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Richard Lamb still interested in buying Bulls

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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 »

Bulls takeover bid derailed by points deduction

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Bradford Bulls chairman Mark Moore has announced the new board’s takeover bid has been withdrawn following the club’s six point deduction today. Last week, administrators accepted an offer from Bradford Bulls 2014, who took initial control of the club after its former holding company, OK Bulls Ltd, entered administration. However, Moore said the bid was no longer a viable option ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls handed six-point penalty

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Bradford Bulls have been deducted six points as punishment for entering administration last month. The RFL said their decision ‘follows a full assessment of the circumstances surrounding the club’s administration, which followed a similar insolvency event by Bradford Bulls in June 2012′. The points will be deducted immediately, leaving the West Yorkshire outfit bottom of Super League on -4 for ... Read More »

Lee Gaskell facing lengthy lay-off

As if it wasn't hard enough being Bradford coach, Francis Cummins has now lost another stand-off. ©RLPhotos

Bradford stand-off Lee Gaskell is set for up to 12 weeks on the sidelines after tearing his medial collateral ligament (MCL) in the Bulls’ round two win at Wakefield. The 23-year-old follows in the footsteps of Larne Patrick and David Hodgson, who also picked up the injury in round one. Gaskell was about to embark on a peroid of regular ... Read More »

Administrators accept Bradford Bulls offer

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Some light has been shed on the ownership of Bradford Bulls. Leeds-based administrator David Wilson last night accepted an offer from Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd, who took initial control of the club after its former holding company, OK Bulls Ltd, entered administration last month. Representatives of Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd, including chairman Mark Moore, financial director Andrew Calvert, managing director ... Read More »

Jarrod Sammut writes open letter to Bulls fans

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New Wakefield signing Jarrod Sammut has written an open letter to Bradford Bulls fans, apologising for leaving the club and thanking them for their support. The 27-year-old Australian wrote a note on his phone that he shared on his Twitter account. The full version can be found below. The Maltese international was one of the most popular figures at Bradford ... Read More »

Cummins and Agar slam Super League scheduling

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Bradford and Wakefield head coaches Francis Cummins and Richard Agar have slammed the Super League schedule after they were forced to play two games in four days. “I’m the losing coach so it would be soft to hide behind the closeness in games as an excuse, but we both [Agar and Cummins] spoke about it before the game,” said Agar, ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 10-23 Bradford Bulls

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Please note: An in-depth, statistical report on this match will appear in Rugby League Express newspaper on Monday 24th February 2014. In what was billed as an important relegation four-pointer, Bradford Bulls toughed out an ugly win over their West Yorkshire rivals in wet, soggy conditions. Penalties and handling errors aplenty, it was by no means the purest performance of ... Read More »

Super League preview: Wakefield Wildcats V Bradford Bulls

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Bradford Bulls will give a debut to Ireland international prop Anthony Mullally after signing him on a month’s loan from Huddersfield Giants. He goes straight into Francis Cummins’ squad as a replacement for second rower Tom Olbison, who suffered concussion during last Sunday’s opening 36-18 defeat to Castleford Tigers. Former Bradford half-back Jarrod Sammut will make his debut for Wakefield ... Read More »

Mullalley agrees Bulls loan move

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Bradford Bulls have signed 22 year old Ireland international Anthony Mullally on a one-month loan deal from Huddersfield Giants. The Lancashire-born forward is in contention for Thursday night’s trip to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. The former Widnes talent, who impressed while on World Cup duty for Mark Aston’s Ireland last year, is hoping to make a big impact at The Provident ... Read More »