Draw for World Seniors Darts Championship confirmed: Taylor to face Manley or Hedman
The draw has been released ahead of the inaugural World Seniors Darts Championship which is due to take place between 3-5 February 2022 at the illustrious Circus Tavern.
Many of the former World Champions receive byes through the opening round including Phil Taylor who could renew his rivalry with Peter 'One Dart' Manley if he can get past Deta Hedman.
While in the same section, Wayne Warren will open his campaign against either Tony O'Shea or Kevin Painter in one of the ties of the first round.
Robert Thornton will face Bob Anderson with the winner set to take on Trina Gulliver MBE. While John Lowe could face fellow nine-dart trailblazer, Paul Lim if he can defeat recently added Dave Prins.
John Part will take on either Les Wallace or John Walton, while also recently added Lisa Ashton faces Terry Jenkins or Roland Scholten.
'Mr 138' himself Keith Deller will face Alan Warriner-Little or Larry Butler in his first game, while Martin Adams begins at the opposite end of the draw bracket to Phil Taylor as he faces Darryl Fitton or Richie Howson.
Draw - 2022 World Seniors Darts Championship
Phil Taylor v Peter Manley/Deta Hedman
Wayne Warren v Tony O'Shea/Kevin Painter
Trina Gulliver v Robert Thornton/Bob Anderson
John Lowe v Paul Lim/Dave Prins
John Part v Les Wallace/John Walton
Lisa Ashton v Terry Jenkins/Roland Scholten
Keith Deller v Alan Warriner-Little/Larry Butler
Martin Adams v Darryl Fitton/Richie Howson