MTN Lions coach John Mitchell announced his side that will host the Brumbies in Johannesburg in a Vodacom Super Rugby match on Friday evening.
There are just two changes to the team that faced the Vodacom Bulls two weeks ago. Lionel Mapoe replaces James Kamana at left wing, while Hendrik Roodt will start at lock in the place of Stephan Greeff.
On the bench, Grant Hattingh has been announced as reserve lock and will make his debut for the MTN Lions should he be called onto the field. Michael Killian moves into number 22 in place of Mapoe.
The MTN Lions team is:
15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Deon van Rensburg, 13 Jaco Taute, 12 Alwyn Hollenbach, 11 Lionel Mapoe, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Joshua Strauss (captain), 7 Derick Minnie, 6 Cobus Grobbelaar, 5 Franco van der Merwe, 4 Hendrik Roodt, 3 Patric Cilliers, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 Caylib Oosthuizen.
Replacements: 16 Martin Bezuidenhout, 17 Jacobie Adriaanse, 18 Grant Hattingh, 19 Christo le Roux, 20 Ross Cronje, 21 Butch James, 22 Michael Killian.