THE Swindon trio of Dennis Smith, Chris Aubrey and Johnny Haines have been kept apart in round one of the European Darts Open today.

Smith faces William O’Connor while Aubrey goes up against Jamie Lewis on the second stage, with Haines the only one of the trio to take to the main stage when he faces Andy Smith.

The first session begins at midday, with a place in this evening’s second round the goal for the three players.