Phil 'The Power' Taylor to challenge Manx darts players

Phil Taylor

Four Isle of Man darts players have qualified to face four of the world's best players including 16-time world champion Phil 'The Power' Taylor.

Paul Kelly, Ian Fields, Wayne Harrison and Colin Tyrer beat of competition to qualify for September's Isle of Man Darts Classic competition.

The four Manx players will now face Taylor as well as Simon Whitlock, James Wade and Michael van Gerwen.

The competition will be held at the Villa Marina on 28 September.

Organiser Steve Templeman said it is a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity".

Taylor said: "I am really looking forward to playing. We will all be trying our best to win. I can't wait."

More than 1000 spectators are expected to watch the main event in Douglas.

The event will be hosted by former BDO World Darts Champion Andy 'The Viking' Fordham.

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