|Intro||British darts player|
|Birth||7 March 1957, Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom|
Raymond "Ray" Farrell is a retired Northern Irish professional darts player.
Farrell reached the final of the 1985 Winmau World Masters, having beaten Bobby George, Jan Erik Paulsen, Steve Gittins and Tony Payne along the way before he was eventually beaten by Dave Whitcombe. Farrell then played in three successive World Championships, losing in the first round in each occasion. In 1987, he lost 3-2 to Alan Evans, in 1988 he lost 3-1 to Eric Bristow and in 1989 he was beaten 3-1 by Peter Evison. Farrell Quit the BDO in 1993.
In 2003, Farrell began playing for the Professional Darts Corporation in Irish based events. In 2006 however, Farrell became a member of the PDPA and began playing on the pro tour. Though he has yet to play in a PDC major apart from the UK Open, Farrell has come close to doing so on numerous occasions. He came close to qualifying for the 2009 PDC World Darts Championship, falling at the final hurdle to Mark Stephenson. He also came close to qualifying for the 2009 World Grand Prix in Ireland, where having taken one of the four Irish qualifying spots ahead of the Players Championship in Austria, Farrell missed out on a countback following Jacko Barry's run into the last 32 stage in the first Players Championship who took the fourth spot ahead of Farrell who reached the last 64 stage in both tournaments.
Farrell Quit the PDC in 2009.
Farrell appeared in the seventh series of the UK television show Bullseye, attaining the highest score of the series in the show's Bronze Bully challenge.
World Championship Results
- 1987: Last 32: (lost to Alan Evans 2–3) (sets)
- 1988: Last 32: (lost to Eric Bristow 2–3)
- 1989: Last 32: (lost to Peter Evison 1–3)