Josh Payne 4-1 Nick van Duijvenboden
In Event 13, Josh took on Nick van Duijvenboden. Josh was up against it to begin with but he found his range taking out 95 on the bullseye to progress to the second round.
Josh Payne 4-2 Fabian Herz
In the second round Josh took on the impressive German youngster Fabian Herz in a superb contest with both players hitting consistent ton plus scores, the highlight was when Herz missed a dart at double for a 12 dart leg and Payne responded with a 100 finish to take the match 4-2 to reach the third round.
Josh Payne 4-0 Carlo van Peer
In the third round Josh took on Carlo van Peer, Josh was flawless in the whole performance which included a score of 160 (T20, BULL, BULL)
Josh Payne 4-3 James Lane
In the last 16 Josh came up against James Lane. It was a very tight match with Josh going 3-2 down, but back he came and turned it round to win 4-3.
Josh Payne 3-4 Jim Moston
Josh faced Irish youngster Jim Moston in the quarter final. Josh got off to a great start leading 1-0, but the Irishman did not go away and it went to 3-3. Josh missed a dart at tops for a 117 to win and Moston replied 180, 140, 28 finish.
Josh Payne 4-2 Tommy Lishman
In the first round Josh faced Tommy Lishman, it was a close game but Josh’s quality showed in the end as he came out on top winning 4-2 to move into the second round.
Josh Payne 4-1 Tony Field
In round two Josh faced Tony Field, there was no real problems for Josh as he recorded a 4-1 victory without really being tested.
Josh Payne 4-2 Kurt Parry
In the last 32 Josh faced off with the impressive Kurt Parry. It was a fantastic start by Josh racing into a 3-0 lead, back came Parry to make it 3-2 but Josh managed to close it out 4-2 hitting THREE 180’s, his eighth in just the third match.
Josh Payne 4-3 Sam Head
In the last 16 Josh faced Sam Head and what a terrific match it was. Josh was really up against it, at 2-2 he hit a fantastic 170 finish to move 3-2 ahead but it did go to a deciding leg and Josh took the match hitting 180, 138 to set up tops to book his place in the quarter final AGAIN.
Josh Payne 4-2 Dean Reynolds
Josh faced DT13 winner Dean Reynolds in the quarter final and it was a very close contest with both players starting off exceptional. Josh broke Reynold’s throw crucially to give him the chance to take the match 4-2 on D18 to reach the semi final.
Josh Payne 2-4 Steve Lennon
Josh faced Steve Lennon in the semi final it was a fantastic match in terms of standard. The game was poised at 2-2 but Lennon left 16 after just nine darts thrown to break Josh. Unfortunately Josh lost out 4-2 and not a lot he could of done in all fairness.