THE BIG ONE: LOTTERY RESULTS - WEEK 51

31 Jul 2015

THE latest BIG ONE Lottery draw has been made and we are delighted to announce the latest list of winners.

A Obank (1853), L Lester (2197), H Munton (8819), Sycamores (3574), Mrs Mitchell (5162) have each bagged £100 cash prizes, whilst agent P Cory will enjoy a meal at Cue Gardens.

D N Erby (1369), J Knott (1361), J M Gardner (1378), A Turton (3428), W Arlfc (2229), R P Dixon (960), A Williams (4432), C S Smith (3341) and W Arlfc (2233) will all enjoy meals at a host of different venues.

C Chemicals (3723) will enjoy FOUR free pints at Top House while V Lavender (2926) and H Schofield (251) will do the same at The White Swan and The Market Tavern.

W Chapman (2198), has won the opportunity to have lunch with the Bradford Bulls playing squad!

If you would like to be in with a chance of winning £100 each and every day whilst supporting the development of your #FutureBulls, CLICK HERE to email a member of our Big One team today!

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HALAFIHI AGREES CONTRACT EXTENSION

31 Jul 2015

VILA Halafihi has put pen to paper on a new two-year deal with the club, meaning he will be a Bradford Bull until at least the end of 2017.

The 21-year-old hooker is in his first season at the Provident Stadium, after arriving from NRL giants Penrith – where he represented the Panthers' Under-20s.

The former Leeds Rhinos Academy talent has made five appearances for the Bulls this season, including his first start of the season against Halifax last Sunday.

And Halafihi has spoken of his delight, having secured his Provident Stadium future.

“It feels really good to have tied my future down,” said Halafihi, who is sponsored by No Leaks.

“It means even more to be here at the Bulls – the club I have grown up supporting.

“I remember the glory days and I want to be part of the team that gets back into Super League.

“With Adam O’Brien already in the hooker position, I was under no illusions it was going to be hard.

“I have just stuck at it and had faith that my hard work would pay off.

“I have had a few opportunities this season and have just done what I can in those games.

“Fortunately, the club has seen enough to extend my contract.

“If I am called upon to come off the bench or, if Adam gets injured, I am confident I can bring a lot to the team."

Leeds-born Halafihi, who worked with Bulls head coach James Lowes during their time together at the Rhinos, paid special tribute to his boss.

“Jimmy has been one of the main factors in me re-signing,” he added.

“He has brought me on a lot this year, without me even playing much.

“I am pleased that the coaching staff has faith in me and it is good to know that I am going to be part of the plans going forward.

“This first year has been brilliant and I really want to stay at this club for as long as I possibly can.”

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THE QUALIFIERS ARE COMING

30 Jul 2015

THE Super 8s are coming and we are delighted to bring you the FANTASTIC 4!

Starting in less than 10 days’ time – when Sheffield Eagles visit the Provident Stadium to kick-start ‘The Qualifiers’ for James Lowes’ side – the club is preparing FOUR unforgettable games of jaw-dropping action.

In addition to the Eagles, Lowes’ Bulls are preparing to battle Salford Red Devils, Widnes Vikings and Halifax– with promotion and a dream return to First:Utility Super League up for grabs.

These games act as the FANTASTIC 4, with all things strike, power and prowess all on offer in the weeks and months ahead.

Tickets for all of above ties are available now, both online, over the phone and in store, though we are giving you the chance to watch FOUR games for the price of THREE!

Secure a Route 66 pass TODAY and watch FOUR games for just £66, providing a saving of almost 25% on regular gameday admission prices!

This is a FANTASTIC offer, allowing non-members to ensure their place at our Super 8s home games at a cheaper rate than ever before in 2015.

Meanwhile, 1863 Members are reminded that they can enjoy all of the action FREE of charge, as part of their membership.

You cannot afford to miss a minute of the action, so secure your place NOW by CLICKING HERE or calling a member of our team during normal office hours – on 08448 711 490 (option 1).

