Dewald Potgieter replaces the suspended Deon Stegmann as the Bulls change three for their clash with the Highlanders.
Stegmann was banned for three weeks for a spear tackle on Conrad Smith last Friday. Potgieter takes his place at No 6 with Jacques Burger promoted to the bench.
Rayno Gerber will also start ahead of tighthead Werner Kruger while Jaco Pretorius comes in for centre JP Nel. Victor Matfield remains sidelined with injury.
Bulls - Zane Kirchner, Akona Ndungane, Jaco Pretorius, Wynand Olivier, Gerhard van den Heever, Morné Steyn, Fourie du Preez (c), Pierre Spies, Pedrie Wannenburg, Dewald Potgieter, Danie Rossouw, Bakkies Botha, Rayno Gerber, Derick Kuün, Gürthro Steenkamp.
Subs: Chiliboy Ralepelle, Werner Kruger, Wilhelm Steenkamp, Jacques Burger, Heinie Adams, Burton Francis, Jacobus Nel.