Fallon Sherrock defeated by Danny Lauby in PDC Q-School Finals Game 1 | Darts News

Fallon Sherrock makes an offer to win a PDC Tour card for the first time and become the second woman to do so; Sherrock has even more chances of winning one of the 32 spots, with the Q-School event taking place January 12-15

Last update: 01/12/22 5:12 PM

Fallon Sherrock suffered a 6-1 loss to Danny Lauby on day one of the PDC Q-School Finals

Fallon Sherrock started the final leg of PDC Q-School with a 6-1 loss to American Danny Lauby in Milton Keynes.

The “queen of the palace” wants to become the second woman, after Lisa Ashton in 2020, to win a PDC Tour card and join the 128-person Pro Tour.

One of 128 players vying for 32 spots, Sherrock opened up against Lauby, 29, but slipped to complete defeat to miss her first chance for a spot.

The final stop of the event will take place January 12-15, and Sherrock will return on Thursday with another opportunity.

On Tuesday, Sherrock saved himself a safe passage into the Finals with a 5-2 win over Wes Newton.

After a first round loss on Sunday, followed by a loss in her third game on Monday, it was do or die for Sherrock, who knew she needed big performances on Tuesday or she would be eliminated.

The 27-year-old started with a 5-0 slash over Robert Whybrew, then beat Kevin Lane 5-1, before defeating “The Warrior” Newton in a victory that ensured her passing through order. first stage of Merit. His run was finally interrupted in the last stage of the 32 by Scott Marsh, who won in a decisive match.

Lisa Ashton went beyond Sherrock in Milton Keynes

Lisa Ashton went beyond Sherrock in Milton Keynes

‘The Lancashire Rose’ Ashton got off to a good start in her attempt to reclaim her PDC Tour Card as she averaged over 90 beating Nick Fullwell and Josh McCarthy, but her form plummeted and she slipped. finally inclined 6-4 against Gary Blades.

The four-time women’s darts champion saw her dream of racing in the PDC World Championship thwarted in the first round by Dutchman Ron Meulenkamp last month.

Q-School explained

More than 650 players are participating in the PDC 2022 Qualifying Schools from January 9 to 15, with 32 Tour Cards on offer for players to secure a spot on the PDC Tour for 2022 and 2023.

The competitions are split between Milton Keynes and Niedernhausen in Germany.

The first stage took place from January 9 to 11, with 128 players advancing to the finals.

Eight players per day qualified automatically, with all other places allocated to first-stage Order of Merit players in each region.

A total of 32 PDC Tour Cards will be offered in the Finals from January 12-15, with each of the daily winners in the UK and Europe receiving an automatic Tour Card.

The remaining 24 Tour Cards will be awarded to the UK and EU Q School Finals Orders of Merit players, and prorated to the total number of participants in each region.

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