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Former Rydal Penrhos pupils selected for Wales U20 Six Nations squad
27th January 2016

A former Colwyn Bay school pupil has been selected for the Wales U20 squad for the upcoming Six Nations.

Tom Williams, who now plays his rugby for Swansea and the Ospreys, was part of Jason Strange’s 31-man squad for the tournament, which kicks off next month.

The ex-Rydal Penrhos pupil will get the chance to showcase his skills in Colwyn Bay once again, with Parc Eirias once again playing host to Wales U20 home matches throughout the tournament.

Wales travel to Dublin to play Ireland at Donnybrook on Friday, February 5 (7.35pm), before welcoming Scotland to Parc Eirias on Friday, February 12 (6.30pm) and then France on Saturday 27 (7.45pm).

The Wales U20 head coach, said: "We get a huge boost from the crowd and the welcome we receive at Parc Eirias and we will be looking forward to returning there for the following two games against Scotland and France, and for the final game against Italy after playing England in Bristol.

"We will look to expose as many players as possible to this level of rugby during the Six Nations tournament, with one eye firmly fixed on the World Rugby U20 Championship in England in June.

“There are a number of players ruled out through injury at the moment who could bolster the squad for that tournament."

Williams will now be looking to impress strange further as he looks for a place in the starting 15 for what looks to be a strong Welsh squad, which also features three players from Rydal Penrhos Rugby Academy partners RGC.

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