Claimed his first victory in 22 years as he secured a maiden European Senior Tour title at the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open, carding a final round four under par 68 to become the seventh player to win on the Challenge Tour, European Tour and European Senior Tour, adding to his victories in the 1991 Audi Open and 1994 Extremadura Open. Had two top ten finishes during the 2015 season including a tied third place finish in the MCB Tour Championship. Loves sport on the radio and can occasionally be heard in that capacity working for Radio Five Live. Assured himself of a place among the exempt players in 1999 by finishing third behind Colin Montgomerie and Mark James in the Volvo PGA Championship at Wentworth Club. Had to fight to retain his playing privileges in 2000, occupying 112th position on the Volvo Order of Merit thanks to a fighting 12th place in his final start, the Italian Open. Ensured no such worries at the end of the 2001 season thanks to a consistent year, his best finish coming in the Novotel Perrier Open de France where he finished in a tie for second, two shots behind winner José Maria Olazábal. However, the nerves were jangling once again at the end of the 2002 season as he grabbed the 115th place on the Volvo Order of Merit, thanks to a strong finish, the highlight being a tie for fifth in the Trophée Lancôme. Eales is nephew of former English Amateur Champion Terry Shingler and long-time pupil of Royal Lytham & St Annes professional, Eddie Birchenough.