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North Wales Crusaders Travel Pack by Joshua Chapman (@JRCSport)

After a fortnight’s break following the record breaking home victory over the Coventry Bears at Cougar Park last time out, the Cougars return to action this Sunday as they head across the border to face North Wales Crusaders, looking to continue winning ways and to right the wrongs of February’s Challenge Cup exit at Queensway.

North_Wales_Crusaders_logo-150x150.pngGAME DETAILS:
North Wales Crusaders v Keighley Cougars
Betfred League One Round Ten
Queensway Stadium, Wrexham
Sunday 20th May 2018, Kick Off: 14:30
Referee: Mr N Bennett

ADMISSION:
PRICES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Adults – £10
Concessions – £7
Juniors – £3

wrexham-300x150.pngVENUE:
The North Wales Crusaders currently play out of the Queensway Stadium in Wrexham, the club’s home since departing the Racecourse Ground in July 2016.

The Queensway Stadium is an athletics stadium and the home to Wrexham Athletics Club but has been converted to also be able to home the Crusaders following their decision to move from the Racecourse Ground.

Queensway consists of two small all-seater stands on one side overlooking a rugby pitch and a running track with floodlights and has good disabled access.

Renowned for its superb track and field facilities, Queensway Stadium has attracted some of the worlds top international athletes, including Wales’ own Colin Jackson and world champion Paula Radcliffe.

During the summer of 2012, Queensway Stadium was the official training camp for the Lesotho national squad. Queensway Stadium has also been the training venue for the Wales Rugby League and USA Rugby League teams for the 2013 World Cup.

As well as being a major regional venue for athletics, Queensway is a busy community facility offering an excellent range of leisure activities and events throughout the year.

WHERE TO DRINK:

Due to the location of the Queensway Stadium, there is no pubs nearby to the ground but the Crusaders do have a bar and catering located on site at the ground.

WHERE TO PARK:

There is FREE parking for all supporters at the Queensway Stadium. This is however on a first come, first served basis.

TRAVEL:

BY CAR, POSTCODE FOR THE SAT NAV: LL13 8UH
SUGGESTED ROUTE: (105 miles, 2h 6min)
Head east on Royd Ings Ave towards Alston Rd.
Turn right onto Alston Rd.
At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Hard Ings Rd/A650.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A629.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A629.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Station Rd/B6172.
Turn right onto Main St/A6068. Continue to follow A6068.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Windsor St/A6068. Continue to follow A6068.
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Vivary Way/A6068.
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto M65 heading to Nelson/Burnley/Preston/Manchester/M66.
At junction 1, exit onto M6 towards M58/Birmingham/L’pool.
At junction 20A, Use the left 2 lanes to merge onto M56 towards North Wales/Chester/Runcorn.
At the 15-Stoak Interchange junction, Use the left lane to follow signs for M53 towards Chester/Wrexham.
Continue onto N Wales Expy/A55.
At junction 38, take the A483 exit to Wrexham/Chester.
At Post House Roundabout/Wrexham Rd Interchange, take the 1st exit onto A483.
Use the left lane to take the slip road to Nantwich/A534.
At Gresford Interchange, take the 2nd exit onto A5156.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A5156.
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Holt Rd/A534.
Turn left onto Ffordd Montgomery.
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit.
Destination will be on your right.

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Here's a few pics of the ground, taken on the day of your last visit, for the Challenge Cup 3rd round in February. Have a safe journey and hope you enjoy your visit.

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The Wrexham Lager Stand to the left, seats about 250. The Long Stand (family stand) to the right, seats about 560.

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View from the family stand

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Wrexham Lager stand and bar

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View from the Wrexham Lager stand

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Grass bank, complete with palm trees!

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A row of seats has been removed from the first block in the family stand for wheelchair users, with a long ramp for access. Toilets are under the Wrexham Lager stand.

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Inside the hospitality marquee

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