SIX Forest youngsters have been called up to the Gloucestershire Under-20s squad for their opening pool match of the National Under-20s County Championship this Sunday.

Dewi Wilcox, Mikey Addis, Will Greenway, Tom Webb, Costner Lane and Terence Babarinsa have all been selected as Gloucestershire tackle Hampshire at Lydney’s Regentsholme ground at 2pm.

The campaign continues over the next three months and culminates with the final at Twickenham on May 6 2017.

The Under-20s selection process has been on-going since October last year, and has resulted in a strong squad of 32 players from clubs and universities around the county and further afield.

Hampshire are travelling up on the day, and include Hartpury College’s Angus Southon in their squad.

Gloucestershire Under-20s squad v Hampshire: Dewi Wilcox (Cinderford), Brandon Mustoe (Cleve), Mikey Addis (Newent), Will Greenway (Drybrook), George West (University of Gloucestershire), Jack Daynes (Hartpury College), Lewis Locke (Longlevens) Tyler Jerrum (captain, Cleve) Sam Boyland (Brighton University) Matt Loader

(Salisbury) Finn Murphy (Cleve), Tom Webb (Newent), Robbie Smith (Cardiff Metropolitan University), Finn Sharp (Clifton), John Hayes (University of Gloucestershire).

Replacements: Costner Lane (Lydney), Jacob Hughes (Old Patesians), Andrew Duckworth (University of Bristol), Regan Herbert (Stroud), Jack Lister (Cirencester), Terence Babarinsa (Cinderford), Macaulay Dale (University of Bristol).