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3rd - 4th August 2018

Whitlock beats Cross in Auckland

Simon Whitlock beat Rob Cross 10-7 in the quarter-finals of the Auckland Darts Masters in New Zealand. Both players performed well with Whitlock taking the last three legs after the match was locked at seven apiece. The Australian fired in four 180s and took out finishes of 130, 126, 80, 74, 68 and 64, averaging 99.43. Cross managed five 180s with finishes of 126, 91, 90, 86 and 78, averaging 97.61.

 

Cross fought back from 5-4 down to advance to the quarter-finals with a 6-5 victory over John Hurring, hitting two 180s, finishes of 150 and 78, averaging 87.52. Hurring missed two match winning darts at double top having hit one 180, a 90 finish and averaged 88.03. 

30th July 2018

Voltage heads Down Under

Rob Cross heads to the Southern Hemisphere this week and plays in the Aucland Darts Masters in New Zealand next weekend (3rd-5th August).

 

The following weekend the World Champion will be in Australia competing in the Melbourne Darts Masters (10th-12th August) followed by the Brisbane Darts Masters a week later (17th-19th August).

 

All three events form part of the World Series Of Darts.

 

Delayed (as live) coverage will be screened on ITV4.  

25th July 2018

Webster beats Cross in Matchplay

For the second year running Rob Cross was defeated in the secod round of the BetVictor World Matchplay at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. This time around it was Darren Webster who proved a tough nut to crack as the Norfolk man recorded an 11-8 victory over the world champ. Cross didn't play badly, in fact his average was higher than the previous round. It was just some missed doubles at crucial times late in the match wheras Webster was clinical when he needed to be. Webster who never trailed in the match at any point hit two 180s, took out a 76 finish and averaged 93.39. Cross hit five 180s, had an 88 finish and averaged 98.81.

22nd July 2018

A Good start for Cross in Blackpool

Rob Cross is through to the second round of the BetVictor World Matchplay at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool with a 10-5 win against Mervyn King. Cross hit four 180s, took out finishes of 153, 121, 96 and 80, averaging 98.58. King who at one point lead 3-1, hit five 180s, took out a 72 finish and averaged 91.85. Cross plays Darren Webster in the second round on Wednesday evening. A report on the first round win is here.

13th - 14th July 2018

Cross makes another final

Rob Cross beat Chen Gan Liu 6-0, James Wade 8-3 and Peter Wright 8-5 to make the final of the 21.co.uk Shanghai Darts Master in China. In the final Cross lost out to Michael Smith 10-2.

6th - 7th July 2018

Voltage runner-up in Vegas

Gary Anderson fought back from 4-1 down to beat Rob Cross 8-4 in the final of the 2018 William Hill US Darts Masters at the Mandalay Bay Casino & Resort in Las Vegas. Cross made the final with wins against Ross Snook (6-1), Michael Smith (8-6) and Peter Wright (8-3).

5th July 2018

Cross to face King in Blackpool 

Rob Cross will play Mervyn King in the first round of the 2018 BetVictor World Matchplay at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. The event runs from 21st-29th July and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

30th June 2018

O'Connor beats Cross at fifth attempt

William O'Connor recorded his first victory over Rob Cross in five attempts as he bounced back from 4-2 down to beat the World Champion in the second round of the 2018 European Darts Matchplay in Hamburg. O'Connor hit six 180s and took out a 93 finish in a 12 dart leg, averaging 94.45. Cross hit two 180s and had a 124 checkout in a 12 dart leg, averaging 98.98. O'Connor went on to reach the final where he was defeated by Michael van Gerwen.

27th June 2018

Dolan beats Voltage in last 32 in Barnsley

Brendan Dolan ended Rob Cross' hopes in Players Championship 16 at the Metrodome in Barnsley this afternoon with a 6-3 win in the last 32. Cross beat Ross Smith in the opening round then clawed his way back from 5-1 down to beat former PDC World Championship finalist Kevin Painter 6-5 in the second round.

