toe the oche

toe the oche

to begin play
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Ilagan v Jamie Lewis has been marked down for big things since he was old enough to toe the oche but the 21-year-old from Cardigan needs to be able to overcome his nerves to see off seasoned veteran Lourence Ilagan in their seven-leg preliminary-round duel.
The former publican will toe the oche at another Players Championship double header in adopted hometown Derby this weekend
Add to that his role in the spat with Lewis, whom Taylor treats almost like a son, and it is obvious there will be no love lost when he and 'The Power' toe the oche tonight.
SOME of the world's top darts players will toe the oche in the inaugural North Wales Masters, including three stars of the 2013 PDC Premier League.
WORLDG RANDP RIX Sky Sports4,7 pm Thornton v King If current form is your Bible, then Robert Thornton has got to be the best 4-5 shot ever to toe the oche.
The 11th seed is up against Belgium's Geert de Vos and will toe the oche a 4-9 shot.
MARTIN ADAMS and Scott Waites are 4-1 joint-favourites as they prepare to toe the oche at the Winmau World Masters, which starts in Hull today.
Finally, 138 players get to toe the oche and the draw is a free one, yet the bookies are still only offering each-way terms for the finalists rather than the top four.
PHIL TAYLOR is poised to toe the oche at the Ladbrokes.
All 32 players toe the oche in rapid-fire, best-of-11 action and this isn't a format where you would be advised to pile in to a batch of short-priced favourites.
He's lost weight, height and his hair and it's incredible that he's even going to toe the oche.
THE lenient rule-makers of the darts world have enabled Adrian Lewis to toe the oche in Blackpool this week and Jackpot can take advantage of his reprieve by seeing off Kevin McDine in his opener this evening.