Ospreys team to play the Scarlets

The Ospreys team to play the Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday 6th October 2018, KO 3.00pm, is as follows:

15 James Hook

14 George North

13 Cory Allen

12 Owen Watkin

11 Luke Morgan

10 Sam Davies

9 Aled Davies


1 Nicky Smith

2 Scott Baldwin

3 Maafu Fia

4 Bradley Davies

5 Alun Wyn Jones

6 Sam Cross

7 Justin Tipuric (Capt)

8 James King



16 Scott Otten

17 Rhodri Jones

18 Tom Botha

19 Adam Beard

20 Olly Cracknell

21 Matthew Aubrey

22 Joe Thomas

23 Hanno Dirksen


Alun Wyn Jones makes his 232nd appearance for the Ospreys, equaling the all-time record currently held by Paul James


The following players were unavailable for selection due to injury:

Lloyd Ashley Shoulder

Dan Baker Knee

Dan Evans - Hamstring

Gheorghe Gajion Hamstring

Keelan Giles Knee

Tom Habberfield - Throat

Paul James Shoulder

Will Jones - Shoulder

Lesley Klim Hamstring

Dan Lydiate - Stinger

Giorgi Nemsadze - Neck

Sam Parry Bicep

Luke Price- Fractured tibia

Gareth Thomas Shoulder

Scott Williams - Hamstring


Ospreys Head Coach, Allen Clarke, said:

Its our toughest test yet, a huge challenge for us given their recent success in this competition and in Europe, and their record at home. We know the level of performance required to get the right result and that has been our focus, respecting our opponent but believing in our ability as a squad.

As a local derby its a showcase for players on the international front and a real opportunity for us to see exactly where we are at this stage of the season after a positive opening month.


Forthcoming Fixtures

Sat 13 Oct 3.00pm Ospreys v Pau Liberty Stadium

Sat 20 Oct 3.00pm Worcester v Ospreys Sixways

Fri 26 Oct 8.05pm Ospreys v Connacht Morganstone Brewery Field

Fri 2 Nov  8.05pm Ospreys v Glasgow Liberty Stadium