Ospreys to play Munster

The Ospreys team to play Munster at the Irish Independent Park, Cork on Friday 25th October, K.O 7:35pm has been named:

Starting XV

15. Cai Evans

14. Hanno Dirksen

13. Scott Williams

12. Tiaan Thomas-Wheeler

11. Tom Williams

10. Luke Price

9. Matthew Aubrey


1.Rhodri Jones

2.Sam Parry

3. Tom Botha

4.Dan Lydiate ©

5. Lloyd Ashley

6. Olly Cracknell

7.Sam Cross

8. Gareth Evans



16. Scott Otten

17. Gareth Thomas

18. Ma’afu Fia

19. Will Griffiths

20. Dan Baker

21. Reuben Morgan-Williams

22. James Hook

23. Lesley Klim

Dan Lydiate makes his 50th Ospreys appearance.

Lesley Klim will make his Ospreys debut if he comes off the bench.

Speaking ahead of the game, Head Coach, Allen Clarke said: 

"It’s a huge challenge but one we’re looking forward to. We’re coming off the back of a bonus point win and a very good training week. Morale within the group is excellent, however we know we need to be at our best against a quality Munster team."

The following players were unavailable for selection due to international duty:

Adam Beard, Aled Davies, Alun Wyn Jones, Bradley Davies, George North, Nicky Smith, Justin Tipuric and Owen Watkin (All Wales)


The following players were unavailable for selection due to injury:

Gareth Anscombe

Harri Morgan

Cory Allen 

Dan Evans

James King

Rhys Henry

Ben Glynn

Shaun Venter

Luke Morgan

Keelan Giles


Forthcoming Fixtures:

Saturday 2nd November – 5:15pm – Ospreys V Connacht, Liberty Stadium.

Saturday 9th November – 3pm – Ospreys v Southern Kings, Liberty Stadium.

Saturday 16th November – 5:30pm – Ospreys v Munster, Liberty Stadium.

Saturday 23rd November – 1pm – Saracens v Ospreys, Allianz Park