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Ballymena’s Josh Rock named Young Player of the Year

Josh Rock has been named PDC Young Player of the Year as part of the 2022 PDC Annual Awards, following his sensational success over the last 12 months.

The 21-year-old Josh who hails from Broughshane has been winning games as well as an ever-growing fanbase.

Emerging star Rock also received the Moneybarn Best Newcomer award following a sensational breakthrough season.

Rock, who claimed five Development Tour titles and a maiden ProTour crown last term, announced his big stage arrival at November’s Grand Slam of Darts, landing a nine-dart finish in a titanic tussle against Van Gerwen.

The 21-year-old then lifted the Winmau World Youth Championship title just weeks later, before he continued his remarkable rise with a run to the last 16 on his Cazoo World Darts Championship debut.

Josh lifted the Moneybarn Best Newcomer title beating:

Rowby-John Rodriguez (51)

Scott Williams (57)

Jim Williams (59)

He won the Winmau Young Player of the Year beating:

Nathan Rafferty

Keane Barry

Sebastian Bialecki


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