Lewis to skipper Ospreys
FLANKER Sam Lewis will captain the Ospreys when they take on Gloucester in the LV= Cup at the Liberty Stadium on Friday (7.45).
Lewis leads a youthful side in the Anglo-Welsh competition, with a host of players away on international duty.
Ross Jones is named at full-back, with Ben John partnering Jonathan Spratt at centre.
Prop Marc Thomas and wing Will Price will make their first starts for the Ospreys.
Ospreys: R. Jones; T. Grabham, B. John, J. Spratt, W. Price; M. Morgan, R. Webb; M. Thomas, M. Dwyer, J. Rees, L. Peers, J. King, G. Stowers, M. Allen, S. Lewis (capt). Reps: S. Otten, N. Smith, N. Thomas, R. Hughes, A. Ellis, T. Habberfield, N. Edwards.