NORTH WALES CRUSADERS’ James Dandy has been forced to retire following an sustained in our Betfred League One clash against Bradford Bulls last month.

After further scans revealed some damage, Dandy has decided for his future health and the fact he has a young family, he has taken the decision to retire.

Everyone at the club would like to wish James the very best for the future and thank him for his efforts during his time at North Wales Crusaders.

Crusaders CEO Andy Moulsdale said: “I’m sure I speak for everyone involved with the club when I say that James Dandy has been a class act since he joined the club.

“He’s one of the toughest lads that I’ve played with, a real players player.

“I’ll miss him being around the place, but he has to think of his family and his health. He’s always welcome back here, and he knows that.”

James Dandy added: “I’d like to thank everyone involved and the supporters for my time at North Wales Crusaders.

“I’ve loved it, and North Wales Crusaders will always be my team.”