The inclusion of Kurt Coleman is one of four changes to the Kings’ starting lineup for Saturday’s match against Treviso in Port Elizabeth.
Coleman and Godlen Masimla replace Martin du Toit and Rowan Gouws as the halfback pairing. Alshaun Bock comes in at left wing for the injured Anthony Volmink.
In the only change to the pack, Stephan Coetzee starts at hooker after captain Michael Willemse was ruled out with a knee injury. Veteran prop Schalk Ferreira takes over the captaincy.
The game kicks off at 3pm on Saturday.
Kings – 15 Masixole Banda, 14 Michael Makase, 13 Berton Klaasen, 12 Luzuko Vulindlu, 11 Alshaun Bock, 10 Kurt Coleman, 9 Godlen Masimla, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Tienie Burger, 6 Andisa Ntsila, 5 Bobby de Wee, 4 Stephan Greeff, 3 Pieter Scholtz, 2 Stephan Coetzee, 1 Schalk Ferreira (c).
Subs: 16 Tango Balekile, 17 Johan Smith, 18 Luvuyo Pupuma, 19 Lubabalo Mtyanda, 20 Lusanda Badiyana, 21 Rowan Gouws, 22 Martin du Toit, 23 Jacques Nel.