Schalk Burger is currently injured (calf strain) and will miss the Stormers challenge at altitude this weekend against the Bulls. Eben Etzebeth is also out of action (torn ligaments in ankle) at present and will likely return to the playing field in 6 weeks time.
Elton Jantjies makes his comeback from compassionate leave and will start at flyhalf with Jaco Taute and Pat Cilliers also getting their first caps for the Cape side in this crucial South African derby.
15 Jaco Taute, 14 Gio Aplon, 13 Jean de Villiers (captain), 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Rynhardt Elstadt, 6 Siya Kolisi, 5 Andries Bekker, 4 De Kock Steenkamp, 3 Pat Cilliers, 2 Deon Fourie, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
16 Martin Bezuidenhout, 17 Frans Malherbe, 18 Don Armand, 19 Nizaam Carr, 20 Dewaldt Duvenage, 21 Gerhard van den Heever, 22 Joe Pietersen.