Oceanic darts mourning Stuart Leach

Oceanic darts is mourning the passing of New Zealand's Stuart Leach, who passed away on Tuesday night following a battle with cancer.

Leach competed on the PDC's big stage at the 2016 Auckland Darts Masters, losing out to eventual champion Adrian Lewis in the first round of the World Series of Darts event.

BoyleSports World Grand Prix draw

Michael van Gerwen will begin the defence of his BoyleSports World Grand Prix title against Krzysztof Ratajski, with the draw also pitting Rob Cross against Gary Anderson.

Five-time World Grand Prix champion and 11/4 pre-tournament favourite with sponsors BoyleSports Betting, Van Gerwen will face Polish number one Ratajski in the first round of the 32-player event which will take place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, from October 6-12.