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Michael Smith v Gerwyn Price LIVE: Final score in Premier League Darts after Luke Littler result

Smith beat Price in the final after Littler was edged out in the semi-finals on his Premier League Darts debut

Lawrence Ostlere
Thursday 01 February 2024 22:59 GMT
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Luke Littler picked up two points from his Premier League Darts debut after reaching the semi-finals in Cardiff, where he lost a thriller to eventual winner Michael Smith.

Earlier, Littler won a re-run of the World Darts Championship final against Luke Humphries in the quarter-finals, with a dominant 6-2 victory. He had double 15 to beat Smith in the deciding leg of their semi, but missed and his opponent took full advantage to book a place in the night’s final.

There, Smith comfortably beat home-crowd favourite Gerwyn Price 6-2 to scoop the £10,000 prize and a maximum five points.

The 16-night series will resume in Berlin next Thursday, before the top four go through to the play-offs at London’s O2 Arena in May.

Re-live the action from the Premier League tonight, and get the latest darts betting tips here.


Premier League Darts standings

Here’s a look at the table after the first of 16 nights to decide who goes to the play-offs in May.

  1. Michael Smith 5 points
  2. Gerwyn Price 3
  3. Luke Littler 2
  4. Rob Cross 2
  5. Nathan Aspinall 0
  6. Luke Humphries 0
  7. Peer Wright 0
  8. Michael van Gerwen 0
Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:54

Michael Smith wins Premier League Darts night one!

Smith comments on overcoming Price and a Cardiff crowd who tended to support his opponents. “With the crowd tonight, with Luke [Littler] there was a couple of whistle, but I don’t blame them,” he said. “I’m sorry that I won!”

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:50

Michael Smith wins Premier League Darts night one!

Price’s game falls apart at the end and he offers a wry smile as Smith closes out the victory. That was impressive from Smith and a bit disappointing from Price, who couldn’t recreate his semi-final form in the final.

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:47

Premier League Darts: Gerwyn Price 2-5 Michael Smith

Better from Price, who hits double 10 to end a run of five successive lost legs. Can he mount a comeback?

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:45

Premier League Darts: Gerwyn Price 1-5 Michael Smith

Smith holds his throw once more, and he’s one leg away. He’s averaging 97 so far against Price’s 91.

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:44

Premier League Darts: Gerwyn Price 1-4 Michael Smith

Smith hits double top to secure the double break, and this final feels like it’s almost done and dusted.

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:42

Premier League Darts: Gerwyn Price 1-3 Michael Smith

Smith hits double 10 with his first dart to close out the fourth leg. The Welsh crowd have gone a little quiet...

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:40

Premier League Darts: Gerwyn Price 1-2 Michael Smith

Smith is the first to beak his opponent’s throw in this final, and Price is yet to find any kind of rythm.

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:39

Premier League Darts: Gerwyn Price 1-1 Michael Smith

Smith needs a couple of visits to the oche but cleans up double five to draw level – and he starts the next leg with another 180.

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:37

Premier League Darts: Gerwyn Price 1-0 Michael Smith

Price throws first, and holds his throw after shuffling across the oche to find a route past his own darts to double top.

Smith begins the second leg with the first 180 of this final.

Lawrence Ostlere1 February 2024 22:35

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