Ospreys to target Tim Visser and Nikki Walker

Tim Visser scored Edinburgh's try as they defeated Dragons last week, 16-13.   Picture by: Malcolm McCurrach
Tim Visser scored Edinburgh's try as they defeated Dragons last week, 16-13. Picture by: Malcolm McCurrach
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Edinburgh RUGBY wingers Tim Visser and Nikki Walker will be marked men at Ospreys in the RaboDirect Pro 12 on Saturday.

Assistant Ospreys coach Gruff Rees, whose side are preparing to recall Lions Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric, is particularly wary of Visser.

“In the past, Edinburgh have built a game-plan around him and tried to get him on the ball in so many different attacking positions.

“He finishes regularly every season with total consistency,” said Rees.

Walker is well known as a former player with the Swansea-based team.

“He was a really good Osprey and we know him as a great professional who always looks for work,” said Rees.

“Whatever game Edinburgh are trying to develop, they have two wings there who will challenge us in different ways.

“Someone pointed out to me the other day that they had the second and fourth all-time highest try scorers in the league, so there’s really good firepower there.”

n Watson’s College have arranged a glamour friendly tomorrow (7pm) at Myreside with crack New Zealand school Palmerston North High.