Cobus Reinach was named to make his first start of the season at scrumhalf for The Sharks' Absa Currie Cup Round Four encounter with the Vodacom Blue Bulls in Durban on Saturday. Reinach played off the bench in the first three weeks, with Charl McLeod due for his 50th Currie Cup match for The Sharks if he comes off the bench.
Odwa Ndungane has overcome his hamstring strain and has been named on the wing, with SP Marais retaining his place at fullback.
Peet Marais get an opportunity in the second row, with Craig Burden named at hooker in a straight swap with Kyle Cooper.
Tera Mtembu took a knock in the Free State game and Justin Downey, recruited from Griquas, will take his place on the bench.
The Sharks team is: 15 SP Marais, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Louis Ludik, 12 Heimar Williams, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Jacques Botes (captain), 7 Jean Deysel, 6 Keegan Daniel, 5 Marco Wentzel, 4 Peet Marais, 3 Wiehahn Herbst, 2 Craig Burden, 1 Dale Chadwick. Replacements: 16 Kyle Cooper, 17 Rayno Gerber, 18 Edwin Hewitt, 19 Justin Downey, 20 Charl McLeod, 21 Butch James, 22 Jaco van Tonder.