Just five of the 14-strong Irish challenge qualified for today's final round of the 54-hole PGA EuroPro Tour Qualifying School at Frilford Heath.
PGA Catalunya's Luke Donnelly is tied for 13th on four-under 140 after a 69, five shots behind leader Josh Loughrey in the race for 30 Category 3 cards.
Neil O'Briain is tied 31st on 142 after a 73 with Headfort's Joe Dillon joint 49th on one-under after a 71.
Naas' Conor O'Rourke shot 74 and shares 55th on level par with Bushfoot amateur Owen Crooks, who followed his opening 67 with a 77.
All players who qualified for the Final Stage are guaranteed some status while those who made the 36-hole cut earned Category 10 membership.