As the World Matchplay edges closer with the draw and schedule being confirmed for the showpiece event which takes place in Blackpool from next weekend, we take a look at another classic moment.

In this case, it comes from Raymond van Barneveld who despite not being involved in this year’s tournament has had his fair share of brilliant moments on the Winter Gardens stage.

One of them came in 2010 when he faced Denis Ovens; with ‘Barney’ seven legs ahead of Ovens he hit a brilliant nine-dart finish which he never looked like missing.

This also includes the distinctive commentary of the late, great Sid Waddell who called the nine-darter to perfection in Blackpool.

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Author: Samuel Gill