Ospreys v Scarlets – Head2Head

Christmas means Guinness PRO14 derbies, and here’s the lowdown on the BIG one, Ospreys v Scarlets, this Saturday at the Liberty Stadium, 3pm KO.


Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 51st competition game)

Assistant Referees: Nigel Owens, Simon Rees (both WRU)

TMO: Jon Mason (WRU)

Citing Commissioner: Jeff Mark (WRU)


Overall Guinness PRO14 head to head record:

Played 31, Ospreys won 18, Scarlets won 12 with 1 game drawn.


Did you know? 

  • Ospreys Rugby have lost only one of their last dozen home games in any competition: 20-29 to Glasgow Warriors at Liberty Stadium in round 8 of the Guinness PRO14.
  • Ospreys record in their last eight fixtures against fellow Welsh regions in the Championship is an even won four, lost four, however all four defeats were inflicted by Scarlets.
  • Scarlets two defeats in the last six rounds of the Guinness PRO14 were both on away trips to Scotland, in rounds 8 and 10.
  • Scarlets only away win in any tournament this season was 41-34 against Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on 26 October.
  • Scarlets have won their last ten encounters with fellow Welsh regions in the Championship since their defeat to Ospreys at Liberty Stadium in December 2016.
  • Scarlets have won their last four matches against Ospreys and have now won at Liberty Stadium on three occasions in thirteen previous visits.