FIVE Dragons start for Wales Under-19s against Scotland in Ystrad Mynach tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 2pm).

Centre Aneurin Owen is vice-captain for the fixture at the Dragons' training base with wing Ewan Rosser, loosehead prop Dylan Bartlett, hooker Brodie Coghlan and lock Ben Carter in the XV.

The clash with the Scots is a chance for the young guns to push for selection in the Six Nations and next year's World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy.

"Although not a fully-fledged international, this game gives us an opportunity to run the rule over a number of new players to this type of environment," said Under-20s boss Gareth Williams.

"As this game is an extension of our U20s preparation, we view the game more like a 'training' international where players get an opportunity to taste international rugby.

"In a wider sense, we have a big season coming up with the Six Nations and a World Rugby U20 Championship to look forward so it's important these boys hit the ground running."

Newport's Owen, an ever-present in the Wales side in last year's U20 Six Nations, is deputy to Cardiff Blues lock Teddy Williams.

Wales U19: Dan John (Millfield), Ewan Rosser (Dragons), Bradley Roderick (Ospreys), Aneurin Owen (Dragons – vice-captain), Jake Thomas (Cardiff Blues), Jacob Beetham (Cardiff Blues), Ethan Lloyd (Cardiff Blues); Dylan Bartlett (Dragons), Brodie Coghlan (Dragons), Harri O'Connor (Scarlets), Ben Carter (Dragons), Teddy Williams (Cardiff Blues – captain), Travis Huntley (Ospreys), Gwilym Bradley (Exiles), Morgan Strong (Ospreys).

Replacements: Rhodri King (Scarlets), Theo Bevacqua (Exiles), Lewys Jones (Ospreys), Rhys Thomas (Ospreys), Cai Davies (Swansea Uni/Ospreys), Dan Hiscocks (Ealing), Joe Hawkins (Ospreys), Callum Williams (Scarlets)