Lisa Ashton added to 2022 World Seniors Championship line-up

Lisa Ashton added to 2022 World Seniors Championship line-up
Lisa Ashton added to 2022 World Seniors Championship line-up

Lisa Ashton has been given a spot in the 2022 World Seniors Darts Championship close by Larry Butler and Dave Prins.

Four-time Women’s World Champion Ashton dropped off the PDC circuit toward the finish of 2021 and neglected to recover a Tour Card at the new Qualifying School.

That implies she is currently ready to contend in any non-PDC authorized broadcast competitions and has acknowledged a spot in the debut World Seniors Championship one month from now.

Ted Hankey as of late pulled out from the opposition, while Richie Burnett and Kevin Burness both got Tour Cards at Qualifying School and are subsequently ineligible to take an interest.

The other two empty spots in the World Seniors Championship have been filled by 1994 World Matchplay champion Butler and five-time Lakeside qualifier Prins – who was next after the passing occasion held in November.

The threesome will join a ritzy 24-player line-up at the Circus Tavern in Purfleet from February 3-6.

The over 50s competition, to be displayed on the BBC Red Button and on the web, consolidates a top prize of £30,000 and elements 11 previous World Champions from both PDC and BDO codes, in addition to a further 11 welcomed players and two qualifiers.

The field is going by 16-time World Champion Phil Taylor, who was the principal player to be affirmed last April.

At 76, three-time World Champion John Lowe is set to be the most established player in the line-up, in front of 74-year-old Bob Anderson.

Wayne Warren, the 2020 BDO World Champion, will likewise be in real life, close by 1983 World Champion Keith Deller – who won the League of Legends occasion back in 2009.

Women legend Trina Gulliver MBE will make her re-visitation of broadcast activity, close by 1997 BDO World Champion Les Wallace.

John Part is one of two previous PDC World Champions in real life, while three-time BDO World Champion Martin Adams and 2001 Lakeside Champion John Walton likewise acknowledged their solicitations.

Previous PDC world finalists Kevin Painter and Peter Manley are among the special cases, just as group top picks Tony O’Shea and Terry Jenkins.

Various significant victor Robert Thornton additionally includes, close by previous UK Open boss Roland Scholten and Singapore legend Paul Lim.

Double cross World Masters champion Deta Hedman, previous World Grand Prix champion Alan Warriner-Little and qualifier Richie Howson complete the field.

Double cross World Champion Dennis Priestley, double cross world finalist Bobby George and 2009 Women’s World Champion Francis Hoenselaar play each acknowledged ambassadorial parts.

The draw and timetable of play are relied upon to be affirmed at the appointed time.


World Seniors Championship 2022 Field
Phil Taylor
Keith Deller
Bounce Anderson
Martin Adams
John Walton
Wayne Warren
John Lowe
John Part
Les Wallace
Trina Gulliver
Kevin Painter
Tony O’Shea
Terry Jenkins
Peter Manley
Robert Thornton
Roland Scholten
Paul Lim
Darryl Fitton
Deta Hedman
Alan Warriner-Little
Lisa Ashton
Larry Butler
Richie Howson (Q)
Dave Prins (Q)

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