Mulligan leapfrogs Galbraith to lead in Portugal

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Daniel Mulligan leads by three shots heading into the final round of the Palmares Open on the Portuguese Pro Tour.

Mulligan followed up an opening 65 with a second round of 66 to hit the front on thirteen-under and leapfrog overnight leader JR Galbraith.

Mulligan holds a three shot lead after reeling off seven birdies in round two and he has dropped just one shot, coming on the par-3 12th on Thursday.


Galbraith remains in the hunt on ten-under after a second round of 70 where the came home in 33 with three birdies in his last six holes.

It looks set for a two-horse race on Friday with two shots between Galbraith and third place.

Robert Moran is in a share of fifth place on five-under after a round of 72. The Castle golfer was five-over through ten holes then birdied five of his final eight holes.

John Murphy rounds off the top-10 on four-under-par.

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