Friday, August 29, 2014
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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 »

Bradford Bulls duo next to sign up for 2015

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Bradford Bulls have announced that two more of their current squad have signed up for the 2015 season, as forwards Adam Sidlow and Tom Olbison have penned new deals. Olbison has agreed a two-year deal wit the Bulls, whilst Sidlow will stay with the club until at least the end of next season, having signed a one-year extension to his ... Read More »

Jamie Langley would “seriously consider” Bulls return

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Hull KR forward Jamie Langley admits he would be open to the prospect of returning to former club Bradford Bulls next season and helping them return to Super League. The 30-year-old, who joined the Robins last year on a 12-month deal, was told by Rovers boss Chris Chester he would not be offered a new contract after his season was ... Read More »

Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 22

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Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 22. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll ... Read More »

Wigan: Wane didn’t sleep after Bulls defeat

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Wigan coach Shaun Wane claims he couldn’t sleep following the Warriors’ shocking 16-8 loss to Bradford Bulls on Sunday. The reigning double champions, seemingly complacent after thrashing the Bulls in their last meeting, lacked passion and enthusiasm and ultimately lost ground in the race for the League Leaders’ shield. “I didn’t sleep last night, I watched the game four times ... Read More »

Bulls sign Jake Mullaney from Red Devils

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Bradford Bulls have completed the signing of Salford Red Devils star Jake Mullaney, with the Australian becoming the second new recruit to sign up at Odsal for 2015. The Australian has penned a one-year deal with James Lowes’ side for next season, having made twelve appearances for the Red Devils so far in 2014. He admits he is excited by ... Read More »

Betts delighted to land Bradford Bulls star

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Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts admits he is delighted to finally secure the services of Manase Manuokafoa – after finally managing to convince the powerhouse prop to sign up for 2015. Manuokafoa has signed a two-year deal with the Vikings to remain in Super League, after Bradford Bulls were relegated last weekend. Betts said he tried to sign the Tongan ... Read More »