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Ex-Bradford Bulls boss Cummins confident of getting new job


Former Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins admits he has to be confident he will quickly get another job in Rugby League, as the dust finally begins to settle on his departure from the club. Cummins and his assistant Lee St Hilaire left the Bulls two weeks ago – and has since been replaced by Bulls legend James Lowes. However, ... Read More »

Opinion: Five candidates for next Bradford Bulls coach


You will all now be fully aware of the big breaking news in the world of Rugby League on Monday – as Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins has left the club. Well into his second season in charge – having been at the club since 2010 when he was appointed as assistant to Mick Potter – Cummins and assistant ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls boss defiant despite appeal result


Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins insists nothing has changed in the fight for Super League survival, after the decision to uphold their points deduction was made yesterday by an independent Sporting Sanctions Panel. After weeks of speculation regarding with the Bulls would get any points back in their appeal, the former Super League champions were informed yesterday that they ... Read More »

Cummins could be coach of the year, says Tony Smith


Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith has paid tribute to Bradford boss Francis Cummins, insisting he should be a leading contender for Super League’s coach of the year accolade – regardless of whether the Bulls stay up. Cummins has faced major traumas during his first two seasons in charge of the Bulls, with numerous financial sagas often overshadowing the work ... Read More »

Quintet set to return for Bradford Bulls


Bradford Bulls boss Francis Cummins has been handed a huge injury boost ahead of this weekend’s enormous clash with Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, as he looks set to welcome back fiv key squad members for the match. Matt Diskin and Chev Walker, who both missed last weekend’s defeat at Catalan Dragons, will definitely feature, and Cummins can also call on the ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls could welcome back trio for Catalan clash


Bradford Bulls could welcome back three key players this weekend, as they prepare to head to France to take on Catalan Dragons. The Bulls have been without a whole host of first team players for large parts of the season – including the likes of Dale Ferguson and Matty Blythe. However, their worries in the pack will be eased this ... Read More »

Francis Cummins wary of ‘dangerous’ Leeds Rhinos side


Bradford head coach Francis Cummins admits that his Bulls side will have to be at their best to emerge victorious over local rivals Leeds this evening, admitting that they are a dangerous side to face at this moment in time. Their all-conquering backs division has contributed to some heavy wins so far in 2014, including back-to-back victories against Wakefield Trinity ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls boss Cummins relishing tough run ahead


Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins admits he is relishing the prospect of the upcoming tough run of fixtures, admitting it will hopefully bring the best out of his side. The Bulls face Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors over Easter, before a cup tie against Catalan – and then Super League clashes against Warrington and St Helens. For a side ... Read More »

Bradford complete Jamal Fakir signing


Bradford have finally made their first permanent signing since exiting administration, with French international Jamal Fakir signing up. Fakir – who recently left Catalan Dragons under controversial circumstances – has signed a deal until the end of the season with the Bulls, who are currently rooted to the bottom of Super League. He arrives at the club after seven years ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls blessed by returning star for Widnes trip


Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins has been able to welcome back Chev Walker from suspension this weekend, as his injury woes continue. All in all, Cummins has been forced to leave three senior players out of his squad – with Matt Diskin, Adam Sidlow and Jamie Foster all set to miss the trip to Halton through injury. However, the ... Read More »