THE FANTASTIC 4 HOME GAMES

Game 1Bradford Bulls v Sheffield Eagles – Sunday August 9 (3.00pm)

Game 2Bradford Bulls v Salford Red Devils – Sunday August 23 (3.00pm)

Game 3Bradford Bulls v Widnes Vikings – Sunday September 6 – (3.00pm)

Game 4Bradford Bulls v Halifax – Sunday September 27 – (3.00pm)

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SOLLY EXPECTING BIG THINGS FROM THE BULLS

30 Jul 2015

BLAKE Solly is fully confident that Bradford Bulls can achieve an immediate return to the sport’s top flight in the weeks and months ahead.

James Lowes’ men begin their Super 8s campaign on Sunday August 9, taking on Sheffield Eagles at the Provident Stadium – in round one of ‘The Qualifiers’.

Solly is the General Manager of First:Utility Super League and spoke highly of Bradford’s chances at yesterday’s Super 8s launch in Manchester.

“With the resurgence of Bradford, the club has every reason to be really optimistic,” said the Australian, who has overseen the introduction of an exciting new structure for rugby league in 2015.

“The Bulls are still strengthening their squad going into the Super 8s and made another interesting signing on Tuesday.

“They have some big games early on and I feel the Wakefield one will be key to their success.

“They have every reason to go into it feeling pretty confident, wanting to win.

“And I think the Bulls have a really good chance of either going up or at least making it into ‘The Million Pound Game’.

“Bradford is a great club, which should be bringing big crowds to big events, and if they can get back up into Super League they will be a very welcome addition.”

Solly believes the fresh-look structure, which sees the sport’s top two tiers split into three groups of eight after 23 regular rounds of the season, is already proving a great success.

Anticipation is certainly high heading into a brand-new era for the 13-man game and Solly is expecting a hugely competitive season climax.

“We did a lot of hard work on the model to start with and we were always pretty confident but, until things start happening, you are never quite sure,” he added.

“You never pat yourself on the back too early but it has been a great season.

“The Kingstone Press Championship has probably been the one we did not expect to be as good as it has been.

“I think the Championship sides that go into The Qualifiers will be really competitive.

“Speaking to the Super League clubs, they know they are going to face really tough opposition each week and will have to be on top of their game to beat them, which is exactly what we wanted.

“The Super League clubs feel like there is something outside of Super League for them to be worried about.

“Super League should be something that people prize and it is hard to get into, so you have to work hard to stay in it.”

You can enjoy all of the Super 8s action, right here at the Provident Stadium, by securing a Route 66 pass TODAY!

Watch Lowes’ Bulls battle Sheffield, Halifax, Widnes and Salford on home soil for just £66 – that’s FOUR games for the price of THREE. 

CLICK HERE to buy a Route 66 package NOW!

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SECURE 'SUPER' COMBO HOSPITALITY AND SAVE

29 Jul 2015

FOLLOWING this morning’s announcement, confirming Bradford Bulls’ Super 8s schedule, we are delighted to bring you the following, stunning hospitality offer – covering the opening two fixtures.

On Sunday August 9, James Lowes’ men will do battle with Sheffield Eagles at the Provident Stadium, Odsal, and we are inviting you to enjoy a carvery lunch as part of a superb silver hospitality package.

On Sunday August 23, the Bulls host First:Utility Super League’s Salford Red Devils and we are offering a delicious two-course meal as part of a golden hospitality package.

Hospitality for the Sheffield game is priced at £24.95 (members), while places for the Salford clash are available from £39.95 (members).

However – should you book hospitality for both fixtures BEFORE 5.00pm on Wednesday August 5 – you will be able to enjoy both games for the 1863 Members-only price of JUST £24.95 per game!

That’s a total of less than £50, providing a saving of almost 25%!

Non-members can enjoy the above for £59.95 (Salford Red Devils) and £44.95 (Sheffield Eagles).

As an 1863 Member, we are giving you the chance to save almost 50% on hospitality packages for these Super 8s games – which look set to be afternoons to remember as the Bulls begin their journey back to the sport’s top flight.

On both occasions, the lounge will be hosted by former Bulls legends Robbie Hunter-Paul and Rob Parker, with a whole host of entertainment on offer for you to enjoy throughout the course of the afternoons.

To get in on the action – and sit back and enjoy memorable moments at the Provident Stadium in style – simply call a member of our commercial team TODAY, on 08448 711 490 (option 2).

For more information, or to enquire via e-mail, please CLICK HERE.

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