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Robbie Cannon might have to travel to next month’s Amateur Championship under his own steam but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t got something to bring to the Irish international set up this season.
Rathsallagh’s Jack Hume fell to Finland’s Albert Eckhardt at the final hole of a three-hole aggregate play-off for the Lytham Trophy at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
Lucan’s Richie O’Donovan carded one of the rounds of the day to go into the final 36-holes of the Lytham Trophy just three shots behind Woodhall Spa’s Nathan Kimsey.
Rathsallagh’s Jack Hume headed the Irish challenge on a day when just two players broke par in the opening round of the Lytham Trophy at Royal Lytham and St Annes.
Headfort’s Rory McNamara remained on course to make up for two semi-final defeats in the last three years when he added a 70 to his opening 74 to lead the qualifiers in the clubhouse in the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Championship at Rosses Point.
Harry Diamond faces the high quality field and some serious opposition from international team mates Richard O’Donovan, Dermot McElroy and Reeve Whitson when he begins his defence of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Championship at County Sligo on March 29.
England denied France the European Nations Cup as Ireland finished a creditable third at Sotogrande on Saturday.
Dermot McElroy moved up the individual standings but it was a disappointing day for Ireland in the third round of the European Nations Cup at Sotogrande.
Reeve Whitson cruised into the quarter-finals of the Spanish Amateur Open thanks to a brace of impressive victories at La Manga.