In midfield Ryno Benjamin will be replacing Tertius Kruger on centre, while Ruan van Rensburg is on the bench.
On the wing Raymond Rhule replaces Maphutha Dolo on wing, while Shaun Venter was selected as scrumhalf in the place of Zee Mkhabela with Neil Marais on the bench.
De Wet Kruger will be replacing Neill Jordaan as number 8, Oupa Mohoje will be playing on flank and Gerhard Olivier moves to number six.
Lock Francois Uys will be leading the team onto the field with Reniel Hugo on number 4 and Freddy Ngoza on the bench.
Fullback AJ Coertzen will be replacing flyhalf Fred Zeilenga (knee) on the bench.
Free State Cheetahs:15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 De Wet Kruger, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Gerhard Olivier, 5 Francois Uys (capt), 4 Reniel Hugo, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Neil Rautenbach, 1 Teunis Nieuwoudt
Bench: 16 Chase Morison, 17 BG Uys, 18 Willem Serfontein, 19 Freddy Ngoza, 20 Ruan van Rensburg, 21 Niel Marais, 22 AJ Coertzen