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GDL Season 7 - Division 5

Before continuing, please read the GDL guidelines

Format

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

League Dates

Phase 1

Week 1: 3rd-9th October
Week 2: 10th-16th October
Week 3: 17th-23rd October
Week 4: 24th-30th October*

Phase 1

Week 1: 3rd-9th October
Week 2: 10th-16th October
Week 3: 17th-23rd October
Week 4: 24th-30th October*

*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.

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. Group 2 and 3 winners will get a £10 voucher each.

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

Group 1

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Andrew HillsAndrew Hills 5 4 1 0 34 21 13 13
2 Karl McDonaldKarl McDonald 5 3 0 2 30 20 10 9
3 Darren LesselsDarren Lessels 5 2 1 2 26 23 3 7
4 Andrew SkeggsAndrew Skeggs 5 2 1 2 25 28 -3 7
5 Keiran CromptonKeiran Crompton 5 1 2 2 24 29 -5 5
6 Paul O’MalleyPaul O’Malley 5 0 1 4 16 34 -18 1

Group 2

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Paddy IcemannPaddy Icemann 4 3 0 1 24 13 11 9
2 Ian WindrossIan Windross 4 2 1 1 25 20 5 7
3 4 2 0 2 19 22 -3 6
4 John RobertsJohn Roberts 4 1 1 2 18 21 -3 4
5 Niall DunneNiall Dunne 4 1 0 3 16 26 -10 3

Group 3

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 James MundyJames Mundy 4 3 1 0 27 15 12 10
2 Mark GordonMark Gordon 4 2 2 0 26 21 5 8
3 Abe BougheyAbe Boughey 4 1 1 2 21 24 -3 4
4 Justin O’DellJustin O’Dell 4 1 1 2 21 25 -4 4
5 Stuart MuirStuart Muir 4 0 1 3 17 27 -10 1

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): 31st October-6th November
Last 16 (if applicable): 7th-13th November
Quarter Finals: 14th-20th November
Semi Finals: 21st-27th November
Final: 28th November-4th December

Match Format

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

This is FIRST TO SEVEN.

League Stats

PlayerPhase 1 DivisionEqualiser DivisionPlayedLegs Pl.WinsDrawsLeg DiffPoints100+140+180TotalMost 180's in a match100+/leg140+/leg180/legTotal/legBest LegHigh FinishFirst 9High First 93DAHigh 3DAOpponent First 9Opponent 3DA
Keiran CromptonDivision 5 Pool CDivision 5 Group 110105421149730313020.9240.2860.0291.2391612471.9185.0363.968.9167.4661.62
Andrew HillsDivision 5 Pool CDivision 5 Group 11010973252411834315511.0830.3120.0281.4231512068.783.1861.7867.6567.1159.56
Darren LesselsDivision 5 Pool ADivision 5 Group 110104438159224412020.8850.2310.0381.1541215066.6183.4361.3672.3963.8259.32
Paddy IcemannDivision 5 Pool ADivision 5 Group 2101056113199126612320.8670.2480.0571.1721612270.9786.2961.3169.9664.1859.71
Karl McDonaldDivision 5 Pool BDivision 5 Group 11212781232510342314810.8110.3310.0241.166139268.117861.365.1765.9260.3
Andrew SkeggsDivision 5 Pool BDivision 5 Group 1121336252014235117811.0680.2630.0081.3391512068.3974.8260.7665.4168.0961.11
Paul O'MalleyDivision 5 Pool ADivision 5 Group 198531-9108916010501.0470.18801.2351513063.2667.7559.564.1369.5660.34
Ian WindrossDivision 5 Pool CDivision 5 Group 29102422148615610730.8430.1470.0591.049139466.7872.5558.9163.1864.9258.81
Justin O'DellDivision 5 Pool ADivision 5 Group 3910213-1468615510620.8430.1470.0491.0391613062.3369.6758.8462.9663.3859.28
John RobertsDivision 5 Pool CDivision 5 Group 21010631-10108527411620.8020.2550.0381.0951410063.7668.8358.16364.759.67
Abe BougheyDivision 5 Pool BDivision 5 Group 3910132-5119420211610.9310.1980.021.149179263.0771.0457.6763.362.3758.16
Mark GordonN/ADivision 5 Group 34472258411115310.8720.2340.0211.127179962.1370.2557.6660.2361.1657.51
James MundyN/ADivision 5 Group 3777511116621918210.8050.2470.0131.065197563.6770.0356.8359.1661.3656.18
Niall DunneDivision 5 Pool CDivision 5 Group 21010540-1112741349120.7050.1240.0380.8671615258.8768.7756.6664.0766.9659.89
Stuart MuirN/ADivision 5 Group 355701-111371415210.6490.2460.0180.9131810157.7568.3356.4760.7360.5457.2

Phase 1 Final Tables

Tables will appear here after 6th November

Pool A

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Paul O’MalleyPaul O’Malley 4 3 0 1 22 13 9 9
2 Darren LesselsDarren Lessels 4 2 2 0 26 18 8 8
3 Paddy IcemannPaddy Icemann 4 2 1 1 23 22 1 7
4 Justin O’DellJustin O’Dell 4 0 2 2 17 26 -9 2
5 Roger OsborneRoger Osborne 4 0 1 3 18 27 -9 1

Pool B

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Karl McDonaldKarl McDonald 4 2 1 1 24 18 6 7
2 Andrew SkeggsAndrew Skeggs 4 2 1 1 25 21 4 7
3 John ArnoldJohn Arnold 4 1 2 1 23 19 4 5
4 4 1 1 2 20 24 -4 4
5 Abe BougheyAbe Boughey 4 1 1 2 15 25 -10 4

Pool C

Rank Players Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Leg difference Points
1 Andrew HillsAndrew Hills 5 3 2 0 33 21 12 11
2 Keiran CromptonKeiran Crompton 5 3 0 2 29 23 6 9
3 Ian WindrossIan Windross 5 2 1 2 27 30 -3 7
4 Niall DunneNiall Dunne 4 2 0 2 21 22 -1 6
5 John RobertsJohn Roberts 5 2 0 3 26 30 -4 6
6 Matt ClarkMatt Clark 4 0 1 3 17 27 -10 1

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:

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