The inclusion of Trevor Nyakane is the only change to the Vodacom Bulls’ starting lineup for Saturday’s match against the Stormers at Loftus.
Nyakane rotates back into the team with Marcel van der Merwe dropping to the bench.
There is a further change among the reserves, with Nizaam Carr replacing fellow Springbok Arno Botha on the bench.
‘The Stormers tend to be our measuring stick and beating them is non-negotiable among the players,’ said Bulls coach Jake White.
‘We’ve come off a comfortable win, while our opposition for Saturday had to scratch and claw their way past the Pumas, so the stage is set for a hard and bruising affair.’
Bulls – 15 David Kriel, 14 Travis Ismaiel, 13 Stedman Gans, 12 Cornal Hendricks, 11 Kurt-Lee Arendse, 10 Morne Steyn, 9 Ivan van Zyl, 8 Duane Vermeulen (c), 7 Elrigh Louw, 6 Marco van Staden, 5 Ruan Nortje, 4 Jason Jenkins, 3 Trevor Nyakane, 2 Johan Grobbelaar, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.
Subs: 16 Joe van Zyl, 17 Gerhard Steenekamp, 18 Marcel van der Merwe, 19 Sintu Manjezi, 20 Nizaam Carr, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Chris Smith, 23 Marco Jansen van Vuren.
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