The Kings have made three changes to their starting lineup for Saturday’s match against the Blues in Port Elizabeth.
Jürgen Visser returns to fullback in place of Jaco van Tonder, after missing out on the tour to Argentina. Van Tonder has been left out of the match 23.
James Hall will start at scrumhalf as he swaps places with Ntando Kebe, who started against the Jaguares last week; Kebe takes up Hall’s place on the bench.
The final change to the starting lineup sees Sti Sithole start at tighthead prop in place of the injured Schalk Ferreira.
On the replacements bench, Aidon Davids has been replaced by Schalk Oelofse.
Kings – 15 Jürgen Visser, 14 Lukhanyo Am, 13 Stefan Watermeyer, 12 Shane Gates, 11 Luzuko Vulindlu, 10 Elgar Watts, 9 James Hall, 8 CJ Velleman, 7 Thembelani Bholi, 6 Chris Cloete, 5 JC Astle, 4 Steven Sykes (c), 3 Tom Botha, 2 Edgar Marutlulle, 1 Sti Sithole.
Subs: 16 Martin Ferreira, 17 Justin Ackerman, 18 Jacobie Adriaanse, 19 Schalk Oelofse, 20 Stefan Willemse, 21 James Hall, 22 Louis Fouché, 23 Leighton Eksteen.
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