26th June 2018

Cross makes quarters at the Metrodome

Rob Cross made the last eight of Players Championship 15 in Barnsley this afternoon with wins against Mickey Mansell, Justin Pipe, Josh Payne and Stephen Bunting. James Wade beat Rob Cross 6-3 in the quarter-finals..

23rd - 24th June 2018

King narrowly beats Cross in Copenhagen

Mervyn King beat Rob Cross 6-5 in the third round of the Danish Darts Open at the Brondbyhallen in Copenhagen. This result followed a 6-5 win for Cross in the second round as he fought back from 5-3 down against Steve Beaton.

18th June 2018

Voltage climbs twenty places

Following his two appearances in Players Championship finals at the weekend Rob Cross has moved up twenty places from 26th to 6th in the Players Championship Order of Merit with eight of the twenty-two events remaining. The next double header of events are in Barnsley on Tuesday 26th June and Wednesday 27th June. Once the series of twenty-two events have taken place the top 64 players in the Order of Merit will go on to compete in the Players Championship Finals in Minehead at the end of November.

17th June 2018

A sixth Players Championship Final for Cross

Rob Cross reached his sixth Players Championship final today with wins against William O'Connor, Mark Webster, Martin Schindler, Ryan Meikle, Adam Hunt and Michael Smith. In the final, Cross battled back from 5-1 down to trail 5-4 but a couple of missed darts at doubles resulted in a 6-4 defeat against Peter Wright  Further details to follow.

16th June 2018

Cross wins Players Championship 13

Rob Cross claimed his fifth Players Championship title in Wigan today as he beat Ian White 6-4 in the final following wins against Kevin Burness, William O'Connor, Ron Meulenkamp, John Henderson, Jonny Clayton and Stephen Bunting. Further details here.  

9th - 10th June 2018

Cross out in Gibraltar quarter-finals

Steve West recorded his first win over Rob Cross in five attempts on the PDC Tour with a 6-5 win in the quarter-finals of the 2018 Gibraltar Darts Trophy. Cross came from 5-2 down to beat Cristo Reyes 6-5 in the second round and followed up with a 6-2 win against Simon Whitlock in the third round. 

1st - 3rd June 2018

England lose out in World Cup quarters

Rob Cross and Dave Chisnall, representing England in the 2018 Betway World Cup Of Darts won their opening round match against the Czech Republic 5-3 then beat Singapore 2-1 before losing out to Belgium 2-1 in the quarter-finals at the Eissporthalle in Frankfurt, Germany. More info here.

25th May 2018

Voltage edged out by Masters winner

Rob Cross made his debut in a World Series event at the 2018 German Darts Masters at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, home of football team Schalke 04 in front of 20,000 fans beating.Stefan Stoyke 6-4 in the opening round of the 16 player tournament (the first of six global events on the 2018 World Series circuit). The performance from the world champion wasn't great but it was enough to see him through to the quarter-finals where he was narrowly beaten by eventual champion Mensur Suljovic 8-7. Further info here.

17th May 2018

MvG beats Cross on the way to Premier title

Michael van Gerwen beat Rob Cross 10-6 in the semi-finals of the Unibet Premier League at the O2 Arena in London. MvG went on to beat Michael Smith 11-4 in the final to claim the title for the third straight year. Further details here.

11th May 2018

Cross withdraws from Dutch Darts Masters

Rob Cross has withdrawn from this weekend's Dutch Darts Masters in Zwolle. The following was posted on his twitter account: Unfortunately I've had to pull out of the Dutch Darts Masters. I've had chest pains for a few weeks and after consulting doc in Aberdeen last night, I've damaged cartilage in my sternum. I need to get a scan early next week and rest before the O2. Apologies to fans in Zwolle.

