Dean’s Results; Euro Qualifier and Player Champs 3&4
Dean was among to the 20 qualifiers to secure places in the Gibraltar Darts Trophy European Tour event, at the Robin Park Tennis Centre in Wigan, on Friday night. Dean had to work hard to book his place at the Victoria Stadium next month, with deciding-leg victories over Daryl Gurney and Nick Fullwell. Dean will play in Gibraltar with his stable-mate Stuart Kellett – hoping to win the huge £20,000 first prize.
Round 1: Dean Winstanley 6-5 Daryl Gurney
Round 2: Dean Winstanley 6-5 Nick Fullwell (qualifies)
Players Championship 3, Saturday May 25
Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan
Round 1: Dean Winstanley (30) 6-5 David Copley
Round 2: Dean Winstanley 6-5 Connie Finnan
Round 3: Kim Huybrechts 6-2 Dean Winstanley
£500 won and added to Dean’s rankings.
Players Championship 4, Sunday May 26
Round 1: Alan Derrett 6-1 Dean Winstanley (30)
Dean’s weekend was cut short – but with the essential qualification for the European tour event on Friday, it was still a success.
Dean’s next PDC event will be the televised UK Open, opening Thursday night, 6th June:
Dean Winstanley v Dave Weston