Celtic Crusaders were formed in 2005, playing in the same ground in Bridgend as the former Celtic Warriors rugby union team.
Crusaders Rugby League
In November 2009 the Crusaders dropped the Celtic part of their name, a move that coincided with a move from Bridgend to Newport. In July 2011 the Crusaders withdrew their application for a renewal of their Super League license.
North Wales Crusaders
After the Crusaders left the Super League, they moved to Wrexham and became the North Wales Crusaders.