HARRY CASEY has made his move for the Brabazon Trophy by posting the best of the morning rounds at Seaton Carew.

The Middlesex golfer turned on the style in the best of the third round conditions to post a five-under 68 to put the pressure on the leaders.

Casey, 21, sits on five-under for the tournament and is the only player to be back in the clubhouse in the top ten at this stage as the rain started to fall.

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Overnight leaders Ryan Evans and Ben Stow had mixed starts. Evans, from Wellingborough, made a disastrous start. In his opening three holes, Evans bogeyed the first, had trouble in a bunker at the second before ending with a triple bogey eight and also bogeyed the third.

Stow, from Rushmore, was more solid at the start and remains high in contention. Stow and Evans started the day three shots ahead of Craigie Hill’s Daniel Young.

Boldon’s Gavin Nesbit has finished for the day. He posted a two-over 75 meaning he will styart Saturday on a respectable two-over.