Damien McGrane is four shots off the lead on seven-under after three holes of his second round at the Joburg Open in South Africa.
Robert Rock leads on 11 under after a 67 earlier, but play has been suspended for the second consecutive day after more thunderstorms in the area.
Peter Lawrie is on three-under par after a round of 68, while Simon Thornton is level par after 12 holes.
Rock, posted an eagle and four birdies today, with his only blemishes being bogies on the eighth and 12th holes.
He signed his card a shot clear of home duo Jbe Kruger and Branden Grace, who both went round the West in 66, adding to their 67s yesterday.
Another South African, Michiel Bothma, is a shot further back on nine under, as is another in George Coetzee. He could prove to be the best-placed, though, with his second round interrupted after just six holes.
Scotland’s Scott Jamieson checked into the clubhouse with a four-under 67 leaving him three shots behind his Anglo rival, while England’s Jamie Elson, one of the leaders after the first round, was unable to start his round at all.
Defending champion Charl Schwartzel, four under for the tournament, will have to wait until after all the second rounds have been completed tomorrow morning to see if he has made the cut.