Wales Under-20 head coach Phil Davies is delighted with the level of experience in his squad that he announced for the IRB Junior World Championship.
Every squad member has been capped and 15 players have played for their Welsh regions although centres Ashley Beck and Adam Hughes did not feature in the RBS 6 Nations campaign.
Dragons prop Dan Watchurst has been named captain while scrum-half Rhys Downes and flanker Josh Navidi are the co vice-captains.
In the group stages Wales face Fiji, Samoa and ominously defending champions New Zealand but Davies is confident in his squad’s depth.
He said: "We have chosen a three-man leadership team from the Six Nations leadership group which will be headed by Dan Watchurst.
"The group stood up very well in the Six Nations with all three of these players managing the side with great enthusiasm and maturity which has created a good platform as we move towards the Junior World Championship.
“The selection of Ashley and Adam will benefit the players themselves in their rugby development and provide additional professional experience to the squad with both players having represented their Region on a number of occasions this season.
"We are fortunate this season in that we have added strength in depth to the squad with a number of players having experienced the Junior World Championship last season in Japan while others have another year of Under 20 rugby ahead of them.
"A number of players are currently involved in the Principality Premiership Play-Off Championship and SWALEC Cup final while that makes it slightly more difficult for us to train as a squad, it is great to see the boys performing in important, high pressure games for their clubs at this time of year."
Wales Under 20 squad for IRB Junior World Championship (Argentina, June 5 - 21):
Dan Watchurst (Dragons academy / Bedwas), Simon Gardiner (Scarlets academy / Carmarthen Quins), Joe Rees (Tonmawr), Rhodri Jones (Scarlets academy / Llandovery), Rhys Williams (Blues academy / Pontypridd), Ieuan Davies (Glamorgan Wanderers), James King (Ospreys academy / Aberavon), Macauley Cook (Blues academy / Pontypridd), Lloyd Peers (Ospreys academy / Bridgend), James Thomas (Dragons academy / Ebbw Vale), Josh Navidi (Blues academy / Glamorgan Wanderers), Rhys Jenkins (Dragons academy / Ebbw Vale), Toby Faletau (Dragons academy / Cross Keys), Morgan Allen (Pontypool)
Rhys Downes (Blues academy / Pontypridd), Gareth Davies (Scarlets academy / Llanelli), Matthew Jarvis (Ospreys / Aberavon), Steven Shingler (Llanelli / Llangennech), Ashley Beck (Ospreys / Aberavon), Scott Williams (Scarlets academy / Llanelli), Owen Williams (Blues academy / Cardiff), Ben John (Ospreys academy / Aberavon), Adam Hughes (Dragons academy / Newport), James Loxton (Blues academy / Cardiff), Kristian Phillips (Ospreys academy / Neath), Dan Fish (Blues academy / Glamorgan Wanderers),
Greg George (Llandovery), Tristan Davies (Scarlets academy / Llanelli), Joel Galley (Scarlets/ Llanelli), Edward Siggery (Llandovery), Ben Thomas (Ospreys / Aberavon), Dean Gunter (Pontypridd), Matthew Pewtner (Dragons academy / Cross Keys), Dale Ford (Scarlets academy / Llanelli)