10th May 2018

League phase ends with a draw

Rob Cross drew 6-6 with Simon Whitlock in the Unibet Premier League in Aberdeen this evening. Cross hit five 180s and finishes of 112, 94 and 90, averaging 89.86. Whitlock hit four 180s and averaged 88.38. Cross finished fourth in the table and will go on to face Michael van Gerwen in the semi-finals of the play-offs at the O2 Arena in London next Thursday evening with the winner going on to face Michael Smith or Gary Anderson in the final. Further details here.

6th May 2018

Wade defeats Cross in last leg decider 

James Wade beat Rob Cross 6-5 in the third round of the European Darts Grand Prix in Sindelfingen, Germany this afternoon. Both players hit two 180s apiece. Wade took out finishes of 120 and 117, averaging 100.52. Cross had an 86 finish and averaged 98.50.

5th May 2018

Voltage advances in Sindelfingen

Rob Cross advanced to the third round of the European Darts Grand Prix in Sindelfingen, Germany this evening with a 6-5 win against Vincent van der Voort. Averaging 102.47 ad taking ot finishes of 116, 72 and 61 the world champion came close to hitting a nine darter, narrowly missing double eighteen.  

3rd May 2018

Van Gerwen in great form in Birmingham

World number one Micheal van Gerwen produced a high class display as he bet Rob Cross 7-2 in the Unibet Premier League this evening in Birmingham. Averaging 111.57 the Dutchman took out finishes of 144, 86 and 76 to finish top of the league with one night of matches to be played. Cross averaged 101.71, hit one 180 and had a finish of 78. More 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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.They can be pre-ordered via the merchandise page 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.

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.

9th April 2018

Unibet Premier League Fixtures

Unibet Premier League fixtures for weeks 10-15 have been announced today. All the details are here.

8th April 2018

No Players Championship 8 for Cross

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

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.

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. Further details are here.

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. Further details to follow.

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. Further details to follow.

29th March 2018

Gurney nabs victory in Belfast 

Daryl Gurney made it back-to-back Unibet Premier League wins as he battled back from 4-2 down to beat Rob Cross 7-5 at the SSE Arena in Belfast in a match that produced thirteen 180s. Further details here.

25th March 2018

North knocks Voltage out of European Open 

Richard North took out finisheas of 160, 100, 89 and 75 as he beat Rob Cross 6-5 in the third round of the 2018 European Darts Open at the Ostermann Arena in Leverkusen this afternoon. North hit two 180s and averaged 91.50. Cross hit four 180s and averaged 97.69. Further details to follow.

24th March 2018

Cross in great form against Lewis 

Rob Cross was in great form as he beat Adrian Lewis 6-1 in the second round of the 2018 European Darts Open at the Ostermann Arena in Leverkusen this evening. Cross hit three 180s, took out finishes of 112, 103 and 88 as he won legs in 13, 12, 15, 12, 13 and 20 darts, averaging 107.44. Cross plays Richard North in the last 16 at approximately 1.30pm (uk time) on Sunday. This is the first of thirteen Euro Tour events being held in 2018. Further details to follow.

22nd March 2018

Cross makes it five wins on the bounce

Rob Cross made it five straight Unibet Premier League wins on the bounce with a 7-1 win against Gerwyn Price at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow tonight, taking out a 143 finish, hitting four 180s and averaging 102.57. Further details are here.

21st March 2018

Target release new range of Voltage flights

Target have today released the Voltage Vision Ultra Dart Flights. The flights are available in six colours (Aqua, Blue, Lime Green, Orange, Purple and Red) and can be ordered from the merchandise page here.

19th March 2018

Voltage moves back up Pro Tour rankings

Rob Cross's quarter-final appearance in Players Championship 6 at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes at the weekend helped lift him back above Michael Smith in the Pro Tour Order Of Merit. Cross remains at number three in the PDC Oprder of Merit and number fourteen in the Players Championship Order Of Merit

18th March 2018

Voltage makes last eight at Stadium MK

Rob Cross reached the quarter-finals of Players Championship 6 at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes with wins against Eddie Dootson, Jamie Bain, Mickey Mansell and Josh Payne. James Wilson ended the former electricians run in a tight last eight tie. Further details here.

