Newcastle Falcons hooker Jamie Blamire has been named in England Under-20s' Elite Player Squad for the upcoming Six Nations.
The Cumbrian is a product of the Falcons' AASE scheme at Gosforth Academy, and last summer toured South Africa with England Under-18s.
England start their Under-20s Six Nations campaign against France on February 4 with a 12 noon kick-off in Exeter, and will be in the North East on Friday February 24 when they host Italy at Darlington Mowden Park's Northern Echo Arena (kick-off 7.45pm).
England Under-20s Elite Player Squad 2017:
Sam Aspland-Robinson (Harlequins)
Jamie Blamire (Newcastle Falcons)
Theo Brophy Clews (London Irish)
Will Butler (Worcester Warriors)
Josh Caulfield (Exeter Chiefs)
Justin Clegg (Worcester Warriors)
Joe Cokanasiga (London Irish)
Ben Curry (Sale Sharks)
Tom Curry (Sale Sharks)
Ollie Dawe (Bristol Rugby)
Ben Earl (Saracens)
Ted Hill (Worcester Warriors)
Gabriel Ibitoye (Harlequins)
Nick Isiekwe (Saracens)
Ciaran Knight (Gloucester Rugby)
Curtis Langdon (Sale Sharks)
Max Malins (Saracens)
Jack Maunder (Exeter Chiefs)
Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby)
Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints)
Dominic Morris (Saracens)
Joseph Morris (Worcester Warriors)
Joe Mullis (Gloucester Rugby)
Jack Nay (Saracens)
Tom Parton (London Irish)
Jake Pope (Sale Sharks)
Harry Randall (Gloucester Rugby)
Alex Seville (Gloucester Rugby)
Jamie Shillcock (Worcester Warriors)
Jacob Umaga (Wasps)
Max Wright (Yorkshire Carnegie)
Zac Xiourouppa (Worcester Warriors)
England U20 2017 Six Nations fixtures:
England v France: Saturday 4th February – Sandy Park, Exeter (KO 12:00pm).
Wales v England: Friday 10th February – Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay (KO 7:15pm).
England v Italy: Friday 24th February – Darlington Mowden Park (KO 7:45pm).
England v Scotland: Saturday 11th March – Franklin’s Gardens, Northampton (KO 6:15pm).
Ireland v England: Friday 17th March – Donnybrook Stadium, (KO 6:00pm).