CAERNARFON Town skipper Nathan Craig is now “recovering at home” after suffering a concussion during their latest JD Cymru Premier outing.

The influential figure needed significant treatment after colliding with teammate Shaun Cavanagh in the first period of their defeat at Bala Town, which also resulted in an ambulance being called to the scene.

Craig was put in a neck brace as part of precautionary measures, but a scan revealed no neck or back problems following the incident.

A Caernarfon Town statement, read: “We are pleased to say that our club captain, Nathan Craig, is back home and recovering after suffering concussion during our match at Bala.

“He was given a neck brace at the ground due to precautionary measures but a scan has revealed that he has not suffered any neck and back problems.

“Nathan has asked us to pass on his heartfelt thanks to everyone who assisted and took care of him.

“This includes our club physio Rhys Jones, all Bala staff and physio Ffiona Evans, Carol and Graham Jones, Bala community Responders, and all the NHS Staff. He also wishes to thank everyone for all the good luck messages.”

Craig, who has played a leading role in the Cofis’ rise to prominence both on and off the pitch in recent years, is a former Everton trainee has represented Wales at U21 level and has also turned out for Torquay United during a trophy laden career to date.