The Ireland international certainly caught the eye earlier in the tour, and the 31-year-old has now been given the nod by Warren Gatland for the British and Irish Lions' crucial third Test against South Africa.
South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber believes the World Cup triumph in 2019 will give the Springboks an advantage heading into the third and deciding game of the series against the British and Irish Lions.
After making six changes to his British and Irish Lions squad for the final Test against Springboks on Saturday, Warren Gatland explained what his team has to do in order to win the series in South Africa.
World Rugby has confirmed that South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus will face an independent misconduct hearing following his 62-minute video criticising the match officials during the first Test against the British and Irish Lions.
After a week full of drama, the Springboks have levelled the Castle Lager Lions Series thanks to their 27-9 win over the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town, meaning it is all to play for in the third Test next weekend.