Cheetahs boss Naka DrotskÃ© has made three changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with the Sharks in Durban.
As expected, Springbok openside lanker Heinrich BrÃ¼ssow returns to the back row replacing Lappies LabuschagnÃ©, who is sidelined with a groin injury. BrÃ¼ssow's inclusion means Boom Prinsloo will move to the blindside flank.
Meanwhile, Elgar Watts starts at fly-half in Johan Goosen's place after Goosen was concussed in last weekend's 52-31 loss to the Crusaders. The only other change sees Caylib Oosthuizen returning to the front row with Trevor Nyakane dropping to the bench.
With Watts promoted to the run-on side, there is only one other change amongst the replacements, with Riaan Smit taking Watts' place as fly-half cover.
Cheetahs: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Hennie Daniller, 10 Elgar Watts, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Jean Cook, 7 Boom Prinsloo, 6 Heinrich BrÃ¼ssow, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Lodewyk de Jager, 3 Nicolaas van Dyk, 2 Adriaan Strauss (c), 1 Caylib Oosthuizen.
Replacements: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Rossouw de Klerk, 19 Andries Ferreira, 20 Teboho Mohoje, 21 Shaun Venter, 22 Riaan Smith, 23 Raymond Rhule.
Date: Saturday, April 19
Venue: Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Kick-off: 15:00 (local, 13:00 GMT)
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant Referees: Craig Joubert (South Africa), Marius Jonker (South Africa)
TMO: Deon van Blommenstein (South Africa)