Owen Jenkins is one of three players who have been added to the Wales U20 squad.
Wales Under 20 head coach Danny Wilson has named the three players who will travel to France next week to replace Rhys Patchell and Harry Robinson, who have been called up by Robin McBryde to tour Japan, and centre Cory Allen who has been forced out of the tournament to undergo a shoulder operation.
Harri Evans (North Wales Academy / RGC), Dion Jones (Scarlets Academy /Llanelli) and Owen Jenkins (Blues Academy / Pontypridd) have been a part of the training squad for the past few weeks but are now officially part of the 28 man squad as they make their final preparations for the tournament which takes place in and around Nantes (June 5 - 23).
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.