Rick Ney

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Rick Ney
Personal information
Born 1961
United States
Died 2017
Home town United States
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 1984-1989
BDO majors - best performances
World Ch'ship Semi-Final: 1988

Rick Ney (born 1961) is a retired American professional darts player who competed in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

Darts career[edit]

He reached the final of the prestigious News of the World Darts Championship in 1986 losing to Bobby George. He made four appearances in the World Professional Darts Championship - with his best result coming in 1988 when he lost to Bob Anderson in the semi-finals. He became only the third player from outside the United Kingdom to reach the last four of the World Championship in the ten-year history of the tournament.

All his World Championship defeats came at the hands of some legends of darts - including two losses to five-times world champion, Eric Bristow.

World Championship Results[edit]


Career finals[edit]

Independent major finals: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 1986 News of the World Championship England Bobby George 0–2 (s)