Republic of Ireland v South Africa, 08 September 2009

Score1-0 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeCraig Gordon
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueThomond Park
Attendance14,572

1  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Giovanni Trapattoni

0  South Africa

Manager: Joel Santana

Goals:

Liam Lawrence 42 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kieren Westwood
Defender Paul McShane
Defender Eddie Nolan
Defender/Full back Stephen Kelly
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Darron Gibson
Midfielder Liam Lawrence
Forward Kevin Doyle
Forward Caleb Folan
Forward Andy Keogh

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Rowen Fernandez
Defender Morgan Gould
Defender Tshepo Masilela
Defender/Centre back Aaron Mokoena
Defender/Midfielder Siboniso Gaxa
Midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi
Midfielder Benson Mhlongo
Midfielder Bernard Parker
Midfielder Steven Pienaar
Midfielder Elrio Van Heerden
Forward Katlego Mphela

Substitutions:

Leon Best for Kevin Doyle 59
Darren O'Dea for Paul McShane 62
Damien Duff for Andy Keogh 78

Substitutions:

Mabhuti Khenyeza for Elrio Van Heerden 59
Simphiwe Tshabalala for Bernard Parker 64
Richard Henyekane for Katlego Mphela 74
Lucas Thwala for Tshepo Masilela 78
Clifford Ngobeni for Kagisho Dikgacoi 81

Cards:

Cards:

Steven Pienaar 37 Y
Aaron Mokoena 39 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Joe Murphy
Defender Darren O'Dea
Defender/Centre back Paddy McCarthy
Midfielder Liam Miller
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Forward Leon Best
Forward Shane Long

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Brian Baloyi
Defender Bevan Fransman
Defender Bongani Khumalo
Defender Lucas Thwala
Defender/Midfielder Anele Ngcongca
Midfielder Lance Davids
Midfielder Clifford Ngobeni
Midfielder Siyabonga Nkosi
Midfielder Simphiwe Tshabalala
Forward Katlego Mashego