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Bradford Bulls could announce new owners today

Bulls down the line

There could be a conclusion to the long-running Bradford Bulls saga in sight, with an announcement over which party has won control of the club expected as early as today. London-based businessman Richard Lamb has had his offer for the club accepted by administrator David Wilson, and it looks like he will be the new owner of the Bulls – ... Read More »

Former Bradford player could return as chairman


Former Bradford Bulls star Abi Ekoku could make a sensational return to the club as chairman, after it emerged he was backing one of the bids to take over the club. Ekoku – who also played for London and Halifax – has previously served as chief executive of the club in the past, but he could now return in a ... Read More »

Anthony Mullally extends loan deal at Bradford Bulls

Anthony Mullally

Huddersfield head coach Paul Anderson has confirmed that prop Anthony Mullally has extended his loan spell at the Bradford Bulls, after his one-month loan deal came to a close last weekend. Mullally has struggled for game time at the Giants in 2014, and has been in good form for the Bulls since he arrived at Odsal – offering a much-needed ... Read More »

Huddersfield prop could extend loan deal at Bradford

Anthony Mullally

Bradford are hopeful of extending the loan deal of Huddersfield prop Anthony Mullally, after his spell at the Bulls came to an end last week. Mullally was actually ineligible to face his parent club last weekend, but both clubs are believed to be keen to extend the stay of the Ireland international at Odsal – with Bradford’s squad in dire ... Read More »

Mandy Koukash suggests she has failed in Bradford bid

Dr Marwan Koukash addresses fans. ©RLPhotos

A new twist has emerged in the race to take control of the Bradford Bulls, with Mandy Koukash suggesting on social media that she has failed in her bid to assume control of the club. Mrs. Koukash – wife of Salford Red Devils owner Marwan – was thought to be at the front of the queue when it came to ... Read More »

Bulls could be boosted by returning star this weekend

Matty Blythe and Lee Gaskell joking around. ©JoeWhitley

Bradford Bulls are set to be handed a potentially huge injury boost this weekend, as centre Matty Blythe nears a return from injury. The 25-year-old – who has yet to appear for the club this season – tore tendons in his thumb in a training session just before Christmas, and has missed the opening five weeks of Super League XIX. ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 18-66 Huddersfield Giants


In a nutshell Huddersfield Giants got their campaign back on track with a dominant performance over West Yorkshire rivals Bradford, who struggled to contain the Giants’ powerful and pacey backs. How it unfolded First half: In blustery conditions, Bradford fumble the kick-off and let the Giants in immediately, Scott Grix crossing to make it 4-0; the home side hit back ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Huddersfield Giants


West Yorkshire rivals Bradford Bulls and Huddersfield lock horns this afternoon, with the Giants looking to avenge a brace of defeats suffered at the hands of the Bulls last year. The Bulls sprung a surprise early last campaign by winning at the John Smiths Stadium, before dismantling a youthful Giants outfit in the final weekly round clash of 2013. That ... Read More »

Luke George returns to Bradford Bulls squad

Luke George. ©JoeWhitley

Bradford Bulls winger Luke George is in line to make his return to the Bulls side on Sunday, after being named in Francis Cummins’ 19-man squad for the visit of Huddersfield Giants. The winger missed last weeks defeat to Hull FC, after suffering a concussion during the Bulls’ victory over London the week previous. However, he has shaken that off, ... Read More »

Noble hopeful of Koukash deal at Bradford

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Salford Red Devils coach Brian Noble admits he would love Mandy Koukash – the wife of Salford owner Marwan – to take control of the Bradford Bulls, after it emerged she is putting in a bid for the club. Noble served the Bradford club as player and coach with great distinction, coaching them to three Super League Grand Final victories. ... Read More »