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Betfred extend their sponsorship to Championship and League 1

Betfred have become title sponsors of rugby league’s Championship and League 1.

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Former Leeds Rhino star Smith hoping to bring good times back for Bradford Bulls

IT IS fair to say ex-England winger Lee Smith never envisaged by the age of 31 he would be training two nights per week or be captain of Bradford Bulls.

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Bradford Bulls's club captain, Lee Smith, with the new head coach, John Kear.

Bullish Kear is ready to rebuild fallen Bradford

NEVER let it be said John Kear does not like a challenge.

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Bradford Bulls new head coach John Kear .
Picture: James Hardisty

POLL: John Kear appointed as new Bradford Bulls coach

JOHN KEAR is the new head coach of Bradford Bulls.

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LEADING MAN: Sam Burgess will lead England out in World Cup final.

World Cup: Captain Sam Burgess hopes to inspire the next generation

Sam Burgess appreciates the sharp contrast as he seeks the ultimate achievement in his favourite code of rugby.

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Stanley Gene.

Weekend Interview: King Gene delights in Papua New Guinea success story

THERE was a time not long ago when Stanley Gene worried any semblance of professional rugby league in his beloved Papua New Guinea could die out completely.

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Luke Gale and James Graham of England celebrate a try. Picture: Daniel Carson/

Noble is looking for complete performance from England

Former Great Britain coach Brian Noble believes England are in good shape going into the knockout stages of the World Cup.

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Geoff Toovey.

League fixtures out: Bradford looking for new coach ahead of opening day clash wth York

BRADFORD BULLS will today begin the search for a new head coach after Geoff Toovey confirmed he will not be returning to the club for 2018.

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Geoff Toovey

Bradford Bulls head coach Geoff Toovey ends speculation over future

AFTER weeks of speculation, Bradford Bulls head coach Geoff Toovey has confirmed he will not be returning to the club in 2018.

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World Cup: Roby can set the pattern as England seek glory, says Lowes

JAMES LOWES came from a great era of British hookers so it says something that he feels this current crop is better still.

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Lois Forsell of Bradford Bulls celebrates scoring the second try as Bradford Bulls won the women's Grand Final (Pictures: Paul Currie/

Bradford Bulls’ Lois Forsell to the fore in growing women’s rugby

FRESH from an historic treble-winning campaign for Bradford Bulls, Lois Forsell is now looking to help England to World Cup glory and give women’s rugby league another shot in the arm.

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Castleford's Andy Lynch has played his 452nd and last Super League game. (
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Dave Craven: Grand Final omission brings curtain down early on shining example Andy Lynch

IT is Super League Grand Final day and the name that should be on everyone’s lips is that of a player who isn’t actually playing.

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IN THE RUNNING (from left): Zak Hardaker, Albert Kelly and Luke Gale

Dave Craven: Hard to split 2017 Man of Steel contenders

THERE are no great surprises when it comes to the shortlist for the 2017 Steve Prescott Man of Steel award.

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Aston helps Bradford edge our rivals Rams

Aston helps Bradford edge our rivals Rams

Strugglers Bradford Bulls beat Dewsbury Rams 16-12 yesterday in their Championship Shield clash.

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Halifax head coach Richard Marshall.

Yorkshire clubs feature highly in Kingstone Press League awards nominations

HULL KR, Halifax, Bradford Bulls and York City Knights all feature in nominations for the 2017 Kingstone Press Championship and League One awards.

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Bradford's Lesley Vainikolo: On his way to a record six tries against Hull.
Picture: Gareth Copley/PA

On this day in sport: Recalling Lesley Vainikolo’s six of the best

A VOLCANIC eruption blew Hull FC away 12 years ago today and set a record which has yet to be broken.

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Batley Bulldogs' players celebrate scoring one of their tries against Bradford Bulls at Odsal. Picture: James Hardisty.

Bradford Bulls 18 Batley Bulldogs 44: Clinical Bulldogs capitalise on Bulls’ mistakes

JUST how far Bradford Bulls have fallen over the past decade or so was made abundantly clear as they were embarrassed by Batley Bulldogs at a sparsely populated Odsal yesterday.

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Lee Smith, playing for Wakefield against Bradford in 2004, hopes the Bulls can match his long-term ambition

Long-term recovery plan key to Lee Smith’s Bradford Bulls future

FORMER England international Lee Smith has intimated he wants to stay with Bradford Bulls despite their latest relegation.

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Bradford Bulls stadium, Provident Stadium, Odsal (
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Former World Club champions Bradford Bulls to use part-time players

Bradford co-owner Andrew Chalmers says the legal action being brought by a host of players and staff played a major role in the club’s failure to stave off relegation from the Championship.

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