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.