Wales delighted with record numbers

Celtic Crusaders and Wales Rugby League officials alike are delighted with the successful start to the 2008 Welsh Rugby League season with a record number of players and teams taking part in the game.

The brand new Celtic Crusaders Colts side have shot to the top of the Conference National League with six wins and a draw in their first seven games, the Welsh Conference Premier has also kicked off with many players taking to the rugby league field for the first time, while new club, Tydfil Wildcats, played their first matches at under 13 and under 15 level last Saturday.

Crusaders Colts, who next take to the field on Saturday when they face Bramley Buffaloes at the Brewery Field (kick-off 2.30pm) before Celtic Crusaders