Stormers lose Bekker for Loftus
Cape Town - Coach Allister Coetzee has named his Stormers team to take on the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Kick-off is at 19:10.
There are four changes to the starting XV that lost to the Sharks in Durban last weekend.
Siya Kolisi returns in the No 6 jersey after being withdrawn minutes before the Sharks clash.
Lock Andries Bekker has been left out due to injury and is replaced in the starting line-up by De Kock Steenkamp.
Frans Malherbe gets a start at tighthead with Brok Harris moving to the bench and Deon Carstens packs down at loosehead, in for Steven Kitshoff who is with SA Under-20 side.
On the bench, Deon Fourie covers hooker in for Skara Ntubeni who drops out of the match 22 and Quinn Roux will play in jersey 18.
15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 Wynand Olivier, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Morne Steyn, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Pierre Spies (captain), 7 CJ Stander, 6 Dewald Potgieter, 5 Juandre Kruger, 4 Flip van der Merwe, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 1 Dean Greyling
Substitutes: 16 Willie Wepener, 17 Rayno Gerber, 18 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 19 Arno Botha, 20 Jano Vermaak, 21 Louis Fouche, 22 Francois Venter
15. Gio Aplon, 14. Gerhard van den Heever, 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. De Kock Steenkamp, 4. Eben Etzebeth, 3. Frans Malherbe, 2. Tiaan Liebenberg, 1. Deon Carstens
Substitutes: 16. Deon Fourie, 17 Brok Harris, 18. Quinn Roux, 19. Don Armand, 20. Nick Fenton-Wells, 21. Louis Schreuder, 22. Burton Francis