PDC World Championship: Dolan suffers first-round defeat
|PDC World Championship 2016|
|Date: 17 December to 3 January Venue: Alexandra Palace, London|
Brendan Dolan is out of the PDC World Championship after a 3-0 defeat by Australian Kyle Anderson in the first round at Alexandra Palace.
The world number 18 from Belcoo in Co Fermanagh lost out 3-2, 3-1 and 3-2 on Friday night.
Londonderry player Daryl Gurney set up a second-round meeting with defending champion Gary Anderson on Boxing Day by beating Jamie Lewis 3-1 on Thursday.
Gurney defeated Anderson 10-4 at last month's Players Championship Finals.
The 29-year-old hit five 180s in an impressive triumph over Lewis on the opening day of the tournament.
Gurney won three straight legs in a dominant first set, before Lewis took the second 3-1.
He edged the third 3-2 before taking the fourth 3-1 to finish the job.