Keane Barry claims the title of Junior World Darts Champion 2019 in an amazing year for the 17yr old from Ireland. Keane came through 5-3 against Adam Gawlas of the Czech Republic at the Alexandra Palace London on Saturday.

Back at the JDC World finals in Gibraltar this September, Keane scooped the DartConnect International Open and then went on to play in the PDC's World Championship in a first round match up with Vincent Van der Voort. Topping off an amazing year already, Keane could also cement another big stage appearance as he has qualified for the Rileys Super 16 finals this Saturday in Wolverhampton. The actual final will be played at the PDC Masters in the new year in Milton Keyenes where Keane could lift his 3rd JDC title in the space of a year. Keane is also the highest ranked academy student within the JDC's Academy system of which 25 academies around the world have been competing for finals places in Saturdays event. 

JDC Chairman Steve Brown who was at the JDC World Final at The Alexandra Palace said, " Keane has had a phenominal year and claiming the World title is the icing on the cake. I know Keane fairly well and he works hard and prepares well. Mix that with his unquestionable talent, I think we are looking at a real star here. He has two of our titles already and in with a shout of a third. A fantastic achievement". 


Keane will join 15 other super talented youngsters this Saturday at Rileys in Wolverhampton to play out the last rounds of the Rileys Super16. 


Further details on JDC social media and live scores via live stream and DartConnect on the day. 

Rileys Super 16 finals from Midday 28/12/19


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