Adrian Purtell signs on at Bradford Bulls

Adrian Purtell has become the latest Bradford Bull to commit his future to the club, after today agreeing a new one-year deal. The Australian 29-year-old is the fifteenth member of James Lowes’ current squad to re-sign ahead of the 2015 campaign, taking the Bulls’ new-look roster to 23. The former NRL star, who enjoyed stints with Canberra Raiders and Penrith Panthers, has…

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Bradford Bulls sign prop Karl Davies

Bradford Bulls have announced another signing for 2015, after completing the signature of Australian prop Karl Davies – with the 22-year-old signing a two-year deal with the club. Davies is currently plying his trade with Queensland Intrust Super Cup side Mackay Cutters, and joins the likes of USA international Mark Offerdahl and Castleford’s Dan Fleming as welcome arrivals for the…

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Matty Blythe signs up at Bradford Bulls

Bradford Bulls have revealed that utility star Matty Blythe is the twentieth addition to James Lowes’ ever-growing squad for next season. Blythe, 25, has today put pen to paper on a new two-year deal with the club, meaning he will be a Bull until at least the end of 2016. The versatile back or forward has featured on the wing, at…

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Gale will be “great asset” for Castleford, says Lowes

Departing Bradford Bulls scrum-half Luke Gale will be a “great asset” for new club Castleford Tigers – that’s the view of current Bulls boss James Lowes. The Tigers confirmed the signature of Gale on a two-year contract on Thursday, bringing to an end months of speculation regarding the future of the half-back. Lowes admitted he was disappointed to lose Gale…

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Bradford Bulls sign Halafihi

Bradford Bulls have delighted announced the signing of rising star Vila Halafihi, who has today agreed a one-year deal with the club. A former Leeds Rhinos academy player, 20-year-old hooker Halafihi has spent the past 12 months down under. The Hull-born talent last year opted for a move to NRL giants Penrith Panthers, where he has been successfully plying his…

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Chev Walker signs up at Bradford Bulls

Bradford Bulls forward Chev Walker has become the latest star to agree a new deal with the club, penning a one-year deal to sign up for life in the Championship. The 31-year-old has been at Odsal since the beginning of 2010, when he joined from Hull Kingston Rovers. And Walker – a dual-code star – becomes the thirteenth addition to…

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Bradford Bulls have “different bounce”, says Lowes

Bradford Bulls head coach James Lowes said his side have a “different bounce” to them in recent weeks, after they picked up their third consecutive Super League win with victory against Hull FC. Trailing 12-0 inside the first quarter, the Bulls scored five consecutive tries either side of the break to romp into a league they ultimately would not surrender,…

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Debate: Bradford or London – who is best placed for 2015?

For this week’s debate, we’re casting a mindful eye forward to the 2015 season, and examining which of Super League’s two relegated clubs are best prepared for life in the Championship next season. There’s a case to argue for both Bradford Bulls and London Broncos, with savvy recruitment and clever planning giving both clubs a case to believe they are…

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