O'Callaghan Leads 9 Strong Munster Contingent.
Donncha O'Callaghan will partner his Munster colleague Mick O'Driscoll in the second row against South Africa on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium in the first of the Guinness November Internationals.
and David Wallace
are the other Munster players in the Brian O'Driscoll led starting XV with Donnacha Ryan, Denis Leamy, Peter Stringer
and Ronan O'Gara
named on the replacements with a decision on Keith Earls
to be made later in the week.
Ireland: R Kearney; T Bowe, B O'Driscoll (capt), G D'Arcy, L Fitzgerald; J Sexton, E Reddan; C Healy, R Best, T Buckley; D O'Callaghan, M O'Driscoll; S Ferris, D Wallace, J Heaslip. Replacements: S Cronin, T Court, D Ryan, D Leamy, P Stringer, R O'Gara, K Earls or A Trimble or P Wallace.