JDC’s Inaugural Q-School
By Editorial Staff 26/05/2021
Over two intense days of competition the JDC embarked on completing its line-up of the most lucrative junior darts tour in history. Players from Scotland, Wales, Germany, Holland and England battled it out to book a place on the Advanced Tour.
The inaugural holding of the JDC Q-School style event produced some outstanding dart with the Advanced Tour field (of 32) being filled.
Eleven players will join the 21 players already on the Advanced Tour including the likes of Nathan Care, Leighton Bennett and Harry Gregory to complete the 32 competitors.
The initial two events were completed and two players booked their Advanced Tour place as winners of events 1 & 2.
Welsh star Connor Hopkins and Bristol based Mitchell Elliot Bailey would not need to return for day 2 as they ran out winners on Saturday afternoon. Sunday was about two more winners and Seven further players from the rolling order of merit over the two days.
On the second day, West Sussex ace Tavis Dudeney would win event 3 before JDC debutant Jenson Walker from Coventry taking the last event late in the day.
Seven further places went to Staffordshire's Ronnie Woodman who topped the order of merit over the two days, Berkshire's Archie Self, Hertfordshire's Thomas Banks, Dutch star Tinus Van Tiel (TVT) Cole Davey from Wales, Irish youngster Sean Mckeon and the final place going to 17yr old Jacob Hibbert.
The first of the Advanced Tour events will take place on June 20th at Oaklands Cinderford, the home of the JDC tours 2021.