He is a college Will lead the Western Province Curry Cup against the Blue Bulls At Newlands on Saturday.
The Springbok leader is reactivated from injury with the wings Cebulo Senators For the North-South Derby, it starts at 19:00 on Saturday.
On each wing, Coles leads a starting lineup that includes seven Springboxes and one Springboks Sevens player.
Fullback Warrick Gelant and Wing Angelo Davids will both start their western counties, with proletarian Ali Vermack and relaxed forward Jaco Coates ready to return from injury.
Western Province Coach John Dobson He says his team can’t wait for their curry cup business to go live.
“We can’t think of a better way to start this game than the Bulls in Newlands.
“We are delighted to have some key players back from injury and will be able to get off to a positive start at the Western Province jersey tournament.”
15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Ceebolo Senatla, 13 Dan du Plessis, 12 Ricus Pritorius, 11 Angelo Davids, 10 Damien Willems, 9 Herschel Gantzi, 8 Giorno Augustus, 7 Ernest van Rine, 6 Sia Coles (5). Salman Morath, 3 Florence Malharbe, 2 Bongi Mobonambi, 1 Steven Kitschoff
15 David Cryell, 14 Travis Ismail, 13 Steedman Gans, Cornell Hendrix 12, Kurt-Lee Arends, 10 Cris Smith, 9 Ivan van Zyle, 8 Duane Vermulan (captain), 7 Arno Botha, 6 Marco van Staden, 5 4 Walt Steincamp, 3 Trevor Nayakane, 2 Johann Grobbellar, 1 Jack van Ruin
Substitutes: 16 Cornelius Ells, 17 Gerard Steinekamp, 18 Marcel van der Merwe, 19 Sintu Manjesi, 20 Nizam Carr, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Clinton Swart, 23 Marco Johnson van Warren
– WP Rugby