After 7 gruelling stages (with grim weather conditions) Greg was delighted to be sitting so high in the rankings.
The Irish champ won last year's third round at the Emerald Enduro in Wicklow.
Local Kiwi rider Wyn Masters is currently sitting in first place, while Chain Reaction Cycles Mavic rider Sam Hill came in fourth.
Killian Callaghan also had a great weekend's riding, finishing up in 2nd position overall in the Men's U21.
Killian recently took a road trip to the mountain bike trails in Northern Ireland with NI and WideOpenMag rider Kelan Grant. Watch their trip on MountainBikeNI's YouTube channel.
The next round of the EWS will take place in Tasmania, Austrailia over the 8th and 9th of April.