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Rudy Paige and Tian Schoeman will face their old side when they start for the Free State Cheetahs against the Blue Bulls on Friday.
Aaron Jarvis and Harrison Keddie have been ruled out for the start of the season for the Dragons after suffering bicep injuries in training.
Australia captain Michael Hooper has given his team a boost ahead of their Rugby Championship opener by revealing he should be fit to play.
Ulster have confirmed that Australia international wing Henry Speight has agreed to join them on a short-term contract from the Brumbies.
The Bulls have revealed that interest has been shown in the services of head coach John Mitchell for the England defence coach position.
John Nicholson returns to Planet Rugby and after Sam Warburton hung up his boots, he looks at a fundamental problem with the game in 2018.
Former Wales and British & Irish Lions back-row Michael Owen joins the tributes to Sam Warburton, a player he regards as a national treasure.