Damien McGrane shares lead at Trophee Hassan II

McGrane in four-way tie for lead in Morocco after playing catch-up



19:10 GMT, 24 March 2012

Damien McGrane was in a four-way tie for first at the turn in the third round of the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco.

Irishman McGrane had completed his second round earlier on Saturday after high winds on Friday meant five and a half hours play had been lost on day two.

Four-way tie: Damien McGrane shares the lead

Four-way tie: Damien McGrane shares the lead

McGrane started the third round a stroke clear of Welshman Phillip Price and he then made a solid start with two birdies in his first four holes.
However, this was followed by three bogeys and a single birdie.

Teenager Matteo Manassero was enjoying a consistent round with six birdies after 14 holes, including three in succession after the turn.

Jose Manuel Lara and Michael Hoey were also on 11 under, the latter having carded an eagle on the 10th.