Sunday, 24 February 2013

BDO 6 Nations Cup-Day 3

The last and most important day arrived on the island of Texel. The Six Nations Cup Darts 2013 reached its climax. Just like last year, the Dutch men and women reach the semi-finals. In 2012, the semi-finals was the end for the Orange team. England with both the men's and the women's teams were defending champions. Today the Dutch ladies were up against the defending champions England. The men come later in the day in action against Northern Ireland.

After the Dutch went through a bad start against England, it was Jan Dekker who first brought orange lead. (9-8) After the Dutch won four legs in a row, and managed to take the win against the defending champions England 10-9 in the final leg. The Frisian Rick Hofstra took out 96 against Atkins to go 11-9. Jan Dekker defeated Captain Tony O'Shea and Dennis Kloese won the match against Scott Waites . With 13-9 win the Dutch men win the Six-Nations Cup 2013.

The top ladies player of the weekend was Trina Gulliver , best men's player was Jan Dekker .
For the first time in history the win Dutch men won the Six-Nations title: Benito van de Pas , Jan Dekker , Dennis Kloese , Wesley Harms, Rick Hofstra and Remco Eijden with team manager Dennis van Onselen. The ladies had a good performance to come runners-up, with the team of  Aileen de Graaf, Karin Krappen, Floortje van Zanten and Sharon Prince. 
10:00 Ireland 5-3 Northern Ireland
10:45 Ireland 13-5 Scotland 13-5

12:00 Women's semi-final: England 4-5 Netherlands 
12:45 Women's semi-final: Wales 5-3 Scotland

13:30 Men's semi-finals: England 13-8 Wales 
14:45 Men's Semi-final: Netherlands 4-13 Northern Ireland

16:00 Women's final: Netherlands 3-5 Wales

16:45 Men finals: England 9-13 Netherlands 

Wales are the Ladies 6 Nation's cup winners
Netherlands are the Men's 6 Nation cup winners