Gerhard van den Heever will start at fullback for the Sunwolves against the Bulls in Singapore on Saturday.
The inclusion of Van der Heever, who previously played for the Bulls, Stormers and Munster, is one of nine changes to the Sunwolves team.
Other changes in the backline see inside centre Michael Little, wing Akihito Yamada and scrumhalf Keisuke Uchida all return to the run-on side.
In the new-look pack, flank Willie Britz, lock James Moore and prop and captain Craig Millar are the only survivors.
Stand-in coach Tony Brown has added loose forwards Yoshitaka Tokunaga and Shunsuke Nunomaki, lock Uwe Helu and front rowers Takuma Asahara and Jaba Bregvadze to the starting team.
Two other former Bulls players – Hencus van Wyk and Grant Hattingh – have been selected on the bench.
Sunwolves – 15 Gerhard van den Heever, 14 Semisi Masirewa, 13 Jason Emery, 12 Michael Little, 11 Akihito Yamada, 10 Hayden Parker, 9 Keisuke Uchida, 8 Yoshitaka Tokunaga, 7 Shunsuke Nunomaki, 6 Willie Britz, 5 Uwe Helu, 4 James Moore, 3 Takuma Asahara, 2 Jaba Bregvadze, 1 Craig Millar (c).
Subs: 16 Yusuke Niwai, 17 Shintaro Ishihara, 18 Hencus van Wyk, 19 Grant Hattingh, 20ahboni Warren Vosayaco, 21 Fumiaki Tanaka, 22 Rikiya Matsuda, 23 Ryoto Nakamura.
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