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3 Feb - Bradford Bulls v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats - KO 3pm


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Poll: Who will win? (18 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Bradford Bulls (9 votes [50.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  2. Voted Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (8 votes [44.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 44.44%

  3. Draw (1 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

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#21 Saintslass

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:50 PM

Hard one to call, this one. It could go either way. Bradford seemed to put up a good job against Leeds but I don't know how many young players were playing on either side and anyway, Leeds are generally poor for most of the year so that probably isn't a good marker. Should be a good game between what appear to be two fairly even sides.

#22 Amber Avenger

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:40 AM

Has the world gone mad??? All these people backing the Bulls. Surely the boggy conditions won't give Bradford that much of an advantage.


It's not exactly tipping a giant killing though is it? Most people have said it's two very similar sides, which I'd have to agree with. The bookies have Bradford as favourites by 10, so fill your boots!
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#23 Bulliac

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:20 AM

Has the world gone mad??? All these people backing the Bulls. Surely the boggy conditions won't give Bradford that much of an advantage.

Despite the forecast there hasn't been anything like the amount of rain we could have had over the last couple of days. Odsal drains pretty well anyway, so provided we don't get a month's worth of rain in the next few days the Bulls' cause should be helped a fast and reasonably dry track. Soz, can't see much consolation for you.... B) unless you pray for rain.... :)
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#24 Forever Trinity

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

Despite the forecast there hasn't been anything like the amount of rain we could have had over the last couple of days. Odsal drains pretty well anyway, so provided we don't get a month's worth of rain in the next few days the Bulls' cause should be helped a fast and reasonably dry track. Soz, can't see much consolation for you.... B) unless you pray for rain.... :)


like the Bulls ooze pace!!! :o :o

Come on Wakey by 20

#25 Wolford6

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:46 PM

It's chucked it down all day in Bradford

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#26 Bulliac

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:20 AM

It's chucked it down all day in Bradford

I'm about three miles from Odsal and we've not had much to be honest - are you a bit nearer?
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#27 Bulliac

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:25 AM

like the Bulls ooze pace!!! :o :o

Come on Wakey by 20


Skilful teams like a dry track so I'm obviously hoping it dries up a bit, so we have some advantage. How's your prayers going.....? :lol:
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#28 Wolford6

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:35 PM

Howling winds toay; the grass in my lawns is drying out

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#29 WakefieldCityLoyal

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

Hard to judge this match bradford will be out to impress but we're not a bad side, a lot will depend if Tim Smith is fit. Come on Wakefield

#30 Bulliac

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

Hard to judge this match bradford will be out to impress but we're not a bad side, a lot will depend if Tim Smith is fit. Come on Wakefield

Should be a good game mate, It's just briliant to have a team to watch from our pov. Looking forward to the kick off. :)

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#31 hindle xiii

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:12 PM

Wakefield squad: Richard Mathers, Peter Fox, Dean Collis, Ben Cockayne, Paul Sykes, Tim Smith, Justin Poore, Paul Aiton, Ali Lauiti'iti, Danny Kirmond, Danny Washbrook, Kyle Wood, Kyle Amor, Oliver Wilkes, Frankie Mariano, Reece Lyne, Matty Wildie, Brad Singleton, Chris Annakin.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#32 hindle xiii

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:17 PM

Bradford squad: James Donaldson, Adam Sidlow, Michael Platt, Manase Manuokafoa, Jamie Langley, Matt Diskin, Brett Kearney, Nick Scruton, Heath L'Estrange, Matty Blythe, Keith Lulia, Elliott Whitehead, Elliot Kear, Jarrod Sammut, Danny Addy, Tom Olbison, Chev Walker, Jobe Murphy, Jamie Foster.

Edited by hindle xiii, 01 February 2013 - 02:17 PM.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#33 Wolford6

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:52 PM

I suggest

Jamie Foster

Michael Platt, Matty Blythe, Keith Lulia, Elliot Kear

Brett Kearney, Jarrod Sammut

Manase Manuokafoa, Heath L'Estrange, Adam Sidlow

Elliott Whitehead, Tom Olbison,

Jamie Langley

Subs: Matt Diskin, Nick Scruton, Danny Addy, Chev Walker


Unlucky?: James Donaldson, Jobe Murphy

No place for Adrian Purtell by the looks of it.

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#34 OMEGA

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:57 PM

Likely Wakefield line up

Mathers
Fox Collis Lyne Cockayne
Sykes Smith
Amor Aiton Poore
Lauitiiti Kirmond
Washbrook

Wildie Mariano Wilkes Singleton

#35 matt newsholme

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:53 PM

I suggest

Jamie Foster

Michael Platt, Matty Blythe, Keith Lulia, Elliot Kear

Brett Kearney, Jarrod Sammut

Manase Manuokafoa, Heath L'Estrange, Adam Sidlow

Elliott Whitehead, Tom Olbison,

Jamie Langley

Subs: Matt Diskin, Nick Scruton, Danny Addy, Chev Walker


Unlucky?: James Donaldson, Jobe Murphy

No place for Adrian Purtell by the looks of it.


Purtells still injured. Not due back til march

#36 weloveyouwakefield2

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:10 PM

Justin Poore@Justin_Poore8
Ahh, just been ruled out of tomorrows game with my hamstring #gutted#dissapointment

We will struggle in the forwards now... :(
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#37 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:32 PM

I'm really sceptical, all the right noises have been coming out of Odsal, but I've been let down before by the Bulls!

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#38 matt newsholme

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:13 PM

We will struggle in the forwards now... :(


That looks like a fake twitter account tbh.

#39 Old Frightful

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:31 PM

Has the world gone mad??? All these people backing the Bulls. Surely the boggy conditions won't give Bradford that much of an advantage.

The World seems to have maintained it's sanity...

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#40 Amber Avenger

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:46 PM

Difference today was that Wakefield looked like they thought the season starts in a fortnight's time and Bradford looked like they have been waiting for this for months. Some great play from us - first try worth the price of admission alone. Not the finished article and I'm not getting carried away, but it's pleasing to see the best opening day from us in about a decade.

Also the team spirit from the players who were at Odsal last year was immense again. Will see us through a few tough spots again this year I hope.
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