Sharks coach Robert du Preez has made two changes to his starting XV to face the Pumas in Durban on Friday.
Exciting youngster Aphelele Fassi comes in for his first start, replacing Curwin Bosch at fullback in a rotational change.
Flank Luke Stringer, who came off the bench last weekend to make his Sharks’ Currie Cup debut, replaces Wian Vosloo.
In a further boost for the Sharks, Springbok hooker Akker van der Merwe is back on the bench after missing the first two rounds of the tournament.
Sharks – 15 Aphelele Fassi, 14 Kobus van Wyk, 13 Jeremy Ward, 12 Marius Louw, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Daniel du Preez, 7 Tyler Paul, 6 Luke Stringer, 5 Hyron Andrews, 4 Gideon Koegelenberg, 3 John-Hubert Meyer, 2 Chiliboy Ralepelle (c), 1 Juan Schoeman.
Subs: 16 Akker van der Merwe, 17 Khutha Mchunu, 18 Andrew Evans, 19 Wian Vosloo, 20 Cameron Wright, 21 Johan Deysel, 22 Curwin Bosch.
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