Scarlets deals for forwards Shaun Evans and Dafydd Hughes

Shaun Evans
Shaun Evans scored three tries in Wales U20s Grand Slam winning campaign of 2016

Wales Under-20 Grand Slam winners Shaun Evans and Dafydd Hughes have signed their first professional contracts with Scarlets.

Hooker Hughes, 20, featured for Llandovery during the 2015-16 season while 19-year-old flanker Evans has played for Scarlets' Under-18 side.

Both players have been included in Wales' squad for June's Junior World Championship.

Wales play Ireland, Georgia and New Zealand in Pool A in Manchester.

"They both enjoyed a very successful Six Nations campaign and will take confidence into the forthcoming World Championships," Scarlets general manager of rugby Jon Daniels said.

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