Brady surges five clear in Mullingar
 Mullingar Golf Club

Mullingar Golf Club

Rosslare’s John Brady fired seven birdies in a four under 68 to take a five shot lead into Thursday’s final two rounds of the Leinster Boys Amateur Open Championship at Mullingar.

The Co Wexford player birdied the second and third, then bogeyed the sixth but birdied the seventh and eighth to turn in 32 before coming home in 36 with bogeys at the 12th and 13th cancelled out by birdies at the 15th, 15th and 18th.

Brady leads on four under par 140 with Athenry’s David Kitt his nearest challenge on one over 145 after a 73.

Mullingar’s Gareth Carr (72) and overnight leader Patrick Brennan  from Belvoir Park (76) are six behind while 57 players made the cut for the top 45 and ties at 13 over 157

Leinster Boys Amateur Open Championship, Mullingar GC (Par 72, Round 1 CSS 73 Round 2 CSS 73)

Detailed scores  

140 John Brady (Rosslare) 72 68

145 David Kitt (Athenry) 72 73

146 Gareth Carr (Mullingar) 74 72, Patrick Brennan (Belvoir Park) 70 76

147 Robert Moran (Castle) 75 72, Andrew Hickey (Ballyhaunis Golf Club) 74 73

148 Greg Barrett (Mallow) 72 76

149 Reece Black (Hilton Templepatrick Golf Club) 75 74

150 Nathan McCann (Lurgan Golf Club) 76 74, Andrew Mulhall (Waterford Castle Golf Club) 76 74, Jack Madden (Dungannon Golf Club) 76 74, Harry Duggan (Kilkenny Golf Club) 74 76, Brendan Rossiter (Rosslare) 74 76, Michael Shiel (Athenry) 73 77, Matthew Grehan (Tullamore) 72 78

151 Owen Crooks (Bushfoot) 78 73, Michael Mc Gurk (Warrenpoint) 77 74

152 Ciaran Vaughan (Limerick Golf Club) 77 75, Zachariah Glynn (Bray) 72 80

153 Ross Kelly (Tuam Golf Club) 80 73, James Cronin (Woodbrook) 79 74, Cillian Lawless (Athenry) 77 76, Niall Hearns (Mountrath Golf Club) 75 78, Lorcan O'Sullivan (The Heritage) 73 80, Jack Doherty (Carton House) 73 80

154 Mark Healy (Kinsale) 76 78, Jason Murphy (Greenore Golf Club) 74 80

155 Bill Hannan (Carton House) 78 77, Ryan Corry (Clandeboye) 78 77, Andrew Gavin (Black Bush) 78 77, David Twomey - Juv Golf (Elm Park) 77 78, Dylan Graham (Woodenbridge Golf Club) 76 79, Ross Latimer (Knock) 76 79, Brian Houston (Lisburn) 76 79, Jordan Logue (Hilton Templepatrick Golf Club) 76 79, Conor Glennon (Glasson Golf Club) 75 80

156 Shane Kearney (Esker Hills) 80 76, Jonathan Hayden (The Royal Dublin) 80 76, Shane Hogan (The Heritage) 78 78, John Twomey (Waterford) 77 79, Harry Gillivan (Westport Golf Club) 77 79, Sean Burke (Galway Golf Club) 77 79, Adam Brady (Australia) 75 81, Joseph O Neill (Tralee Golf Club) 73 83

157 Darragh Smith (Castle) 82 75, Liam Whelan (Mount Wolseley) 80 77, Jack Small (Elm Park) 80 77, Marc McKinstry (Cairndhu) 79 78, James Temple (Portmarnock) 79 78, Conor Byrne (USA) 79 78, Ryan Eccles (Carton House) 78 79, Robert Abernethy (Dun Laoghaire) 78 79, Paddy Bird (Co. Sligo) 78 79, Eamonn O'Driscoll (FRANCE) 78 79, Liam Power (Galway Golf Club) 76 81, Conor Collier (Howth Golf Club) 76 81, Jack Tuohy (Galway Bay Golf Club) 76 81

Non Qualifiers

158 Donal Groome (Moyvalley) 82 76, Barry Howlin (The Heritage) 78 80

159 Roy Whelan (Mallow) 81 78, Paddy Culhane (Galway Golf Club) 80 79, Ryan Thompson (Greenacres) 79 80, Charlie Mc Donnell (Castleblayney) 78 81, Louis O'Hara (Athenry) 77 82, David McAleenon (Edenmore Golf Club) 76 83, A.J. McCabe (Malahide Golf Club) 75 84

160 Harry McGeary (Dungannon Golf Club) 80 80, Kevin Power (Kilkenny Golf Club) 80 80, Jake Vickers (Balbriggan) 80 80, Shane Conroy (Mountrath Golf Club) 79 81, Sean Kestell (Charlesland) 79 81 , Ciaran Gregan (Forrest Little.) 78 82, 

161 Eoin Murphy (Naas) 84 77, Joseph Keyes (Co. Sligo) 83 78, Joseph Hanney (The Island) 83 78, Charlie Dawson (Tramore) 82 79, Sean Doyle (Athlone) 82 79, Aaron Bagnall (Millicent Golf Club) 80 81, Eric Rumley (Kinsale) 80 81, Peter Cummins (Lurgan Golf Club) 79 82, Craig Blakeney (Royal Tara) 79 82, Conor Rice (Athlone) 79 82

162 Conor Kavanagh (Newbridge Golf Club) 79 83

163 Cathal Hastings (Castlebar) 78 85

164 Evan Hollowed (Newlands) 81 83, Conor McDonald (Lurgan Golf Club) 80 84, Stephan Campbell (The Island) 80 84

165 Luke Merrigan (Bray) 86 79, Conor Roe (Powerscourt) 84 81, Mikey Burke (Galway Golf Club) 83 82, Niall Grant (The Island) 82 83, Ross Murphy-Sweeney (Glasson Golf Club) 81 84, Patrick Somers (Grange) 76 89

166 Christopher Rabbette (Esker Hills) 85 81, Patrick O'Riordan (Bantry Bay Golf Club) 83 83, Ryan Sheerin (Tullamore) 82 84, Brian Jnr Fehily (Newlands) 81 85, Brian Staunton (Mount Juliet Golf Club) 81 85, Darragh Rochford (Bray) 81 85

167 Brian McGuinness (Claremorris) 85 82, Ben Graham (Knock) 82 85

169 Jason Davis (Carton House) 82 87, Ben Hynes (Greystones) 77 92

170 Thomas Plunkett (Crover House Golf Club) 92 78, Eoin Aherne (Mallow) 83 87

171 Calum Spicer (Dromoland Golf Club) 88 83, Christopher Guiller (Cairndhu) 82 89

172 Ronan Cowhey (Elm Park) 83 89

173 Robert Downes (Galway Bay Golf Club) 88 85, Seán Dodd (St. Anne's) 86 87, Eoin McCarthy (Faithlegg Golf Club) 85 88

174 Daniel Tully (Royal Tara) 84 90

175 Brian Reidy Jnr (Mullingar) 85 90

177 Josh Hogan (Fota Island) 91 86

184 Jack Claffey (Glasson Golf Club) 88 96

DQ/WD Gabriel Gribben (Fortwilliam) 82 DQ, Odhrán Maguire (Slieve Russell) DQ, Cian McCormack (The Island) 79 WD, Shane Irwin (Killeen Golf Club) 92 WD.