Championship Shield Results – Bradford win again

Championship Shield: Swinton Lions 16-30 Bradford Bulls Sheffield Eagles 28-35 Dewsbury Rams Batley Bulldogs 22-22 Oldham Toulouse Olympique 50-12 Rochdale Hornets Full coverage of all the weekend’s Championship Shield matches will feature in Monday’s issue of League Express, available in the shops and online from Sunday evening.

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Roundup: 13th August

More details from all of today’s games, alongside the rest of the weekend’s action, will feature in Monday’s League Express. Widnes Vikings picked up their first win of the 2017 Qualifiers as Corey Thompson’s brace helped them to a 36-12 victory at Halifax. Despite Fax’s red-hot winger Ben Heaton making it six tries in two appearances, they barely threatened a…

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A decade of despair – the sad decline of Bradford Bulls

Bradford Bulls fans are waking up this morning to news they must have never thought imaginable. Relegation from the second-tier is now a reality. From World Champions to the third division in just over ten years tells only the start of one of the most depressing stories Rugby League has seen in the modern era. The Bulls, once world-conquering, trend-setting…

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Can the Bulls recover from ground zero?

GARETH WALKER of League Express asks whether Bradford Bulls can still escape relegation as they prepare to face Halifax on Sunday. ALMOST five months after the start of the season, Bradford Bulls are finally back to zero points – but results elsewhere in the Championship last weekend were cruel. The Bulls have been slowly working off the 12 point deduction…

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Widnes and Bradford enter dual-registration partnership

Super League side Widnes have entered a dual-registration partnership with Championship side Bradford for the rest of this season. The agreement begins with immediate effect, and allows players to move between the two clubs. Both sides currently find themselves bottom of their respective divisions; the Vikings are at the foot of Super League while the Bulls, still on -2 points,…

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