UK Open ex-Speed expections!

The official sponsorship of the UK Open has already exceeded expectations for Speedy Hire – despite the competition only being a day old!

The UK’s premier providers of rental equipment and support services has enjoyed its first night at the Reebok Stadium, as

Speedy’s 32 qualifiers took to eight different oches for a night they will never forget.

A packed arena made for an incredible atmosphere for all involved and gave everyone at Speedy a night to remember, with the iconic Speedy branding reaching out to a huge audience.

Group marketing director Steve McIntyre said: “This tournament has already given us a number of memories to treasure – and we’re not even half way through yet.

“The audience has really got behind the players, as well as our brand as well, which has been a great sight.

“We hope to speak to as many fans as possible over the next few days. It promises to be a cracking few nights ahead.”

Speedy have been giving fans backstage access at the Reebok Stadium, courtesy of a YouTube channel which will feature a series of short, snappy interviews and features with the stars of the oche – not to mention some of the 32 Speedy qualifiers.

Wayne Mardle, Colin Lloyd and James Wade have already answered some quirky questions along with some of the biggest personalities in the darting fraternity.

The pieces are available to view through Speedy’s twitter page,, its Speedy Hire Darts facebook page and right here.