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).
Robin McBryde and son Billy are set to represent Wales on either side of the globe over the coming weeks with Robin travelling to New Zealand as Wales assistant coach and Billy competing at the World Rugby U20 Championship (Manchester, June 7-25). WRU TV caught up with the pair and captured a unique perspective into the factors that produce such a high-achieving rugby family.
Wales assistant coach Robin McBryde is predicting a tough battle against England on Sunday despite the fact they may not be considered to be at full strength. Players will be out to impress Eddie Jones which makes England a dangerous proposition, he says.
Forwards coach Robyn McBryde says tomorrow's RBS 6 Nations clash against Italy gives Wales an opportunity to finish second in the tournament after having the wind knocked from their sails last week against England.
Wales Under 20 made history as they delivered a first junior Six Nations Grand Slam since 2005 as they overcame a nervous first-half to finally put Italy to the sword at Parc Eirias and emerge with a 35-6 victory.