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Ronan O'Gara seen here in the game against the Southern Kings.
Dan Sheridan
O'Connell & Wallace in Lions Starting XV, O'Gara, O'Callaghan on the bench.
6 June 2009, 9:09 am
By Pat Geraghty
David Wallace joins Paul O'Connell in the Lions starting XV for the opening Test in Durban on Saturday while Donncha O'Callaghan and Ronan O'Gara have ben named on the bench.
Lions: Lee Byrne; Tommy Bowe, Brian O'Driscoll, Jamie Roberts, Ugo Moyne; Stepen Jones, Mike Phillips; Gethin Jenkins, Lee Mears, Phil Vickery; Alun Wyn Jones, Paul O'Connell capt; Tom Croft, David Wallace, Jamie Heaslip. Replacements: Matthew Rees, Adam Jones, Donncha O'Callaghan, Martyn Williams, Harry Ellis, Ronan O'Gara, Robert Kearney.

South Africa: Frans Steyn; JP Pietersen, Adi Jacobs, Jean de Villiers, Bryan Habana; Ruan Pienaar, Fourie du Preez; Tendai Mtawarira, Bismarck du Plessis, John Smit capt; Bakkies Botha, Victor Matfield; Heinrich Brüssow, Juan Smith, Pierre Spies. Replacements: Gurthrö Steenkamp, Deon Carstens, Andries Bekker, Danie Rossouw, Ricky Januarie, Jaque Fourie, Morne Steyn.

Referee: Bryce Lawrence (New Zealand).

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