MICHAEL VAN GERWEN FINISHES TOP OF THE PREMIER LEAGUE
By John Lowe, May 13 2016 07:02AM
After 15 weeks of play MVG finishes top of the Premier League table in front of his home Dutch Crowd in Rotterdam, his 26 points out of a possible 32 was enough to keep him 2 points clear of Phil Taylor, last night the pair faced each other to decide who would pick up the £25,000 bonus for top place at the end of the league format, it could be said Taylor had a mountain to climb, the 10,000 Orange Clad crowd more than a little biased toward MVG, Taylor's every dart was Booed, MVG's cheered, the match was won by MVG 7-5 with just 1 break of throw, a great performance when needed, and one that will see him play next week full of confidence.
James Wade opened the night against Robert Thornton, a 7-3 win for Wade finished Thornton's miserable season off, just 2 wins will make his place in 2017 very doubtful.
Peter Wright needed a win against the home crowd favourite Raymond Van Barnaveldt to give him a chance to make the top 4, at 4-3 he looked the better player but 7 missed darts at the doubles let Barney in, again at 6-4 to Wright and 1 point secure Barney takes out 121 on the Bull, Wright had another chance to seal the win in the next leg but missed double 19 and double 8 to let Barney claim a draw with double 8.
Lewis was determined to secure the 1 point he needed against Gary Anderson knowing it would put him in the play off's next week at the O2 in london, once that point was safely in the bag it became easy to wrap up the match with a 7-2 win.
The final night of this years Premier League will be at the O2 Arena in London next Thursday night, Adrian Lewis will play Michael Van Gerwen, Rhil Taylor will play Gary Anderson. SKY Sports 1 at 7pm.
Photograph: MVG Celebrates his table topping win against Phil Taylor and earns himself the £25,000 bonus.
John Lowe. three times champion of the world in three seperate decades, the 70's, the 80's and the 90's, the first player in the history of the sport to achieve the perfect game of 501 on Television, in 1984, winning £102,000, winner of over 1000 titles world wide, simply: The Legend of Darts.
About John Lowe
Mr Maximums: Cliff Thorburn the first player to do a 147 Snooker clearance on TV and myself the first person to do the 9 dart 501 on TV
John appeared on ITV's Amazing Greys in 2014 he had to hit as many targets as possible in 30 seconds, all the targets where different heights and lengths, if the competitor beat John he would win £10,000, John won by a margin of 9.
One of John's favourite charity's is The Variety Club of Great Britain who raise many thousands of pounds by organising golf days around the country, the aim is to buy Mini Coaches for Children, in the picture John is at St Piere Chepstow and the Coach in view is about to be present to a School in Birmingham.
John talks to Matthew Rankin Unicorns Player Liaison Manager about his current darts set up and how important it is to have balanced darts, click the button above to see the whole interview
Royal Palm is John's favourite resort in Tenerife situated in Los Cristianos, it has everything you could ask for to make your stay enjoyable, immaculate in every way, all English TV and Satelite channels, quite, secure, close to excellent restaurants and friendly Bars, for a full tour of Royal Palm click the photograph above. Make sure you inform the Manager Neil I sent you, it makes a difference.
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John talks to Tungsten Tales and explains his practise routine before a match and why he does it his way.
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The next generation of players begins now.
Beware of imitations, this is the John Lowe
World Champion Darts in Tungsten Titanium
also available in Tungsten, note the 21 grm
model has 7 grove rings.
A quick fire 30 seconds of John Lowe
John talks about his sporting heros
John talks to Unicorn about his amazing career
The moment in history that changed the sport and
the life of John Lowe forever: 13/10/1984
The Dart designed by John Lowe developed and produced by Unicorn to win over 1000 titles world wide - copied and used by others to win countless major titles - this is where the Evolution started.
John was Unicorns first World champion
The Throw of a World Champion
John is credited by many professionals in the sport including
Phil Taylor to have the perfect throwing action, this video shows John's action from 1978 through 2008, the only thing that changes is the speed of throw and John decides that when knowing who his opponent will be, for full detail record on your mobile and slow down to see all movements.