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GDL Season 6 - Division 9

Before continuing, please read the GDL guidelines


Matches in this division are BEST OF TWELVE, which means first to 7 or 6-6

League Dates

Phase 1

Week 1: 4th-10th July
Week 2: 11th-17th July
Week 3: 18th-24th July
Week 4: 25th-31st July
Week 5: 1st-7th August*

Phase 2: The Equaliser

Equaliser week 1 (overall week 7): 15th-21st August
Equaliser week 2 (overall week 8): 22nd-28th August
Equaliser week 3 (overall week 9): 29th August-4th September
Equaliser week 4 (overall week 10): 5th-11th September
Equaliser week 5 (overall week 11): 12th-18th  September*

*beyond these dates, extensions will not be granted.

(Weeks run from Monday to Sunday)

All games must be played on time unless an extension has been granted via a support ticket. It is important that players keep to the required structure in order to facilitate the smooth running of all divisions. Players are expected to arrange a suitable day and time to play their fixtures within the week that they’re assigned.

Please don't play matches ahead of schedule without raising a support ticket. It causes us a whole world of pain

3 points are awarded for a win, 1 for a draw, and 0 for a loss. The league is ordered by points, then leg difference, legs won, and finally, the head-to-head result.

Results for the leagues are added to the website the day after the results are submitted, where possible.

What is the Equaliser?

The Equaliser is a powerful league format comprising of two ‘phases’. It is made possible by the GDL’s famous stats system.

Phase 1

In Phase 1, players have been allocated to a division and pool based on GDL 3 dart average and some magic fairy dust. Players in each pool play each other once. (5 or 6 matches, depending on numbers in the pool).

At the end of phase 1, players in all pools in the same division are then ranked by points gained and then leg difference.

Phase 2 - The Equaliser

In the Equaliser phase, the top third of players from all pools in the division are placed into a new league table, called Group 1. The second third-best performers are placed in Group 2, and then the remaining players into Group 3.

Ranking points are given after the final positions in phase 2 are known, with the highest points going to Group 1, followed by 2, then 3.

1st and 2nd position in Group 1 at the end of the season will win £40 and £20 worth of GDL vouchers respectively.

There are also ranking points available for completing the league season. Click here for more info.


League Tables

To view your fixtures and results, log in to your GDL profile

League Cup

The league cup is a knockout-style tournament open to all players in the division. It is a bonus competition that is included in the GDL membership price.

League Cup Dates

Match Format

Last 32 (if applicable): 8th-14th August
Last 16 (if applicable): 15th-21st August
Quarter Finals: 22nd-28th August
Semi Finals: 29th August-4th September
Final: 5th-11th September

Match Format

All matches in the league cup for this division are the BEST OF THIRTEEN legs. 


League Stats

PlayerPhase 1 LeagueEqualiser LeaguePlayedLegs Pl.WinsDrawsLeg DiffPoints100+140+180TotalMost 180's in a match100+/leg140+/leg180/legTotal/legBest LegHigh FinishFirst 9High First 93DAHigh 3DAOpponent First 9Opponent 3DA
Alan LappinDivision 9 Pool ADivision 9 Group 2880431815501336610.6250.1630.0380.8261611066.7375.6758.1263.0759.1255.65
Gavin BanhamDivision 9 Pool BDivision 9 Group 3556214737734710.6610.1250.0540.841412067.2180.3857.5865.2760.7257.05
Jamie PickDivision 9 Pool CDivision 9 Group 199542914651628310.6840.1680.0210.8731712861.5273.5255.9464.2159.1554.41
Adam NaylorDivision 9 Pool ADivision 9 Group 1775612119461326110.6130.1730.0270.813179661.436655.7159.7759.4453.67
Bradley SnapeDivision 9 Pool CN/A1120101810900.6670.08300.75205470.5670.5655.4355.4350.0654.2
Declan WallingDivision 9 Pool ADivision 9 Group 38892319701718810.7870.1910.0110.9891811663.4875.8955.3160.3661.7254.23
Matt BrainN/ADivision 9 Group 3436216730713810.8330.1940.0281.055169867.5978.5455.1859.0263.4453.41
Geoff BettsDivision 9 Pool CDivision 9 Group 188330-79661538410.7950.1810.0361.0121310058.6968.4155.0657.6561.8556.27
Matt SmithDivision 9 Pool ADivision 9 Group 11010922-989319411610.8530.1740.0371.0641510458.669.4755.0259.5462.3555.96
Liam ByronDivision 9 Pool BDivision 9 Group 2881521317501827020.6170.2220.0250.864178063.0375.5954.9161.459.6552.97
John McCluskeyDivision 9 Pool ADivision 9 Group 299825-21175618210.7650.0610.010.8362010059.3269.4454.7858.4663.7855.46
Martin ThomsonDivision 9 Pool BDivision 9 Group 188751516491757110.5630.1950.0570.815177859.2366.3354.6256.9664.655.4
Daniel SpotwoodDivision 9 Pool CDivision 9 Group 188961151954726310.6070.0790.0220.7081710863.2270.8254.3760.1953.5753.13
Jonny RedfearnDivision 9 Pool CDivision 9 Group 2910525-1118518110410.810.1710.010.991178260.8971.7954.3159.7162.4753.67
Danny KennedyDivision 9 Pool ADivision 9 Group 2109720-296531026510.5460.1030.0210.67178055.7365.351.0559.2863.2753.52
Matthew TravellerN/ADivision 9 Group 332810-8314422020.50.1430.0710.714219261.9663.5650.9351.8765.0751.48
Sean McHughN/ADivision 9 Group 332900-13013111510.4480.0340.0340.516265652.756446.0553.5560.5151.75

Phase 1 Final Tables

Tables will appear here after 14th August

GDL World Championship Order of Merit Points

Players are awarded ‘Race to the World Championship’ points based on where they finish in their ‘Equaliser’ pool. Players MUST finish all games to be eligible to receive these points. There are also points available for the League Cup. 

Replacement players who join after the Equaliser commences are awarded points as though they were in Group 3, irrelevant of the Group they’re in i.e. if a replacement player joins in the second week of the Equaliser, are put in to Group 1 and finish runner-up, they receive 30 ranking points which is the equivalent of finishing runner up in Group 3.

The allocated points are as follows: