26 May 2015
OVER 15,000 fans flocked to Blackpool for the first-ever Summer Bash over the weekend, enjoying two days of spectacular Kingstone Press Championship action at Bloomfield Road.
More than a third of those who turned out for day one were Bulls supporters, with almost 3,000 Bradford fans making the trip.
And their presence made for an incredible atmosphere by the seaside, as James Lowes’ men extended their unbeaten run by seeing off local rivals Halifax.
Nigel Wood, the chief executive of the Rugby Football League (RFL), said: “Summer Bash has been an event that the whole sport should feel proud of, it has been a fantastic weekend showcasing the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1.
“I would like to thank the fans who turned out in their thousands to create a carnival atmosphere both inside and outside the stadium, they have really embraced the new concept and helped make the event a great success.
“For the fans who couldn’t make it to Bloomfield Road they were able to enjoy the high quality drama on the field by watching the great coverage Sky Sports provided over the weekend."
The RFL says a full evaluation of Summer Bash will now take place with all stakeholders.
Enjoy more of the same this coming weekend and join the Bulls as they venture south to battle London Broncos at The Hive.
Tickets are now available and can be purchased by CLICKING HERE.
For more information, or to secure return coach travel and tickets over the phone, simply call a member of our team on 08448 711 490 NOW!
23 May 2015
ADRIAN Purtell bagged a stunning double as Bradford Bulls enjoyed victory by the seaside, brushing aside neighbouring Halifax in Summer Bash action at Bloomfield Road.
The Australian three-quarter grabbed tries either side of the break, as James Lowes’ men battled tirelessly to seal a 12th-straight Kingstone Press Championship success.
The Bulls were made to work for the their latest triumph, however, and more than half an hour had passed before the game’s first points were registered.
But in the end class prevailed and Bradford produced an impressive performance in front of almost 3,000 travelling supporters.
CLICK HERE to read a full match report.
22 May 2015
THE latest BIG ONE Lottery draw has been made and we are delighted to announce the latest list of winners.
S Simpson, Mrs Rawnsley, P Newsham, J Crabbe and V Pounder have each bagged the £100 cash prize – whilst agent D Kaye wins a meal at Cue Gardens.
S Smith, M Jones, R Hartley, S Nakonecznyi, J Atkinson, D Burns, T Hargreaves and S Appleyard will all enjoy meals at a host of different venues.
J Daly will enjoy FOUR free pints at the Market Tavern whilst R Parkinson and J Purvis will do the same at The White Swan and The Top House respectively.
N Anderton, meanwhile, 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!
22 May 2015
THIS weekend will see James Lowes’ Bradford Bulls travel to Blackpool for the inaugural Summer Bash.
The Team Shop at The Provident Stadium will open at 8.00am until 4.00pm, enabling any supporter travelling to Bloomfield Road their very last chance to pick up a limited edition Summer Bash kit!
Supporters who have purchased official travel are reminded that coaches will depart at 8:30am prompt from Car Park B, with a suggested 8:15am arrival time.
Any supporters who have chosen to travel using this option are invited to leave any vehicle within Car Park B free of charge however vehicles are left at the owners’ own risk.
The Bloomfield Road ticket office opens at 10.00am with gates opening an hour later - at 11.00am.
The itinerary for Saturday (May 23) is as follows:
12noon North Wales Crusaders vs Swinton Lions
2:30pm Workington Town vs Whitehaven RLFC
4:45pm London Broncos vs Sheffield Eagles
7:00pm Bradford Bulls vs Halifax RLFC
Official coaches will depart from the pick-up point 20 minutes after the final whistle. Each coach will have a Bulls Courier who will be contactable for any queries throughout the day.
Supporters making their own travel arrangements can find directions and parking advice on the RFL supporter guide – by CLICKING HERE.
Bulls supporters with day or weekend unreserved tickets are advised to head to the South Stand.
Those who have purchased weekend tickets are reminded to retain their ticket to allow entry to the event on Sunday.
All tickets that have been left for collection at the Bulls Team Shop have now been transported for collection from Bloomfield Road.
Don't forget: we've teamed up with Walkabout Blackpool to bring you a range of fantastic drink offers PLUS 25% off all food orders.
All you need to do is visit them before our game kicks off at 7.00pm on Saturday wearing your Bulls shirt with pride or show them your 1863 members card.
Visit them 1 - 9 Queen Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NL this weekend!
21 May 2015
YOUNGSTER Nathan Conroy has joined Bradford Bulls’ Kingstone Press Championship neighbours Dewsbury Rams on loan.
The 20-year-old hooker will spend the next month at the Tetley’s Stadium but will not be able to face his parent club when James Lowes’ men host the Rams on Sunday June 14.
Head coach Lowes hopes Conroy, who is sponsored by Schofield Sweeney, can gain much-needed game-time during his loan spell – which commences with immediate effect.
“Given the amount of competition for places we have here, Nathan’s opportunities are proving limited,” said Lowes, who is sponsored in memory of Joyce Dobby.
“I am not of a fan of changing a team around if players are playing well and Adam O’Brien is doing a very good job.
“But I am mindful of the fact that Nathan needs to be playing and maintaining match fitness for when opportunities present themselves.
“He is a great guy and a talented player, so I am sure he will go well with Dewsbury and I wish him well.”
Conroy could feature this weekend when the Rams take on Heavy Woollen rivals Batley Bulldogs at the Summer Bash.
Unreserved tickets for the Bulls’ Saturday battle with Halifax are on sale until 5.00pm TODAY!
To secure yours NOW, simply CLICK HERE or call a member of our team on 08448 711 490.