Defending champion Richardson kicks off with three victories in new Remote Darts League

The first night of action is concluded in the Remote Darts League with James Richardson currently on top of the table.

Richardson ended the first night unbeaten seeing off Richard Veenstra (6-3), Tina Osborne (6-0) and Larry Butler (6-2) as he aims to continue from his title winning form which led him to the first Remote Darts League .

Richard Veenstra and Larry Butler round out the top three after one win, one draw and one defeat each to begin their campaigns; while Tina Osborne is currently last after failing to pick up points on the opener.

In the first phase of the Remote Darts League which sees twenty evenings, all participants play against each other once. Four players are involved per night, with each player completing three matches. Matches are best of 10 legs, so a 5-5 draw is possible.

After twenty days of action, the top four in the league will advance to the playoffs, which are scheduled for Monday, June 8.

All matches can be viewed via this link . The broadcast starts daily at 9pm BST.

Remote Darts League schedule

Monday May 18

Richard Veenstra (91.68) 3-6 (96.73) James Richardson
Larry Butler (79.08) 6-1 (64.95) Tina Osborne
Larry Butler (79.67) 5-5 (89.94) Richard Veenstra
Tina Osborne (67.83) 0-6 (93.94) James Richardson
Tina Osborne (73.24) 0-6 (83.50) Richard Veenstra
James Richardson (93.15) 6-2 (89.54) Larry Butler

Standings

# Name Played Wins Draws Losses Leg +/- Points
1 James Richardson 3 3 0 0 13 6
2 Richard Veenstra 3 1 1 1 3 3
3 Larry Butler 3 1 1 1 1 3
4 Joe Chaney
5 Tony O’Shea
6 John O’Shea
7 Jim Williams
8 Thibault Tricole
9 Paul Hogan
10 David Cameron
11
Lorraine Winstanley
12 Laura Turner
13
Justin Thompson
14 Darren Herewini
15 Stacey Pace
16 Tina Osborne 3 0 0 0 -17 0

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