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World Cup star to be honoured at Leeds Beckett

World Cup star to be honoured at Leeds Beckett

By Emma Kirwan A Rugby World Cup star is among twelve set to receive honorary degrees from Leeds Beckett University.

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Bradford Bulls signing Clough ready to fight for promotion

Bradford Bulls signing Clough ready to fight for promotion

Front-rower Paul Clough said he is ready to fight for every point and return the Bulls to the Super League next season after signing a two-year deal with the club. Clough has made over 200 Super League appearances for St Helens and Widnes Vikings and was unveiled to Bulls supporters at last week’s Evening with the Bulls. The Two-time Challenge […]

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Purtell extends stay with Bulls

Purtell extends stay with Bulls

By Anders Anglesey Australian centre, Adrian Purtell, committed his future to Bradford Bulls after agreeing a one-year-deal with the club, yesterday. The 29-year-old is now the fifteenth member of the Bull’s squad to re-sign ahead of the new campaign and takes the squad roster to 23. Purtell said he was happy to extend his stay at the club stating it […]

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‘Explosive’ Davies agrees two-year deal with Bulls

‘Explosive’ Davies agrees two-year deal with Bulls

By Anders Anglesey Australian front-rower Karl Davies has made the switch to Bradford from Queensland side Mackay Cutters after agreeing a two-year deal, earlier today. The 22-year-old, known as ‘The Lumberjack,’ is the Championship-bound club’s eighth signing and has stated that he is ready to sink his teeth into a new challenge. He said: “I believe I can bring a […]

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Former England rugby player to retire from Bradford Bulls

Former England rugby player to retire from Bradford Bulls

Veteran rugby player, Matt Diskin, is stepping down as captain of the Bradford Bulls at the end of this season. The 32-year-old has had an illustrious career that has seen him play internationally for Great Britain and England as well as a distinguished run for Leeds Rhinos. He also made 86 appearances for the Bulls, having arrived at Provident Stadium […]

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Relegation for Bradford Bulls

Relegation for Bradford Bulls

The Bradford Bulls have been relegated from the Super League for the first time in forty years. The team went down to the Championship after they were defeated 26-56 away to the Huddersfield Giants, losing them their long lived position. Paul Anderson, head coach of the Giants and a former Bulls player had words of reassurance for the club his side condemned. He said: “One thing […]

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Headingley junior rugby teams in turmoil

Headingley Hawks' training ground at Bus Vale in Meanwood.

By Joseph Keith   Headingley Hawks Rugby Club has been forced to close its under 13’s rugby team and its new under 12’s team is also threatened by closure after failing to attract enough young players. Catherine Conboy, 42, of Meanwood, is the club’s secretary. She told Yorkshire Voice that despite the club’s best efforts to recruit a full team, […]

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