Springbok centre Jesse Kriel will start in one of three changes to the Blue Bulls starting lineup for their match against the Sharks in Durban.
Kriel slots in at outside centre alongside Johnny Kotze, who shifts to inside centre, with JT Jackson dropping to the bench.
There are two changes to the pack, with Hendre Stassen coming off the bench to form a second-row combination, with Ruan Nortje, and Jaco Visagie replacing Edgar Marutlulle at hooker.
Bulls U21 scrumhalf Reagan Oranje could make his Currie Cup debut, should he come off the bench.
Blue Bulls – 15 Divan Rossouw, 14 Jade Stighlinh, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Johnny Kotze, 11 Jamba Ulengo, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 André Warner, 8 Hanro Liebenberg (c), 7 Thembelani Bholi, 6 Ruan Steenkamp, 5 Ruan Nortje, 4 Hendré Stassen, 3 Conrad van Vuuren, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Matthys Basson.
Subs: 16 Edgar Marutlulle, 17 Dayan van der Westhuizen, 18 Eli Snyman, 19 Jano Venter, 20 Raegan Oranje, 21 Tony Jantjies, 22 JT Jackson.
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