Tewis De Bruyn is expected to make his Super 14 Debut for the Cheetahs against the Blues this weekend.
De Bruyn returns after a lay off because of a groin injury, this now open the door for current second choice scrumhalf Tobie Botes to return to the Griquas to play for their Vodacom Cup team.
Flip van der Merwe and De Bruyn are the two new names on the bench for the Cheetahs this week.
Due to Barend Pieterse tearing a chest muscle David de Villiers is promoted to the Starting XV. Van Der Merwe has fortunately recoverd from rib injury to take his place on the bench.
According to Naka Drotske Van Der Merwe will only be used if needed to give him sufficient time to recover.
Darron Nell was also not considered for selection becasue of a knee injury.
The Cheetahs team to take on the Blues.
Starting XV:15.Hennie Daniller, 14.Eddie Fredericks, 13.JW Jonker, 12.Meyer Bosman, 11.Gavin Passens; 10.Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9.Falie Oelschig, 8.Duanne Vermeulen, 7.Juan Smith (c), 6.Heinrich Brussow, 5.David de Villiers, 4.Rory Duncan, 3.Kobus Calldo, 2.Adriaan Strauss, 1.Wian du Preez.
Replacements: 17.Richardt Strauss, 18.Bees Roux, 19.Flip van der Merwe, 20.Kabamba Floors, 21.Tewis de Bruyn, 22.Conrad Barnard, Hendrik Meyer.Tweet