BBC Sport - McIlroy well in hunt for Irish Open title

McIlroy well in hunt for Irish Open title

Rory McIlroy is happy to be in contention after two rounds of the Irish Open at the K Club in County Kildare.

Having missed the cut at his home event for the last three years, the world number three looks well placed to mount a serious challenge to win the tournament for the first time.

A second-round 70 left him a shot behind leaders Danny Willett and Marc Warren going into the weekend.

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