Carvill one clear in Irish Seniors Close
 Jim Carvill (Banbridge) plays to the 12th green during the final round of the 2016 Irish Over-30s Amateur Open Championship at Limerick. Picture by  Pat Cashman

Jim Carvill (Banbridge) plays to the 12th green during the final round of the 2016 Irish Over-30s Amateur Open Championship at Limerick. Picture by Pat Cashman

Banbridge's Jim Carvill has a one-stroke lead over Castlemartyr's Hugh O'Leary heading into the final round of the Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championship at Malone.

Carvill added a three-under 68 to his opening 73 to lead on one-under 141 as the cut fell at 165.

Leinster Seniors champion Adrian Morrow is lurking just three off the pace after a pair of 72s with Royal Portrush's Mark McMurray and Castletroy's Eamonn Haugh only four behind. 

Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championship, Malone Golf Club (Par 71)

Detailed scores

141 J Carvill (Banbridge) 73 68

142 H O'Leary (Castlemartyr) 72 70

144 A Morrow (Portmarnock) 72 72

145 M McMurray (Royal Portrush) 74 71; E Haugh (Castletroy) 72 73

146 D Mulholland (Castlerock) 72 74

147 D Shearer (Malone) 75 72; P Sheehan (Ballybunion) 74 73; K Bornemann (Douglas) 73 74

148 B Donlon (Birr) 72 76; D Brabazon (Balbriggan) 71 77

149 M Kelly (Naas) 77 72; A Egan (Royal Curragh) 76 73; M Scott (Hollystown) 74 75; J McWilliams (Naas) 73 76; D Hogan (Killeen) 73 76

150 C McIlroy (Holywood) 79 71; D O'Neill (Carton House) 78 72; J Mitchell (Tramore) 77 73; M Quirke (Doneraile) 76 74; T Tyrrell (The Heath) 75 75; A Lilley (Ballyclare) 7575; B Hobson (Malone)  7575   

151 T McClements (Clandeboye) 75 76; B O'Leary (Greystones) 73 78; N Duke (Killiney) 70 81

152 H Smyth (Mourne) 81 71; F Deasy (Cork) 77 75; G McGimpsey (Royal Portrush) 76 76; F Harrold (Castletroy) 76 76; G O'Sullivan (Tralee) 76 76; M Darcy (Tullamore) 73 79; J Hughes (Woodbrook)  7082  

153 J Kelly (Lucan) 81 72; P Bevins (Carlow) 77 76; C Murphy (Clandeboye) 72 81

154 M Eaton (Holywood) 79 75; B McDonnell (K Club) 74 80

155 T Cleary (Cork) 81 74; P Madigan (Waterford Castle) 79 76; C Walshe (Dundalk) 78 77; D Smith (Millicent) 78 77; E Heywood (City of Derry) 77 78; D Weekes (Malone) 7679; A Moran (Tuam)  7580   

164 N Woods (Bangor) 79 85

165 H MacKeown (Portmarnock) 82 83

Non-Qualifiers

156 L Halpin (Westport) 82 74; J Gilbert (Malone) 79 77; P Reilly (County Loth) 76 80

157 P Higgins (Forrest Little) 82 75; M Gaynor (Co. Meath) 79 78; P Houston (Galgorm Castle) 79 78; R McDowell (Royal Belfast) 79 78; J Coey (Clandeboye) 78 79; P Mitchell (Holywood) 78 79; J Williams (Castle) 77 80; J McVeigh (Carlow) 77 80; R Cross (Enniscrone) 76 81

158 P Lewis (Woodbrook) 81 77; G Maher (Castletroy) 78 80; P Comerford (Corrstown) 78 80; M Coote (Tralee) 78 80; K Lawlor (Beaverstown) 77 81; B Brennan (Malone) 77 81

159 J Dempsey (Royal Curragh) 80 79; K Knightly (The Royal Dublin) 79 80; K Magennis (Banbridge) 78 81; J O'Brien (Castlemartyr) 76 83

160 T Byrne (Greystones) 85 75; R Timlin (Galway) 83 77; S McGarry (Ballymena ) 82 78; K Lapsley (Dunfanaghy) 82 78; J Doran (Letterkenny) 81 79; G Bailie (Lisburn) 80 80; M McCormick (West Middlesex) 79 81; F Flynn (Laytown and Bettystown ) 78 82; D O'Donovan (Bandon) 77 83;

161 N Mannion (Dun Laoghaire) 80 81;

162 J Field (Tulfarris) 83 79; D Wilson (Royal Co. Down) 82 80;

163 R Fitzgerald (Tramore) 82 81; S Bell (Gracehill) 81 82; D Francis (Ashbourne) 80 83;

164 G Alford (Royal Portrush) 83 81; J Morris (Hollywood Lakes) 81 83;

165 W Todd (Blackwood) 84 81; T Griffin (Corballis Links) 84 81; E Murphy (Royal Curragh) 83 82; M Galvin (Limerick) 82 83;

166 P Cox (Balbriggan) 81 85;

167 M Higgins (Claremorris) 83 84; P Hautz (Delgany) 82 85;

168 J Power (Portmarnock) 81 87;

169 D McInerney (Lahinch) 87 82; M D'arcy (Oughterard) 83 86; W Miscampbell (Malone) 82 87; B Whitaker (Elm Park)  80 89;

170 D Boyd (Royal Belfast) 84 86;

171 A Smith (Blainroe) 87 84; E Connolly (Blainroe) 8685; P Fulham (Glenlo Abbey)  8586;

172 G Hutchinson (Royal Belfast) 84 88;

175 P Phelan (Cahir Park) 92 83;

176 T Collier (Co Louth) 86 90;

180 S Hosty (Galway) 90 90;

183 N Gormley (Dungannon) 86 97

WD J Gore (Oughterard) 78 WD; R Joyce (Oughterard) 76 WD

NR I Smyth (Clandeboye); A Bell (Greencastle)

RTD S Penney (Galgorm Castle); C Boyce (Rosapenna); M Ahern (Skerries); G Mellerick (Fota Island); K Sheehy (Athlone).