10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Ospreys prop Adam Jones tackles Connacht's kicking king Mark McHugh.
Connacht flanker Matt Lacey is caught by Richie Pugh of the Ospreys, who has Brent Cockbain (left) in support.
James Hook and Gavin Henson go high on Connacht's bustling Kiwi centre Gavin Williams.
Justin Marshall, the Ospreys' playmaker at scrum half, tries to shrug off the challenge of Mark McHugh.
The Ospreys' 'hair bear' bunch put Brent Cockbain in prime position to win a lineout.
Connacht number 8 Colm Rigney has his movements tracked by the Ospreys' centre duo Gavin Henson and Sonny Parker.
**All photos by Andrew Paton of Inpho Photography**