Formed in 2003, Ospreys are one of four Welsh professional teams that compete in the Pro12 League. Formerly known as Neath-Swansea Ospreys from 2005 the Neath-Swansea was dropped from the name to become simply known as The Ospreys.
Ospreys play at Liberty stadium in Swansea that has a capacity of 20,000. They are one of the most successful teams in the history of the Pro12, having won the title four times. Ospreys have also reached the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cup on three separate occasions. They have also qualified for the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup with Welsh rivals Scarlets. Famous current and previous Osprey players include Alun Wyn Jones, Adam Rhys Jones, Sonny Parkers and James Hook.