Louis Hobbs

Louis Hobbs

Lead Journalist

298 Articles

Favourite Football Team

Sheffield United

Favourite Darts Player

Steve Beaton

Favourite NFL team

Baltimore Ravens

Favourite Sporting Venue

The Crucible

Favourite Sports Movie

The Blind Side

Favourite Sporting Memory

Michael Smith's nine darter in the 2023 World Championship final

Meet Louis Hobbs, our esteemed authority on all matters sports-related. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Louis effortlessly emerges as our go-to expert. His particular expertise in the realms of darts and snooker sets him apart and brings a level of insight that goes beyond the ordinary. Louis also holds a deep affection for all things related to US sports, with a special emphasis on basketball and American football, which stand out as his particular favorites. His content may not resonate with you, if you don't consider Lamar Jackson the most skilled player in the NFL.

What is more a difficult a nine darter or 147?

I simply couldn't answer that one. All I can say is they're both significantly harder than a hole in one. You can fluke a hole in one for sure.

What is your favourite sporting quote?

Sheffield's own, Neil Warnock: "Enjoy yourself, but enjoy it by being disciplined".

Latest Articles by Louis Hobbs

Fallon Sherrock Warns Teenage Darts Sensation Luke Littler: “Don’t Get Complacent”

Darts

Fallon Sherrock Warns Teenage Darts Sensation Luke Littler: “Don’t Get Complacent”

Fallon Sherrock advises Luke Littler to stay focused and not let fame impact his darts career.

Louis Hobbs

2024-07-20

2024 World Matchplay: Michael Smith and Michael van Gerwen Ready to Renew Rivalry

Darts

2024 World Matchplay: Michael Smith and Michael van Gerwen Ready to Renew Rivalry

Van Gerwen vs. Smith: A high-stakes World Matchplay semi-final fuels their fierce rivalry.

Louis Hobbs

2024-07-20

2024 World Matchplay: Michael Smith Delivers Demolition Job Over Rob Cross

Darts

2024 World Matchplay: Michael Smith Delivers Demolition Job Over Rob Cross

Michael Smith booked his place in the 2024 World Matchplay semi finals, with a 16-7 win over Rob Cross.

Louis Hobbs

2024-07-19

2024 World Matchplay: History Won’t Repeat as Michael van Gerwen Ends Andrew Gilding’s Run

Darts

2024 World Matchplay: History Won’t Repeat as Michael van Gerwen Ends Andrew Gilding’s Run

In a rematch of the 2023 UK Open final, Michael van Gerwen gets revenge on Andrew Gilding beating him 16-9 in the World Matchplay quarterfinals.

Louis Hobbs

2024-07-19

2024 World Matchplay: Luke Humphries Explains Mocking Dimitri Van den Bergh's Unusual Celebration

Darts

2024 World Matchplay: Luke Humphries Explains Mocking Dimitri Van den Bergh's Unusual Celebration

Luke Humphries beats Dimitri Van den Bergh 10-6 sets up World Matchplay semi against friend James Wade.

Louis Hobbs

2024-07-19

2024 World Matchplay: Luke Humphries Gets Revenge on Dimitri Van den Bergh

Darts

2024 World Matchplay: Luke Humphries Gets Revenge on Dimitri Van den Bergh

Luke Humphries tops Dimitri Van den Bergh 16-10, to set up a semifinal clash with James Wade.

Louis Hobbs

2024-07-18

Louis Hobbs

Louis is our resident stats geek, and sports aficionado. From arm wrestling to ziplining, this man knows it all.

Hailing from a city renowned for both its football and snooker legacy, Louis's passion for sports was deeply influenced by Sheffield's rich sporting culture.

A devoted Sheffield United fan, Louis embarked on his career after a notable work experience stint at the Sheffield Star, where he had the privilege of shaking hands with Billy Sharp.

Louis’ ability to capture the essence of thrilling sports moments, combined with his in-depth knowledge has led him to contribute to many major events in the sports calendar. One of the defining moments in his career came in 2022 when he played a crucial role in the coverage of the Rugby League World Cup.