Date: March 10, 2008

Arnold in front as mercury rises in Melbourne

Scott Arnold has retained the lead going into the final round of the Riversdale Cup as players prepare to face 36 degree heat on Melbourne&aposs Labor Day long weekend. The New South Welshman continued his superb run, firing a third round 68 to put himself in a great position to claim the title, although local Kieran Pratt won&apost make it easy for the National Squad member; he is just one shot back. New Zealander Danny Lee fell off the pace with a third round 70, but is also in contention if he can make something happen today. The mercury is expected to peak at 37 degrees in Melbourne today before a cool change hits late this afternoon. For all news and scores throughout the final round, visit