AN all-St Helens quarter final of the Cazoo World Darts Championship will take place on New Year's Day between Michael Smith and Stephen Bunting.

Fourth seed Smith was on fire at the Alexandra Palace fourth round, defeating Joe Cullen 4-1 tie to progress into the last eight.

Windle-based thrower Bunting averaged 99.43, hit seven maximums and had a 46 percent rate on the doubles to stay in control of the game against fifth seed Luke Humphries, winning 4-1.


The pair had a day off now and return for the afternoon session on New Year's Day at Alexandra Palace.

The clash will be televised on Sky Sports.

When are the quarter-finals?

Sunday, January 1
Afternoon Session (12.30pm)
2x Quarter-Finals
Dimitri Van den Bergh vs Jonny Clayton
Michael Smith vs Stephen Bunting

Evening Session (7.30pm)
2x Quarter-Finals
Gerwyn Price vs Gabriel Clemens
Michael van Gerwen vs Chris Dobey


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