Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Bradford Bulls

Elliot Kear makes switch to rugby union

Elliot-Kear

Former Crusaders and Bradford Bulls winger Elliot Kear has departed Rugby League for the 15-man code, after agreeing a switch to Aviva Premiership side London Welsh. Kear had been with the Bulls since 2012, but after James Lowes and the Bulls did not offer him a new deal at the end of the season, Kear has looked elsewhere to secure ... Read More »

Bulls and Rhinos to battle in Peacock’s testimonial

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Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos will lock horns in pre-season, as they do battle in a game specially arranged to mark Jamie Peacock’s testimonial. Peacock has played on both sides of the bitter West Yorkshire rivalry, and with no league fixture between the two sides this year, the curtain-raiser on January 25 will be certain to have a real edge ... Read More »

Bulls want to be a dominant force, says Mullaney

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Former Salford full-back Jake Mullaney insists that new club Bradford are targeting an immediate return to Super League and want to become a “dominant force”. The 24-year-old Australian, who agreed a one-year deal with the Odsal outfit earlier this year, said: “As a squad we have spoke about the need to secure an immediate return to Super League this time ... Read More »

Cummins “raring to go” after Bradford departure

Francis-Cummins

Former Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins has revealed he is ready to move back into coaching, admitting that as the new league restructure takes shape next year, there could be opportunities opening up for him to move back into a hotseat somewhere. Cummins left Bradford midway through the 2014 season – a campaign that ultimately saw the Bulls relegated ... Read More »

Aaron Woods wants a crack at Super League

Aaron Woods

Australia and Wests Tigers prop Aaron Woods has admitted he would love to chance his arm in Super League one day – after growing up watching the competition as a youngster. Woods has become a star of the Australian pack during the Four Nations tournament, with the 23-year-old earning rave reviews for his performances throughout the competition. And he revealed ... Read More »

James Donaldson out to achieve potential at Hull KR

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James Donaldson is relishing his “fresh start” at new club Hull Kingston Rovers and is determined to live up to the potential he showed as a youngster. The former England schoolboys forward, 23, joined the Robins at the end of the 2014 season following five tumultuous years at Bradford Bulls. With a two-year deal signed, he’s happy to be able ... Read More »

Bulls: Versatile Addy wants to play loose forward

Danny-Addy

Bradford utility Danny Addy believes he is most effective playing at loose forward and wants to cement a starting spot there with the Bulls next season following the departure of James Donaldson to Hull KR. Addy played everywhere from prop to half-back in 2014 but wants to concentrate on his strength, which he believes is at the back of the ... Read More »

Tom Olbison: Competition for places will help Bulls

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Tom Olbison believes his position as the longest-serving member of James Lowes’ new-look squad will count for little next season. The Bradford Bulls back-rower, aged 23, is a product of the club’s academy, having joined as a scholarship player before making his first-team debut back in 2009. However, despite boasting vast experience, Olbison admits he is facing fierce competition for ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls pass 1500 mark for season tickets

Steve Ferres (left) and Marc Green (right). ©BradfordBulls

Bradford Bulls have passed another substantial season ticket milestone, with sales of memberships for their 2015 Championship campaign passing the 1,500 barrier. The club have set themselves a target of 4,000 sales before the new season gets underway in February, and managing director Steve Ferres insists the club are on track to achieve that with a Christmas rush incoming – ... Read More »

Bulls in good hands with Lowes and Harrison, says Noble

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Former Bradford Bulls head coach Brian Noble believes the club’s current coaching setup means the club is looking in good shape for 2015 – and says it’s the best state the club have been in for a “long while”. The shoots of revival under James Lowes were evident towards the end of last season, as the Bulls defeated the likes ... Read More »