Conor Murray

Conor Murray part of Munster legacy with the Lions | Peter Jackson

From his home by the banks of the broad, majestic Shannon, Keith Wood considers one of the more startling facts about to be woven into Lions’ folklore.
Barring accidents, Conor Murray will become the third Munster player to lead the Lions into a Test series in 12 years and the sixth in half a century. Such historical facts mean that of all the Lions’ captains since 1968, about one third have come from Ireland’s ancient provincial Kingdom.
Never can so many leaders have been found in one region of Lions’ territory for the ultimate challenge south of the Equator. Wood, a commanding figure o...

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