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Post by BlueSpark » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:32 pm

kingp35 wrote:
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Fallon being interviewed on Irish sports show. Wants more places in tournaments for women and introduction of women's tour.

There is a women’s tour
The one she sacked off to play in the exbo
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Re: Darts in the media

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BlueSpark wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:32 pm
kingp35 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Fallon being interviewed on Irish sports show. Wants more places in tournaments for women and introduction of women's tour.

There is a women’s tour
The one she sacked off to play in the exbo
True, and I’m sure that if she had been good enough to win a tour card then she wouldn’t have asked for a women’s tour and places in tournaments. If you ain’t good enough tough titties.
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Re: Darts in the media

Post by DavidOwen67 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:42 pm

ILAD wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:13 pm
kingp35 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Fallon being interviewed on Irish sports show. Wants more places in tournaments for women and introduction of women's tour.

PDC are not interested in women’s only darts.
Correct. And neither are the public.
The novelty of the top ladies playing the men is still appealing to darts fans though.

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by Black Velvet » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:44 pm

DavidOwen67 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:42 pm
ILAD wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:13 pm
kingp35 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Fallon being interviewed on Irish sports show. Wants more places in tournaments for women and introduction of women's tour.

PDC are not interested in women’s only darts.
Correct. And neither are the public.
That's not really true, in fairness.

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by DavidOwen67 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:49 pm

Black Velvet wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:44 pm
DavidOwen67 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:42 pm
ILAD wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:13 pm
kingp35 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Fallon being interviewed on Irish sports show. Wants more places in tournaments for women and introduction of women's tour.

PDC are not interested in women’s only darts.
Correct. And neither are the public.
That's not really true, in fairness.
Darts fans had little interest in the women's matches at the O2, let alone the public and let alone in a whole women's tour.

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Post by Chunky wilbur » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:59 pm

Apart from about 3 matches the standard at the women's world's was shocking and apart from Lisa on the first 2 days the women were shocking at q school so Barry would be mad to entertain a full women's tour on the evidence they put in front of him

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Post by Rout » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:16 pm

DavidOwen67 wrote:
Black Velvet wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:44 pm
DavidOwen67 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:42 pm
ILAD wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:13 pm
kingp35 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Fallon being interviewed on Irish sports show. Wants more places in tournaments for women and introduction of women's tour.

PDC are not interested in women’s only darts.
Correct. And neither are the public.
That's not really true, in fairness.
Darts fans had little interest in the women's matches at the O2, let alone the public and let alone in a whole women's tour.
Have you got anything to back this blatant generalisation up? (Other than your own chauvinist opinion of course)

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by 1205 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:39 pm

Chunky wilbur wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:59 pm
Apart from about 3 matches the standard at the women's world's was shocking and apart from Lisa on the first 2 days the women were shocking at q school so Barry would be mad to entertain a full women's tour on the evidence they put in front of him
https://leaderboard.dartconnect.com/lea ... ll-all-all

Ashton: #93 - 85.31
Sherrock: #104 - 84.74
Suzuki: #256 - 80.61
The rest were worse.

Sherrock did OK, but that was it.

No chance of a tour. But they'll continue to promote women's darts in other ways, through exhibitions and the special spots at the GSoD as well as the 2 World Championship qualifying spots. It has to be a long-term effort if they want more female players at Ashton's level or better.

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Post by Addicks Fan » Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:00 pm

1205 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:39 pm
Chunky wilbur wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:59 pm
Apart from about 3 matches the standard at the women's world's was shocking and apart from Lisa on the first 2 days the women were shocking at q school so Barry would be mad to entertain a full women's tour on the evidence they put in front of him
https://leaderboard.dartconnect.com/lea ... ll-all-all

Ashton: #93 - 85.31
Sherrock: #104 - 84.74
Suzuki: #256 - 80.61
The rest were worse.

Sherrock did OK, but that was it.

No chance of a tour. But they'll continue to promote women's darts in other ways, through exhibitions and the special spots at the GSoD as well as the 2 World Championship qualifying spots. It has to be a long-term effort if they want more female players at Ashton's level or better.
Let's face it, if the PDC thought there was money/interest in women's darts, they would be working to develop a satellite tour to link with their own, as they have done in various countries/regions round the world. The tokenism they are currently indulging in is to increase interest in the tournaments Fallon will be involved in, nothing more, nothing less.

You will not see a big change in the standard of ladies darts overall until prize money on offer to women makes it an attractive option for more women to take seriously. The size of the playing pool in European opens and qualifiers tells you everything about the current attractiveness of darts to women.

I don't blame her for taking the considerable sums of money being offered her, but it would be good if she could work with the WDF/BDO to help make the existing Ladies tour more attractive to play in, because in all likelihood, that will be where she will spend the vast majority of her darting career playing.

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by Bomber » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:31 pm

one tour for all, everyone can have as much prize money as they can win, there are no limits

sponsors will not pay good money for womens darts (or football, or snooker) because the standard is, relatively, shite

keeping it totally open eliminates any possible claims of discrimination also

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by DavidOwen67 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:49 pm

Bomber wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:31 pm
one tour for all, everyone can have as much prize money as they can win, there are no limits

sponsors will not pay good money for womens darts (or football, or snooker) because the standard is, relatively, shite

keeping it totally open eliminates any possible claims of discrimination also
No, no, no. If you hate women's darts it must be because you hate women.
It can't be that it's usually complete shite.

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by ILAD » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:31 pm

DavidOwen67 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:49 pm
Bomber wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:31 pm
one tour for all, everyone can have as much prize money as they can win, there are no limits

sponsors will not pay good money for womens darts (or football, or snooker) because the standard is, relatively, shite

keeping it totally open eliminates any possible claims of discrimination also
No, no, no. If you hate women's darts it must be because you hate women.
It can't be that it's usually complete shite.
Sexist pig.
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Re: Darts in the media

Post by ChrisW » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:36 pm

Very very sexist.

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by DavidOwen67 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:37 am

ChrisW wrote:
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Very very sexy.
I am rather.

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Re: Darts in the media

Post by Si Robin » Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:07 pm

A good read that - and he's right he never does slate the BDO.

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Post by phil davies » Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:45 pm

Good little sum up of what the majority of BDO players feel about Des I Imagine.



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Post by NvH » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:33 pm

Rout wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:16 pm
DavidOwen67 wrote:
Black Velvet wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:44 pm
DavidOwen67 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:42 pm
ILAD wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:13 pm


PDC are not interested in women’s only darts.
Correct. And neither are the public.
That's not really true, in fairness.
Darts fans had little interest in the women's matches at the O2, let alone the public and let alone in a whole women's tour.
Have you got anything to back this blatant generalisation up? (Other than your own chauvinist opinion of course)
For goodness sake. Compare the public interest generated from Fallon's matches against the men to that of Laura Turner vs Deta Hedman.

It's always been like that. Ever since the BDO introduced a women's world championship at Lakeside in 2001, you can clearly see the difference in the atmosphere between those matches and the regular Lakeside fare.

As for "chauvinist", sigh. I never took you for a white knight.

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