WDF Europe Cup Men Singles 2006

Ennis in Ireland is the beautiful setting for the fifteenth edition of the WDF Europe Cup darts. Played at the Lynch West County Hotel from September 21-23. It is the second time that Ireland organizes the WDF Europe Cup. Bundoran was host in 1996. Nineteen countries send their best men and women to Ireland to compete. It would be a historic edition for the men because the English quartet falls of the podium in the overall standings for the first time in history. Turkey joined the WDF Europe Cup family for the first time in 2006.

In the quarterfinals of the singles tournament three players from Wales, two from Sweden, two from Scotland and the Dutchman Niels de Ruiter are still in. Both Swedish players beat their Welsh opponents. Goran Klemme beats Robert Hughes 4-2 and Daniel Larsson beats Martin Phillips 4-3. The third Welshman does win; Mark Webster beats Paul Hanvidge of Scotland 4-3. The other Scot also loses in this round, Gary Anderson is defeated by Niels de Ruiter.

In the semi-finals it is Mark Webster who wins from one Swede, Goran Klemme, while Niels de Ruiter who knocks out the other Swede, Daniel Larsson. Both games end in 4-2 victories.

The final goes the full length of seven legs. In that seventh leg, Mark Webster from Wales is the strongest and so he may call himself WDF Europe Cup singles champion 2006. Mark Webster is the first Welshman to win this title.

Venue: Ireland Republic Lynch West County Hotel , Ennis From: Thursday 21 September 2006 Till: Saturday 23 September 2006


Mark Webster
Photographer: MasterCaller.com
2006 WDF Europe Cup