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Mixed fortunes for Lowry and Power on day three of the Irish Open

Jul 2, 2022 18:07 By Michael Cooke
Mixed fortunes for Lowry and Power on day three of the Irish Open Mixed fortunes for Lowry and Power on day three of the Irish Open
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Shane Lowry leads the Irish charge at the Horizon Irish Open at Mount Juliet after a third round of 68 leaves him on 7 under par.

The 2019 Open champion carded birdies on the fifth, seventh, eighth, tenth and 17th holes which leaves him seven shots off the lead heading into the concluding round.

Padraig Harrington is a further three shots back on four under par and is one stroke clear of Seamus Power who dropped five shots after a disappointing round of 77.

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Niall Kearney is the only other Irish golfer who made the cut and he’s on two under par heading into the final round of action.

Poland’s Adrian Meronk will take a one-shot lead into the final round of action. He shot a third round of 68 which included three birdies in his last four holes which saw him move ahead of the chasing pack.

England’s Jack Senior, Paraguay’s Fabrizio Zanotti and Spain’s Jorge Campillo are his closest challengers with all players tied at 13 under par.

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