BLOEMFONTEIN – Ruan Pienaar is in line to make his Free State Cheetahs debut as they announced their team to face the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup match in Bloemfontein on Friday.
Pienaar recently made the switch to the Cheetahs after leaving French club Montpellier which he joined in 2017.
The former Springbok scrumhalf was included on the bench for the Cheetahs.
Tapiwa Mafura will make his Currie Cup debut on the wing as William Small-Smith was ruled out due to injury.
Marnus van der Merwe starts at flank with loose forward Abongile Nonkontwana listed among the replacements.