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Bradford Bulls promotion is Purtell's birthday wish as he turns 30

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adrian Purtell says: “Trying to get the club back up is the driving motivation for me"

7:48am Saturday 31st January 2015

ADRIAN Purtell celebrates his 30th birthday today and has admitted 2015 is shaping up as his most important year as a Bulls player.

'It's a tough gig', says boss of Bradford Bulls' rivals Whitehaven, who have had to cope with a mass exodus

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Deakin says the priority for Whitehaven this season is simply to stay up  Picture: Mike McKenzie

10:29am Friday 30th January 2015

MUCH has been made of the new era that rugby league is about to enter, and rightly so, but spare a thought for Whitehaven coach Steve Deakin.

Lowes' troops ready for battle after two-day army camp

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There was more than just brawn being tested in the military barracks, with Bulls players also being made to exercise their brains

6:56am Friday 30th January 2015

KARL Harrison believes this week’s military mind games at an Essex army camp will leave the Bulls well primed for a promotion assault.

March relishing test against best for Keighley Cougars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul March wants the Cougars to improve on their opening friendly loss at Barrow

9:34am Thursday 29th January 2015

COUGARS player-coach Paul March is looking forward to a stern test against Leigh on Sunday as his side step up their preparations for the new season.

Bradford Bulls coach Lowes has no case for defence in friendly defeat to Leeds Rhinos

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chev Walker offloads for Bulls in the friendly with Leeds

6:47am Monday 26th January 2015

Leeds Rhinos 34 Bradford Bulls 14

White double can't stop Barrow from beating Keighley Cougars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul White was on the scoresheet again for the Cougars

10:14pm Sunday 25th January 2015

PAUL White was quickest off the mark with an early double but it could not prevent Keighley Cougars slipping to a 38-20 defeat in their opening pre-season friendly at Barrow today.

Desire and determination turned Peacock into top player

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jamie Peacock during his early days at Odsal

6:44am Thursday 22nd January 2015

BRIAN McDermott smiles at the memories. He was a senior professional at Bradford in the late 1990s and Jamie Peacock was a young hopeful trying to establish himself at Odsal.

Hunter-Paul tips old pal Peacock for big future after retirement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jamie Peacock lifts the trophy as Bulls captain in the 2005 Super League Grand Final

6:43am Thursday 22nd January 2015

AS JAMIE Peacock prepares for his testimonial match against the Bulls on Sunday, the legendary forward is already planning for his retirement.

Bradford Bulls: Minchella happy to honour hero Peacock

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds Rhinos rookie Elliot Minchella

7:09am Tuesday 20th January 2015

BOYHOOD Bulls fan Elliot Minchella admits it would be a "real honour" to play in Jamie Peacock's testimonial on Sunday.

Bradford Bulls prop Clough: There's plenty more to come

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:40am Saturday 17th January 2015

PAUL Clough believes there is plenty of "room for improvement" from the Bulls heading into their second pre-season outing against Huddersfield tomorrow.

Siejka upbeat after opening Bradford Bulls hit-out

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harry Siejka makes a tackle for former club Wakefield

7:15am Thursday 15th January 2015

HARRY Siejka was all smiles after making his first appearance for the Bulls in Sunday's friendly at Castleford.

Fit-again Ferguson eager to shake off nightmare season at Bradford Bulls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dale Ferguson in action against Leeds during one of his handful of Bulls performances in an injury-hit 2014 season

6:29am Thursday 15th January 2015

WHAT could have been a dream move for Dale Ferguson last season quickly turned into a waking nightmare.

Bradford Bulls: Pre-season pain means plenty of gain for Mullaney

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Tuesday 13th January 2015

JAKE Mullaney believes he is reaping the benefits of being “whipped into line” by Jimmy Lowes as he gears up for a big season with the Bulls.

It beats training, says 'pleased' Lowes after opening pre-season run-out for Bradford Bulls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bulls players celebrate after Jay Pitts' try in the opening pre-season friendly at Castleford

7:47am Monday 12th January 2015

BULLS head coach Jimmy Lowes said he was "pleased with a lot of things" from yesterday's 22-14 pre-season defeat at Castleford.

Keighley Cougars Paul March ready to have big Bash at cup success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul March had a turbulent season as Cougars player-coach – Picture: Charlie Perry

10:31am Thursday 8th January 2015

COUGARS player-coach Paul March is not fazed by the delay in the start of his side’s league campaign as he targeted winning the League 1 Cup at the Summer Bash in Blackpool.

United coach Redfearn urges impatient fans to give owner Cellino time to deliver his vision

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:08pm Friday 2nd January 2015

LEEDS United head coach Neil Redfearn has urged disgruntled supporters to give owner Massimo Cellino time to turn around the ailing club’s fortunes.

