April 2016

James kept his playoff hopes alive, after drawing with world champion Gary Anderson. In a thrilling game on the south coast, James battled back from 6-3 behind to snatch a point at the BIC in Bournemouth. The first seven leg all went with the throw as Gary lead 4-3. In the eight leg James missed a dart at double 12 form a 141 finish, but Gary punished him to break the throw and lead 5-3. Gary then held throw to lead 6-3 and looked set to take all the points, but the Machine had other plans! James held throw to reduce the lead to 6-4, the Machine then broke the world champion to put the game back on throw. In a final tense leg, both players missed darts at double, but it was James who held his nerve to take a point.

Next week the Premier League goes to Birmingham, where James will be looking to get into the top four.
James would like to thank all his fans for their well wishes, and the crowd in the BIC were amazing. Also, James would like to thank his sponsors for their continued support.

Match Stats

Average – 99.71
180s -2
140 – 10
100 – 21
High Finish – 78
Check outs 6/13 46.15 %

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James lost in a thrilling game against Adrian Lewis in Belfast. The Machine lost 7-5, in a match that had just about everything. James had won the opening leg before Lewis ran into a 4-1 lead. James wasn’t finished as he ran off four legs of his own, with finishes of 101 and 121 giving him the lead. The Adrian produced a fantastic nine-dart finish to level at 5-5, he then broke to lead 6-5. In the final leg, James wired the bull for a 161 finish, but Lewis took the leg to win 7-5.

James would like to thank the fans as they were amazing tonight, and to all his sponsors for their continued support.

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Match Stats

Average – 95.95
140- 9
100 – 19
High Finish – 121
Check Outs – 5/9 55.56%

It was a mixed night for The Machine in Sheffield, as James won one and lost one in the steel city. James played Raymond Van Barneveld, in a game that was settled by just one break of throw. The pair were locked at 4-4 until The Machine ran off three legs on the spin, including a 13 dart leg to break the Dutchman’s throw. It was James finishing that again stood out hitting 7/11 goes at a double.
In James second game of the night, he faces the 16 times champion of the world Phil Taylor. In a cagey first few legs Taylor went into a 4-1 lead, James then git a foothold in the game and got to within two legs of Taylor at 6-4. Taylor won the match 7-4, but only after James weird double 10 for a 140 finish.


Match Stats 

v RvB

100+ – 15

140+ – 14

170+ – 1

Average – 97.25

High Finish – 101

Checkouts – 7/11  64%


v Taylor

100+ – 21

140+ – 6

180 – 3

Average – 91.50

High Finish – 101

Checkouts – 4/13 31%


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James pick up a point against the double world champion, Gary Anderson on Judgement Night. James raced into a 4-1 lead with some pinpoint double shooting. Anderson power scored his way back to 4-4. The pair then traded legs, before Anderson broke to lead 6-5. James showed his class by breaking straight back with a 12 dart leg.


James is nicely placed in the table, only a point off the top four. Next week the Premier League heads to Sheffield where James will play Raymond.

Match Stats

Average – 95.18

100- 18

140 – 8

180 – 3

High Finish – 86

Check outs 6/16 38%