Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Bradford Bulls

Jarrod Sammut writes open letter to Bulls fans

Jarrod-Sammut

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

Cummins and staff

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

Bradford-V-Wakefield

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

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond. ©RLPhotos

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

Anthony Mullally

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 »

Nick Scruton: I’m not going anywhere

Nick Scruton. ©RLPhotos

Strong rumours linking Bradford Bulls prop Nick Scruton with a move away from the Provident Stadium were quashed last night. The 29-year-old took to his Twitter account to assure a worried fan that he was not, as reports suggested, set to follow half-back Jarrod Sammut to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. The news will be comforting for the Bulls who have already ... Read More »

Jarrod Sammut walks out on Bradford Bulls

Jarrod-Sammut

Jarrod Sammut has become the latest high-profile player to walk out on the Bradford Bulls. The Malta international, who scored 45 tries in 70 Bulls appearances, has joined Wakefield Wildcats on a two-year deal after asking to be released from his contract. Garreth Carvell also turned his back on the Odsal outfit this week when he re-signed for Hull FC. ... Read More »

Super League preview: Bradford Bulls v Castleford Tigers

Hauraki-Weller

Bradford Bulls scrum-half Luke Gale says the club will learn lessons from their pre-season pummeling by Castleford Tigers as the two-sides go head to head again this weekend in the opening round of Super League. The Tigers ran out 66-10 winners at The Provident Stadium earlier this month but Gale insists his side will be much better prepared for Sunday’s ... Read More »

Francis Cummins releases statement on Garreth Carvell loss

Garreth Carvell. ©JoeWhitley

Bradford Bulls coach Francis Cummins has released a statement outlining his thoughts on the loss of veteran prop Garreth Carvell, who controversially rejoined Hull FC this week despite being under contract with the Odsal club. Here’s the statement in full: “We have lost a good player and a good Prop so we need to add to the squad again. We ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls sign Danny Bridge from Warrington

Danny Bridge taking a tackle for Warrington. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have signed Warrington youngster Danny Bridge on a one-month loan deal, seemingly to offset the loss of veteran prop Garreth Carvell, who re-joined Hull FC today. The versatile forward, 21, is the younger brother of former Bulls centre Chris and is equally at home in the front row as he is in the back. He represented Ireland at ... Read More »