Johannesburg - Cheetahs captain Juan Smith returns to the side for Saturday's Super 14 rugby match against the Brumbies in Canberra, after missing the previous two games due to the illness of his father.
Smith replaces Barend Pieterse as blind side flank and Pieterse takes over at lock from Nico Breedt.
In another change to the loose trio, Kabamba Floors moves to No 8 in place of Ashley Johnson. Coenie Oosthuizen starts at loosehead in place of Wian du Preez.
In the backline, centre Corn Uys gets a run in place of Robert Ebersohn and Wilmaure Louw becomes the tenth Cheetahs Super 14 debutant this season, taking over from Danwel Demas on the right wing.
Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Wilmaure Louw, 13 Corn Uys, 12 Meyer Bosman, 11 Jongi Nokwe, 10 Naas Olivier, 9 Tewis de Bruyn, 8 Kabamba Floors, 7 Juan Smith (capt.), 6 Hendro Scholtz, 5 Walti Vermeulen, 4 Barend Pieterse, 3 WP Nel, 2 Adriaan Strauss, 1 Coenie Oosthuizen.
Substitutes: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Wian du Preez, 18 Izak van der Westhuizen, 19 Davon Raubenheimer, 20 Sarel Pretorius, 21 Riaan Viljoen, 22 Robert Ebersohn.