Simon Whitlock faces an all-Australian clash with Kyle Anderson in this afternoon’s opening session of the Players Championship Finals.
The tournament gets underway at 12.45 UK time at the Butlin’s Minehead resort where the top 64 ranked players of the Players Championship OoM battle it out for a share of the £460,000 prize fund over 23rd-25th November.
Daryl Gurney will also get his campaign underway against Scotland’s Robert Thornton this afternoon on the main stage. Gurney’s fellow countryman Brendan Dolan will opening the session on stage two as he faces Challenge Tour leader Michael Barnard whilst former Players Championship finalist Mervyn King faces Simon Stevenson.
The evening session sees Mark Webster take on an in-form Jonny Clayton on stage two with ProTour debutant Danny Noppert facing Rowby-John Rodriguez. The session will be closed out by the iconic Bronzed Adonis play Kim Huybrechts.
Defending champion Michael van Gerwen is gunning for his fifth title in six years and takes on Matthew Edgar on the main stage, whilst number 1 seed Ian White plays Scott Taylor.
Action will be available live on ITV4 from 12.45 UK time focusing on the Main Stage whilst play from Stage 2 will be available and via PDCTV-HD for all subscribers worldwide.
Friday November 23
Afternoon Session (1245 UK Time)
Jeffrey de Zwaan v Jelle Klaasen
Max Hopp v Steve West
Keegan Brown v Mensur Suljovic
Adrian Lewis v Adam Hunt
Simon Whitlock v Kyle Anderson
Daryl Gurney v Robert Thornton
James Wade v Ross Smith
Brendan Dolan v Michael Barnard
Josh Payne v Ryan Searle
Nathan Aspinall v Martin Schindler
Gabriel Clemens v Andrew Gilding
Ryan Joyce v Steve Lennon
Mervyn King v Simon Stevenson
Stephen Bunting v Richard North
Mickey Mansell v Madars Razma
Dave Chisnall v Jamie Lewis
Evening Session (1900 UK Time)
Ian White v Scott Taylor
Gary Anderson v Alan Tabern
Rob Cross v Cristo Reyes
Krzysztof Ratajski v Gerwyn Price
Peter Wright v Toni Alcinas
Michael van Gerwen v Matthew Edgar
Michael Smith v Vincent van der Voort
Jermaine Wattimena v Stephen Burton
John Henderson v Joe Cullen
Jonny Clayton v Mark Webster
Ricky Evans v Jan Dekker
James Wilson v Dimitri Van den Bergh
Danny Noppert v Rowby-John Rodriguez
Chris Dobey v Ron Meulenkamp
Darren Webster v Jeffrey de Graaf
Steve Beaton v Kim Huybrechts