ENJOY SUNDAY'S GAME IN STYLE

27 Apr 2015

WE are delighted to invite you to enjoy stunning silver hospitality when James Lowes’ side take on Sheffield Eagles this weekend, in round eleven of Bradford Bulls’ Kingstone Press Championship campaign.

For as little as £24.95 (members) you will be able to enjoy a delicious two-course meal in the comfort of the Provident Stadium’s new-look Legends Suite, before taking up a place on the main balcony to take in all of the action.

More than 200 people did so when the Bulls battled Hull Kingston Rovers in round five of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and places are limited, so hurry and book today!

A homemade mild Thai green chicken curry, with rice and prawn crackers, will be served prior to kick-off and guests will enjoy a strawberry and white chocolate charlotte for dessert.

Following the full-time whistle, you will hear from assistant coach Karl Harrison and the man of the match.

There are competition prizes to be won and you will have the chance to mingle with all of your Bulls favourites.

To enjoy all of the above and much, much more, all you have to do is call a member of our commercial team – on 08448 711 490 – during normal office hours.

Tickets are priced at £24.95 for members of The 1863 Club and £49.95 for non-members.

PLEASE NOTE: You must book before 5.00pm on Wednesday in order to secure your place.

For more information, or to get in touch via e-mail, simply CLICK HERE.

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LOWES CALLING FOR FURTHER IMPROVEMENT

27 Apr 2015

HEAD coach James Lowes is calling for further improvement from his Bradford Bulls, despite seeing them overcome basement strugglers Doncaster – in their ninth-successive Kingstone Press Championship triumph.

Man of the match Lee Gaskell bagged an impressive hat-trick, with Etu Uaisele and Dale Ferguson notching up braces in a contest which saw front-rower Steve Crossley make his second Bulls bow. 

Bradford led 34-16 at the break but were forced to battle hard late on in order to seal success at the Keepmoat Stadium.

“We did not operate at the levels we have set ourselves in previous weeks  and that was disappointing,” said Lowes, who is sponsored in memory of Joyce Dobby.

“We got the win and, in some respects, got out of jail because Doncaster performed admirably.

“There is certainly room for improvement, aspects of our game were way off the mark.

“We have looked to pride ourselves on our defence this year and, in most games, have kept our opposition to one score.

“But I felt we tired during parts of the game, coming off the back of a huge effort against Hull Kingston Rovers and a tough week of training.

“We will learn, though, and at the end of the day we came away with the win, which is the important thing.

“With Sheffield on the horizon, we have got to come some way in terms of getting our game right.

“But I am confident in our players’ ability and expect us to do so.”

Tickets for Sunday’s visit of Sheffield Eagles can be secured by CLICKING HERE, or calling a member of our team on 08448 711 490 (option 1).

Meanwhile, hospitality packages are now available for the round-11 clash, priced at £24.95 for members of The 1863 Club and £44.95 for non-members.

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GASKELL STARS AS BULLS SEE OFF DONS IN TRY FEST

26 Apr 2015

LEE Gaskell was the star of the show as Bradford Bulls stretched their unbeaten run to nine games, despatching basement strugglers Doncaster in a dramatic 17-try affair at the Keepmoat Stadium. 

Gaskell provided three scores, crossing either side of the interval, and James Lowes’ men were in control from the outset.

Despite Doncaster’s best efforts, the visiting Bulls were ahead from the start and at no point trailed their winless opponents.

Bradford were 34-16 up by half-time and, although the Dons got themselves back within range on more than one occasion, a strong finish was enough to ensure victory.

CLICK HERE to read a full match report.

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CROSSLEY TO DEBUT AS HALAFIHI RETURNS

26 Apr 2015

RETURNING front-rower Steve Crossley will make his second Bradford Bulls bow this afternoon, after being named in James Lowes’ line-up to face Doncaster.

Crossley lines up on the interchange bench alongside Vila Halafihi, Alex Mellor and Dan Fleming.

Ryan Shaw starts at full-back, with wingers Etu Uaisele and Adam Henry appearing on the wings, outside centres Chev Walker and Jean-Philippe Baile.

Lee Gaskell again partners Danny Addy in the halves, with Paul Clough, Adam O’Brien and Adam Sidlow making up the front row.

Tom Olbison, Dale Ferguson and Jay Pitts complete the Bulls’ starting 13 in the back row. 

THE STARTING LINE-UP – In association with ASN Doors:

27. Ryan Shaw

2. Etu Uaisele

22. Chev Walker

17. Jean-Philippe Baile

20. Adam Henry

6. Lee Gaskell

13. Danny Addy

8. Paul Clough

9. Adam O’Brien

10. Adam Sidlow

11. Tom Olbison

12. Dale Ferguson

14. Jay Pitts

INTERCHANGES:

32. Steve Crossley

26. Vila Halafihi

23. Alex Mellor

15. Dan Fleming 

CLICK HERE for regular, live updates from the Keepmoat Stadium, with the action getting underway from 2.00pm.

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PLACES STILL AVAILABLE ON FREE 'LITTLE LEAGUERS' TASTER CLASS

25 Apr 2015

PLACES are still available for the FREE ‘Little Leaguers’ taster session this Tuesday April 28.

Following the launch of the classes in February, ‘Little Leaguers’ has been enjoyed by many 4 – 7 year olds with these classes set to continue into its second semester whilst being joined by a BRAND-NEW class for children aged 8 – 11 years.

 ‘Little Leaguers’ is a fun, non-contact exercise class based on the core skills of rugby league lead by Bradford Bulls talents, Vila Halafihi and Dave Petersen.

Halafihi and Petersen are joined each week by different members of the Bulls' first-team squad and the world-famous Bullman.

The classes are a joint initiative between the club and it’s official charity, The Bulls Foundation (reg. charity number 1106608), aiming to provide an accessible and fun way for juniors to become involved in rugby league at a young age.

The intermediate class (8 – 11 years) will take place at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre between 5:45pm – 6:30pm following the mini class (4-7 years) which will continue from 5pm.

To celebrate the launch of this new class, we are inviting children aged between eight and eleven to attend the first session ABSOLUTELY FREE!

But you must act fast if you wish for your child to be involved as there are just 40 places available.

CLICK HERE to book your child’s place on this limited, free-taster session today.

Meanwhile, Little Leaguers mini classes are still recruiting youngsters.

Block bookings of up to five classes can be secured for just £25, though booking 10 sessions can mean big savings at cost of just £40.

For more information on Little Leaguers or to book your child’s place, please call us on 08448 711 490 (option 5) or get in touch via e-mail: CLICKING HERE.

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