Danny buoys beaten Bradford Bulls by penning new deal

High fives from Bulls players as they celebrate Lee Gaskell's first try against Castleford

High fives from Bulls players as they celebrate Lee Gaskell's first try against Castleford

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JIMMY Lowes admitted the Bulls were second-best yesterday as their three-match winning streak came to an end but welcomed the signing of Danny Williams on a two-year deal.

Castleford bounced back from their Challenge Cup final defeat with a 32-18 win, with Lee Gaskell bagging a hat-trick for the Bulls.

In the end it was not enough as Daryl Clark’s lung-bursting run saw him outpace a handful of Bradford players to confirm the Tigers’ win.

Williams, meanwhile, will be a Bradford player until at least the end of 2016 after joining on loan from Salford earlier in the season.

“I was really excited about coming to Bradford to begin with, so am obviously delighted to be extending my stay,” said the 27-year-old winger.

“This is a club with big ambitions for the future and I want to be a part of what is eventually achieved here.

“I love working with James Lowes and am excited about what the next couple of years could bring.

“I am happy with how I have performed since joining the Bulls but, most importantly, I am happy to be part of this team.

“With the way the squad is shaping up for next year, I think our supporters can be confident of us making an immediate return to Super League.

“I fully intend to keep fit and find my very best form in order to help ensure that happens.”

Lowes added: “Danny is a very experienced player with age on his side.

“I’m really pleased that the deal has gone through, as I feel Danny provides good competition out wide.

“Wherever he has gone in the past, he has always worked extremely hard and that is what I like about him. His attitude is first class.”

The Bulls have also confirmed that Jamie Foster will be leaving the club at the end of the season.

On the Cas defeat, which ended the Bulls’ three-match winning run, Lowes said: “Everything about us was very poor in the first half – slow passes, slow movement and we were soft in defence.

“We just didn’t compete at all in that first half. We were at 50 per cent completion rate and we probably had to make double the tackles Castleford did.

“We never gave ourselves a chance so I’m very disappointed with that and the guys understand that we can’t have that.

“Second half I thought we were great – we moved quicker, ran harder and our tackling was better.

“We clawed our way back into the game with some great tries and playing some decent rugby as well.

“Then up stepped Daryl Clark and we completely switched off. He went away and the game changed from that point.”

On Gaskell’s contribution, Lowes added: “He was very good in the second half. He’s a runner, he’s very good at it, and he took his chances extremely well on the back of some decent rugby from us.”

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7:35am Mon 1 Sep 14

Bone_idle18 says...

Another good signing, I think we'll go OK next year. Gale will be a loss, but we can hopefully find a suitable replacement.
Another good signing, I think we'll go OK next year. Gale will be a loss, but we can hopefully find a suitable replacement. Bone_idle18
  • Score: 1

8:11am Mon 1 Sep 14

Mickbull4eva says...

Gale wont be a loss at all,he more or less lost us that game yesterday
Gale wont be a loss at all,he more or less lost us that game yesterday Mickbull4eva
  • Score: 16

8:31am Mon 1 Sep 14

Out of site says...

There for the taking,very funny.
There for the taking,very funny. Out of site
  • Score: -11

9:03am Mon 1 Sep 14

bulls916uk says...

Out of site wrote:
There for the taking,very funny.
yes you are with your poor comments, sorry old chap, your getting boring
[quote][p][bold]Out of site[/bold] wrote: There for the taking,very funny.[/p][/quote]yes you are with your poor comments, sorry old chap, your getting boring bulls916uk
  • Score: 8

12:03pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Bowlingboy says...

Good news Danny is a good signing...
What about scrum half?
Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player
Good news Danny is a good signing... What about scrum half? Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player Bowlingboy
  • Score: 0

12:33pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Loyalbull1981 says...

Interesting how this gets a one liner in the middle of the story ''The Bulls have also confirmed that Jamie Foster will be leaving the club at the end of the season.''

Does anyone know where hes going?
Interesting how this gets a one liner in the middle of the story ''The Bulls have also confirmed that Jamie Foster will be leaving the club at the end of the season.'' Does anyone know where hes going? Loyalbull1981
  • Score: 4

1:31pm Mon 1 Sep 14

axelf1963 says...

A tanning salon ?
A tanning salon ? axelf1963
  • Score: 8

2:14pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Out of site says...

Loyalbull1981 wrote:
Interesting how this gets a one liner in the middle of the story ''The Bulls have also confirmed that Jamie Foster will be leaving the club at the end of the season.''

