English raiders lead Irish Seniors
 Richard Partridge

Richard Partridge

England's Richard Partridge fired a flawless three-under 69 to grab a share of the lead with compatriot Mark Stones heading into Friday's final round of the Irish Seniors Amateur Open Championship at Roscommon.

They're three clear of Tramore's John Mitchell on level par with Bangor's Garth McGimpsey just four back.

Final round draw

Irish Seniors Amateur Open Championship, Roscommon (Par 72)

Detailed scores

144 Richard Partridge (England) 75 69, Mark Stones (England) 70 74 

147 John Mitchell (Tramore) 74 73 

148 Garth McGimpsey (Bangor) 72 76 

149 Tyrone Carter (England) 75 74, Adrian Morrow (Portmarnock) 74 75, Nigel Evans (Wales) 73 76, Tom Cleary (Cork) 72 77 

150 Michael Quirke (Doneraile) 76 74, Alan Mew (England) 74 76 

151 Ian Attoe (England) 77 74, Brendan O'Malley (The Royal Dublin) 76 75, Andrew Carman (England) 75 76, Gerard O'Sullivan (Tralee) 73 78 

152 Mike Ready (England) 77 75, Maurice Kelly (Naas) 74 78, Stephen East (England) 73 79, Mick Ahern (Skerries) 73 79 

153 David Cromie (Royal Liverpool) 79 74, Hugh Smyth (Mourne) 79 74, Declan Corcoran (Thurles) 76 77, Andrew Stracey (England) 76 77, Brendan McDonnell (K Club) 75 78 

154 John Ambridge (England) 82 72, David Lane (England) 77 77, Tony Patterson (Scotland) 75 79 

155 Val Smyth (Co. Louth) 81 74, Jeffrey Gauff (Canada) 78 77, Arthur Pierse (Tipperary) 77 78 

156 Billy Donlon (Birr) 80 76, George Wilson (England) 79 77, Adrian Wynne (Strandhill) 78 78, Ian Crowther (England) 78 78, Graham Hargreaves (England) 77 79, David Conway (Portmarnock) 77 79, Bert Burke (Moate) 77 79, Muir Townsley (Scotland) 77 79, Jack Dempsey (Royal Curragh) 77 79, Michael Darcy (Oughterard) 75 81 

157 Richard Brooker (Skerries) 80 77, Glyn Rees (Wales) 77 80, Robert Head (England) 76 81 

158 Donal O'Donovan (Bandon) 81 77, Denis Deasy (Waterford) 81 77, Ian Brotherston (Scotland) 79 79, Dermot Morris (Limerick) 79 79, Kevin Sheehy (Athlone) 79 79, Philip Graham (England) 76 82 

159 Martin Fell (England) 83 76, Martin Higgins (Claremorris) 82 77, Mervyn Eager (Lucan) 81 78, Noel Mannion (Dun Laoghaire) 80 79, Tony Hayes (Hermitage) 78 81, Liam MacNamara (Rosslare) 78 81, Donald McCart (Scotland) 78 81 

160 Hugh MacKeown (Portmarnock) 81 79, Douglas Cameron (England) 81 79, Jan Gilbert (Malone) 80 80, Mick Gaynor (Co. Meath) 77 83 

161 Ian Jeen (Scotland) 83 78, Andrew Atkinson (England) 83 78, Brian Bingham (Scotland) 82 79, Rory Timlin (Galway) 81 80, Richard McDowell (Royal Belfast) 77 84, Rory Fitzgerald (Tramore) 76 85 

162 John Baldwin (USA) 84 78, John Cuffe (Monkstown) 82 80, Alan Lilley (Ballyclare) 82 80, Keith Bruce (Scotland) 81 81, Alistair Smith (Blainroe) 81 81, Patrick Comerford (Corrstown) 81 81, Tom Byrne (Greystones) 80 82 , Keith Lapsley (Dunfanaghy) 80 82 , Steven Bell (Gracehill) 79 83 , Stuart Fawcett (England) 79 83, , ,  

163 Terence Brown (England) 84 79, Peter Adams (England) 81 82, Stuart Pond (England) 80 83, Robert Fox (England) 79 84, Jonathan Wright (England) 79 84 

164 Kieran O'Mahony (Galway) 85 79, Gerard O'Kennedy (Athlone) 84 80, Ian Smyth (Clandeboye) 82 82, Philip Clifford (Limerick) 81 83, Matt Donohue (Portumna) 80 84, James Ormonde (Tralee) 79 85 

165 Dave Roberts (Rathcore) 84 81, Seamus Ward (Laytown & Bettystown) 84 81, Simon Maisey (England) 79 86, George Mellerick (Fota Island) 78 87 

166 Donald Weekes (Dunmurry) 83 83 

167 Des Egan (Loughrea) 86 81, Gerard Maher (Castletroy) 85 82 

168 Lord Gort (Isle of Man) 87 81, G. A. Finn (Cork) 82 86, Gerry O Keeffe (Waterford) 82 86 

169 Michael Jones (England) 89 80, Jack Maguire (Co. Louth) 89 80, Tom Tyrrell (The Heath) 83 86, Brian Farrell (Balcarrick) 82 87 

170 Larry Cushen (The Heath) 87 83, Francesco Basani (Italy) 82 88 

171 Michael Foley (Faithlegg) 85 86, Noel Patterson (Milltown) 82 89, Frank Leonard (Knightsbrook) 82 89 

172 Niall Finnegan (Gort) 84 88 

174 Paul Cooley (Portstewart) 92 82 

177 Patrick Harrington (Muskerry) 91 86 

178 Philip Fulham (Glenlo Abbey) 91 87, Shane O'Mahony (Galway) 90 88