Jim McQuillan (darts player)

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Jim McQuillan
Personal information
Full name James McQuillan
Born (1940-12-03) 3 December 1940 (age 78)
Home town Dundalk, County Louth
Darts information
Playing darts since 1963
Laterality Right-handed
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 1974–1980
BDO majors - best performances
World Ch'ship Last 16: 1979
World Masters Last 16: 1975
Updated on 2 February 2019.

James "Jim" McQuillan (born 3 December 1940 from Dundalk, County Louth) was an professional Irish retired international darts player who currently members in British Darts Organisation of the 1970s to 1980s.

Darts career

In 1974 Jim McQuillan became Ireland’s first ever News of the World Darts Championship Divisional Champion, playing out of the Vine Inn, Dundalk where he represented Ireland with distinction when he defeated Tom Bafverfeldt 2–0 and was beaten 2–1 in the semifinal by eventual winner Peter Chapman in a close match, He repeated the feat in 1978 where he finished joint 5th place. McQuillan played in the 1975 World Masters, losing in the first round to Alan Evans who went on to win the tournament. He then played in the 1979 BDO World Darts Championship, defeating Murray Smith in the first round before losing in the second round to Jocky Wilson.

World Championship results


External links

  • Profile and stats on Darts Database
  • 1975 world masters
  • 1979 world championship

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