Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Jamie Langley would “seriously consider” Bulls return

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Hull KR forward Jamie Langley admits he would be open to the prospect of returning to former club Bradford Bulls next season and helping them return to Super League. The 30-year-old, who joined the Robins last year on a 12-month deal, was told by Rovers boss Chris Chester he would not be offered a new contract after his season was ... Read More »

Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 22

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Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 22. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll ... Read More »

Wigan: Wane didn’t sleep after Bulls defeat

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Wigan coach Shaun Wane claims he couldn’t sleep following the Warriors’ shocking 16-8 loss to Bradford Bulls on Sunday. The reigning double champions, seemingly complacent after thrashing the Bulls in their last meeting, lacked passion and enthusiasm and ultimately lost ground in the race for the League Leaders’ shield. “I didn’t sleep last night, I watched the game four times ... Read More »

Bulls sign Jake Mullaney from Red Devils

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Bradford Bulls have completed the signing of Salford Red Devils star Jake Mullaney, with the Australian becoming the second new recruit to sign up at Odsal for 2015. The Australian has penned a one-year deal with James Lowes’ side for next season, having made twelve appearances for the Red Devils so far in 2014. He admits he is excited by ... Read More »

Betts delighted to land Bradford Bulls star

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Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts admits he is delighted to finally secure the services of Manase Manuokafoa – after finally managing to convince the powerhouse prop to sign up for 2015. Manuokafoa has signed a two-year deal with the Vikings to remain in Super League, after Bradford Bulls were relegated last weekend. Betts said he tried to sign the Tongan ... Read More »

Manase Manuokafao signs for Widnes Vikings

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Bradford prop Manase Manuokafoa will leave the relegated Bulls at the end of the season after signing a two-year deal with Widnes Vikings. Vikings boss Denis Betts identified his front row as an area he needed to beef up ahead of next season, and the 29-year-old former South Sydney, Parramatta and North Queensland Cowboys prop has long been on his ... Read More »

James Lowes: Bulls at bottom of a cycle

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James Lowes has been back at Bradford Bulls for only a month but he experienced the pain of relegation as much as anyone involved with the club. The former Great Britain hooker knew the Bulls’ fate was likely decided long before he took up the challenge of restoring their fortunes but confirmation of their drop into the Kingstone Press Championship ... Read More »

Bulls relegation a “disgrace”, says Lowes

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Bradford coach James Lowes has described the circumstances to blame for the Bull’s recent relegation a “disgrace”. After losing to Huddersfield on Sunday, the Odsal club dropped down a tier for the first time in their history. Yet another string of financial problems led to them being deducted six points in February and they never recovered. “What’s happened with the ... Read More »

Manuokafoa: I want to be playing top flight

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Bradford prop forward Manase Manuokafoa is on the lookout for another Super League club after the Bulls were officially relegated from the top flight on Sunday. The 29-year-old, who signed from Parramatta Eels in 2012, is yet to speak to any rival clubs but is keen to get the ball rolling so he and his family can make the necessary ... Read More »

Bulls: Bradford withdraw legal appeal

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Bradford Bulls have confirmed the club’s decision to withdraw its legal challenge of the points deduction imposed earlier this year. A spokesperson for the board of directors has made the following statement: “As part of our last press release on the matter, the directors indicated the club would only proceed with legal action in the event it would be of ... Read More »