Conor Murray will become the eighth Ireland player to reach 100 Test caps when he starts against world champions South Africa in Dublin on Saturday.
The match against South Africa A will serve as a test of scrumhalf Conor Murray’s ability to rally the British & Irish Lions pack for a performance that makes the world champions sit up and take notice.
A Scotsman heads up the list of the top-eight biggest earners in the 37-man British & Irish Lions squad.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has named a strong starting lineup that includes Jonathan Sexton for their World Cup warm-up against Wales in Dublin.
Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray will not recover from a neck injury in time for their Test against the All Blacks in Dublin on Saturday.