GRAHAM CLARK and David Clark share the lead going into the final round of The Doncaster Open, after moving out to -9 on the second day’s play at Owston Hall.
The duo have matched each other stroke for stroke during the opening two rounds of the tournament, following up a 66 on the opening day with a 69 on Friday.
Local lad Graham Clark carded an impressive six birdies during his second round, only dropping shots at the ninth, 15th and 16th holes.
Morpeth’s David Clark (pictured) was more consistent, dropping just one shot on Friday and landing four birdies.
They are a shot ahead of Lee Rhind and Colin Mitchell going into the final day, with a further five players sat on -7.
Overnight leader Rhind followed up his 64 with a level par 72 on Friday, while Mitchell hit an eagle and four birdies on his way to a 67.
The best round of the day on Friday came from Australian John Wade, who failed to drop a shot in his 65.
Sixty players made the cut of -1 to progress to Saturday’s final round, with a £12,000 cheque going to the Doncaster Open winner.