Bransdon, who is playing his first season on the Japan Golf Tour, recovered from an opening round of 76 with his round of 71 today to finish in a share of 51st position as the event heads into the weekend.
Amongst the other Australasians Adam Bland missed by one, Matt Griffin, Brendan Jones and Won Joon Lee finished two shots short of the cutline and New Zealander Michael Hendry was three shots adrift of making it into the weekend field.
The tournament is being led by the 36 year old 2014 champion and two time Japan Tour winner, Hiroshi Iwata, along with Yuki Inamori whose round of 65 today was the best of the day by two shots.
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