Round 3 of the Guinness PRO14 seasons the unbeaten Ospreys head across the Irish Sea to face Munster on Friday night.
MUNSTER RUGBY v OSPREYS RUGBY
At Irish Independent Park, Cork, 7.35pm.
Referee: Stuart Berry (SARU, 16th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Sean Gallagher, Paul Haycock (both IRFU) Citing Commissioner: Wayne Sheridan (IRFU)
TMO: Simon McDowell (IRFU)
Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:
Played 34, Munster won 18, Ospreys won 15 with 1 game drawn.
Did you know?
- Munster’s last four Guinness PRO14 encounters have been won by the home side on the day, whilst they have only lost once at home in any competition since February 2017: to Leinster at Christmas 2017.
- Munster’s most recent defeat in Cork was by a single point to Cardiff Blues in September 2016.
- Ospreys have won both games in the Guinness PRO14 so far, at home to Edinburgh and Cheetahs.
- The Welshmen won just twice away from home in the Championship last season, at Dragons and at the
- Blues, whilst the last time they were successful outside of Wales in the PRO14 was on a trip to Edinburgh in March 2017.
- Munster have lost just one of their last eight fixtures with Ospreys: 17-21 at Cork in February 2016.
- Ospreys record at Irish Independent Park is won two, lost five.