BULLS captain Lee Smith insists the recent disruption to fixtures won't affect the momentum his side has built up over recent weeks.

After the postponement of their previous match, the Bulls go into the round three clash against Keighley Cougars ready and raring to go.

The two sides locked horns in pre-season which proved to be a fiery encounter with Bradford grabbing the win, and Smith expects Keighley to come out firing.

"Our preparations did take a slight hit this week, we couldn't get out on the field as much as we wanted but we adapted and had good sessions indoors." Smith said.

"Missing the London game was disappointing, yet the boys are still in good spirits coming off the back of the West Wales victory and ready to carry that on.

"We're all eager to play at the moment, every rugby player wants to be out on the field, nothing compares to playing the game.

"Sunday will be a great match-up. It's a local derby no one will need any extra motivation, and we both know what each other will bring.

"Discipline was an issue for both sides last time out, which is something you can't get away with in competitive games in this game you get punished for it.

"The pre-season game taught us a few things, John Kear will have planned off the back of that, as for the players we just have to play our game.

"Keighley will bring a physical battle that we need to combat before playing our game we've prepared for and can hopefully execute.

"It'll always be a tough game, they will come at us and want to knock us down so we need to be ready for a challenge.

"We are coming into the game with confidence and can hopefully reach the levels we shown in the previous game."

Keighley will be looking to build on their opening weekend win against Workington, a win that shows how much of a challenge tomorrow will be according to Smith.

"Keighley have shown that they can play and compete against strong teams. Cougar Park can be a tough place to travel to we're under no illusions of the task ahead," he said.

"Hopefully the conditions will favour us this week, however, if we get a boggy pitch it could turn into a real forward battle.

"We've shown we can play it tough and come out with the two points previously (against York) so if that is to be the case we will be ready.

"Ultimately our aim is the same every week, we want the two points and will do anything we need to get them."