New Zealand-born McNicholl, 30, has four caps after making his debut in the Six Nations earlier this year and has recovered from an ankle injury that had initially looked set to rule him out of the remainder of the international season.

Botham, 22, has previously trained with the squad but is seeking his first cap as Pivac assesses his options in the wake of a six-match losing streak that has put pressure on his position.

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