Laporta leads on 14 under.
Shane Lowry is in a tie for seventh place entering his final round at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
The Offaly native, who is hoping to make the European Ryder Cup team, is 11 under par.
Italy's Francesco Laporta leads on 14 under.
European skipper Padraig Harrington will name his three wildcards this evening.