#ThrowbackThursday: November 12 2011

Ospreys get their European Cup campaign off to a flier with Liberty Stadium win over Biarritz.

On this day in 2011, Dan Biggar kicked 23 points as the Ospreys got their Heineken Cup campaign off to a winning start at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon. 

Tommy Bowe scored the region’s only try as they extended their unbeaten home run in the competition to 17 games, their last defeat at the Liberty in the competition coming against Leicester back in December 2005.

England wing Iain Balshaw scored two tries for the visitors, to go with eight points from Marcelo Bosch and three for Damien Traille.

Ospreys 28 Biarritz 21 (Att: 7,732)

The full match report from the game is available to read here.

The Ospreys kick off this season’s European campaign on Sunday when Exeter Chiefs visit the Liberty Stadium for a 5.30pm kick-off. You can buy tickets online now at ospreysrugby.com/buytickets

Check out Ospreys TV’s exclusive match preview featuring Dan Lydiate and Scott Baldwin here, and see our video of Steve Tandy’s pre-match press conference here.


2010 - Ospreys defeat Leicester 46-13 in the LV= Cup at the Brewery Field

2004 - Ospreys beat Edinburgh 31-15 at Murrayfield