NORTH WALES CRUSADERS can confirm the signing of prop, Joe Bate until the end of the 2017 season.
Bate has spent time at Rochdale Hornets and St’ Helens academy before arriving in Wrexham.
On the new signing, Crusaders head coach, Mike Grady said: “Joe is a fantastic lad and he’ll bring some good experience into the side.
“With the injures we’ve had, and still have to several members of the side Joe will also add some much needed strength in depth in the prop position.
“He’s happy to be here and has trained well on Tuesday.”
The Crusaders have a busy few weeks ahead starting off this Saturday with a league clash away to Gloucestershire All Golds.