Green predicts nail-biting year for Bradford Bulls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:55am Wednesday 31st December 2014

MARC Green has told Bulls fans to expect some "uncomfortable viewing" next season as every one of their Championship rivals go gunning for the division's prize scalp.

Keighley Cougars boosted by Josh Lynam return

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Josh Lynam has returned from Australia

9:01am Wednesday 31st December 2014

JOSH Lynam is to make a dramatic return to Cougars after agreeing a deal to rejoin his hometown club for the 2015 campaign.

Fan-tastic way to boost team spirit among Bradford Bulls youngsters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Monday 22nd December 2014

UNDER-19S coach Matt Diskin has paid tribute to BullBuilder after they brought his players together for a Christmas team-bonding session.

Duffy opts to stay at Cougars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gavin Duffy scores against York Picture: Charlie Perry

7:47pm Friday 12th December 2014

COUGARS stalwart Gavin Duffy admits his hugely successful loan spell at Hunslet last season helped him rediscover his love for the game.

Tahraoui: I'll be Super-charged for Bradford Bulls' bash at Championship

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Samir Tahraoui on season-ticket duty at Odsal when the Bulls unveiled Chev Walker as their new captain

6:27am Friday 12th December 2014

SAMIR Tahraoui insists a tough pre-season schedule is just what he needs as the Bulls prepare for their Championship challenge.

Noble: Bradford Bulls must shake things up to be in the promotion shake-up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brian Noble, with Marvin Koukash during his spell with Salford last year, says Jimmy Lowes' tactical nous will be vital if Bradford Bulls are to achieve promotion

8:04am Thursday 11th December 2014

LEGENDARY former Bulls coach Brian Noble believes squad rotation will be all important next season as Jimmy Lowes’ men seek a Super League return.

Dartford made non-league top flight ahead of schedule

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dartford lie in the Conference relegation zone but boss Tony Burman is happy with his team's general form

8:34am Saturday 6th December 2014

WHEN Dartford moved to their new Princes Park stadium in 2006, the aim was to achieve promotion to the Conference within ten years.

Pursglove rejected higher-league offers to stay with Keighley Cougars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (13847197)

10:13am Thursday 4th December 2014

Oliver Pursglove has revealed he turned down offers to stay in the Championship before committing himself to Cougars for next season.

Gaskell aims to topple elite with Bradford Bulls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lee Gaskell is expected to be one of the most influential players in the Championship next term

7:51am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

LEE Gaskell is confident the Bulls' new-look squad will be able to topple Super League opposition in next season's Super Eight play-offs.

Walker: I'm thrilled and surprised by Bradford Bulls' captaincy call

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:40am Monday 1st December 2014

NEW Bulls captain Chev Walker admits he has one eye on a career in coaching when he finally hangs up his boots.

Keighley Cougars favourite Feather feeling smiles better now contract dispute with Hunslet resolved

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FEATHER: U-turn over Hunslet move

10:03am Thursday 27th November 2014

JAMES Feather admits he cannot stop smiling following his dramatic return to Cougar Park – little more than a month after quitting his home-town club.

Rivals baying for Bradford Bulls' blood

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:07pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

JEAN-PHILIPPE Baile believes the rest of the Championship will be out to “kill” Bradford next season but has warned them: We’re ready for you!

Petersen hopes to hang loose with Bradford Bulls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:20am Tuesday 25th November 2014

DAVE Petersen looks set to go head to head with Danny Addy for the loose forward berth at Odsal next season after revealing that is his preferred position.

Keighley Cougars favourite Feather in limbo as Hunslet stand firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FEATHER: U-turn over Hunslet move

9:22am Thursday 13th November 2014

JAMES Feather is adamant there is “no chance whatsoever” of him ever playing for Hunslet as he waits to discover if he will be allowed to return to Keighley.

They'll do a brilliant job - Noble gives Bradford Bulls bosses glowing reference

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NO LET-UP: Jimmy Lowes has not allowed his players the chance to ‘switch off’, handing them all training programmes

9:55am Thursday 6th November 2014

BRIAN Noble says there was no secret formula behind the success he enjoyed as the Bulls head coach but, rather, a simple philosophy.

Let's see who's boss! Bulls ace Fleming ready for international old pal's act

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dan Fleming aims to put one over his gym boss for Wales tomorrow

9:12am Saturday 1st November 2014

BULLS star Dan Fleming is looking forward to crossing swords tomorrow with close pal Luke Ambler – who doubles up as his boss!

