The race for the play-offs heats up, when the Ospreys travel to Galway to face Connacht on Saturday afternoon.
Ospreys v Connacht
at The Sportsground, Galway, K.O 2:45pm
Referee : Marius Mitrea (FIR, 88th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Sean Gallagher (IRFU), Matteo Liperini (FIR)
TMO: Olly Hodges (IRFU)
Citing Commissioner: Peter Ferguson (IRFU)
Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:
Played 31, Connacht won 9 Ospreys won 22.
Did you know?
* Connacht Rugby’s only win in the last four rounds of the Guinness PRO14 was 25-17 at home to Cheetahs in round 15.
* The Irishmen have lost only once at home in any tournament since September: 24-31 to Munster in the PRO14 in early January.
* No Welsh side has won at The Sportsground since Cardiff Blues were the visitors in September 2017.
* Ospreys Rugby have lost their last five fixtures in all tournaments since beating Blues 20-11 at Liberty Stadium in round 13 of the Guinness PRO14.
* Ospreys have won only once away from home this season: 22-8 at Zebre in late September.
* The Welshmen have lost their last ten visits to Irish provinces since beating Connacht in Galway in September 2016.
* Ospreys only defeat in their last five fixtures against Connacht was 15-26 at The Sportsground in February 2018.