Pat Lambie will be the only returning Springbok in the Sharks' starting line-up against the Griquas on Friday. Lambie is at flyhalf in place of Meyer Bosman who will play off the bench.
With a spot in the semifinal already booked, The Sharks coach John Plumtree chose to load his bench with Springboks, but gave Beast Mtawarira and Willem Alberts a break.
Rotation at scrumhalf sees Cobus Reinach replace Charl McLeod.
Amongst the forwards the only change is enforced with Pieter Dixon out with a broken arm. Kyle Cooper starts, with Craig Burden providing back-up off the bench.
The team is:15 Louis Ludik, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Paul Jordaan, 12 Tim Whitehead, 11 JP Pietersen, 10 Pat Lambie, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Keegan Daniel (captain), 7 Jean Deysel, 6 Jacques Botes, 5 Anton Bresler, 4 Jandre Marais, 3 Wiehahn Herbst, 2 Kyle Cooper, 1 Dale Chadwick.
Replacements: 16 Craig Burden, 17 Jannie du Plessis, 18 Peet Marais, 19 Marcell Coetzee, 20 Charl McLeod, 21 Meyer Bosman, 22 Lwazi Mvovo.