Warren Tecklenburg will start at openside flank when the Blue Bulls host the Golden Lions this Saturday.
Tecklenburg comes in for Stegmann, who has been ruled out with injury. The only other change to the starting side sees Francois Venter returning to the midfield. Jan Serfontein, who started at No 12 last week, will rejoin the Bulls U21 side.
Bongi Mbonambi and Jean Cook are the new faces on the bench.
Blue Bulls – 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Francois Venter, 11 JJ Engelbrecht, 10 Louis Fouche, 9 Ruan Snyman, 8 Dewald Potgieter (c), 7 CJ Stander, 6 Warwick Tecklenburg, 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Willie Wepener, 1 Dawie Steyn.
Subs: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Frik Kirsten, 18 Cornell Hess, 19 Jean Cook, 20 Rudy Paige, 21 Lionel Cronje, 22 Jurgen Visser.