Sharks coach Robert du Preez has made three changes to his starting lineup to face the Chiefs in Durban on Saturday.
There is one change among the forwards as Philip van der Walt has recovered from the knock to the face he took against the Highlanders and replaces Jacques Vermeulen in the loose trio.
There are two rotational changes to the backline with Louis Schreuder coming in at scrumhalf for Cameron Wright and Lwazi Mvovo swapping with Makazole Mapimpi on the wing.
Sharks – 15 Curwin Bosch, 14 Sbu Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 André Esterhuizen, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Rob du Preez, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Dan du Preez, 7 Jean-Luc du Preez, 6 Philip van der Walt, 5 Ruan Botha (c), 4 Tyler Paul, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Akker van der Merwe, 1 Beast Mtawarira.
Subs: 16 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 Ross Geldenhuys, 19 Stephan Lewies, 20 Jacques Vermeulen, 21 Cameron Wright, 22 Marius Louw, 23 Makazole Mapimpi.
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