Bradford Bulls ready for challenge, says Blythe

Bradford Bulls star Matty Blythe insists the club are ready to pick themselves up after a tough week, and kickstarting their bid for survival by beating Hull Kingston Rovers tonight.

In a week which has seen boss Francis Cummins and assistant Lee St Hilaire leave the club, the Bulls could end it as many as ten points from safety, which means beating Hull KR is almost imperative. However, Blythe admits the squad – under the stewardship of Matt Diskin for the game – are ready to bounce back and end a tough week in style.

“It’s going to be another massive game and we need a response after last week but we’re looking forward to the challenge after a difficult few day,” Blythe told the Telegraph and Argus.

“We’ve just got to try and get on with the job in hand now and that means getting a result on Friday. It has been a bit weird with Disko taking the reins but we’ve come up with a game-plan and we need to stick to it.

“Galey has done a great job too and we’re all chipping in and working hard for each other. Like I said, off the field it was obviously very disappointing to see Franny go but on the field we’ve got a job to do.”

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