17th March 2018

Woodhouse causes early exit in Milton Keynes

Luke Woodhouse fought back from 5-2 down to defaet Rob Cross in the opening round of Players Championship 5 at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes. Further details are here.

15th March 2018

Cross defeats Suljovic in Nottingham

Rob Cross recorded a 106.49 average as he beat Mensur Suljovic 7-2 on night seven of the 2018 Unibet Premier League at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham this evening. Further info here.

12th March 2018

Cross drops a place in Pro Tour Order of Merit

Following last weekend's Players Championship events in Barnsley, Rob Cross has slipped down one place from three to four in the ProTour Order of Merit and three places from eleven to fourteen in the Players Championship Order of Merit

11th March 2018

Hunt takes Cross out in the last sixty-four

Adam Hunt took out fnishes of 106, 104 and 99 as he beat Rob Cross 6-4 in the last sixty-four of Players Championship 4 at the Metrodome in Barnsley. Further details are here

10th March 2018

Voltage makes last sixteen in Barnsley

Gary Anderson was in top form as he beat Rob Cross in the last sixteen of Players Championship 3 at the Metrodome in Barnsley. Further details here

8th March 2018

World Champ beats Smith in Leeds

Rob Cross beat Michael Smith 7-5 on night six of the 2018 Unibet Premier League at the First Direct Arena in Leeds tonight, hitting five 180s, taking out finishes of 121 and 112 and averaging 96.22 Further details here

6th March 2018

Cross to play in World Series of Darts

World champion Rob Cross has been selected to compete in all of this year's World Series of Darts events to be staged in Germany, USA, China, New Zealand and Australia. Full details can be found here

5th March 2018

Unibet Premier League change

The night five fixtures of the Unibet Premier League which were due to have taken place in Exeter last week have been re-arranged for night ten on Thursday 5th April at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. This will now become judgement night and following these fixtures the bottom two players in the league table will be eliminated. All fixtures can be found here.

2nd - 4th March 2018

Cross beaten in quarters of Coral UK Open

Gary Anderson ended Rob Cross' run in the 2018 Coral UK Open Finals at Butlins in Minehead at the quarter-final stage, 10-5. Cross reached the last eight with wins against Nathan Aspinall 10-8, Kyle Anderson 10-7 and Krzysztof Ratajski 10-3. Further info here.

1st March 2018

Premier League in Exeter Cancelled

Tonight's Premier League fixtures have been cancelled on the advise of the local authority and police following a Red Weather Warning issued by the met office due to anticipated heavy snowfall in the Exeter area. Details of how the planned fixtures will be re-arranged will be confirmed in due course.

22nd Febuary 2018

Voltage beats Barney in front of 12,000

Rob Cross beat Raymond van Barneveld 7-3 in the Unibet Premier League in front of a crowd of 12,000 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin. Preview here. Report to follow soon. 

18th Febuary 2018

Brown beat Cross in close encounter

Keegan Brown defeated Rob Cross 6-5 in the second round of Players Championship 2 in Barnsley. Full report here

17th Febuary 2018

Cross makes last eight in Barnsley

Rob Cross made it through to the quarter-finals of Players Championship 1 at the Metrodome in Barnsley where he was defeated 6-5 by James Wade  Full report here.

15th Febuary 2018

Cross beats Wright in Newcastle

Rob Cross picked up his first win of the 2018 Unibet Premier League at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle tonight, beating world number two Peter Wright 7-4  All the details are here.

11th Febuary 2018

Semi-final goes to a decider in Wigan

For the third day running Rob Cross's run at a Coral UK Open Qualifier was ended by the eventual winner. This time around Cross fought back from 5-1 down against Krzysztof Ratajski to force a decider only for the Polish Eagle to checkout on 112 with Cross left waiting on 77. Full round-up here.

