O'Gara gave the Lions their first points with a penalty after 26 minutes, which was to be the final score of the first half. Half-time score 3-3. He followed this up with another kick just after the break and later made a great cross field kick to find winger Ugo Monye for the Lions first try and followed up with the conversion.
Overall the game was a scrappy affair with two yellow cards for the Southern Kings, and referee Nigel Owens awarded a penalty try to the Lions in the 68th minute for infringements at the scrum. O'Gara converted giving the Lions a seventeen point lead, 20-3, going into the final minutes.
The Kings continued to battle on and were rewarded with a try from Mbiyozo in the 71st minute. Final score 20-8.