Ormsby to the fore in Fiji

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Fiji, August 19: Australia’s Wade Ormsby fired a blistering 66 to take pole position with one round to go in the Fiji International at Natadola Bay.

The 37-year-old Ormsby topped the leaderboard on 10-under-par, ahead by just one shot over compatriot Jason Norris. Another Australian, James Marchesani, is in third place on eight-under-par.

Gavin Green – Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

Second round co-leader Gavin Green fell four shots off the pace after a third round 73, but the highly-rated Malaysian has not written off his chances yet.

“It was a rough and grinding day for me and hopefully tomorrow will be better. I hung in there well and I am still within striking distance,” said the big-hitting 23-year-old.

“I had a couple of unlucky breaks today. Tomorrow is a brand new day and we will see how it goes,” added Green, who has three Asian Development Tour titles to his name.

Leading Round 3 Scores:

206 – Wade Ormsby (AUS) 69-71-66.

207 – Jason Norris (AUS) 69-68-70.

208 – James Marchesani (AUS) 71-70-67.

209 – Scott Vincent (ZIM) 73-68-68, Peter Wilson (AUS) 68-71-70, Scott Hend (AUS) 71-66-72.

210 – Stephen Leaney (AUS) 71-69-70, Gavin Green (MAS) 68-69-73, Daniel Pearce (NZL) 66-71-73.

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