Great Britain Under-20s have named six Scots – five of them playing in Scotland- in their squad for next month’s World Championship (Division 1B) in Budapest.

Netminder Renny Marr, formerly of Fife Flyers, is joined by Josh Grieveson (Dundee Stars), Fife-born Tyler Plews (Edinburgh Capitals) Jordan Buesa (Braehead Clan) and Solway Sharks pair Connor Henderson and Duncan Speirs.

The squad, who won a bronze medal in France last year, face hosts Hungary, Slovenia, Poland, Italy and Ukraine from 11 to 17 December.

Tommy Watkins, their head coach, Tommy Watkins, said: “This is a very strong squad. Last year’s bronze medal was fantastic for the team and we want to build on that.

“We have a tough five games ahead of us next month but the squad is ready.”

Netminders: Denis Bell (Manchester Phoenix), Renny Marr (Coventry Blaze): Defence: Corey Goodison (Telford Tigers), Josh Grieveson (Dundee Stars), Edward Knaggs (Milton Keynes Lightning), Cameron Pound (Cornwall Colts Midget AAA), Tyler Plews (Edinburgh Capitals), Thomas Stubley (Peterborough Phantoms), Josh Tetlow (Bracknell Bees):

Forwards: Ivan Antonov (Basingstoke Bison), Glenn Billing, Luc Johnson (Milton Keynes Lightning), Lee Bonner (Hull Pirates), Jordan Buesa (Braehead Clan), Sam Duggan (Örebro HK J20), Connor Glossop (Peterborough Phantoms), Matthew Headland (Charlotte Rush), Connor Henderson, Duncan Speirs (Solway Sharks), Liam Kirk, Cole Shudra (Sheffield Steelers), Toms Rutkis (Swindon Wildcats).