William O'Connor

William O'Connor

The Magpie
IRELAND
  • World ranking 50
  • Televised titles 0
  • Non-Televised PDC Titles 0
  • Televised nine dart finishes 0
  • Walk on music The Irish Rover - The Pogues & The Dubliners
  • Date of birth July 15 1986
  • Home town Cappamore
  • Darts Used 22g Own Brand

WILLIAM made his PDC breakthrough in 2010 with an impressive run to the fourth round of the UK Open with wins over Mark Frost and Peter Wright.

The Irishman starred in the World Grand Prix for the first time later in the year before representing his country in the World Cup of Darts and has since been an ever-present.

O'Connor reached the Players Championship Finals for the first time in November 2017 where he enjoyed a run to the last 16.

In July 2018, O'Connor reached the final of the European Darts Matchplay, losing 8-2 to Michael van Gerwen in the final.

  Most Recent Best Performance
2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Last 64 Last 64 - 2018
2018 UK OPEN Last 128 (withdrew) Last 16 - 2015, 2017
2018 WORLD MATCHPLAY - -
2018 WORLD GRAND PRIX - Last 32 - 2010, 2011,
2012, 2015
2018 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP Last 32 Last 32 - 2018
2018 GRAND SLAM OF DARTS - -
2018 PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS - Last 16 - 2017

 

RECENT NON-RANKING EVENT RECORD Most Recent Best Performance
2018 THE MASTERS - -
2018 PREMIER LEAGUE - -
2018 GERMAN MASTERS - -
2018 WORLD CUP OF DARTS  Last 32 (Steve Lennon) Last 16 - 2010, 2012,
2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
2018 U.S. MASTERS - -
2018 SHANGHAI MASTERS - -
2018 AUCKLAND MASTERS - -
2018 MELBOURNE MASTERS - -
2018 BRISBANE MASTERS - -
2018 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS - -
2018 WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS - -

 

