O’Carroll pens contract extension

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce head coach Eamon O’Carroll has signed a one-year contract extension – to commit his future to the club until the end of the 2027 season! The 37-year-old signed an initial three-year deal as head coach prior to the start of the current campaign and has since led us to…

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Bulls turn it up to the Max

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce the signing of Brisbane Tigers’ three-quarter Max Lehmann on a deal until the end of the season – subject to international clearance. The 24-year-old joins from the Queensland Cup outfit where he has scored 16 tries in 22 appearances since his debut in 2023. Lehmann is an American-born speedster,…

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Dome is where the Farke is: Trinity Leads play-off push

Shopping Centre’s Super-Sized Show of Support for Leeds United is the City’s Biggest. Football fever is reaching new heights as a 294-square-metre portrait of Leeds United manager Daniel Farke has been unveiled on the glass dome roof of Trinity Leeds shopping centre ahead of this Sunday’s Championship Play-Off Final. The supersized Farke portrait – which…

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Bradford Bulls Foundation’s May Heritage Lunch to feature Head Coach Eamon O’Carroll

The Bradford Bulls Foundation is delighted to announce the upcoming May Heritage Lunch, featuring a special appearance by Bradford Bulls Head Coach, Eamon O’Carroll. The event is scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 30th, 2024, at Bartercard Odsal Stadium. The Heritage Lunch, a beloved tradition hosted by the Bradford Bulls Foundation, occurs on the…

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New initiative launched to boost girls’ participation in sports and elevate female coaches across Europe

With girls in Europe four times less likely than boys to engage in organised sport1, the new initiative ICOACHGIRLS (ICG), led by researchers from Leeds Beckett University, aims to promote physical activity and sport amongst primary school-age girls. Co-funded by the European Union, with Leeds Beckett University’s Dr. Ruth Brazier managing the programme, ICG is…

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The Big One is back! Next Gen Edition

The Big One is back at Bartercard Odsal Stadium next Wednesday – but this time, it’s the turn of the Next Gen! Our Scholarship side will do battle with Leeds Rhinos’ Scholars from 7:00pm – and we’re targeting a four figure crowd! A raft of internationals have come through both sides junior pathways in years gone…

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Bradford Bulls Foundation welcomes James Helliwell as new educational officer

The Bradford Bulls Foundation is thrilled to announce the appointment of James Helliwell as its new Educational Officer. With a commitment to community engagement and educational development, Helliwell brings experience and enthusiasm to his new role. Helliwell joins the Foundation after serving as a dedicated casual sports coach, where he showcased his passion for empowering…

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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…

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Bradford Bulls are delighted to become the 1st Rugby League club in the UK to sign up as Muslim Friendly Employers

The Bradford Bulls believe in the power of diversity and the importance of creating environments where everyone feels valued, respected and appreciated. We have received support and guidance from Muslim Friendly Employers’ CEO Humayun Islam BEM BCAc in recent weeks, with a number of exciting developments still to come from this partnership. Humayun Islam BEM…

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Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce a major new investor in the form of NIC Services Group.

NIC Services Group are West Yorkshire based and are the largest privately owned provider of Facilities Management Services across the UK. Bulls Chairman Nigel Wood OBE said, “We have been talking to NIC for some time and we are delighted that they have joined the club and the board at this very important time in…

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Run with the Bulls

The Bradford Bulls Foundation is excited to unveil the details of “Run with the Bulls,” set to take place on April 14th, 2024, at Odsal Stadium. This event marks a significant milestone as the Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary. “Run with the Bulls” offers participants of all ages and fitness levels the opportunity to engage…

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Bulls reflect on Wakefield Opener

For years it has been well known in Rugby League circles that the two major cities where professional rugby league stadium facilities have been deficient have been Wakefield and Bradford. Friday night demonstrated, should anyone be in any doubt, the economic regeneration that can be achieved by investing in rugby league facilities. The marvellous and wonderful…

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Bulls partner with Scouts to donate kits to Morocco

Bradford Bulls, in a gesture of goodwill and community spirit, have collaborated with Bradford Scouts to extend a helping hand to communities in Morocco. Through a heartfelt initiative, the Bulls have generously donated playing kits to the Bradford Scouts groups, who, in turn, carried them to Morocco, fostering sportsmanship and camaraderie across borders. The partnership between…

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Bulls sign Aussie ace Fulton!

