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Match report: Bradford Bulls 18-66 Huddersfield Giants

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Koukash insists Bulls bid is ‘genuine’

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Salford owner Marwan Koukash has claimed that his wife’s bid to purchase the Bradford Bulls is genuine, and refuted claims there could be a conflict of interest between the clubs should she be successful. The owner of the Red Devils took to Twitter late on Wednesday night to inform his followers that his wife was putting together a bid to ... Read More »

Cummins: Bradford deduction could be lowered on appeal

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Bradford head coach Francis Cummins still believes there is a possibility the Bulls could yet have some of their six-point deduction alleviated, as the club try to haul themselves out of trouble both on and off the field. With the news that Salford owner Marwan Koukash’s wife is interested in purchasing the club still fresh in the ears of Bulls ... Read More »

Koukash Confirms Wife’s Interest In Purchasing Bulls

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has taken to Twitter to reveal his wife – Mandy – is interested in purchasing the crisis-stricken Bradford Bulls. All offers for the club – which is in financial turmoil once again – have to be with the administrator, David Wilson, by the close of play on Thursday. And the enigmatic Koukash revealed to ... Read More »

Cummins Hopeful of Extra Recruits for Giants Clash

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Bradford head coach Francis Cummins has revealed that he is hopeful of adding to his squad in time for the Bulls’ clash with Huddersfield on Sunday. Cummins will be without two of his loan signings at the weekend – Greg Burke will be out for two months after dislocating a shoulder on debut for the club against Hull FC, and ... Read More »

Luke George back in contention for Bulls this weekend

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Bradford winger Luke George is set for a return to the Bulls match-day squad this weekend, after spending a week on the sidelines with a head injury. George sustained the blow during Bradford’s 25-12 victory over London two weeks ago – subsequently missing the defeat against Hull FC last Friday. However, he confirmed at the club’s Tong training ground that ... Read More »

Matt Diskin: Errors to blame for Hull thumping

Bulls captain Matt Diskin is retiring at the end of the season. (Click image to read more). ©JoeWhitley

Bradford captain Matt Diskin insists he and his team-mates have learned from last Friday’s thrashing at the hands of Hull FC. The hooker, 32, claims the Bulls deserved little more than the heavy loss they suffered and blamed handling errors for the defeat. “After claiming two important wins against Wakefield and London, we couldn’t continue our run last Friday,” he ... Read More »

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