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Name: Trina Gulliver MBE

Nick name: Golden Girl *

Born: 30th November 1969

Star Sign: Sagittarius

Home Town: Southam, Warwickshire

Occupation: Professional Darts Player

Nationality: English

Location: Southam, Warwickshire

County Darts: Currently plays for Lincolnshire

Status: Married to Nicole Van Gils

Likes / Dislikes:
Likes Fishing, Cooking, Music. Dislike nothing.

Favourite food: Steak and Tiger Prawns

Walk-on music: 'You Sexy Thing' by Hot Chocolate

Trina has changed her Walk-on a couple of times but returned to the fan's favourite intro; 'You Sexy Thing' in 2022

* See FAQ

Darts: Trina plays with a bespoke 27g 90% tungsten darts. However, on occasion, she has also been known to use the 25g dart.


'You Sexy Thing’ by Hot Chocolate '

'This is Me' - The Greatest Showman Cast

Trina’s original Walk-On Music ‘You Sexy Thing’ by Hot Chocolate which she first used in 2000.

In 2015 Trina changed her Walk-On to 'These Days' by Take That however she reverted back later that year too, ‘You Sexy Thing’ by Hot Chocolate’.

Trina changed her Walk-On again for the 2019 Lakeside World Championships to 'This is Me' Sung by 'Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble' Writer(s) Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

In 2022 Trina Switch Back to Walk-on Music most fans associate her with, ‘You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate.

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  • Trina Gulliver Darts are her own design 27 gram, 90% Tungsten but she has occasionally used a 25-gram version. No longer comercailly avialble.
  • Trina is a skilled craftswomen, carpenter & joiner
  • Trina taught carpentry and joinery at Mid Warwickshire College
  • Trina first played darts in her parent's pub at the age of 2 standing on a chair!
  • Trina has been playing the drums since the age of 6
  • Trina was given the first ever "Civic Reception" in her hometown Southam on the 16th February 2003.
  • Trina has the highest 3 dart average in the Women's World Championship. It is 95.96 v Clare Bywaters in achieved 2006
  • Trina published her her autobiography "Golden Girl" in 2008
  • Trina qualified for all the BDO staged World Darts Championships finals from 2002 – 2020, Winning ten times, and was runner up a further two.  Since 2022 the Women's World Darts Championships is now managed by the WDF.


  • Awarded Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2013 for 'Services to Darts and Fund Raising'
  • England Ladies Team Captain 2003 - 2014
  • 'Trina Trail' Southam, Stratford: 2009
  • BBC Midlands Sports Personality: 2003
  • BBC South Sports Awards' Female Team: 2005
  • Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Sports Awards: 2005 / 2006
  • BDO Sports Personality: 1998 - 2006

England Darts Organisation ENGLAND

Trina’s first England appearance was in April 1994 when she was known by her maiden name Catrina Jones. Following a year’s break Trina returned to the England squad and then played continuously for England from 1997 – 2014.

Trina was made England Ladies Captain in February 2003 replacing the non-playing Captain Paddy Reeson. She held this a position until the end of 2014

During the period 1994 – 2014 Trina had earned 63 England Caps and won on 55 occasions. Trina has been capped more for her Country than any other female darts players.

In 2016 following her 10th Lakeside World Ladies title victory Trina returned to the England Squad and continues to earn more caps adding to her history breaking record on each occasion.

Updated 2020 Trina had played 71 times for her Country Winning on 61 Occasions.



The first Women’s World Darts Champion

World Darts Champion ten times more than any other female dart player.

Recorded the top three-dart averages in the women’s BDO World Darts Championships.

Trina Gulliver 95.97 2006 Semi-Final Verses Clare Bywaters
Trina Gulliver 94.92 2001 Semi-Final Verses Crissy Manley
Trina Gulliver 90.24 2004 Semi-Final Verses Karin Krappen


To date, the only female dart player to hold an MBE for services to darts and charity work.

Trina was the only female player to qualify in all BDO World Darts Championships. The BDO went into administration in 2020.


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