Being in the west section, Crusaders will have to make two long and difficult trips to Cumbria to faceWest Cumbria RLFC, as well as new side Barrow Laikers
. "It will be a very tough season for us as we will have a lot of new players," said Crusaders' head of youth development Andy Lindley.
Performer will include 422, the House Sisters, the Kingman Rapper Team, Betty Lupton's Ladle Laikers
and Jane Cook's Highland dancers.
"Ah just 'ope t' bowlers are t' same, cos ther wer some sloppy lookin' laikers
Jack sed 'e wouldn't 'ave done hauf as weel thees days cos ther's mooar laikers
in t' top bracket.
It wer fair grand weather wen they started, wi' mooast o' t' laikers
an' t' spectators in ther shirtsleeaves.