Giant Mtyanda will start in the Pumas' second row for their match against the Golden Lions in Nelspruit on Friday.
Having come off the bench during the Pumas' 15-13 win against the EP Kings last weekend, Mtyanda will replace Marius Coetzer at No 5 lock, with Jannie Stander named among the substitutes.
The Pumas lost 44-27 to the Lions at Ellis Park in round two of the Currie Cup.
Pumas – 15 JW Bell, 14 Bernado Botha, 13 Jerome Pretorius, 12 Stefan Watermeyer (c), 11 Rosco Spekman, 10 JC Roos, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Jason-Colin Fraser, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Giant Mtyanda, 4 Rudi Mathee, 3 Khwezi Mona, 2 Frank Herne, 1 Corné Fourie.
Subs: 16 Francois du Toit, 17 De-Jay Terblanche, 18 Jannie Stander, 19 Jaco Bouwer, 20 Reynier van Rooyen, 21 Justin van Staden, 22 Hoffmann Maritz.
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