Benji Marshall will make his first start for the Blues at fullback in Johannesburg.
Kurt Baker will make his first start of the season for the Highlanders against the Force on Saturday night.
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Kiwi driver Mitch Evans has been on the pace as the GP2 cars undergo testing at the Yas Marina Circuit.
Highlanders' winger Buxton Popoalii has announced his retirement from all rugby.