Johannesburg – Sampie Mastriet and Mark Richards have been included in the Springbok Sevens squad to play in the Gold Coast Sevens tournament from October 12 to 13 October in Australia.
Livewire scrumhalf Branco du Preez and wing Seabelo Senatla were not considered due to injury.
Sampie Mastriet, a regular on the wing for the Blue Bulls, and Mark Richards both come in as replacements.
The squad has a familiar and settled look, with veteran Frankie Horne set to play in his 51st World Series event and captain Kyle Brown in his 34th tournament.
The squad will complete its training camp in Stellenbosch on Sunday and travel to Australia on Monday afternoon.
This will be the first tournament of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series presented by the International Rugby Board.
The Springbok Sevens team: Chris Dry (28), Philip Snyman (15), Frankie Horne (50), Jamba Ulengo (6), Cornal Hendricks (16), Kyle Brown (33) (capt), Sampie Mastriet (2), Stephan Dippenaar (14), Justin Geduld (4), Cecil Afrika (24), Mark Richards (7), Steven Hunt (19) – Sapa