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Irish fight to finish sixth

Published 22/03/2010 | 05:00

ireland finished with a flourish to claim sixth place in the European Nations Championship at Sotogrande.

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Portstewart's Paul Cutler and Irish close champion Pat Murray from Limerick both returned scores of 70 in the final round, while Dara Lernihan of Castle carded a 72. Rathmore's Alan Dunbar with a 74 had the non-counting card.

That left Ireland, twice European team champions in the last three years, with a 72-hole aggregate of 865, 35 strokes adrift of runaway winners England, who retained their title with a wire-to-wire success.

Irish Independent

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