Padraig Harrington headlines Irish challenge as play is suspended in Italy

It will resume on Saturday morning

Padraig Harrington

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Play has been suspended for the day at the Italian Open and will resume at 6.30am Irish time on Saturday morning.

Of the Irish golfers in action, Padraig Harrington is 2-under par 14 holes into his second round at the Italian Open, with Michael Hoey on 2-over.

That leaves Harrington in a tie for 53rd at present.

Paul Dunne and Paul McGinley are yet to tee off for their second round, on level par and 5-over respectively

Chris Paisley is in the lead on 10-under, one shot clear of Danny Willett.