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Morgan Falls Just Short in Newquay

17th November 2010
Morgan Falls Just Short in Newquay

Irish surfer Nicole Morgan made a strong showing at last weekend's Newquay Open, the final stop on this season's UK Pro Surf Tour.

The Belfast native - who now lives in Bundoran, Co Donegal - placed fourth after the two-day event at Fistral Beach, the BBC News site reports.

But it wasn't enough to knock season standout Gwen Spurlock from the top of the points table.

The 19-year-old Welshwoman's fifth-place finish was all that was needed to secure her third British tour title in four years.

But Morgan - who previously won the overall title in 2008 - made a strong challenge to the end, finishing the season just 60 points short of the top spot.

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MacDara Conroy

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