Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Saltonstall extends Bradford stay

James Salstonstall in one of Bradford's pre-season friendlies. ©RLPhotos

Promising Warrington youngster James Saltonstall has extended his loan spell at Bradford Bulls by a month. The 20-year-old, who was born in Halifax but represented Italy at the World Cup, scoring twice in two appearances, has impressed the Bulls coaching staff in the club’s three pre-season friendlies. Both parties agreed that Saltonstall would benefit from Super League exposure and the ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls: No more player sales, says Chairman


Bradford Bulls chairman Mark Moore has ring-fenced Francis Cummins’ squad to ensure no-one else leaves the club. The West Yorkshire outfit have finally put their ownership issues behind them thanks to the news on Friday that the club’s former operating company, OK Bulls Ltd, was placed into administration before being bought by their new company, Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd. That ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls change ownership

Garreth Carvell. ©JoeWhitley

Bradford Bulls have released a statement clarifying the current situation with regard to the ownership of the club. The statement reads: Bradford Bulls can today announce the completion of a change to its ownership. OK Bulls Ltd was this morning placed into administration following a discrepancy over the planned transfer of shares to the club’s current directors, an agreement which ... Read More »

Diskin expects big things from Garreth Carvell

Garreth Carvell. ©JoeWhitley

Bradford Bulls captain Matt Diskin has backed new signing Garreth Carvell for glory in 2014. The 32-year-old joined the Odsal club from Warrington on a two-year deal in the summer and made his debut against former club Hull last week. Diskin is expecting big things from the club’s most exciting signing. “He is a fantastic player, with a great pedigree,” ... Read More »

Garreth Carvell handed No 10 shirt at Bulls

Garreth Carvell. ©JoeWhitley

Former Great Britain prop Garreth Carvell has been handed the No 10 shirt at Bradford Bulls for the 2014 season. The 32-year-old, who signed from Warrington in the off-season on a two-year deal, will line up on the front row with Matt Diskin (No 9) and Nick Scruton (No 8). Bulls coach Francis Cummins, 37, announced his side’s 25 squad ... Read More »

Wolves in Bulls’ clothing

Bradford Bulls have signed three young Warrington Wolves players on short-term loans for their pre-season fixtures. James Saltonstall, Joe Philbin and Tom Walker have all joined the Bulls on initial four-week contracts, and will continue to train full-time whilst Warrington partake in a three-week training camp in Australia. Bradford coach Francis Cummins says the youngsters will help to bolster numbers ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls’ ownership dispute still unresolved


Who owns the Bradford Bulls has still not been finally settled, after last Monday’s meeting between Omar Khan, the three reinstated club directors Mark Moore, Andrew Calvert and Ian Watt, debenture holder Marc Green of Safeguard Security and Ralph Rimmer, the Operational Director of the RFL. The meeting succeeded in persuading Moore, Calvert and Watt to withdraw their resignations as ... Read More »

Omar Khan still owns Bradford Bulls


Bradford Bulls have revealed that Omar Khan is still the club’s owner, though work is going on behind the scenes to transfer all the shares. As things stand, Mark Moore, Ian Watt and Andrew Calvert do not own all of the shares in ‘OK Bulls’, but they were clear that the process was ongoing. “The club is still owned by ... Read More »

Matt Diskin retains Bulls captaincy for 2014


Bradford Bulls hooker Matt Diskin has been named captain for the 2014 Super League campaign. The 31-year-old former Rhinos star skippered the West Yorkshire outfit alongside Heath L’Estrange last year. “I am extremely proud to be continuing as captain,” said Diskin. “It is great to be the leader of a group of people who are very grounded and humble in ... Read More »

Have your say on the new Bulls kit

Click the link below to vote for your favourite heritage Bulls kits. ©BradfordBulls

Bradford Bulls are launching a brand-new Heritage Range and the exact shirts reproduced will be chosen by fans. Supporters are invited to select their favourite design via an online vote with the first shirt to come from those worn in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Supporters have until 12pm on Wednesday (Dec 11) to vote for their favourite, from ... Read More »