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Ospreys Team For Challenge Cup

Head coach Allen Clarke

Worcester Warriors head for Liberty Stadium

The Ospreys have announced their team to face Worcester in the European Challenge Cup at the Liberty Stadium this weekend.

Tomorrow's match (Jan 12) kicks off at 3pm.

Ospreys Head Coach, Allen Clarke, said: “After the Pro14 derbies our attention now turns to the Challenge Cup against the team who sit top of our group, two points above us. 

“As ever, the theme of the week has been to concentrate on ourselves, striving to improve as individuals and as a team. There were many positives in the win over Cardiff and we were satisfied with the performance; However, we know there are areas of the game were we can become even better.

“We're working hard to deliver consistent team performances and Saturday is another opportunity to deliver in front of our home support.”

Here's the full team line-up:

15 Dan Evans

14 George North

13 Cory Allen

12 Scott Williams

11 Keelan Giles

10 Luke Price

9 Aled Davies

 

1 Gareth Thomas

2 Scott Baldwin

3 Alex Jeffries

4 Lloyd Ashley

5 James King

6 Olly Cracknell

7 Justin Tipuric (Capt)

8 Sam Cross

 

REPLACEMENTS

16 Scott Otten

17 Rowan Jenkins

18 Gheorge Gajion

19 Will Griffiths

20 Rob McCusker

21 Tom Habberfield

22 Sam Davies

23 Owen Watkin

 

Alex Jeffries makes his European debut

 

The following players were unavailable for selection due to injury:

Dan Baker – Knee; Adam Beard – HIA; Tom Botha – Stinger; Bradley Davies – Knee; Ma’afu Fia – Achilles; Rhodri Jones - Shoulder; Lesley Klim – Hamstring; Dan Lydiate – Elbow; Nicky Smith - Ankle; Kieran Williams - Groin

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