THE Bulls kicked off 2019 with a 26-16 win over Halifax in their Yorkshire Cup meeting at Odsal.

Tries from Ethan Ryan, Elliot Minchella, Ross Oakes and two for George Flanagan earned the victory for John Kear's side in an entertaining friendly.

They will now play Dewsbury in the semi-final at Odsal next Saturday, with the kick-off time confirmed as 5.30pm.

Batley will host York in the other semi-final next Sunday (2pm).