SPORTS NEWS – Ospreys team to play the Scarlets

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Liberty Stadium Swansea

Ospreys team to play the Scarlets

Liberty Stadium Swansea

The Ospreys team to play the Scarlets at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday 22nd December 2018, KO 3.00pm (local time), is as follows:

15 Dan Evans

14 George North

13 Scott Williams

12 Owen Watkin

11 Luke Morgan

10 Sam Davies

9 Aled Davies

 

1 Gareth Thomas

2 Scott Baldwin

3 Tom Botha

4 Adam Beard

5 Alun Wyn Jones 

6 Olly Cracknell

7 Justin Tipuric (Capt)

8 James King 

 

 

 

REPLACEMENTS

16 Scott Otten

17 Rowan Jenkins

18 Alex Jeffries

19 Lloyd Ashley

20 Sam Cross

21 Tom Habberfield

22 James Hook

23 Keelan Giles

The following players were unavailable for selection due to injury:

Cory Allen – Shoulder; Dan Baker – Knee; Bradley Davies – Knee; Ma’afu Fia – Achilles; Paul James – Shoulder; Rhodri Jones – Hamstring; Lesley Klim – Hamstring; Dan Lydiate – Elbow; Nicky Smith – Ankle; Kieran Williams – Groin

Ospreys Head Coach, Allen Clarke, said: 

“It’s a big game for both teams and, for us, kicking off the Christmas derbies at home makes it extra special.

“We’ve had a good training week and the excitement has been building nicely in the lead up to Saturday at 3pm. The boys know we’ll have to be at our best against a Scarlets team who have been the pace setters in Wales for the last couple of years.”

Forthcoming Fixtures 

Sun 30 Dec – 3.00pm – Dragons v Ospreys – Rodney Parade 

Sat 5 Jan – 3.00pm – Ospreys v Cardiff Blues – Liberty Stadium

Sat 12 Jan – 3.00pm – Ospreys v Worcester Warriors – Liberty Stadium

Sat 19 Jan – 2.00pm (Local) – Pau v Ospreys – Stade Municipal de Hameau

 

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