The academy product plied his trade with Carmarthen Quins and featured for Wales U20s before coming to the fore with the Scarlets senior side.
The Scarlets hooker has had standout campaign at the west Wales region more than filling the boots of Welsh star Ken Owens when the skipper was away on international duty.
His graph has been rising steadily ever since with 25 appearances this season for the region.
In May 2017, the uncapped Elias was named in the Wales squad for the two-Test summer tour.
December 2017 saw him sign an undisclosed-length contract extension to remain at Scarlets.
In May 2018 he was named in Wales Summer Tour squad and will want to add to his two test caps.
As of the 2018/2019 Champions Cup, Elias has had 15 Champions Cup appearances.
Elias heads into the 2018 November International with 5 test caps.
JW May 18
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