Belcoo’s Dolan delivers in Tempo darts fundraiser

FERMANAGH darts fans were out in force last weekend to show their support for a local hero and a very worthy cause. Belcoo’s finest Brendan Dolan took on 18 local players at the Milltown Manor in Tempo on Friday night, with the proceeds raised going to Macmillan Cancer Support, in aid of Tempo man Paddy Shannon, who […]

Herald journalist to take on Brendan Dolan in Tempo

FERMANAGH Herald journalist Mark McGoldrick is one of 18 players who are set to take on Brendan Dolan in Tempo as part of a night aiming to raise money for a cancer charity. The Milltown Manor, located in Main Street, Tempo, is staging a ‘Charity Darts Night’ on Friday, February 9, with the Belcoo thrower […]

Dolan primed and ready for Price

BRENDAN Dolan is expecting a ‘big challenge’ when he takes on Gerwyn Price in the third round of the World Darts Championship tonight (Thursday). The ‘History Maker’ booked his place in the third round following an epic showdown at the Alexandra Palace in London when he came out on the right side of a sudden […]

Title-chasing Dolan wants to cause upset

IT’S been a ‘mixed bag’ of a season for Brendan Dolan – but the Belcoo man feels that he has what it takes to reach the latter stages of the World Darts Championship. Seeded at world number 28, Dolan secured automatic qualification for the Alexandra Palace event and he’s looking forward to participating in the major […]

Dolan downs defending champion van Gerwen

ON Sunday night, Brendan Dolan sent the darts world into a frenzy when he knocked the reigning Betfred World Matchplay champion Michael van Gerwen out of the competition. Held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, the mighty MVG was hotly tipped by bookmakers, pundits and darting fans to retain his title, but the Belcoo thrower […]

Confidence key for Dolan as he aims for glory

HE may be a 250/1 shot to win the World Darts Championship, but Brendan Dolan believes his new positive mindset will take him deep into the tournament at the Alexandra Palace. Back in July, the Belcoo man won his ninth non-televised PDC title, beating world number eight Jonny Clayton at the Barnsley Metrodome. But since […]

WATCH; Famous faces pay tribute to Dolan’s nine darter

TEN years ago today (8 October 2011) Brendan Dolan created history when he became the first ever player to hit a nine darter in a televised competition. The Belcoo man threw 160, 180 and a 161 at the World Grand Prix in Dublin. Since then, Dolan is known as ‘The History Maker’. Five time World […]

Ben McCaffrey is one to watch

SIXTEEN years old and brimming with confidence, not arrogance, just confidence. And why wouldn’t he be. Newtownbutler teenager Ben McCaffrey has already beaten former world champion Michael van Gerwen twice and has recently been endorsed by the Welsh manufacturing company Winmau.   Ben has been coming through the ranks after taking up the sport at […]

Dolan daring to dream

IT’S just under two months since Brendan Dolan pushed Gerwyn Price to a deciding leg in the PDC World Championship, and the Belcoo man is looking forward to stepping up to the oche again when the 2021 Players Championship commences this weekend.   Dolan enjoyed a successful World Championship campaign at the end of last […]