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Welcome - Official Website of PDC Professional Daryl Gurney
Daryl’s experienced management team MDA Promotions and
MItchell Promotions have put their darts webmaster on the case,
JS Webs 180, and this website is the proud home of the Northern
Irish darts sensation, Daryl ‘Superchin’ Gurney.
Daryl impressed darts fans with his fantastic performances at his
first PDC World championships, and then immediately won his
PDC Tour Card at the tough qualifying school on day 2. At his first
PDC event, the UK Masters Euro Tour qualifying event in Crawley,
he qualified for the £100,000 tournament at Minehead – winning
through to the last 24 of a 100+ field of PDC professionals.
Now an established talent on the PDC tour, Daryl has already
impressed with a number of scalps and TV tournament runs. 2015
was a real breakthrough year, and his form has continued int0
2016. Ranked 32nd in the world, with a semi-final appearance
at he televised 2015 Players Championships, Daryl is now a
recognised star of the sport of darts.
DARYL IN PREMIER LEAGUE
Daryl was rewarded for his superb form in 2017 with an invitation to the PDC Premier League in 2018, alongside three other debutants.
Superchin impressed throughout the year, climbing as high as world number four after winning the World Grand Prix and joins three other newcomers, World Champion Rob Cross, Mensur Suljovic and Gerwyn Price in the weekly event starting Thursday 1st February in Dublin.
Daryl ‘Superchin’ Gurney is becoming the star his darts talent demanded, and to celebrate his new nickname, his management team have designed a new superhero darts shirt for him.
You can buy them (signed by Daryl himself) via his Merchandise page – in Red, Blue, Green, Pink and Silver, in Small to 7XL sizes.
Citywest woes for Daryl
Daryl suffered a disappointing weekend on the Pro Tour in the build up to the Unibet World Grand Prix at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin.
In Players Championship 19, Superchin fell at the first hurdle to Vincent Kamphuis 4-6, and on Saturday in Players Championship 20, he suffered more of the same misfortune, losing out by the same scoreline to Kirk Shepherd.
DARYL WINS WORLD GRAND PRIX
Only a few short months after winning his first Pro Tour event, Daryl Gurney has become a TV major winner defeating Simon Whitlock 5-4 in a tense Unibet World Grand Prix final at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin.
His run to the final started off with a 2-1 win over two-time World Champion Adrian Lewis, followed by a 3-1 victory against Joe Cullen in round two.
In the quarter finals, he defeated former World Grand Prix winer Robert Thornton, in a dramatic final set, 3-2 before moving on to take out giant-killer John Henderson 4-1 in the last four to reach the tournament denouement against Whitlock.
No rest for Daryl as he returns to Barnsley
Just days after lifting his first PDC major title, Daryl was back in Pro Tour action at the Metrodome in Barnsley, the setting for his first tournament win back in April.
On Tuesday, in Players Championship 21, Superchin carried on where he last left off at the Yorkshire venue, reaching the last 16 before falling 4-6 to Gerwyn Price.
Wednesday didn't fair so well in the final floor event of the year, reaching round two before losing out to Jamie Caven 3-6.
Over the Top 2018 - Full line up announced
Daryl will be one of six top professionals to appear at the Over the Top 2018 event at the Barnsley Metrodome in June next year.
Newly crowned World Grand Prix Champion, Superchin will appear alongside 16-time World Champion Phil Taylor, five-time World Champion Raymond van Barneveld, Spanish superstar Cristo Reyes, Dutch star Benito van de Pas and five-time World Championship semi finalist, Wayne 'Hawaii 501' Mardle.
The event will take place on Friday 15th June 2018 at the Barnsley Metrodome.
Daryl back in action in Germany
Daryl's hectic schedule continued as he was back in action at the HappyBet European Darts Trophy in Gottingen, Germany.
Entering the event in round two, Superchin came up against an inspired Andy Boulton and was defeated 3-6 at the Lokhalle.
Daryl feels the Power
Daryl reached the quarter finals of the last World Series event of 2017, at the German Darts Masters in Dusseldorf.
After seeing off Maik Langendord in fine style 6-0 on day one at the Castello Arena, Superchin saw himself up against the 16-time World Champion Phil Taylor for the first time on TV.
Daryl found himself 0-3, 1-5 and 3-7 down to a rampant Taylor, but never one to give up, he rallied to 6-7 before a final Power surge left him on the end of a 7-10 defeat.
Daryl into World top four after Euro semi final
Daryl continued his superb TV form as he made the last four at the Unibet European Championship.
Playing in the event for only the second time, Superchin defeated the legendary Steve Beaton 6-3 in round one and followed it up with another strong display to see off Stephen Bunting 10-6 in the last 16.
In the quarter finals, Daryl showed his class once again by beating world number two Peter Wright 10-5, but his run came to an end against Rob Cross in the semi final, losing out 3-11.
Another TV semi for Superchin
Daryl once again showed why he has climbed into the worlds top four after making another TV tournament semi final at the World Series Finals.
After deafeating Simon Whitlock 6-3 in the last 16, Superchin faced off against world number two Peter Wright and produced a superb display to win 10-7 and advance to the last four.
A showdown with world number one Michael van Gerwen awaited, and despite a great start to the match for Daryl, he was eventually edged out 8-11.
Superchin in Grand Slam quarter final
Daryl started his bwin Grand Slam of Darts debut as the top seed in Group D with a 5-1 victory over 2016 Lakeside finalist Danny Noppert, and folowed it with a 5-3 victory against Mark Webster. In his final group match, he registered a 5-1 win over Darren Webster to finish top of the group.
Superchin then moved into the quarter finals with relative ease with a 10-2 win over James Wade but his run came to an end against Phil Taylor who put in a fantastic display to move into the last four 4-16.
Daryl continues TV consistency
Daryl reached yet another TV quarter final at the Players Championship Finals in Minehead this past weekend, making it a full house of (at least) last eight appearances for 2017.
His latest run saw him get off to a perfect start, defeating Jeffrey de Zwaan 6-0 in round one of the 64-man event.
Wins over Robbie Green and Chris Dobey followed to set up a quarter final battle with Justin Pipe. Going all the way to a deciding leg, it was not to be for Superchin as he narrowly lost out 9-10.
Daryl falls to the Highlander
Daryl continued to impress the darting public with a superb display in the first round of the William Hill World Championship at the Alexandra Palace, London.
He was in great form to take out Ronny Huybrechts 3-1 and now moves into the tournament last 32.
Unfortunately, his 2018 campaign came to an end in the last 32, as he was John Henderson avenged his semi final defeat against Superchin in the World Grand Prix, with Daryl losing out 2-4.