Ryan Meikle

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Ryan Meikle
Personal information
NicknameThe Barber
Born (1996-08-13) 13 August 1996 (age 22)
Ipswich, England
Home townIpswich
Darts information
Walk-on musicTake Me Out by Franz Ferdinand
Organisation (see split in darts)
Current world ranking77
PDC premier events - best performances
UK OpenLast 32: 2018
Other tournament wins
PDC Development Tour 2017, 2018, 2019

Ryan Meikle (born 13 August 1996) is an English darts player who plays for the Professional Darts Corporation.


Born in Ipswich, Suffolk, Meikle is a barber by trade, hence his nickname of "The Barber". He won a PDC Pro Tour card by qualifying from the second day of Q School in 2016.[1]

He made his PDC European Tour debut in the 2016 International Darts Open in Riesa, Germany, where he whitewashed Austrian Michael Rasztovits 6–0 thanks to an opening 151 checkout. He was scheduled to play world number one Michael van Gerwen in the next round, but an ankle injury forced Van Gerwen to withdraw, giving Meikle a bye to round three, where he lost 6–2 to Yordi Meeuwisse.[2]

In 2018, he won his second PDC Development Tour title, defeating Rowby-John Rodriguez 5–3 in the final of Development Tour 11 in Wigan.


  1. ^ "2016 PDC Qualifying School Day Two". PDC. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 PDC International Darts Open Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 28 December 2016.

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