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McIlroy, Donald share lead at 11 under in Dubai

Pádraig Harrington — and his moustache — are five shots behind the leaders.

TOP-RANKED Rory McIlroy and No. 2 Luke Donald share the lead with Marc Warren after the second round of the Dubai World Championship.

Donald joined McIlroy and Warren at 11-under 133 after his approach shot came within a foot of the hole on the 18th and he made the birdie putt for a 4-under 68. Warren (67), a 189th-ranked golfer who hasn’t had a win since 2007, had a chance take the outright lead. But his 12-foot putt on the 18th came up short.

McIlroy (67) looks to win the season-ending tournament after wrapping up the European and PGA tour money titles. McIlroy was a shot behind Donald after the first round but had six birdies with a lone bogey to move atop the leaderboard.


133 - Rory McIlroy (NIR) 66-67, Luke Donald (ENG) 65-68, Marc Warren (SCO) 66-67

134 – Branden Grace (RSA) 69-65, Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) 67-67

135 – Charl Schwartzel (RSA) 68-67, Richie Ramsay (SCO) 67-68

136 – Danny Willett (ENG) 71-65, Thomas Aiken (RSA) 70-66, Marcus Fraser (AUS) 69-67, Peter Hanson (SWE) 69-67, Rafael Jacquelin (FRA) 69-67, Nicolas Colsaerts (BEL) 68-68, Henrik Stenson (SWE) 68-68, Jamie Donaldson (WAL) 68-68, Justin Rose (ENG) 68-68, Fredrik Andersson-Hed (SWE) 67-69,

137 – Sergio Garcia (ESP) 73-64, Joost Luiten (NED) 69-68, Thongchai Jaidee (THA) 68-69, Scott Jamieson (SCO) 68-69, Martin Kaymer (GER) 67-70,

138 – Marcelo Siem (GER) 73-65, George Coetzee (RSA) 71-67, Romain Wattel (FRA) 70-68, Simon Dyson (ENG) 69-69, Stephen Gallacher (SCO) 68-70, Padraig Harrington (IRE) 67-71, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (ESP) 66-72

139 – Anders Hansen (DEN) 69-70,

140 – Victor Dubuisson (FRA) 71-69, Chris Wood (ENG) 71-69, Rafael Cabrera-Bello (ESP) 70-70, Peter Lawrie (IRE) 68-72, Thorbjorn Olesen (DEN) 68-72

141 – Matteo Manassero (ITA) 73-68, Soren Kjeldsen (DEN) 72-69, Michael Hoey (NIR) 70-71, Lee Westwood (ENG) 67-74,

142 – Alejandro Canizares (ESP) 74-68, Ian Poulter (ENG) 72-70, Bernd Wiesberger (AUT) 72-70, Miguel Angel Jimenez (ESP) 71-71, Jbe Kruger (RSA) 72-70, Robert Rock (ENG) 72-70, Pablo Larrazabal (ESP) 70-72

143 – Francesco Molinari (ITA) 72-71, Paul Lawrie (SCO) 71-72, Alexander Noren (SWE) 70-73

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