The Stormers team to take on the Waratahs this weekend has been announced, with Canadian Jebb Sinclair starting at the back of the scrum, and no sign of Ernst Joubert in the starting line-up or reserves bench.
The only other change to the side has Tiaan Liebenberg and Deon Fourie swopping places for rotational purposes, with Tiaan getting his opportunity to start.
Don Armand will take a spot on the bench as the Stormers continue to battle with loose forward cover.
Dewaldt Duvenhage will run out in his 50th game for the Stormers while Bryan Habana will play in his 100th Super Rugby match, with a host of those caps earned while still at the Bulls.
Stormers: 15. Joe Pietersen, 14. Gio Aplon, 13. Juan de Jongh, 12. Jean de Villiers (captain), 11. Bryan Habana, 10. Peter Grant, 9. Dewaldt Duvenage, 8. Jebb Sinclair, 7. Rynhardt Elstadt, 6. Siya Kolisi, 5. Andries Bekker, 4. Eben Etzebeth, 3. Brok Harris, 2. Tiaan Liebenberg, 1. Steven Kitshoff
Substitutes: 16. Deon Fourie, 17. Frans Malherbe, 18. De Kock Steenkamp, 19. Don Armand, 20. Louis Schreuder, 21. Burton Francis, 22. Gerhard van den HeeverTweet