Shane Lowry and Simon Thornton are best of the Irish heading into the weekend at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.
The pair will tee off later this morning from 2 under par.
Rory McIlroy is next best on 1 under, with Graeme McDowell on level par.
Paul Dunne just made the cut – the Wicklow man will resume from 1 over.
Ryan Fox, Erik Van Rooyen and Matthieu Pavon are tied for first on 8 under par.