The Kings have made five changes for Saturday’s clash against the Sharks in Durban.
After his debut off the bench last weekend, Wilhelm van der Sluys will start at No 5 lock alongside Irne Herbst, with Tyler Paul moving to the bench. Andisa Ntsila replaces Thembelani Bholi at blindside flank.
In the backline, Louis Schreuder, who has been cleared following a concussion against the Sunwolves a fortnight ago, will start at scrumhalf, while Berton Klaasen replaces Luzuko Vulindlu, who sustained a concussion against the Stormers last weekend, at outside centre.
Alshaun Bock will make his Super Rugby debut on the left wing at the age of 34.
Kings – 15 Masixole Banda, 14 Makazole Mapimpi, 13 Berton Klaasen, 12 Waylon Murray, 11 Alshaun Bock, 10 Lionel Cronje, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Andisa Ntsila, 6 Chris Cloete, 5 Wilhelm van der Sluys, 4 Irne Herbst, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Michael Willemse, 1 Schalk Ferreira (c).
Subs: 16 Kurt Haupt, 17 Schalk van der Merwe, 18 Justin Forwood, 19 Tyler Paul, 20 Stefan Willemse, 21 Johan Steyn, 22 Pieter-Steyn de Wet, 23 Johann Tromp.
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