Stormers centre Juan de Jongh has been ruled out for six weeks with a knee injury.
Tonderai Chavhanga is training with Jake White's Sharks ahead of the Super Rugby season.
Steven Sykes will captain an injury-hit Kings team against the Stormers in PE on Friday night.
Schalk Burger will captain the Stormers against the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday night.
The Bulls will have to rebuild in 2014 following the loss of several senior players.
The Cheetahs are aiming to reach the Vodacom Super Rugby play-offs again this season.
The Lions are unlikely to make a successful return to Vodacom Super Rugby.
The Sharks have reason for optimism going into the 2014 Vodacom Super Rugby season.
The Stormers must improve their attacking game in the 2014 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.
Springbok flanker Arno Botha will miss the incoming Tests against Wales and Scotland due to a serious knee injury.