Crusaders best Scorpions in Welsh derby

North Wales Crusaders kicked off their Championship One campaign with a third successive derby victory over South Wales Scorpions, winning 34-12.

The visiting Crusaders took an early 16-0 lead when Andy Moulsdale intercepted a pass from Dalton Grant, before Gary Middlehurst crossed twice.

Scorpions replied with two quick tries from TJ Collin and Grant.

But Middlehurst completed his hat-trick for Crusaders before Jono Smith and Andy Moulsdale rounded things off.