Les Francis (darts player)

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Les Francis
Personal information
Full nameLeslie Francis
Born (1956-05-25) 25 May 1956 (age 63)
Gauteng, South Africa
Home townGauteng
South Africa
Darts information
Playing darts since1978
Darts24 Gram Unicorn
LateralityRight handed
Organisation (see split in darts)
PDC premier events - best performances
World Ch'shipLast 72: 2010
Other tournament wins
PDC World South Africa Qualifying Event2009

Leslie "Les" Francis (born May 25, 1956) is a retired South African professional darts player who used to play in the Professional Darts Corporation events.


He competed in the singles tournament of the 2005 WDF World Cup where he lost to Markus Korhonen in the first round.

Francis competed in the 2008 and 2009 South African Masters. He didn't manage to get through the first round at both editions, he lost to James Wade and Mervyn King respectively. Later in 2009, he threw a nine-darter.[1]

He qualified for the 2010 PDC World Darts Championship after beating Devon Petersen in the final of the South African qualifying event.[2] He played against Ireland's Aodhagan O'Neill in the preliminary round and lost 4-2 in legs.

Francis also worked as the director of the Gauteng Sports Council and president of the Gauteng Darts Association.

World Championship Results[edit]



  1. ^ Productions, Rags @ Rags To Stitches. "Global Darts". www.globaldarts.de.
  2. ^ "SA darts boosted by international competition". Sportstrader.co.za. Retrieved 2018-06-16.

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