Lee Radford: Bradford players being offered out

Hull FC coach Lee Radford claims Super League clubs are being offered Bradford players, in the aftermath of the West Yorkshire club’s heartbreaking off-field issues that could see them cease to exist.

The former Bulls player, who lured Garreth Carvell away from Odsal despite not playing a competitive game for them, said: “Poor management has effectively put a lot of blokes at risk of not getting paid. You don’t ever want to see that in our sport.

“I’ve read Franny’s [Bulls coach Francis Cummins] comments that the vultures are circling, but it is difficult for other coaches when agents are ringing and saying this guy is available or that guy is available.

“It is going on, dead set it’s going on.

“It’s been a rollercoaster there since they went into administration first time around. It is unfortunate for them.

“I know a lot of the off field staff there and it is sad to see. It’s bad management off the field that has effectively cost a great club.”

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