The lowdown on Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 Conference A clash at Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein, 5.30pm KO (Local time).
Referee: John Lacey (IRFU, 79th competition game)
Assistant Referee: Sean Gallagher (IRFU) Ben Crouse (SARU)
TMO: Johan Greeff (SARU)
Citing Commissioner: Christopher Boucher (SARU)
Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:
Played 3, Cheetahs won 1, Ospreys won 2.
Did you know?
- Toyota Cheetahs have lost their last four matches in the Guinness PRO14, but all were played away from home.
- Cheetahs have lost just twice in Bloemfontein since September, both by four points against Irish provinces, to Munster in round 8 and Connacht in round 10.
- The South African’s only victory against a Welsh opponent this season was 21-10 at home to Cardiff Blues on 27 October.
- Ospreys six game losing run in all tournaments ended with their 29-20 victory at home to Dragons in the latest round of Guinness PRO14.
- Ospreys have won only once away from home in any competition this season, at Zebre in round 5 of the PRO14.
- The two sides have met on three previous occasions in the Guinness PRO14 with all going the way of home field advantage.
- Ospreys only previous trip to South Africa in the Championship ended in a 25-44 defeat to Cheetahs in Bloemfontein in September 2017.