Pat Lyons (Cork Golf Club) has retained his lead after the second round of the Irish Seniors Close at Tralee today. Lyons shot a three over par 75, on the second consecutive day that no player in the field managed to break par. The Cork Golf Club member has a one shot lead going into the final round. John O’Brien and Donal O’Donovan both remain in the top ten, they matched scores again today with 68’s and they are tied for 7th place six shots behind the leader. Irish Seniors Open Champion Tom Cleary carded a second round 76 to climb up to 15th position, and he also holds the lead in the over 60 category. Karl Bornemann (Douglas) is also in a tie for 15th place. Cork’s Peter Cowley is second in the over 70 category, three shots off the lead. Muskery’s Hugh O’Leary and Kinsale’s Jerry Crean also made the cut for the final day.