WATCH: Irish Open Reaction: Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood

Former champions Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy remain in contention for this year's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Championship at Ballyliffin.

Lee Westwood is also in a good position after the second day's play at The Glashedy Links at the Co Donegal club yesterday.

Westwood finished a strong second round four under to leave him five under overall.

Lowry was two-under and McIlroy was one further behind.

Joakim Lagergren from Sweden was the early clubhouse leader on seven-under.

Lee Westewood

Lee Westewood