• Date: Tue 08 September 2009
  • Venue: Thomond Park
  • Ref:
  • Attendance: 11,300

Republic of Ireland vs South Africa

Team Lineups

Republic of Ireland

Keiren Westwood
Stephen Kelly
Paul McShane (Darren O'Dea, 62)
Sean St Ledger
Eddie Nolan
Darron Gibson
Andy Keogh (Damien Duff, 78)
Keith Andrews
Caleb Folan
Kevin Doyle, K (Leon Best, 59)
Liam Lawrence

South Africa

Rowen Fernandez
Siboniso Gaxa
Aaron Mokoena
Morgan Gould
Tsepo Masilela (Lucas Thwala, 78)
Elrio van Heerden (Mabhuti Khenyeza, 59)
Benson Mhlongo
Kagisho Dikgacoi (Clifford Ngobeni, 81)
Katlego Mphela (Richard Henyekane, 74)
Bernard Parker (Siphiwe Tshabalala, 64)
Steven Pienaar

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for full time.

81
Substitution
 

South Africa are replacing Kagisho Dikgacoi with Clifford Ngobeni.

78
Substitution
 

Tsepo Masilela is being taken off, Lucas Thwala has come on in his place.

78
Substitution
 

Andy Keogh is being taken off, Damien Duff has come on in his place.

74
Substitution
 

Katlego Mphela is being taken off, Richard Henyekane has come on in his place.

64
Substitution
 

South Africa are replacing Bernard Parker with Siphiwe Tshabalala.

62
Substitution
 

Paul McShane is replaced by Darren O'Dea.

59
Substitution
 

Elrio van Heerden is replaced by Mabhuti Khenyeza.

59
Substitution
 

Kevin Doyle is being taken off, Leon Best has come on in his place.

Second half
 

The second half is under way with the score currently at 1 v 0.

Half time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for half time.

38
Yellow Card
 

Aaron Mokoena is booked for unsporting behaviour.

37
Goal
 

Goal!! Liam Lawrence scores for Rep of Ireland.

37
Yellow Card
 

Steven Pienaar is booked for unsporting behaviour.

Kickoff
 

The ref has blown his whistle and the match has started.