Rugby league Shaw does run in the family of new Bradford Bulls recruit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ryan Shaw familiarises himself with his new surroundings

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

MUCH is made of rugby league’s reputation as an M62 sport but head further north up the M6 and you will find another, often forgotten, heartland of the game.

Cougars recruit does not want to quit winning habit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David March would love to repeat his Grand Final success with Hunslet next season at Keighley

9:41am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DAVID March admits he considered retiring before accepting twin brother Paul's offer to continue playing at the Cougars next season.

Latest on Keighley Cougars' dispute with RFL

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Fawcett is weighing up legal action but is hopeful a solution can be found

11:46am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Keighley Cougars say they are awaiting the response of three Super League clubs to their revised resolutions in their proposal for an extraordinary general meeting over their dispute with the RFL.

Roberts opts to quit Bradford Bulls to join Giants

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oliver Roberts settles in at the John Smith's Stadium

7:02am Monday 20th October 2014

OLIVER Roberts' move to Huddersfield was finally confirmed today after it was revealed he had joined the Giants on a two-year deal.

Bradford Bulls to open Championship season at Leigh

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Bulls are heading into their first season out of the top flight for 41 years

9:02pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE Bulls face a tough trip to Leigh in their first Championship game next season – and will also play the recently-crowned champions in their final home game.

Karl Harrison hoping to resurrect Bradford Bulls' fortunes on his second coming

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Karl Harrison steered Salford into the play-offs on a shoestring budget

9:53am Thursday 9th October 2014

WHEN Karl Harrison last worked at Bradford 12 years ago, the Bulls were in the midst of a golden era.

Second tier won't mean second best, warns Bradford Bulls assistant coach

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Karl Harrison is familiar with the potential pitfalls awaiting the Bulls in the Championship

7:35am Tuesday 7th October 2014

KARL Harrison has warned that life in the Championship will be “no cakewalk” as the Bulls seek an immediate return to Super League next year.

Tahraoui tips new-look Bradford Bulls to pack a punch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Samir Tahraoui, right, with fellow new Bulls forward Lucas Walshaw

7:29am Monday 6th October 2014

SAMIR Tahraoui believes the Bulls' pack will be the most formidable in the Championship next season – and should fire them straight back into Super League.

Put your shirt on Bradford Bulls for 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Deryck Fox pictured in his Bradford Northern playing days

6:25am Monday 6th October 2014

JANE Green says she is "thrilled" with sales of the home jersey for next season – which is designed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Bulls.

Jones: Keighley Cougars the only club for me

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danny Jones has signed up for another season despite the Cougars' relegation

5:23pm Friday 3rd October 2014

DANNY Jones says the dual-registration farce which led to the Cougars' demise "beggars belief" but insists he had no hesitation staying loyal to the club following their relegation.

Karl Harrison makes Bradford Bulls comeback

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HARRISON: Looking forward to knuckling down to some hard work

6:03am Monday 29th September 2014

KARL Harrison has been appointed as Jimmy Lowes’ assistant and spoken of his desire to help the Bulls make an immediate return to Super League.

Parker secures Bradford Bulls deal with Shipley-based paint firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

BULLS commercial manager Rob Parker has spoken of his delight after the club secured a new sponsorship deal with Shipley-based paint manufacturer Manor Coating Systems.

Keighley Cougars poised to step up fight in RFL dispute

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Fawcett

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

COUGARS chairman Gary Fawcett has urged supporters to attend tonight’s meeting on the club’s legal fight against the Rugby Football League, admitting he will stop at nothing in his quest for justice.

Fleming earns call up to Wales squad for European Championships

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:38pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DAN Fleming has spoken of his delight after being included Wales' squad for the upcoming European Championships.

Keighley Cougars going public to discuss legal action

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HARTBROKEN: Cougars players trudge off heads bowed after their last-gasp defeat to Featherstone which consigned them to relegation from the Championship Picture: Charlie Perry

4:09pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE Cougars are holding a public meeting to discuss the legal action they have taken against the Rugby Football League following their relegation from the Championship.

Siejka completes Bradford Bulls jigsaw for 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New Bulls recruit Harry Siejka

6:02am Monday 22nd September 2014

HARRY Siejka has become the Bulls' 30th and final signing for next season after the Australian scrum-half penned a two-year deal.

Fox delighted with Bulls accolade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

PETER Fox has spoken of his pride after being inducted into the club's Hall of Fame, recognising his achievements during two spells in charge of Bradford Northern.

Gaskell cleans up at Bradford Bulls awards evening

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LEE Gaskell tonight spoke his pride after scooping a clean sweep of prizes in the Bulls' end-of-season awards – including the Telegraph & Argus player of the year.


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