Bradford Bulls could welcome back key duo this weekend

Aaron Bower
By Aaron Bower May 7, 2014 14:54

Bradford Bulls could welcome back key duo this weekend

Bradford Bulls could welcome back yet more key players this weekend, as they look to make it three wins in succession as they face St Helens.

With the club so light on forwards for the majority of the season, both Manase Manuokafoa and Chev Walker could return from injury for the clash with the Saints, giving Cummins a huge selection boost.

“Nas has trained on his own; he’s been running today and we’ve got to see how he reacts to that. If he’s OK then he’ll train fully on Friday and he’ll have a good chance,” Cummins told the media.

“Chev Walker has trained today and he’s got a really good chance of playing, too. He’s given it everything and we’re more confident of Chev in all honesty.”

The Bulls have shaken off a disastrous Easter period by winning back-to-back games against Catalan and Warrington, and Cummins believes the tide is starting to turn his side’s favour after a tricky spell of games.

“We were poor in the Easter period; we started poor against Leeds which cost us and the Wigan game was just a game too far for the lads. However we’ve been doing some good stuff at Tong and that’s started to really improve – which is pleasing.

“I’ve got to give credit to Sam Bates because he’s took a real bad knock in a sensitive area on Sunday and he’s not trained since. However, the young lads aren’t going to play every week but they’ve had some great experience under the belts.”

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Aaron Bower
By Aaron Bower May 7, 2014 14:54

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