Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Bradford Bulls

Relegation is “Plan Z”, says new Bradford Bulls chairman

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

New Bradford Bulls chairman Marc Green insists he is not even thinking about the club getting relegated, labelling it “Plan Z” in his list of options for the club’s future. Green met the press today, for the first time since his takeover of the club was completed last Wednesday. And he spoke passionately of his pride to be involved with ... Read More »

Bradford complete Jamal Fakir signing

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Bradford have finally made their first permanent signing since exiting administration, with French international Jamal Fakir signing up. Fakir – who recently left Catalan Dragons under controversial circumstances – has signed a deal until the end of the season with the Bulls, who are currently rooted to the bottom of Super League. He arrives at the club after seven years ... Read More »

Dale Ferguson set for early return for Bradford Bulls

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Bradford are set for a huge injury boost this weekend, as forward Dale Ferguson is set to potentially return from injury against Oldham this weekend. The Scotland international has yet to make his competitive debut for the Bulls, having been limited to just one friendly due to a back problem. He underwent surgery to correct the issue, and boss Francis ... Read More »

Bradford man banned but Wakefield star escapes ban

Tom-Olbison

Bradford Bulls player Tom Olbison has been suspended for one match by an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal found him guilty of placing undue pressure on the neck of Danny Tickle of Widnes Vikings in the ninth minute of a First Utility Super League match played on Sunday March 30. Olbison, who pleaded not guilty to Grade C dangerous contact, was also ... Read More »

Ferguson and Gaskell eyeing early returns

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Bradford Bulls back-rower Dale Ferguson is eyeing a return from injury a full six weeks earlier than first anticipated. The Scotland international, 25, is yet to make a competitive appearance in a Bulls shirt since his transfer from Huddersfield Giants last year after sustaining a back injury in pre-season. “I am very much looking forward to getting back out there, ... Read More »

Liam Sutcliffe recalled by Rhinos

Liam Sutcliffe. ©RLPhotos

Leeds stand-off Liam Sutcliffe has been recalled by the Rhinos following a short-term loan spell at Bradford Bulls. The 19-year-old, who scored against Widnes yesterday, has impressed since arriving at the Provident Stadium in early March. “Liam has been fantastic for us, he has provided another number for us – in a key position,” said Bulls coach Francis Cummins. “In ... Read More »

Match report: Widnes Vikings 22-18 Bradford Bulls

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In a nutshell Widnes held off a spirited Bradford side in a scintillating encounter that was anyone’s game until the last few seconds. How it unfolded 15′ – Home side strike first through Jack Owens, who sneaks in out wide. The Bulls fans are furious with referee’s decision. Danny Tickle hits the post with his conversion attempt: 4-0. 26′ – ... Read More »

Match preview: Widnes Vikings v Bradford Bulls

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Widnes will be hoping to continue their excellent start to the season by keeping Bradford Bulls in negative points, as the two sides collide at the Select Security Stadium on Sunday. The Vikings will be heading into the game in high spirits, after managing to keep Hull FC scoreless last week, winning 7-0 at the KC Stadium. And Denis Betts ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls blessed by returning star for Widnes trip

Francis-Cummins

Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins has been able to welcome back Chev Walker from suspension this weekend, as his injury woes continue. All in all, Cummins has been forced to leave three senior players out of his squad – with Matt Diskin, Adam Sidlow and Jamie Foster all set to miss the trip to Halton through injury. However, the ... Read More »

Paul Medley to leave Bradford Bulls

Cummins and staff

Bradford Bulls head of youth Paul Medley is to leave the club, to take up a new role with the RFL. Medley has been associated with the club for 25 years, as a player and a member of the backroom staff, but will now sever his lengthy association with the club to become the national player development manager for the ... Read More »