Leon Pryce admits he was tempted by the possibility of a return to Bradford Bulls, but admits the security over Hull FC’s Super League status was a big lure in him opting for East Yorkshire, rather than West.
Pryce penned a deal with Lee Radford’s men earlier this week, despite strong interest from the Bulls over an emotional return to his boyhood club. And he claimed that although chairman Marc Green is doing a fantastic job of rebuilding the Bulls, their immediate future being in the Championship meant he had to look elsewhere.
“I talked to Bradford for a while and I considered it very strongly,” Pryce told the Telegraph and Argus.
“It’s my home-town club and it would have been very nice to get back on board, especially with Jimmy having been appointed and Robbie being at the club. I would definitely come back to play for Bradford if they were in Super League. There wouldn’t have been much to think about, to be honest. But they weren’t in Super League – that’s the only problem.”
“Marc has taken over and he seems like a good bloke. It sounds like he really wants to get the club back to where it belongs. Marc has been fantastic with me, Robbie has been top class too and obviously we’re really good friends anyway. It was a very attractive option to come back to Bradford.”