Friday, August 22, 2014
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Bradford Bulls

Bulls snare Tomahawaks star Offerdahl

Coach James Lowes has already signed Jake Mullaney from Salford Red Devils

Bradford Bulls have signed USA World Cup prop forward Mark Offerdahl, who becomes Bulls coach James Lowes’ fifth new signing for 2015, after Offerdahl signed a one-year deal with the club, and following the news last week that the club had signed Tongan winger Etu Uaisele from Featherstone Rovers, who is currently on loan at Sheffield Eagles. The 26-year-old forward ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls re-sign Adam O’Brien

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Bradford Bulls have made their ninth addition to their 2015 squad, after announcing the re-signing of rising star Adam O’Brien. O’Brien, who turned 21 last month, has agreed a new two-year-deal, meaning he will be a Bull until at least the end of 2016. The young hooker, who has enjoyed a more prominent role in the side recent weeks, is ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls aiming for 30-strong squad in 2015

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Bradford Bulls managing director Steve Ferres has said the club are looking to put together a squad of 30 players for next season, as they continue to prepare for life in the Championship. The Bulls currently have eight players on their books for next season – including four new recruits. And, speaking to the Telegraph and Argus, Ferres said the ... Read More »

New Bradford Bulls man inspired by Vainikolo

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New Bradford Bulls signing Etu Uaisele has described the opportunity to sign for the club as a “massive chance”, and admits his career his taken inspiration from one of the club’s all-time great wingers. Uaisele penned a two-year deal to become the eighth member of James Lowes’ 2015 squad yesterday, and he said he can’t wait to get started with ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls land Tongan international Uaisele

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Bradford Bulls have confirmed the signing of Tongan international Etu Uaisele, who has agreed a two-year deal with the club. The former NRL star, who enjoyed spells Down Under with Parramatta Eels and Penrith Panthers, is currently plying his trade with Kingstone Press Championship Sheffield Eagles. An explosive three-quarter, 29-year-old Uaisele – who can operate both at centre and on the ... Read More »

Brett Kearney: “It’s definitely not the way I wanted to leave”

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This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Bradford fullback Brett Kearney has revealed he will end his five-year stint with the Bulls at the end of the season and return to Australia. The 30-year-old, ... Read More »

Mullaney: I’ve got big shoes to fill at Bradford

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New Bulls signing Jake Mullaney admits he has “big shoes to fill” as he prepares to replace Brett Kearney in 2015. Kearney confirmed in this week’s League Express that he plans to leave the Bulls at the end of the season and return to Australia. “Brett is obviously a very good player and has been for many years,” Mullaney told ... Read More »

Rugby League World: Year of the Wolves?

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Warrington Wolves have long been tipped for Grand Final success – so is this finally their year? Rugby League World Magazine sits down with the four men charged with plugging the gap left by retiring halfback Lee Briers to find out. Chris Bridge, Richie Myler, Stefan Ratchford and Gareth O’Brien have all featured at halfback this season and are now ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls determined to score derby win

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Bradford Bulls head coach James Lowes is targeting a derby win at local rivals Leeds Rhinos tonight – because he knows the players may not get another opportunity for at least a year. Following relegation to the Championship, this could be the last Bradford-Leeds derby – a fixture which has contest Grand Finals and Challenge Cup Finals in the past ... Read More »

Peacock: Leeds-Bradford derby hasn’t mattered for a while

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Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock believes the derby with former club Bradford lost its potency long before the Bulls were condemned to relegation. The former Great Britain star, speaking to the Yorkshire Post, said: “With Bradford, winning the 2005 Grand Final against Leeds in my last game for them has to be the best. “But for Leeds, if I’m honest, ... Read More »