Because new players were legal in Round 8, we start the Lucky Find now. 47 players, 19 of which average 72+. Who gets the win though? It's been a top 20 pick for all but Casboult last year. But only half of those have been top 10 picks. Round 1: B. Paton (KIM) 5 J. Nelson (CBC) 4 M. Scharenberg (CIS) 3 A. Corr (KOR) 2 T. Cole (EDN) 1 (McPherson, Butler, Cordy, Fox and Hamill missed the votes) Total: B. Paton (KIM) 5 J. Nelson (CBC) 4 M. Scharenberg (CIS) 3 A. Corr (KOR) 2 T. Cole (EDN) 1 Pick 6 Ben Paton takes the lead to start us off.

Round 2: S. Mayes (BBU) 5 D. Grimes (ARA) 4 D. Butler (PAK) 3 K. Farrell (NV) 2 A. Corr (KOR) 1 (Fox, Henry and Simpson missed the votes) Total: B. Paton (KIM), S. Mayes (BBU) 5 J. Nelson (CBC), D. Grimes (ARA) 4 M. Scharenberg (CIS), A. Corr (KOR), D. Butler (PAK) 3 K. Farrell (NV) 2 T. Cole (EDN) 1 10 rounds this time. Most for the MSD Lucky Find.

Round 3 (10) D. Butler (PAK) 5 J. Daicos (BBU) 4 T. McKenzie (SER) 3 S. Weideman (NV) 2 A. Corr (KOR) 1 (no one missed the votes) Total: D. Butler (PAK) 8 B. Paton (KIM), S. Mayes (BBU) 5 J. Nelson (CBC), D. Grimes (ARA), J. Daicos (BBU) A. Corr (KOR) 4 M. Scharenberg (CIS), T. McKenzie (SER) 3 K. Farrell (NV), S. Weideman (NV) 2 T. Cole (EDN) 1 Corr polled in every game so far, but he will need a big score to get out of the 1-2 bracket.

Round 4 (11) J. Nelson (CBC) 5 K. McIntosh (EDN) 4 S. Weideman (NV) 3 D. Kent (EDN) 2 M. Hannan (ARA) 1 (Williamson and McPherson missed the votes) Total: J. Nelson (CBC) 9, D. Butler (PAK) 8 B. Paton (KIM), S. Mayes (BBU), S. Weideman (NV) 5 D. Grimes (ARA), J. Daicos (BBU) A. Corr (KOR), K. McIntosh (EDN) 4 M. Scharenberg (CIS), T. McKenzie (SER) 3 K. Farrell (NV), D. Kent (EDN) 2 T. Cole (EDN), M. Hannan (ARA) 1 Nelson takes the lead for Cow Bay. If he wins, this will be their 3rd Lucky Find win and the 2nd MSD Lucky Find to be won by someone outside the top 20.

Round 5 (12) K. McIntosh (EDN) 5 J. Nelson (CBC) 4 T. McKenzie (SER) 3 T. Cole (EDN) 2 D. Grimes (ARA) 1 (R-Math and Henry missed the votes) Total: J. Nelson (CBC) 13 K. McIntosh (EDN) 9, D. Butler (PAK) 8 T. McKenzie (SER) 6 B. Paton (KIM), S. Mayes (BBU), S. Weideman (NV) D. Grimes (ARA) 5 J. Daicos (BBU) A. Corr (KOR), 4 M. Scharenberg (CIS), T. Cole (EDN) 3 K. Farrell (NV), D. Kent (EDN) 2, M. Hannan (ARA) 1 All 5 have polled before, neither of the 2 that missed selection have polled. Halfway through and Nelson keeps the lead.

Round 6 (13) J. Daicos (BBU) 5 K. McIntosh (EDN) 4 T. McKenzie (SER) 3 S. Weideman (NV) 2 J. Nelson (CBC) 1 (Mayne, Clarke, Brander and Fox missed the votes) Total: J. Nelson (CBC) 14, K. McIntosh (EDN) 13, T. McKenzie (SER), J. Daicos (BBU) 9, D. Butler (PAK) 8, S. Weideman (NV) 7, B. Paton (KIM), S. Mayes (BBU), D. Grimes (ARA) 5 A. Corr (KOR) 4, M. Scharenberg (CIS), T. Cole (EDN) 3 K. Farrell (NV), D. Kent (EDN) 2, M. Hannan (ARA) 1 That one vote Nelson gets keeps him in 1st place, McIntosh getting to 2nd with another solid game though and is definitely in the best form with a 91 average over the last 3 games.

