Archive News - April 2018

1st April 2018

Voltage gets past Clayton in Munich

Rob Cross came from 4-3 down to beat Jonny Clayton 6-4 in the second round of the German Darts Grand Prix in Munich, hitting three 180s, finishes of 74 and 70 as well as an 11 dart leg, averaging 104.16. Clayton hit four 180s, took out a 161 finish and averaged 100.06.

2nd April 2018

Gurney beats Cross again

Rob Cross's run in the German Darts Grand Prix was ended at the quarter-final stage with a 6-3 loss against world numbr five Daryl Gurney. Earlier in the day Cross battled through a a scrappy contest against Luke Humphries in the third round winning 6-5.

5th April 2018

Cross beats Anderson at the sixth attempt

Rob Cross beat Gary Anderson 7-5 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool tonight His first victory ovr the world number four after five previous defeats. The win cements Cross' third spot in the 2018 Unibet Premier League going into the second phase of the season

7th April 2018

Reyes takes Cross in Barnsley decider

Cristo Reyes took out an 11 dart leg to beat Rob Cross 6-5 in the third round of Players Championship 7 at the Barnsley Metrodome. On the way to the narrow defeat Cross beat Aden Kirk 6-5 and Wayne Jones 6-2

8th April 2018

No Players Championship 8 for Cross

Rob Cross withdrew from Players Championship 8 at the Barnsley Metrodome due to illness.

12th April 2018

Cross claims seventh win over Smith

Rob Cross claimed his seventh victory over Michael Smith with a 7-5 victory in the Unibet Premier League at the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield, averaging 106.26. The win included three 12 dart winning legs and two 13 dart winning legs, four 180s and finishes of 107 and 82. Further details are here.

14th - 15th April 2018

Voltage edged out in Saarbrucken semis

Max Hopp beat Rob Cross 7-6 in the semi-finals of the German Darts Open in Saarbrucken, taking out a 121 finish on the bull in the deciding leg. Cross made the semi's with wins against Dimitri Van den Bergh 6-0, Darren Webster 6-4 and Gerwyn Price 6-1. Further details are here.

18th April 2018

Limited Edition Rob Cross darts 

Target darts have released a limited edition of Rob Cross' darts. There are only 3,000 sets worldwide and each barrel has been laser etched with Rob's signature and the darts have a unique identity number.

18th April 2018

Mixed results in Rotterdam for Voltage 

Rob Cross beat Daryl Gurney 7-4 and lost to Gary Anderson 7-3 in his double header of Unibet Premier League matches at the Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands. Further details are here.

19th April 2018

Cross and Wright draw in Rotterdam

Peter Wright fought back from 5-2 down to snatch a 6-6 draw against Rob Cross on night twelve of the Unibet Premier League at the Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands. The point for Cross moves him closer to a place in the play-off. More info here.

21st April 2018

Cross gets 200th win on PDC Pro Tour

Rob Cross came from 5-3 down to beat Steve West 6-5 in the second round of the Austrian Darts Open (Euro Tour 4) in Graz. This was Cross' 200th win on the PDC Pro Tour since turning professional at the start of 2017. 

22nd April 2018

Cross falls to Price in Austria

Gerwyn Price beat Rob Cross 6-3 in the quarer-finals of the Austrian Darts Open in Graz this evening. Earlier in the day Cross edged past Steve Beaton 6-5 in the third round.

26th April 2018

Barney and Cross share the points

Raymond van Barneveld and Rob Cross drew 6-6 at the Manchester Arena in the Unibet Premier League. The point moves Cross closer to confirming a place in the play-offs at the O2 Arena in London on 17th May. More info here.

28th April 2018

Joyce scrapes past Cross in Wigan

Rob Cross beat Martin Schindler 6-0 and Ross Smith 6-4 in Players Championship 9 in Wigan today. Cross was then edged out in the last 32 by Ryan Joyce 6-5. Further info here.

29th April 2018

Results reversed in Wigan

Players Championship 10 saw Cross clash against Ryan Joyce and Martin Schindler for the second day running. This time around Cross got the better of Joyce with a 6-2 win in the opening round. This was followed by a 6-2 wn against Robert Rickwood then a surprising 6-0 defeat against Schindler in the third round, a complete reverse of the previous days first round result.

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