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Springbok coach Nienaber has tricks up his sleeve, says Ireland scrumhalf

Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray has warned his teammates that if there is one thing he knows about South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber from his time at Munster, it is to expect the unexpected.

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Murray got to know Nienaber when he was an assistant coach to Rassie Erasmus - the current Springbok director of rugby - at the Irish province for the 2016/17 season.

Nienaber and Erasmus have since combined to win the 2019 Rugby World Cup and will be bidding to dent Ireland's aspirations to take their crown from them in the keenly awaited Pool B match in Paris this Saturday.

Both sides come into the match on the back of two wins from their two games.

The Irish have been barely tested against Romania and Tonga, while the Springboks had a decent contest in an opening 18-3 victory over Scotland.

"There is familiarity with having been coached by Jacques (Nienaber) and all the lads," said Murray following the 59-16 win over Tonga.

"But they are the type of guys who come up with new plans and tricky little things in new games, so you have to be prepared for everything."

Murray, who started against Tonga but is likely to be on the bench with Jamison Gibson-Park coming back into the side, said the Irish may have scored 20 tries in their opening two matches but the Springboks pride themselves on their defence.

He said South Africa had signalled their intent in terms of defence in their record 35-7 defeat of New Zealand in a warm-up match at Twickenham last month.

"They are a difficult outfit to play against, on both sides of the ball," said the 34-year-old.

"In terms of their defence, you have seen their defence, especially [at] Twickenham, so we need