|Intro||British darts player|
|Birth||1939, Trethomas, Caerphilly County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom|
Brian Cairns (13 June 1940 – 1 October 1993) was a Welsh professional darts player.
Cairns played in the BDO World Darts Championship twice. In 1987, he beat 1983 World Champion Keith Deller in the first round but lost in the second round to Sweden's Lars Erik Karlsson. In 1990 he returned to the Lakeside, beating Scotland's Mike Veitch in the first round but lost in the second round to fellow Swede Magnus Caris.
Cairns also played in the 1989 Winmau World Masters, losing in the first round to Denmark's Troels Rusel. It was the same year that Cairns captured his biggest title, the British Open. He beat Phil Taylor in the quarter finals and to the semi finals beat Ray Battye and took the title by beating Martin Hurley, who beat Bob Anderson and Cliff Lazarenko en route to the final.
Cairns last played in the 1992 Welsh Open, reaching the quarter-final stage.
Cairns appeared twice on television show Bullseye, scoring 340 on both occasions with nine darts when attempting to win the Bronze Bully.
Cairns died on 1 October 1993.