Sunday, February 1, 2015
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RFL refuses to back down in Bulls dispute

Ralph Rimmer

The RFL is refusing to back down in the face of legal action from the former Bradford Bulls directors Mark Moore, Andrew Calvert and Ian Watt. The dispute arose last week, when the RFL’s Chief Operations Officer Ralph Rimmer issued a press release in response to one issued by the three former directors. The three had revealed that they were ... Read More »

Greg Burke joins Bradford Bulls

Greg Burke. ©RLPhotos

Wigan Warriors utility forward Greg Burke has joined cash-strapped Bradford Bulls on a month-long loan. The 21-year-old, who was on the bench last Sunday against Wakefield, made 17 appearances for Wigan in 2013 and scored one try. He is eligible for the Bulls’ clash with Hull FC on Friday. Bradford coach Francis Cummins said: “Greg is a player I have ... Read More »

Bulls loan Leeds star Sutcliffe

Liam Sutcliffe. ©RLPhotos

Bradford have announced they have signed Leeds youngster Liam Sutcliffe on a short-term loan deal, presumably as cover for the injured Lee Gaskell. The Rhinos stand-off or loose forward, 19, scores seven times in 18 appearances for the Headingley club in 2013. “Liam is a hugely-talented player and we are delighted to have him on board,” said Bulls coach Francis ... Read More »

Video highlights: Bradford Bulls V London Broncos


Extensive video highlights from yesterday’s Super League round three fixture between Bradford Bulls and London Broncos at the Provident Stadium. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

RFL to respond to Bradford legal threat in private

The former Bulls directors. L-R Andrew Calvert, Mark Moore, Robert Hunter-Paul, Ian Watt. ©BradfordBulls

The Rugby Football League (RFL) have revealed they will respond privately to a threat of legal action from the three directors who quit Bradford Bulls in the aftermath of their six-point deduction for entering administration last week. Chairman Mark Moore and directors Ian Watt and Andrew Calvert, also know as Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd, withdrew their offer immediately after the ... Read More »

Francis Cummins: My Bulls are champions


Bradford coach Francis Cummins has praised his players following a gritty victory against London Broncos yesterday. The Bulls ran out 25-12 winners against a gutsy London outfit, salvaging another two of the six points they were deducted for going into administration. They now stand on -2. Without the deduction, the Bulls would lie 5th in the Super League table. Cummins ... Read More »

Is Marwan Koukash’s brother set to buy the Bulls?

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

A strong rumour is circulating that one of Dr Marwan Koukash’s brothers is set to make a bid to buy the Bradford Bulls. The Salford Red Devils owner is one of seven siblings and sees potential in our sport to make lots of money. Our source indicated his enthusiasm rubbed off on his sibling, who is preparing a bid that ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 25-12 London Broncos


In a nutshell London fought hard but Bradford had just too much quality for the Broncos How it unfolded First half Scruffy first 10 minutes with few chances and a lot of errors; Adrian Purtell puts Jamie Foster through on 11 minutes with a superb pass, he offloads to Luke Gale who goes over under the sticks, Foster converts; Bradford ... Read More »

Nick Scruton leaves the Bradford Bulls

Nick Scruton. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have confirmed the departure of frontrower Nick Scruton, who has joined Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for an undisclosed fee agreed by the club’s administrators. The 29-year-old prop has opted for a move away from The Provident Stadium, ending a six-year tenure with the Odsal club. He follows in the footsteps of Garreth Carvell and Jarrod Sammut, who both left ... Read More »

We need to keep hold of players, insists Cummins


Bradford Bulls coach Francis Cummins says the Bulls have very little chance of surviving if they lose any more players. The Odsal club have endured some severe off-field problems and have just been handed a six-point penalty for entering administration. That derailed a takeover bid that was almost complete and leaves them with no owner and sitting on the brink ... Read More »