Barrie Trainor. Credit: www.golffile.ieBarrie Trainor blasted six birdies in his last 10 holes to surge into contention for the Europro Tour’s Galgorm Castle Northern Ireland Open.

The Warrenpoint native and Mayobridge professional fired a five under par 67 - the joint best score of the day - to move up to tied sixth with Brendan McCarroll (70) on six under.  Scores

They’re four shots behind Scotland’s Ross Cameron, who holds a two-shot lead going into the final day on 10 under par after following his opening 63 with a 71, with Cork’s Stephen Hackett (70) the next best of the Irish on five under.

Trainor opened with eight pars before going on a birdie spree. He picked up shots at the 12th, 13th and 15th and then followed a bogey at the 16th with birdies at the last two holes.

Damian Mooney is tied for 13th after a 71, six shots off the lead on four under with John Kelly (73), Michael Collins (72), Noel Fox (73) and Mick McGeady (69) a shot further back.