Round 7 (14) J. Daicos (BBU) 5 T. Cole (EDN) 4 R. Fox (PAK) 3 B. Paton (KIM) 2 S. Weideman (NV) 1 (McKenzie missed the votes) Total: J. Nelson (CBC), J. Daicos (BBU) 14, K. McIntosh (EDN) 13, T. McKenzie (SER) 9, D. Butler (PAK), S. Weideman (NV) 8, B. Paton (KIM), T. Cole (EDN) 7 S. Mayes (BBU), D. Grimes (ARA) 5 A. Corr (KOR) 4, M. Scharenberg (CIS), R. Fox (PAK) 3 K. Farrell (NV), D. Kent (EDN) 2, M. Hannan (ARA) 1 Now it's a tie for first place, tiebreaker is average. Nelson is injured but looking at the website, it looks to be just for this week. Daicos 81, Nelson 75 so it's a narrow lead.

Round 8 (15) J. McInerney (CGD) 5 K. McIntosh (EDN) 4 (W) J. Daicos (BBU) 3 (L) T. Williamson (KIM) 2 A. Corr (KOR) 1 (McKenzie missed the votes) Total: J. Daicos (BBU) 17, K. McIntosh (EDN) 17, J. Nelson (CBC) 14 T. McKenzie (SER) 9, D. Butler (PAK), S. Weideman (NV) 8, B. Paton (KIM), T. Cole (EDN) 7 S. Mayes (BBU), D. Grimes (ARA), A. Corr (KOR), J. McInerney (CGD) 5 M. Scharenberg (CIS), R. Fox (PAK) 3 K. Farrell (NV), D. Kent (EDN), T. Williamson (KIM) 2, M. Hannan (ARA) 1 Tie for 1st. Both have the bye next week. It goes down to the last round. Nelson is still a chance too, but it basically becomes a 1v1 between Daicos and McIntosh.

Round 9 (16) T. Cole (EDN) 5 D. Kent (EDN) 4 D. Butler (PAK) 3 T. McKenzie (SER) 2 J. McInerney (CGD) 1 (No one missed the votes) Total: J. Daicos (BBU) 17, K. McIntosh (EDN) 17, J. Nelson (CBC) 14 T. Cole (EDN) 12, T. McKenzie (SER), D. Butler (PAK) 11, S. Weideman (NV) 8, B. Paton (KIM) 7, J. McInerney (CGD), D. Kent (EDN) 6 S. Mayes (BBU), D. Grimes (ARA), A. Corr (KOR) 5 M. Scharenberg (CIS), R. Fox (PAK) 3 K. Farrell (NV), T. Williamson (KIM) 2, M. Hannan (ARA) 1 None of the top 3 scored. Cole added as a bolt from the blue possibility.

Round 10 (17) T. McKenzie (SER) 5 K. McIntosh (EDN) 4 J. Daicos (BBU) 3 J. Nelson (CBC) 2 B. Paton (KIM) 1 (Grimes, Clarke and McPherson missed the votes) Total: K. McIntosh (EDN) 21, J. Daicos (BBU) 20, J. Nelson (CBC), T. McKenzie (SER) 16 T. Cole (EDN) 12, D. Butler (PAK) 11, S. Weideman (NV), B. Paton (KIM) 8, J. McInerney (CGD), D. Kent (EDN) 6 S. Mayes (BBU), D. Grimes (ARA), A. Corr (KOR) 5 M. Scharenberg (CIS), R. Fox (PAK) 3 K. Farrell (NV), T. Williamson (KIM) 2, M. Hannan (ARA) 1 The winner by playing in a win in round 15: Kamdyn McIntosh

These MSD Lucky Finds are always much closer than PSD. Part of that is that there are less rounds but another big part is that everyone's looking for a big scorer. In fact, the only MSD Lucky Find decided by more than 2 votes was Picken in 2015.