Week One trebles

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