Former Salford full-back Jake Mullaney insists that new club Bradford are targeting an immediate return to Super League and want to become a “dominant force”.
The 24-year-old Australian, who agreed a one-year deal with the Odsal outfit earlier this year, said: “As a squad we have spoke about the need to secure an immediate return to Super League this time next year.
“We recognise the challenges we will face next year will differ from those we are used to in the top flight.
“But we will be ready – more than ready.
“We are determined to become a dominant force from next year. Everything is in place for the club to achieve success once more.
“One of the reasons I joined Bradford was because of the opportunity provided for me to re-establish myself in the UK.
“My place in the squad is not guaranteed as there is strong competition across the board, which will keep me on my toes.
“I am primarily a full-back but, should Jimmy [Lowes, coach] need me elsewhere, I am more than happy to oblige.
“We have two experienced coaches leading us into the Kingstone Press Championship next year in Jimmy and Karl [Harrison, assistant], who are leaving no stone unturned in terms of our preparation.”