The BDO World Trophy has started at Preston Guildhall with wins for Ross Montgomery, Roz Bulmer, Ryan Hogarth & Sharon Prins to Open the tournament up.
Montgomery and Daniel Day started off proceedings with ‘The Boss’ picking up a 6-3 victory. It was a high quality affair with both players starting strong including a 136 checkout from Day.
Ross came out on top though with a 94 average in the end to start his World Trophy campaign off with a win.
Deta Hedman though one of the favourites in the women’s draw didn’t fair similarly in her first round. ‘The Heart Of Darts’ lost 4-3 to the qualifier Roz Bulmer in a close affair.
Gary Robson suffered an early exit as well. The number 11 seed lost to Ryan Hogarth. There was some excellent darts from both but it was Hogarth that came through in a performance that included a 170 checkout.
Finally Sharon Prins made light work of Tricia Wright winning 4-1 showing her hand to the other women’s players in the draw that she is right in the mix for the title.
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Ross Montgomery (94.28) 6-3 (90.07) Daniel Day
Deta Hedman (66.62) 3-4 (69.83) Roz Bulmer
Gary Robson (90.88) 3-6 (89.29) Ryan Hogarth
Sharon Prins (71.32) 4-1 (70.77) Tricia Wright
Author: Samuel Gill