Frans van Wyk will make his debut for the Xerox Golden Lions when they host the Cell C Sharks at Emirates Airline Park on Sunday. Kick-off is at 14:00.
Manni Rass will start in mid-field as centre partner to Wandisile Simelane.
Cyle Brink has recovered from a broken wrist and has been included on the bench.
Xerox Golden Lions vs Cell C Sharks: Tyrone Green; Madosh Tambwe, Wandisile Simelane, Manni Rass, Stean Pienaar; Shaun Reynolds, Ross Cronje; Hacjivah Dayimani, Len Massyn, James Venter, Wilhelm van der Sluys, Ruben Schoeman, Frans van Wyk, Pieter Jansen, Sti Sithole. Reserves: Jan-Henning Campher, Nathan McBeth, Jacobie Adriaanse, Rhyno Herbst, Cyle Brink, Marnus Schoeman, Dillon Smit, Duncan Matthews.
Xerox Golden Lions Under 21 vs Leopards Under 21 (Potchefstroom, Saturday 17 Aug): Shaun Baxter; Tatendaishe Mujawo, Yanga Hlalu, Luke Rossouw, Shaun Williams; Marc Morrison, Tinus Combrinck; Travis Gordon, Oupa Mthiyane, MJ Pelser, Darrien-Lane Landsberg, Kwagga van Niekerk, Cohen Kiewit, PJ Botha, Tiaan van der Merwe. Reserves: Morne Brandon, Ebot Buma, Keagan Glade, Junior White, Tristan Dullisear, Hlumelo Ndudula, Ulrich Maritz, Muzi Manyike