The Bulls will take on the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday without Springboks Handré Pollard, Jesse Kriel and Lood de Jager.
Pollard and Kriel have been rested as per SA Rugby's player management policy, while De Jager is out with an injury.
In the absence of Pollard, Tian Schoeman will receive his first start of the season at flyhalf, while Warrick Gelant comes in at fullback.
In the second row, Jason Jenkins will partner RG Snyman at lock, with De Jager falling out of the match 23 due to a quad strain.
Finally, flank Jannes Kirsten will start in place of the injured Ruan Steenkamp, while Hanro Liebenberg returns at No 8 in place of the injured Arno Botha.
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