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PDC Qualifying School 2012 Preview

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More than 200 players will descend on the Barnsley Metrodome on Thursday with the hope of earning a tour card enabling them to play on the PDC circuit in 2012.

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The event, in its second staging, will feature a number of top players hoping to turn professional and make an impression on the world stage.

Notable entrants include former Vegas Desert Classic champion Peter Manley, world finalist Alan Warriner-Little, Chris Mason, Andy Jenkins and 1996 World Matchplay winner Peter Evison. Former BDO world champion Andy Fordham has also confirmed his attendance in the event.

A number of BDO players have thrown their hat in the ring at the chance of PDC stardom, including 2011 Lakeside runner-up Dean Winstanley, the West brothers - Steve and Tony, as well as young star Jerry Hendriks.

Youth stars seeking to become full-time professionals by winning through include - Gino Vos, Co Stompe JNR, Brandon Walsh and Chris Aubrey.

Tour cards will be awarded to the Semi-Finalists from each day, with a tournament played each day from Thursday January 19 to Sunday January 22.

In addition to this, ranking points will be allocated depending on finishing positions in each event, culminating in a final ranking list from which further players will be awarded Tour Cards.

The PDC confirmed that the four Lakeside Semi-Finalists would be offered two-year tour cards should they wish to make the switch from BDO to PDC.

Ted Hankey has announced he will be plying his trade in the PDC, after playing his last game at Frimley Green last week. His Semi-Final appearance means he will not be required to attend Q School and will be a regular on the Pro Tour in 2012.

Popular thrower Wayne Mardle will not be entering the four-day event, as he has decided to focus on punditry commitments.

Entries are open to any darts player and must be registered before 12pm on Wednesday along with a £200 entry fee.

PDC Q School Entry List

1-Andrew Cornwall
2-Ashley Holgate
3-Wilfried Hoberg
4-Peter Manley
5-Anthony Evans
6-David Sanders
7-Paul Schofield
8-Philip Wathen
9-David Nelson
10-Alan Warriner-Little
11-Peter Evison
12-Ian Moss
13-Gary Eastwood
14-Darrel Claydon
15-Rocco Maes
16-James Young
17-Brandon Walsh
18-Andy Turnbull
19-Rees Hall
20-Alex Clyburn
21-Richie Howson
22-David Kelly
23-Martin Perring
24-Matthew Dicken
25-Andy Jenkins
26-Chris Aubrey
27-Jamie Landon
28-Aden Kirk
29-Rhys Dudley
30-Paul Sawyer
31-Darren Williams
32-Daniel Bunker
33-Gareth Pass
34-Darren Whittingham
35-Richard North
36-John Walton
37-John Jenkinson
38-Aodhagan O’Neill
39-John Scott
40-Tony Tasker
41-Andy Firth
42-Michael Gorst
43-Kentaro Suzuki
44-Jimmy O’Regan
45-Keegan Brown
46-James Thompson
47-Dave Ladley
48-Matthew Tedstone
49-Lee Butler
50-Gary Butcher
51-Jon Bott
52-Jim Walker
53-Gareth Cousins
54-Richard Plowman
55-James Pastfield
56-Wayne Atwood
57-Carlos Rodriguez
58-Ross Smith
59-Steven Pearson
60-Mick McGowan
61-Shaun Narain
62-Stuart Woodmore
63-Andrew Gilding
64-Joe Thompson
65-Stephen Jauch
66-Shaun Vernall
67-Stephen Hardy
68-Steve Haggerty
69-Adrian Bolitho
70-Jack Hill
71-Kevin Dowling
72-Peter Hughes
73-Michael Veitch
74-Joseph Hunt
75-Jason Simpkins
76-Mark Lawrence
77-Ron Atwill
78-Chris Mason
79-Andy Relf
80-Luke Broadbent
81-Lee Saville
82-Stephen Grubb
83-John Turnbull
84-Stuart White
85-Lewis Venes
86-Tony Wood
87-Mark Banham
88-Andrew Palmer
89-Adrian Gray
90-Sam Hill
91-Jon Archer
92-Matthew Edgar
93-Mark Frost
94-Stephen Clews
95-Johnny Haines
96-Andrew Hibbert
97-Stefanie Luck
98-Brian Kirk
99-James Guilfoyle
100-Paul Davison
101-Joe Murnan
102-Richard Slater
103-Lee White
104-Anthony Littleton
105-Peter Harris
106-Matt Clark
107-Andy Hutchings
108-Daniel Day
109-Mareno Michels
110-Damien Sherwood
111-Nathan Richards
112-Dave Honey
113-Marko Kantele
114-Andy Pearce
115-Matthew Waddoups
116-Jim McKevitt
117-Paddy Meaney
118-Martyn Turner
119-Neville Roberts
120-Martin Whatmough
121-Mark Ashby
122-Kenny MacNeil
123-Geoff Kime
124-Scott Coleman
125-Jamie Atkins
126-Michael Barnard
127-Enrico Fraccara
128-Chris Dale
129-Josh Jones
130-David Charnock
131-Nick Fullwell
132-Pat Pace
133-Sean White
134-Andrew Hodges
135-Martino Tagliapietra
136-Darren Webster
137-Dirk vanDuijvenbode
138-Matt Padgett
139-Adam Hunt
140-Steve West
141-Paul Marsh
142-Terry Rose
143-Michael Peel
144-Co Stompe Junior
145-Wayne Morgan
146-Connie Finnan
147-Mark Stephenson
148-James Stoneley
149-Richie Walsh
150-Keith Rooney
151-Kurt Van de Rijck
152-Toon Greebe
153-Jerry Hendriks
154-Tony West
155-Mark Robinson
156-Gino Vos
157-Dean Winstanley
158-Ian Lever
159-Paul Hodkin
160-Richard Hosey
161-Liam Kelly
162-Joey Palfreyman
163-Gary Mawson
164-Aaron  Turner
165-Chris Skeats
166-Danny Moore
167-Spencer Murphy
168-Dylan Duo
169-Yoshan Roxy lyer
170-Steve Mcinally
171-Chris Clements
172-Jamie Lewis
173-David Bloome
174-Danny Dyer
175-Dave Smith
176-Jeff Smith
177-Bernd Roith
178-Darren Ward
179-Ryan Harrington
180-Colin Monk
181-Goeff Whitworth
182-Darren Johnson
183-Simon Burt
184-Jonathan Mulley
185-Ryan Herrington
186-Steve Barrow
187-Tim Hope
188-Hans Hagley
189-Daniel Starkey
190-Keith Stephen
191-Chris Allen
192-Thomas Jones
193-Danny Summers
194-John Bowles
195-Simon Craven
196-Tony Billett
197-Paul Hatton
198-Craig Pope
199-Andrew Johnson
200-Stuart Kellett
201-Robert Freeman
202-Darren Latham
203-Lee Whitworth
204-Karl Forrington
205-Les Wallace
206-Andy Fordham
207-Campbell Jackson
208-Stephen Bramley
209-Andrew Humphrey
210-Joan Degville
211-Nigel Birch
212-John Tremblett
213-Manuel Croskery
214-Fred Smith
215-Ricky Williams
216-John Gent
217-John Downs
218-Liam Curran

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PDC Qualifying School 2012 Preview

More than 200 players will descend on the Barnsley Metrodome on Thursday with the hope of earning a tour card enabling them to play on the PDC circuit in 2012.

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