Thursday, July 31, 2014
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RFL to respond to Bradford legal threat in private

The former Bulls directors. L-R Andrew Calvert, Mark Moore, Robert Hunter-Paul, Ian Watt. ©BradfordBulls

The Rugby Football League (RFL) have revealed they will respond privately to a threat of legal action from the three directors who quit Bradford Bulls in the aftermath of their six-point deduction for entering administration last week. Chairman Mark Moore and directors Ian Watt and Andrew Calvert, also know as Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd, withdrew their offer immediately after the ... Read More »

Francis Cummins: My Bulls are champions


Bradford coach Francis Cummins has praised his players following a gritty victory against London Broncos yesterday. The Bulls ran out 25-12 winners against a gutsy London outfit, salvaging another two of the six points they were deducted for going into administration. They now stand on -2. Without the deduction, the Bulls would lie 5th in the Super League table. Cummins ... Read More »

Is Marwan Koukash’s brother set to buy the Bulls?

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

A strong rumour is circulating that one of Dr Marwan Koukash’s brothers is set to make a bid to buy the Bradford Bulls. The Salford Red Devils owner is one of seven siblings and sees potential in our sport to make lots of money. Our source indicated his enthusiasm rubbed off on his sibling, who is preparing a bid that ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 25-12 London Broncos


In a nutshell London fought hard but Bradford had just too much quality for the Broncos How it unfolded First half Scruffy first 10 minutes with few chances and a lot of errors; Adrian Purtell puts Jamie Foster through on 11 minutes with a superb pass, he offloads to Luke Gale who goes over under the sticks, Foster converts; Bradford ... Read More »

Nick Scruton leaves the Bradford Bulls

Nick Scruton. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have confirmed the departure of frontrower Nick Scruton, who has joined Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for an undisclosed fee agreed by the club’s administrators. The 29-year-old prop has opted for a move away from The Provident Stadium, ending a six-year tenure with the Odsal club. He follows in the footsteps of Garreth Carvell and Jarrod Sammut, who both left ... Read More »

We need to keep hold of players, insists Cummins


Bradford Bulls coach Francis Cummins says the Bulls have very little chance of surviving if they lose any more players. The Odsal club have endured some severe off-field problems and have just been handed a six-point penalty for entering administration. That derailed a takeover bid that was almost complete and leaves them with no owner and sitting on the brink ... Read More »

Francis Cummins: It’s a little bit like a deja vu

Cummins and staff

Bradford coach Francis Cummins claims his side’s current situation is like a deja vu. The Bulls are still in administration after a six-point deduction from the RFL, which derailed a takeover bid and leaves them hanging in the balance. Indeed, news broke today that their players are being offered out to other Super League clubs. Cummins, 37, is just focused ... Read More »

Super League preview: Bradford Bulls V London Broncos


If the RFL’s theory that jeopardy equals entertainment and will increase Super League attendance is true, the Bulls will have to install a new stand at the Provident for Sunday’s game. It’s 13th versus 14th as the league’s two most troubled sides battle it out in what is effectively a four-pointer, especially since the latest Bulls transgressions took place. Bradford ... Read More »

Lee Radford: Bradford players being offered out

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC coach Lee Radford claims Super League clubs are being offered Bradford players, in the aftermath of the West Yorkshire club’s heartbreaking off-field issues that could see them cease to exist. The former Bulls player, who lured Garreth Carvell away from Odsal despite not playing a competitive game for them, said: “Poor management has effectively put a lot of ... Read More »

Richard Lamb still interested in buying Bulls


London-based businessman Richard Lamb has confirmed he is still interested in buying Bradford Bulls. The announcement was made after the club fell back into administration last night following a six-point deduction. Mark Moore, chairman of Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd, who agreed a sale with the administrators last Friday, withdrew his offer and attacked the RFL for consigning them to ‘almost ... Read More »