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Bushell A Crusader For 2024

North Wales Crusaders are delighted to announce the signing of Reece Bushell on a one-year-deal for the 2024 season.

The 20 year old hooker started playing rugby league for amateur club Wigan St Cuthberts before switching to Ince Rose Bridge leading to him being spotted by hometown club Wigan Warriors in 2018.

Bushell featured a handful of times last season for Wigan Warriors Reserves and was part of the title winning squad.

Bushell said: "You've got to take a step back before you can step forward and I'm ever greatful for Carl Forster and Stuart Simmons for giving me this opportunity to join North Wales Crusaders.

"I am buzzing to have signed at North Wales Crusaders, I believe the fans are loud and proud, and I can’t wait to get started to show them what I can do this year and hopefully stay at the club for seasons to come."

North Wales Crusaders head coach Carl Forster added: “Reece is a young lad who’s keen to learn and develop.

"We can already see the difference in player from day one of pre-season to now.

"He's come from a top system, and im looking forward to working with him”



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