O'Donovan and McClean on course at Sunshine Tour Q-School
Richard O'Donovan

Richard O'Donovan

Lucan's Richard O'Donovan and Northern Ireland's John McClean are on course to qualify for next week's Final Stage of the Sunshine Tour Qualifying School in South Africa.

Former East of Ireland champion O'Donovan added a level-par 70 to his opening 73 to share 13th place with McClean (71-72) on three-over-par at the halfway stage of the First Qualifying Stage at Killarney Country Club.

South Africa's Sean Bradley (66-66) leads by three shots from compatriot Martin Rohwer on eight-under-par at a venue where the top 25 and ties after four rounds will progress to the Final Stage at Randpark Golf Club from March 13-17.

At the final stage, the top 30 and ties after 90 holes will be eligible for Category 9 membership on the Sunshine Tour for the 2017/18 season.

Stage One - Killarney Country Club
Stage One - State Mines Country Club

Qualifying School Finals