Former Gophers golfer Van Rooyen leads Irish Open by 4

Rory Mc Ilroy talking to the press during the pro-am event prior to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin Golf Club Donegal Ireland

Former Masters champion Danny Willett is five shots off the pace after recovering from a poor start with the aid of four birdies in a row on the back nine, with Scotland's Russell Knox a shot further back on eight under.

Oisin Kelly reports from the course... You sometimes get in a groove, when things just happen and you hit great shots and great putts.

"It wasn't different on the back nine". "We saw that in the last tournament against Iceland but they are as good players as any, they believe in their coach and their system and should stick to it if they can". "I just wish I could have birdied the two par fives". There's 18 holes left to navigate and that's going to be my job tomorrow.

The three-time major victor recovered from a double bogey on the 13th, caused by a lost ball off the tee, with birdies on the 16th and 17th, only to also double-bogey the last in a back nine of 40.

"It's been a great four years and I'm looking forward to going to Lahinch next year, maybe with not quite as much responsibility".

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In Belgium's corner will be France's 1998 World Cup victor Thierry Henry who is now a member of the Belgian coaching staff. Notable: Kylian Mbappe is the first teenager to score twice in a World Cup match since Pele did it against Sweden in 1958.

"I hit the ball pretty well, a couple of loose shots here and there, and holed a couple of putts out there I guess". There's scores out there, I just didn't do it today. "I'm really disappointed. What can you do?"

"The rough, for the most part, isn't too bad, especially with the amount of people out there".

Frenchman Matthieu Pavon, the other member of the three-way share for top spot after Friday's second round, struggled to a one-over 73 and is now tied for sixth, along with countryman Raphael Jacquelin and England's Lee Westwood.

He's on one-under for the tournament, 13 shots behind South African Erik van Rooyen who scorched to a 66 to take a four-shot lead into the final day.

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