Trio sign new deals with North Wales

Drew Darbyshire

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

North Wales coach Anthony Murray, assistant Alan Hadcroft and player Dante Morley-Samuels have signed new one-year deals with the club.

In Murray’s first full season back at North Wales in 2019, the Wrexham-based side finished seventh in League 1. He and his assistant coach Hadcroft will remain at the Queensway Stadium until at least the end of 2020.

Murray said: “I’m really pleased with the good work we’ve done since we’ve returned.

“I’m hoping we can kick on next year now and it’s going to be important to retain most of the squad from last year to do that.

“People have re-signed and some players will be moving on so it’ll naturally be difficult to replace some of those, but that’s the challenge.

“It’s important that we recruit the right people to continue to take us in the right direction.”

Morley-Samuels, 20, has scored four tries in 12 games for Crusaders since his move from Coventry earlier this season.

Murray added: “I’m pleased that Dante has signed a new contract with us for 2020.

“He’s a young lad with a lot of potential who is developing his game all the while.”

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