Bishop out of Saints game

The Ospreys have been forced to make a change to the starting XV for this evening’s game against Northampton Saints after Andrew Bishop withdrew because of illness.

He is replaced in the line-up by Tom Grabham, who goes on to the wing wearing 14, with Jeff Hassler moving to centre in the 13 shirt.

Amended team:

15 Dan Evans

14 Tom Grabham

13 Jeff Hassler

12 Josh Matavesi

11 Hanno Dirksen

10 Dan Biggar

9 Rhys Webb


1 Nicky Smith

2 Scott Baldwin

3 Dmitri Arhip

4 Lloyd Peers

5 Alun Wyn Jones (Capt)

6 James King

7 Justin Tipuric

8 Joe Bearman




16 Sam Parry

17 Duncan Jones

18 Aaron Jarvis

19 Rynier Bernardo

20 Morgan Allen

21 Sam Lewis

22 Martin Roberts

23 Sam Davies