12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
A number of players will be making their final appearances for Connacht on Friday, whether as starters or off the replacements bench.
Emotions will be running high at the Sportsground as long-serving backs Matt Mostyn and Darren Yapp both play their last professional game, while hooker John Fogarty is bound for Leinster and winger-cum-scrum half Conor McPhillips is also reportedly leaving the province.
CONNACHT Squad (v Ospreys): Backs (12) - Mel Deane, Gavin Duffy, Andy Dunne, Keith Matthews, Conor McPhillips, Matt Mostyn, Troy Nathan, Conor O'Loughlin, Danny Riordan, Robbie Shaw, Ofisa Treviranus, Darren Yapp.
Forwards (14) - Andrew Browne, Andrew Farley (capt), Adrian Flavin, John Fogarty, David Gannon, Ronan Loughney, Michael McCarthy, Brian McGovern, Robbie Morris, John Muldoon, Johnny O'Connor, Ray Ofisa, Colm Rigney, Brett Wilkinson.