Stade v Ospreys - Again...

The Ospreys and Stade Francais go head to head again this Friday night in the return leg of the European Rugby Challenge Cup Round 3 Pool 2 double header.

POOL 2: Stade Francais v Ospreys

Friday 14 December, KO 20.45 (Local), Stade Jean Bouin

Referee: Mike Adamson (Sco)

Assistant Refs: Sam Grove-White (Sco), David Sutherland (Sco),

Citing Commissioner: John Byett (Eng)



  • This will be the third meeting between Stade Francais and the Ospreys in the Challenge Cup, with each side winning one apiece. This will be the first time, however, that Stade have hosted the Welsh region in the tournament
  • Stade Francais have lost their last four Challenge Cup games, never having previously lost more than two on the bounce
  • The Ospreys have won six of their previous seven games against TOP14 opposition in the competition. The solitary defeat came against Friday’s opponents in the 2017 quarter-final
  • Stade Francais are one of three teams yet to lose a scrum on their own feed this season, winning 22/22 so far (also Sale Sharks and La Rochelle)
  • Ospreys’ Scott Otten has found a teammate with all 16 of his lineout throws this season. Pau’s Lucas Rey (17/17) is the only other player with a 100% record