Damian McKenzie will start at fullback in one of four changes to the Chiefs’ team to face the Bulls in Hamilton on Friday.
Wing Seabelo Senatla has been ruled out for six weeks, while several Stormers players battle flu ahead of their match against the Blues on Saturday.
Johan Goosen says he is delighted to be back at the Cheetahs after coming out of ‘retirement’.
Stormers fullback SP Marais is set to miss the match against the Blues after sustaining a rib injury in Dunedin.
Ireland have replaced England in second place in the World Rugby rankings following their 28-8 win over Scotland in the Six Nations on Saturday.
JON CARDINELLI picks a South African XV based on performances in round four of Super Rugby.
CRAIG LEWIS rates the 15 Super Rugby teams based on their performances after four rounds.
The Blitzboks beat the USA 29-7 in the third-place playoff to clinch the bronze medal at the Vancouver Sevens.
The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd is close to bankruptcy and struggling to repay the Blue Bulls Rugby Union after receiving unauthorised loans worth millions.
Captain Warren Whiteley says the Lions were not direct enough in their approach in their 38-35 loss to the Blues at Ellis Park on Saturday.