Ballybunion's Emma O'Driscoll added a four under 71 to her opening 75 to go into the final round of the Welsh Ladies Open Stroke Play Championship just four strokes off the lead at Prestatyn Golf Club.
Scotland's Eilidh Briggs and England's Gemma Clews shot second round 68s to lead by a shot on eight under par from Denmark's Emily Pedersen with O'Driscoll in seventh place on four under. Scores
Lurgan's Niamh McSherry (74-75) is 17th on two under with Lisburn's Curtis Cup hopeful Paula Grant back in 26th on one over after rounds of 77 and 74 with the eight-strong side for the matches in St Louis set to be announced on Tuesday next.
The Heath's Mary Doyle (75-77) is 298th on two over with Royal County Down Ladies' Olivia Mehaffey surprisingly 38th on three over after rounds of 78 and 75, one better than Castletroy's Chloe Ryan (78-76).
Moate's Amy Farrell 81-74 is 47th on five over. Final round tee-times