Celtic Crusaders


Celtic Crusaders logo (2005-2007)

Celtic Crusaders were formed in 2005, playing in the same ground in Bridgend as the former Celtic Warriors rugby union team.


Celtic Crusaders logo (2007-2009)

In 2008 the Celtic Crusaders joined the Super League.[1]

Crusaders Rugby League


Crusaders RL logo

In November 2009 the Crusaders dropped the Celtic part of their name, a move that coincided with a move from Bridgend to Newport.[2] In July 2011 the Crusaders withdrew their application for a renewal of their Super League license.

North Wales Crusaders


North Wales Crusaders logo

After the Crusaders left the Super League, they moved to Wrexham and became the North Wales Crusaders.