Bishop out of Connacht match

The Ospreys have been forced into a late change ahead of tonight's opening Magners League fixture against Connacht after centre Andrew Bishop withdrew on Friday afternoon due to a shoulder injury.

Bishop has been replaced in the starting line-up by Jonathan Spratt, who steps up off the bench, Gareth Owen taking his place amongst the replacements.

Ospreys team to face Connacht:

15 Barry Davies
14 Jonny Vaughton
13 Sonny Parker
12 Jonathan Spratt
11 Nikki Walker
10 Dan Biggar
9 Mike Phillips

1 Duncan Jones
2 Richard Hibbard
3 Cai Griffiths
4 Ian Gough
5 Andy Lloyd
6 Jerry Collins
7 Marty Holah
8 Ryan Jones ©


16 Huw Bennett
17 Paul James
18 Tom Smith
19 Filo Tiatia
20 Tom Isaacs
21 James Hook
22 Gareth Owen