Early season ticket sales boom as fans take Wrexham Crusaders to their hearts

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CRUSADERS have doubled last season’s season ticket sales total just weeks after the end of their 2010 campaign.

The rugby league club has seen a huge demand for season tickets following this season’s heroics.

Crusaders fans have been clamouring for tickets following the team’s excellent season, where they secured a play-off spot in only their second season in Super League.

The club’s move to Wrexham has been a huge success, attracting a whole new fanbase to the sport.

Crusaders have also smashed their 2009 average attendance, attracting an average of 5,000-plus fans to the Racecourse this year.

Season ticket prices start at £150 for adults and £60 for juniors, with fans being able enjoy a number of perks and rewards.

And supporters who buy before November 5 can make big savings
Season tickets offer entry to 11 home Super League matches, as well as two ‘on the road’ fixtures to be played in South Wales.

Other benefits include:
l Free entry into the fourth round of the Carnegie Challenge Cup (home or away)
l Discount on Millennium Magic weekend tickets
l Ten per cent discount on Crusaders merchandise bought at the Racecourse
l Ten per cent discount on all Crusaders events
l Ticket exchange: tickets for ‘on the road’ fixtures can be exchanged for two extra tickets for a home match of one’s choice.

A delighted Mike Turner, Crusaders commercial director,  said: “It has been a fantastic season for Crusaders.

“We’ve had are most successful season on the field with reaching the play-offs and the people of North Wales have really taken the club into their hearts.

“We are thrilled with the demand for tickets. There has been a real feel-good factor in Wrexham following the team’s success this season and we’re hoping to build on that success for the 2011 engage Super League season.

“We are expecting a good ‘uptake’ for season tickets so we urge supporters to purchase the special offer tic kets as soon as possible.”

Fans can buy their 2011 Crusaders season tickets by visiting the club shop or by calling the Crusaders ticket hotline on 0871 221 9511.

Details can be found online at www.crusadersrfl.com

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