Dixon grateful for Welsh player pathways

Celtic Crusaders and Wales coach John Dixon has cited young Welsh players like Ben Flower as a primary reason why the Welsh side should be given a Super League licence when the Rugby Football League make their decision in less than three weeks time.

Flower was drafted in from the Crusaders Colts side at the 11th hour by the injury-stricken Crusaders first team last week, performing creditably and scoring a try in the Crusaders