The Stormers have made four changes to their starting XV for Saturday's match against the Sharks at Newlands.
Kurt Coleman replaces the injured Robert du Preez at flyhalf while Jean-Luc du Plessis, who is set to make his Stormers debut, takes Coleman’s spot on the bench.
Frans Malherbe and JC Janse van Rensburg get their first start of the tournament as they swap places with Oli Kebble and Vincent Koch, who move to the bench. Springbok flanker Siya Kolisi also gets his first start at openside flank ahead of Sikhumbuzo Notshe, with Schalk Burger moving to No 8 and Nizaam Carr to blindside flank. Notshe shifts to the bench.
Stormers – 15 Cheslin Kolbe, 14 Dillyn Leyds, 13 Johnny Kotze, 12 Juan de Jongh (c), 11 Leolin Zas, 10 Kurt Coleman, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Schalk Burger, 7 Siya Kolisi, 6 Nizaam Carr, 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe (c), 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg.
Subs: 16 Scarra Ntubeni, 17 Oli Kebble, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 JD Schickerling, 20 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 21 Nic Groom, 22 Jean-Luc du Plessis, 23 Huw Jones.
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