The two sides traded territory and possession until Andy Gorski broke the line in his own half before giving a deft off-load to young Welshman Lewys Weaver, who showed great skill and pace to beat two covering defenders and score under the posts, before taking the conversion himself to give Crusaders a 6-0 lead.
But for the rest of the half it was all North Wales despite the referee dishing out 8 penalties against, which ulitmately saw trialist half-back Craig White sent to the bin after the team had been put on a warning for repeated offences around the tackle area.
North Wales struck quickly and clinically after the break, centre Leon Brennan finishing off an excellent move which saw the ball moved wide left before he cut back in on the switch to score under the posts.
The game was already beyond York City Knights before half-backs Andy Moulsdale and Jamie Durbin both snatched a try a piece, and despite Jonny Presley getting one back for the home side in the dying minutes, the match was capped off with a seventh Crusaders try for debutant trialist Matt Reid.
Discussion of who took Man of the Match was rife amongst the strong travelling support, with Captain Andy Mosedale and Lewys Weaver highlighted, but the Welsh winger was ultimately picked out for his excellent performance and fine kicking