S
SEARCH
M
SW
Sunday, April 11
Collect News Data

Darts roundup: Jonny Clayton throws nine-darter in Premier League victory

:Headline: Darts roundup: Jonny Clayton throws nine-darter in Premier League victory:
The Welshman managed the feat in the eighth leg of his 7-3 victory over Jose De Sousa.
Sports Mole

Jonny Clayton threw a nine-darter as he continued his fine form with a 7-3 victory over Jose De Sousa on the third night of the Premier League in Milton Keynes.

The Welshman averaged 105.26, threw five maximums and hit the perfect eighth leg en route to a second win in three matches, moving behind Michael Van Gerwen and Dimitri Van Den Bergh in the early table on leg difference.

De Sousa racked up a remarkable 108.48 average himself but, having miscounted and bust 70 with the score 2-2, could not contain the Masters champion.

Clayton told PDC.tv: "I'm a happy man, it's brilliant. I know my kids will have been bouncing around the house tonight watching that.

"It was a great game, Jose is a brilliant player. We've played each other a few times on tour and I knew I'd have to play my best to win and thankfully that's what I did.

"It's all going well for me at the moment. The darts are flowing nicely, my confidence is high and I'm enjoying it.

"I won't get ahead of myself though, my aim is still just to make sure I'm still in the competition after Judgement Night."

Van Gerwen showed signs of returning to his destructive best during a 7-3 victory over Rob Cross – a repeat of the 2019 final.

The Dutchman boasted a 107.58 average and produced four maximums as he backed up his win over Peter Wright on Tuesday night.

Van Den Bergh kept his impressive start to his debut Premier League campaign going with a 7-0 whitewash of out-of-form defending champion Glen Durrant.

Durrant, averaging 84.42, missed 16 darts at doubles as he slipped to a third consecutive defeat to sit bottom of the table.

Wright got off the mark with a 7-4 win over Scotland World Cup team-mate Gary Anderson, while fourth-placed Nathan Aspinall beat James Wade by the same scoreline as he displayed further signs of improvement following a poor run of form.

body check tags ::

amp_article__442237 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2021-04-07 22:38:42:
html db last update - 2021-04-07 22:34:14 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html

Click here for more stories about Jonny Clayton

Share this article now:

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Recommended Next on SM
Gerwyn Price withdraws from Premier League after positive coronavirus test
Mauricio Pochettino 'in contact with Harry Kane over PSG move'
Real Madrid 'planning summer move for Kylian Mbappe'
Michael Van Gerwen jokes about having Peter Wright in his pocket
Premier League Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City32235467234474
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd31189461342763
3Leicester CityLeicester31175955371856
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham31167851391255
5Chelsea31159750311954
6Liverpool31157953371652
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs311471052351749
8Everton29145104138347
9Leeds UnitedLeeds31143144949045
10Aston Villa301351243331044
11Arsenal31127124035543
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves31108133141-1038
13Crystal Palace31108133352-1938
14Southampton30106143953-1436
15Burnley3189142542-1733
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton30711123338-532
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3188153251-1932
18Fulham32511162442-1826
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom3049172559-3421
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd3143241752-3515
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Ligue 1 Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Lille32209353193469
2Paris Saint-GermainPSG32213871234866
3MonacoMonaco32205767382965
4Lyon311710460312961
5Lens32141085144752
6Marseille32131094339449
7Rennes32139104035548
8Montpellier HSCMontpellier321210105253-146
9Nice32127134142-143
10Metz32119123638-242
11Angers31118123444-1041
12Reims32913103838040
13Saint-EtienneSt Etienne32109133647-1139
14StrasbourgStrasbourg32106164150-936
15Bordeaux32106163545-1036
16Brest32106164455-1136
17Lorient3288163858-2032
18Nimes3286183159-2830
19NantesNantes32513143249-1728
20Dijon3229212056-3615
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
X

We value your privacy

A part of our GDPR compliance we need to ask for your consent. We and our partners use technology such as cookies on Sports Mole to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology on Sports Mole.