Wales Under 20s are Gwyn Jones' clear favourites for the Grand Slam


Colwyn Bay will be the focus of the nation’s rugby fans tonight (Friday 15 March) as the Wales Under 20s go for the Grand Slam – and according to the commentator for S4C’s live coverage, the home team is the clear favourite.

With every ticket already sold for the big night at Eirias Park, the only place for the rest of Welsh rugby supporters to see the game live is on S4C, when the programme begins at 7.10.

"They are an excellent team and they've improved with each game so far," says former Wales Captain, Gwyn Jones who will be commentating on the game live for S4C (kick off at 7.15pm).

"They play rugby that people enjoy watching, and of every international game last weekend, the Wales Under 20 v Scotland was by far the best."

Gwyn anticipates another exciting match tonight as the boys take on England with the Grand Slam up for grabs.

"It will be an exciting game and the atmosphere will be intense. They've made a home for themselves at Eirias Park and the support there is excellent and I'm sure there will be a large faction of English fans there too," says Gwyn.

"What's great about this Under 20s side, while international rugby has become monotonous over all, their rugby continues to excite. They have more freedom on the pitch and their game is imaginative and adventurous. The intent is there to attack and they play without fear. They're full of confidence and they are the clear favourites to take the title on Friday."

Watch it all live on S4C with Gwyn Jones and the rest of the BBC Cymru Wales presenting team Gareth Roberts, Dwayne Peel, Derwyn Jones, Deiniol Jones and Dot Davies

Don't forget about the other big game of the weekend, as the senior team take on England in the late afternoon kick off at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

The Six Nations Championship is within reach for both teams, but for England the stakes are high as they chase their first Grand Slam since 2003. Can Wales put a stop to their ambitions?

Watch it all live on S4C on Saturday, 16 March, with coverage starting at 4.15pm (kick off 5.00pm).


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