Does anyone know where hes going?
As far away as possible.
[quote][p][bold]Loyalbull1981[/bold] wrote: Interesting how this gets a one liner in the middle of the story ''The Bulls have also confirmed that Jamie Foster will be leaving the club at the end of the season.'' Does anyone know where hes going?[/p][/quote]As far away as possible. Out of site
  • Score: 5

3:42pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Mumby was the best says...

Loyalbull1981 wrote:
Interesting how this gets a one liner in the middle of the story ''The Bulls have also confirmed that Jamie Foster will be leaving the club at the end of the season.''

Does anyone know where hes going?
Heard the Whinos need a left sided winger, cant remember who occupies the position now!
[quote][p][bold]Loyalbull1981[/bold] wrote: Interesting how this gets a one liner in the middle of the story ''The Bulls have also confirmed that Jamie Foster will be leaving the club at the end of the season.'' Does anyone know where hes going?[/p][/quote]Heard the Whinos need a left sided winger, cant remember who occupies the position now! Mumby was the best
  • Score: 0

5:14pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Bone_idle18 says...

Bowlingboy wrote:
Good news Danny is a good signing...
What about scrum half?
Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player
Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.
[quote][p][bold]Bowlingboy[/bold] wrote: Good news Danny is a good signing... What about scrum half? Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player[/p][/quote]Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls. Bone_idle18
  • Score: 2

6:30pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Bowlingboy says...

Bone_idle18 wrote:
Bowlingboy wrote:
Good news Danny is a good signing...
What about scrum half?
Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player
Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.
I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows
[quote][p][bold]Bone_idle18[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bowlingboy[/bold] wrote: Good news Danny is a good signing... What about scrum half? Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player[/p][/quote]Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.[/p][/quote]I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows Bowlingboy
  • Score: 2

6:30pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Bowlingboy says...

Bone_idle18 wrote:
Bowlingboy wrote:
Good news Danny is a good signing...
What about scrum half?
Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player
Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.
I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows
[quote][p][bold]Bone_idle18[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bowlingboy[/bold] wrote: Good news Danny is a good signing... What about scrum half? Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player[/p][/quote]Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.[/p][/quote]I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows Bowlingboy
  • Score: 1

8:00pm Mon 1 Sep 14

gavskidoodle says...

Think fosters going to union side. Worcester warriors??
Think fosters going to union side. Worcester warriors?? gavskidoodle
  • Score: -1

10:36pm Mon 1 Sep 14

1964gc says...

gavskidoodle wrote:
Think fosters going to union side. Worcester warriors??
He will do nothing in r u ,then will return to rl as many have before,cant blame him for takin the money though
[quote][p][bold]gavskidoodle[/bold] wrote: Think fosters going to union side. Worcester warriors??[/p][/quote]He will do nothing in r u ,then will return to rl as many have before,cant blame him for takin the money though 1964gc
  • Score: 1

6:21am Tue 2 Sep 14

BirchLane-1964 says...

Bowlingboy wrote:
Bone_idle18 wrote:
Bowlingboy wrote:
Good news Danny is a good signing...
What about scrum half?
Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player
Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.
I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows
He still bagged a hat trick Sunday for Sheffield against his old club. A good player at championship level I'd take a chance on Briggs
[quote][p][bold]Bowlingboy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bone_idle18[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bowlingboy[/bold] wrote: Good news Danny is a good signing... What about scrum half? Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player[/p][/quote]Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.[/p][/quote]I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows[/p][/quote]He still bagged a hat trick Sunday for Sheffield against his old club. A good player at championship level I'd take a chance on Briggs BirchLane-1964
  • Score: 1

12:37pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Out of site says...

BirchLane-1964 wrote:
Bowlingboy wrote:
Bone_idle18 wrote:
Bowlingboy wrote:
Good news Danny is a good signing...
What about scrum half?
Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player
Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.
I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows
He still bagged a hat trick Sunday for Sheffield against his old club. A good player at championship level I'd take a chance on Briggs
Whose the near super league quality team?
[quote][p][bold]BirchLane-1964[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bowlingboy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bone_idle18[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bowlingboy[/bold] wrote: Good news Danny is a good signing... What about scrum half? Also if kyle Briggs came back would be good rated him...would be a good squad player[/p][/quote]Briggs would do a good job in the championship, and playing in a near SL quality team, it would give him the chance to show the potential we only saw glimpses of when he got his rare chances at the Bulls.[/p][/quote]I agree not a first team scrum half or stand off till he prooves himself but he has bags of talent...Under Jimmy who knows[/p][/quote]He still bagged a hat trick Sunday for Sheffield against his old club. A good player at championship level I'd take a chance on Briggs[/p][/quote]Whose the near super league quality team? Out of site
  • Score: 1
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