Ireland three behind in Turkey; Brady solo fourth


The "PGA in Ireland" threesome of Eamonn Brady, Damian Mooney and Brendan McGovern slipped to third behind Scotland and France with one round to go in the PGAs of Europe International Team Championship in Turkey.

The French and Scots top the leaderboard on 12 under par at Gloria Golf Resort with Ireland three shots behind on nine under par.

Scotland's Graham Fox leads the individual standings on 10 under par after posting a one under 71 on the Old Course in Thursday's third round.

Individual scores | Team scores

He leads by one stroke from Italy's Luca Beneduce (70) and Wales' Sion Bebb (67) with Clontarf professional Brady alone in fourth, two strokes behind the leader on eight under after a third round 71.

Brady dropped three shots in his first 11 holes but fought back with a birdie at the 12th and three more in a row from the 15th.

McGovern's 71 left him 11th on one over par while Mooney's 73 was discarded in the team contest, leaving him tied 23rd in the 68-strong individual field on six over par.