10th Febuary 2018

Cross misses out in classic final

Rob Cross continued his good form of the previous day by making the final of the Coral UK Open Qualifier 5 where he was beaten 6-4 by Corey Cadby. 'Voltage' postied an average of 117.99 in his opening match and beat Peter Wright in the semi-finals. Full round-up here.

9th Febuary 2018

Cross back in form on the floor in Wigan

After a run of six straight defeats Rob Cross returned to form with a 113.97 average in defeating Mike De Decker on the way to making the semi-finals of the Coral UK Open Qualifier 4 in Wigan. Full round-up here.

9th Febuary 2018

Target contract extension

Target Darts have announced that they will be extending their contract with Rob Cross until 2023. Read about it here.

8th Febuary 2018

The Wizard wins in Cardiff

Simon Whitlock beat Rob Cross 7-1 on night two of the 2018 Unibet Premier League in Cardiff on Thursday. Full round-up here.

7th Febuary 2018

The Opposition - Simon Whitlock

Simon Whitlock is the fourth player to be added to 'The Opposition' section. Find the page here.

4th Febuary 2018

Missed doubles result in another early exit

Rob Cross was defeated in his opening round match for the third day running at Coral UK Open Qualifier 3 in Wigan. Ryan Meikle beat the Hastings man 6-5 in the last 128. Cross hit four 180's and averaged 95.93. Full details are here. 

3rd Febuary 2018

A better performance against Hughes

Rob Cross put in a much better display despite losing in his opening match in the Coral UK Open Qualifier 2 in Wigan this afternoon, going down 6-3 against Jamie Hughes. Cross hit five 180s and averaged 105.32. Hughes hit six 180's and averaged 101.35. Full details are here.  

2nd Febuary 2018

Tired Cross defeated by Cadby

Rob Cross lost in his opening match in the Coral UK Open Qualifier 1 in Wigan this afternoon, going down 6-2 against former World Youth Champion, Corey Cadby. Full details are here.  

1st Febuary 2018

MvG wins Premier League Encounter

Michael van Gerwen beat Rob Cross 7-2 on night one of the Unibet Premier League at the 3Arena in Dublin. Full details are here.

26th -28th January 2018

Suljovic beats Cross in Unibet Masters

After an opening round win against Ian White, Rob Cross lost out to Mensur Suljovic in the quarter-finals of the Unibet Masters at Arena MK in Milton Keynes. Full details are here.

26th January 2018

The Darts Show is back

The Darts Show is back on the screens tonight but for 2018 it has switched from ITV4 to Sky Sports. The opening show of the year will feature Rob Cross with a look back at the William Hill World Championship and ahead to the Premier League. The first screening is on Sky Sports Arena at 7pm this evening with repeats on Sky Sports Mix at 8.30pm, Sky Sports Action at 10pm, Sky Sports Arena at midnight, Then on Saturday on Sky Sports Action at 2am, Sky Sports Arena at 5am, 4.30pm and 10pm.

24th January 2018

The Opposition

This is a new section of the website that will be expanded over the coming months to provide a breakdown of Rob Cross's opponents on the PDC Pro Tour. Further details are here.

23rd January 2018

Four awards for Cross

Rob Cross capped a superb first year as a pro darts player by winning four trophies at the 2018 PDC Annual Awards Dinner at the Dorchester Hotel in Park Lane London on Monday Night. Further details are here.

16th January 2018

Unibet Premier League fixtures

A preview and fixtures for the opening nine weeks of the Unibet Premier League can be viewed here.

14th January 2018

Archive pages updated

The archive pages of this site have just been updated. They can be viewed from here.

8th January 2018

Cross set for amazing spin-offs in 2018

The newly crowned William Hill World champion Rob Cross is set for some amazing spin-offs in 2018. Read here.

6th January 2018

Voltage semi-finalist in Pro-Celeb event.

Rob Cross was a semi-finalist in a Pro-Celebrity tournament in Germany on Saturday night. Details are here.

3rd January 2018.

Merchandise

You can now order Rob Cross darts shirts, darts and flights via the merchandise page.

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