BULLS have added some power to their 2022 plans with the capture of Warrington forward Samy Kibula.

The 6ft 4in Congo-born Kibula has signed on a one-year deal and becomes the 17th player tied down for next season.

The 22-year-old joined the Wolves in 2020 having previously enjoyed loan spells at Swinton and Dewsbury. He was a member of Wigan’s academy side that won back-to-back Grand Finals.

Kibula said: “It is a massive club and I am looking forward to getting started and helping the club get to its goals.

“When I met the coaches (John Kear and Mark Dunning), they have massive ambitions of getting back to Super League and I wanted to be at Bradford to help them do that.

“It has been my toughest year yet having been out for a while so I just want to get back playing rugby and having experience in the Championship will be massive for me.”

A delighted Kear said of his latest capture: "He suffered a season-ending injury this year but he was highly thought of at Wigan and Warrington so he has come through some good systems.

"He is a big fella and certainly adds size. We really will look to maximise his size and ability in an impactful way."

Kibula already knows half-back Dec Patton, who was unveiled by the Bulls last week.

“I am good mates with Dec,” he added. “Although we didn’t play much together, he has got great skill and we can help push each other throughout the year.

“I have been at Wigan and Warrington and trained and played with some great pros.

“Now joining Bradford, I have more great role models to learn off to help improve my game.”