Ospreys team to play Glasgow Warriors

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Editor
01 November 2018

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The Ospreys team to play Glasgow Warriors at Liberty Stadium on Friday 2nd November 2018, KO 7.35pm, is as follows:

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OSPREYS

15 Dan Evans
14 Hanno Dirksen
13 Cory Allen
12 Tiaan Thomas-Wheeler
11 Keelan Giles
10 Sam Davies
9 Tom Habberfield

1 Rhodri Jones
2 Scott Otten
3 Ma’afu Fia
4 Lloyd Ashley
5 James King
6 Olly Cracknell (Capt)
7 Will Jones
8 Rob McCusker

REPLACEMENTS

16 Sam Parry
17 Gareth Thomas
18 Tom Botha
19 James Ratti
20 Guido Volpi
21 Matthew Aubrey
22 James Hook
23 Tom Williams

Gareth Thomas will make his 50th Ospreys appearance if he comes off the bench

Sam Parry will make his 100th Championship appearance (PRO12/14) if he comes off the bench

The following players were unavailable for selection due to injury:

Dan Baker – Knee
Sam Cross – Shoulder
Bradley Davies – Knee
Gheorghe Gajion – Hamstring
Paul James – Shoulder
Lesley Klim – Hamstring
Harri Morgan – Calf
Giorgi Nemsadze – Neck
Luke Price- Fractured tibia
Joe Thomas – Groin
Scott Williams – Hamstring

Ospreys Head Coach, Allen Clarke, said:

“Selection this week is a reward for last week’s performance and the win over Connacht. It’s a big challenge on Friday night against the Conference leaders, a team with real strength in depth.

“We’ve had a good training week and that needs to translate into performance on game day. The players have challenged themselves to continue raising the bar and are looking forward to going again, against the in-form team in the league, who are consistently one of the best teams in the PRO14.”

Forthcoming Fixtures

Fri 23 Nov – 7.35pm – Leinster v Ospreys – RDS
Fri 30 Nov – 7.35pm – Ospreys v Zebre – Liberty Stadium
Sat 8 Dec – 3.00pm – Ospreys v Stade Francais – Liberty Stadium
Fri 14 Dec – 8.45pm (Local) – Stade Francais v Ospreys – Stade Jean Bouin

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