THE Bradford Bulls Foundation have appointed Richard Squires and Tom Duff as rugby league development officers.

The Foundation is the Bulls' official charity and delivers projects in the heart of the community to make a positive impact on people's lives.

Squires said: "I am really looking forward to a new challenge. I hope to develop and increase the participation of rugby league in Bradford and build on the good work already implemented by the team."

Duff added: "It's great to be a part of the Bradford Bulls Foundation and I'm looking forward to working with schools and helping the Foundation achieve their overall aims."

Nigel Johnston, the Foundation's interim manager, said: "We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom and Richard.

"We hope the further expansion of our community department will have a bigger impact on the number of people participating in rugby league at all levels.

"Tom and Richard will also aid our bid to maintain strong links with local amateur cubs and the University of Bradford."