Sunday, October 26, 2014
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Ferguson to miss Scotland Euro campaign

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Scotland have been dealt a blow ahead of the European Championships, after star forward Dale Ferguson revealed to the Telegraph and Argus that he is set to miss the tournament this Autumn. Ferguson has had an injury-hampered first season at Bradford Bulls in 2014 and, after speaking to Scotland boss Steve McCormack – as well as club coach James Lowes ... Read More »

Bulls sign Harry Siejka from Wildcats

Harry Siejka in his NRL days. ©ActionPhotos

Bradford Bulls have signed Australian scrum-half Harry Siejka from Wakefield Wildcats. Siejka, 22, has signed a two-year contract, completing the Bulls’ 30-man roster for 2015. He has played for Penrith Panthers, New Zealand Warriors and St George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL, while earlier this year he joined Trinity, where injuries restricted his appearances to nine games. “I like what ... Read More »

Francis Cummins to sue Bulls for wrongful dismissal

Cummins and staff

Francis Cummins is suing Bradford Bulls for wrongful dismissal following his sacking on 16 June. The former coach had signed a three-year contract following his appointment in September 2012. “Francis was expecting the club to honour their obligation to pay through to the end of his contract,” Cummins lawyer, Richard Cramer of Leeds-based Front Row Legal, told the Bradford Telegraph ... Read More »

Jay Pitts thankful for ‘new lease of life’ at Bradford

Jay-Pitts

New Bulls signing Jay Putts is eager to make the most of “a new lease of life” offered to him by head coach James Lowes, insisting exciting times are ahead after finally agreeing a permanent contract with the club. The 24-year-old was unveiled as one of five new addition to Bradford’s squad for 2015, at a packed out ‘Evening with ... Read More »

Bulls fight back to beat Broncos in London

Bradford Bulls halfback Luke Gale scored four tries as the Bulls fought back in a topsy-turvy encounter at The Hive today to emerge with a 36-46 victory against London Broncos. Gale, playing his last game for the Bulls before joining Castleford next season, gave a great display of support play, and the Bulls’ other star was prop forward Manase Manuofakoa, ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls unveil new-look backroom team

John Bastian. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have unveiled their restructured backroom team in preparation for the 2015 season – with the most notable announcement the arrival of former Featherstone head coach John Bastian as the club’s head of youth. England strength and conditioning coach Gary Dempsey has joined the club in the same capacity, whilst current Bulls captain Matt Diskin – who is retiring ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls announce five signings

Paul-Clough

Bradford Bulls have announced  more signings this evening, as part of their ‘Evening With The Bulls’ event. Jay Pitts has signed permanently from Hull FC, whilst Samir Tarahoui has signed from Whitehaven. Paul Clough has signed from St Helens, as well as Catalan hooker Jean-Philippe Baile. The final signing is Wakefield’s Lucas Walshaw. The club have also announced Matt Diskin ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls name youthful squad for London trip

Oliver Roberts. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls boss James Lowes has rung the changes for the club’s final game of the season this weekend, making no less than six changes to their 19-man squad for the trip to face London Broncos. Senior figures such as Matty Blythe, Jamal Fakir, Dale Ferguson and Lee Gaskell all miss out – meaning Fakir has played his last game ... Read More »

Luke George could walk away from Rugby League

Luke George

Departing Bradford Bulls winger Luke George has revealed he may consider pursuing a career away from Rugby League, after admitting he is unsure what the future holds in the coming weeks and months. George will not be offered a new deal at the Bulls after just one season with the club, after making just 12 appearances during the first year ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls sign Chris Ulugia from Mackay Cutters

James-Lowes

Bradford Bulls have announced their second signing of the day – after announcing the capture of three-quarter Chris Ulugia, who arrives as the ninth new addition to James Lowes’ squad for 2015. The 22-year-old, who can operate at centre, full-back and on the wing, has tonight put pen to paper on a two-year deal with the club. Ulugia joins forwards ... Read More »