He may have seen his side run in four tries in a big opening win over the Irish in Dublin, but Wales Under 20 head coach Jason Strange has installed the Scots as favourites for their round two clash in Colwyn Bay this evening (kick-off 6.30pm).
Jason Strange had little time to reflect on his Wales Under 20 side's 35-24 away win over Ireland in Dublin than news came through that round two opponents, Scotland, had beaten England for the first time.
The opening shots in the build up to the 2016 Junior World Championships will be fired in Dublin when Wales Under 20 launch their Six Nations campaign against their Irish counterparts on the new artificial surface at Donnybrook (Friday, 5 February K-O 7.35pm).
We look ahead to the Six Nations for Wales, Wales Women and Wales U20 on the Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde and flanker Josh Turnbull, as well as Wales Women's centre Gemma Rowland. Wales U20 coaches Chris Horsman and Geraint Lewis run the rule over their squad.
We hear about the Wales squads getting ready for the Six Nations in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. Wales coach Warren Gatland and backs coach Rob Howley talk about their Six Nations squad, while lock Alun Wyn Jones explains why he has signed a National Dual Contract. Wales U20 head coach Jason Strange and captain Tom Phillips discuss their new squad, while WRU national women's rugby manager Caroline Spanton looks at the state of the game in Wales.
Wales Under 20 start the Six Nations preparation at 10am on New Year's Day, in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Wales U20 head coach Jason Strange and Cardiff Metropolitan University performance psychologist Dr Rich Neil. We also speak to Scarlets backs coach Stephen Jones and Wales scrum half Gareth Davies, as well as Dragons scrum half Sarel Pretorius.