Bradford Bulls Foundation empowers local community clubs and the development of rugby

The Bradford Bulls Foundation continues its mission to revolutionise the landscape of rugby league development, proudly welcoming 19 local Community Clubs for the 2024 season. This initiative underscores the Foundation’s unwavering commitment to supporting grassroots rugby and fostering strong ties within the community.

“At the Bradford Bulls Foundation, we believe in the power of rugby league to transform lives and unite communities,” says Chris Chamberlain, CEO of the Bradford Bulls Foundation. “By partnering with local clubs, we are not only investing in the future of the sport but also nurturing a sense of belonging and pride among players and supporters alike.”

At the core of the Foundation’s ethos lies a deep-seated belief in nurturing talent and promoting inclusivity within the sport. Through strategic partnerships with community clubs, the Foundation is propelling the next generation of rugby league stars forward while instilling values of teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship.

The Bradford Bulls Foundation’s partnership with local community clubs isn’t just about supporting teams; it’s about investing in the future of rugby league. Through the Bulls Talent Pathway initiative, young athletes within the partnered clubs and beyond gain access to a structured framework for honing their skills and realising their full potential. This inclusive program, delivered through the Foundation, ensures that every young player, from 12 years old onward, receives high-quality coaching, regardless of their background or experience level.

The Foundation’s commitment to rugby league development extends beyond the field, encompassing a range of initiatives designed to enrich both players and coaches. Through bimonthly coach education sessions, community coaches receive training alongside professional counterparts, equipping them with the knowledge and tools necessary to nurture talent effectively.

Moreover, the Foundation’s dedication to safety and welfare is exemplified through the provision of free DBS checks for community club personnel, ensuring a secure environment for all involved. Flag holder opportunities at men’s first team games further enhance the experience for players and supporters alike, fostering a sense of pride and camaraderie within the community.

As the Bradford Bulls Foundation continues to blaze new trails in rugby league development, we invite clubs, schools, and communities to join us in this transformative journey. Together, we can empower the next generation of rugby league stars and forge lasting connections that extend far beyond the confines of the playing field.

Current partnered community clubs include:

  • Dudley Hill RLFC
  • West Bowling ARLFC
  • Wyke ARLFC
  • Queensbury ARLFC
  • Drighlington Rugby Club
  • Guiseley Rangers ARLFC
  • Wibsey Warriors ARLFC
  • Shaw Cross Sharks ARLFC
  • Birkenshaw Bluedogs Rugby League Club
  • Brighouse Rangers ARLFC
  • Farnley Falcons Rugby League
  • Odsal Sedbergh Sirens ARLFC
  • Clayton Rugby League Club
  • Dewsbury Celtic RLFC
  • Dewsbury Moor Sports Club
  • Mirfield ARLFC
  • Keighley Albion
  • West Craven Warriors ARLFC
  • Goole Vikings

If you’re a community club wanting more information on how to partner with us, please email