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP -  
THE MASTERS -  
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 1 Quarter Final lost to Ricky Evans 6-2
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 2 Last 128 lost to Scott Taylor 6-1
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 3 Last 256 lost to Richard North 6-4
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 4 Last 64 lost to Terry Jenkins 6-3
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 5 Last 32 lost to Gerwyn Price 6-2
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 6 Last 128 lost to Gerwyn Price 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 1 Last 32 lost to Peter Jacques 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 2 Last 64 lost to Paul Nicholson 6-2
UK OPEN Last 16 lost to Simon Whitlock 10-7
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 3 Last 16 lost to Ritchie Edhouse 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 4 Last 32 lost to Mensur Suljovic 6-4
GERMAN DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 5 Last 128 lost to Darren Webster 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 6 Last 128 lost to Stephen Burton 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 7 Last 64 lost to Jonny Clayton 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 8 Last 128 lost to Steve Beaton 6-2
GERMAN DARTS MASTERS (ET) -  
GERMAN DARTS OPEN -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 9 Last 64 lost to Gary Anderson 6-0
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 10 Last 128 lost to Ritchie Edhouse 6-3
EUROPEAN DARTS GRAND PRIX -  
GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY -  
PREMIER LEAGUE -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 11 Last 128 lost to Steve Beaton 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 12 Last 32 lost to Steve Lennon 6-5
DUBAI DARTS MASTERS -  
WORLD CUP OF DARTS Last 16 (Mick McGowan) lost to Wales 2-0
EUROPEAN DARTS MATCHPLAY -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 13 Last 64 lost to Jonny Clayton 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 14 Last 64 lost to Darren Webster 6-3
AUSTRIAN DARTS OPEN -  
EUROPEAN DARTS OPEN -  
SHANGHAI DARTS MASTERS -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 15 Last 64 lost to Dimitri Van den Bergh 6-1
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 16 Last 128 lost to Justin Pipe 6-3
U.S. DARTS MASTERS -  
WORLD MATCHPLAY -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 17 Last 128 lost to Berry van Peer 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 18 Quarter Final lost to Ryan Searle 6-3
AUCKLAND DARTS MASTERS -  
MELBOURNE DARTS MASTERS -  
PERTH DARTS MASTERS -  
DUTCH DARTS MASTERS -  
GERMAN DARTS GRAND PRIX -  
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS -  
INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN Last 32 lost to Mensur Suljovic 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 19 Last 128 lost to Ryan Searle 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 20 Last 64 lost to John Henderson 6-4
WORLD GRAND PRIX -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 21 Semi Final lost to Rob Cross 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 22 Last 128 lost to Adrian Lewis 6-1
EUROPEAN DARTS TROPHY -  
GERMAN DARTS MASTERS (WS) -  
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP -  
WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS -  
GRAND SLAM OF DARTS -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS Last 16 lost to Justin Pipe 10-9
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Last 64 lost to Steve Beaton 3-1
THE MASTERS -  
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 1 Last 64 lost to Michael van Gerwen 6-1
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 2 Last 256 lost to Stuart Kellett 6-2
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 3 Last 32 lost to Keegan Brown 6-5
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 4 Last 256 lost to Jamie Bain 6-5
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 5 Last 128 lost to Jonny Clayton 6-1
UK OPEN QUALIFIER 6 Last 64 lost to Prakash Jiwa 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 1 Last 32 lost to Danny Noppert 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 2 Last 128 lost to Robbie Green 6-4
UK OPEN Last 128 (withdrew)
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 3 Last 128 lost to Mark Wilson 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 4 Last 128 lost to Robert Thornton 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 5 Quarter Final lost to Ryan Searle 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 6 Last 128 lost to Ron Meulenkamp 6-4
EUROPEAN DARTS OPEN -  
GERMAN DARTS GRAND PRIX Last 48 lost to Luke Humphries 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 7 -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 8 -  
GERMAN DARTS OPEN Last 48 lost to Dimitri Van den Bergh 6-3
AUSTRIAN DARTS OPEN -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 9 Last 64 lost to Ron Meulenkamp 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 10 Last 128 lost to Ross Smith 6-5
EUROPEAN DARTS GRAND PRIX -  
DUTCH DARTS MASTERS -  
PREMIER LEAGUE -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 11 Last 128 lost to Wayne Jones 6-2
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 12 Last 64 lost to Michael Smith 6-2
GERMAN DARTS MASTERS -  
WORLD CUP OF DARTS Last 32 (Steve Lennon) lost to Belgium 5-4
GIBRALTAR DARTS TROPHY -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 13 Last 64 lost to Rob Cross 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 14 Last 128 lost to Rob Cross 6-4
DANISH DARTS OPEN Last 48 lost to Rusty-Jake Rodriguez 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 15 Last 64 lost to Paul Rowley 6-3
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 16 Last 128 lost to Devon Petersen 6-4
EUROPEAN DARTS MATCHPLAY Runner Up lost to Michael van Gerwen 8-2
U.S. DARTS MASTERS -  
SHANGHAI DARTS MASTERS -  
WORLD MATCHPLAY -  
AUCKLAND DARTS MASTERS -  
MELBOURNE DARTS MASTERS -  
BRISBANE DARTS MASTERS -  
GERMAN DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 17 Last 128 lost to Simon Whitlock 6-1
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 18 Last 32 lost to Jan Dekker 6-5
DUTCH DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP Last 16 lost to Ricky Evans 6-2
INTERNATIONAL DARTS OPEN -  
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 19 Last 128 lost to Jan Dekker 6-5
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 20 Last 128 lost to Steve Lennon 6-4
WORLD GRAND PRIX -  
EUROPEAN DARTS TROPHY -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 21 Quarter Final lost to Krzysztof Ratajski 6-4
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP 22 Last 128 lost to Ted Evetts 6-1
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP Last 32 lost to Max Hopp 6-1
WORLD SERIES OF DARTS FINALS -  
GRAND SLAM OF DARTS -  
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS -  

 

TOURNAMENT WIN -  
FINAL European Darts Matchplay (July 2018) lost to Michael van Gerwen 8-2
SEMI FINAL European Darts Matchplay (July 2018) beat Andy Boulton 7-3
QUARTER FINAL Players Championship 21 (October 2018) lost to Krzysztof Ratajski 6-4