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24 August 2015
Orkney Darts Masters

Seven big names in the darting world are set for the big stage at the Pickaquoy Centre on Saturday when they will be joined by local qualifiers to take part in the 2015 Orkney Masters.

The event has been organised by promoter Gordon Morrison, with Kirkwall and District Darts League running the local qualifying competitions earlier in the year.

This year, the top professionals taking part are a mixture of PDC and BDO players.

They are current BDO World Champion Scott Mitchell, Premier League player Kim Huybrechts, and Ireland’s number one player Brendan Dolan.

Scottish players, world-ranked number eight Robert Thornton is set for a return to the Orkney stage, along with fellow Scot John Henderson, who was recently the 2015 German Open runner-up. 

2014 BDO World Championship runner-up Alan Norris will also be coming to Orkney, as will World Youth Champion Keegan Brown.

The local qualifers who are set to join the pros on stage are Robbie Stanger, Stuart Thomson, Brian Moar, Stevie Linklater, Iain Wilkie, Simon Parry, Leigh Shearer, Derek Firth and Gary Wilson.

Tickets are still on sale from The Brig Larder in Albert Street, Kirkwall.

Details can be found on the Orkney Darts Facebook page.