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England and Ireland Progress to Final in Denmark

England and Ireland have won their semi-final matches at the European Senior Men's Team Championship at Rungsted Golf Klub, Denmark.

Fourth-seeds, England, took on top-seeds, Scotland in the first semi-final of the day. The first point of the day went to the English team when Ian Attoe and Alan Mew won the foursomes match 2&1.

Scotland replied with a victory of their own from top stroke play qualifier, Ronnie Clark, although the English team were ahead in the other three matches still on the course. They were able to hold on to the remainder of the singles matches and secure a 4-1 upset of the number-one seeded team, earning a spot in the final for the first time since 2010.

In the second semi-final of the day, the hosts, Denmark, took on number-two seeds, Ireland. The Danish team got off to a great start, winning both of the first two matches, meaning they needed just one more point to advance to the final.

Alan Condren secured an early 4&3 win in the final match to give the Irish side hope, but Denmark's Bjorn Norgaard held a 1up lead heading down the 18th hole. John O'Brien won the 18th hole for Ireland however, which meant the third match would go to extra holes.

Just behind them, Steven Graham drew the score level with a 2up win for Ireland in the fourth match, meaning the semi-final would be decided by the extra holes in match three. 

John O'Brien won the 19th hole in front of both teams to secure a championship match with England. 

The full results from Friday's matches, and the draws for Saturday's final round can be found on the event page here.