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce the signing of Zac Fulton from NRL outfit Manly Sea Eagles on a one-year deal – subject to international clearance! The 22-year-old is the grandson of one of Rugby League’s ‘Immortals’, Bob Fulton, who enjoyed a trophy laden career both as a player and as a coach in the…

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New partnership a suite deal for the Bulls

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce Cedar Court Hotels Bradford will become the club’s Accommodation Partner of choice – following the formation of an exciting, new partnership. The Cedar Court Hotel Bradford and West Yorkshire Conference and Events Centre, located at the top of the M606 just minutes from the club’s Odsal Stadium home, offers…

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Bulls team up with Bradford Dementia Hub

To mark Dementia Action Week this week, non-profit mental health provider, Community Links, part of the Inspire North group, announces the launch of its new Bradford-based dementia information service. Bradford Dementia Hub will open in July to provide information and advice, supporting local people to manage their condition and live well with dementia. The service…

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Introducing… The Bartercard Odsal Stadium!

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce a significant, multi-year stadium naming rights deal with Bartercard UK – the UK’s largest business to business trade exchange! Bartercard is a Global Business to Business Network with 55,000 cardholders, where members of the trade exchange purchase products and services. People have ‘bartered’ for millions of years however Bartercard…

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Bulls offer unique naming rights opportunity – nine days to go!

Bradford Bulls are offering people and businesses alike the opportunity to put their name to the famous Western Terrace for just £500! Odsal Stadium welcomes over 150,000 visitors a year across various events and by purchasing a ticket, you go into a raffle to sponsor one of the most famous terraces in British Rugby League….

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Bradford Bulls Foundation launches corporate partner packages

As a registered charity, the Bradford Bulls Foundation is on a mission to make a lasting impact on the lives of individuals in Bradford. With a commitment that extends beyond the field, the Foundation utilises sport as a powerful catalyst for positive change. Annually engaging with over 30,000 people face to face, and over 900,000…

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The Bradford Bulls Foundation 20th birthday heritage lunch

Join us in celebrating a remarkable milestone as The Bradford Bulls Foundation marks its 20th Birthday with a special commemorative “Heritage Lunch” on Monday, 26th of February, starting at 6pm. Prepare for an evening filled with nostalgia and insight as we bring together a distinguished panel of esteemed guests, including Nigel Wood, Mark Sawyer, Richard…

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Bulls expect great things with new partnership

We are delighted to announce an exciting, new partnership with Expect Distribution – that will see the award-winning Distribution company become our official Match Ball sponsor for the 2024 season! Expect Distribution’s Head Office is located just off the M606, minutes from the Bulls’ Odsal Stadium home. They have over 30 years’ experience, meeting the…

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The Bradford Bulls Foundation partners with Morrisons Foundation and BEAP

The Bradford Bulls Foundation is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with the Morrisons Foundation and BEAP Community Partnership to introduce rugby to South Asian communities within Bradford. This collaborative initiative aims to promote inclusivity, physical activity, and community engagement through the sport of rugby. The project, which kicked off in mid-December, has gained significant…

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Peposhi pens permanent deal

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce powerful forward Eliot Peposhi has signed a permanent one-year deal following a successful trial with the club! The 19-year-old arrived on trial at the start of pre-season, having made 10 appearances for St. Helens’ Reserves as they reached the Grand Final in 2023. Peposhi has impressed in both pre-season…

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Bulls reveal new Vice Presidents package & first Vice President!

Bradford Bulls are delighted to reveal its brand-new Vice Presidents Package. We are offering fans and sponsors the fantastic, mutually beneficial opportunity to become one of our 17 exclusive 2024 Vice Presidents. As a Vice President your seasonal membership payment will contribute directly to the payment of our 1st Team win bonuses and will undoubtedly,…

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Bulls announce Paul Gill as guest of honour

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce Paul Gill – a familiar name to Leeds Rhinos and Rugby League in Bradford – will be our Guest of Honour on Sunday at Odsal Stadium. The hugely popular figure in the local Rugby League scene was sadly diagnosed with MND (Motor Neurone Disease) last summer. A BARLA tourist…

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Bulls to face Rhinos for Keith Howard Foundation Trophy

Bradford Bulls can announce we will host Leeds Rhinos in our final pre-season fixture for the Keith Howard Foundation Trophy on Sunday 28th January at Odsal Stadium (3:00pm kick off!) The two rivals will lock horns once more in our final pre-season fixture ahead of the start of the eagerly anticipated 2024 season, which sees Eamon…

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Philip Sharp joins Board of Directors

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce the appointment of Lifelong fan, 38 year old, Philip Sharp to the club’s Board of Directors. Upon his appointment, Philip said; “I am delighted to join the Board of Directors and become an owner of this incredible club; it’s been an ambition of mine as a lifelong supporter. My…

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Bulls encouraging businesses to match donation

We’re thrilled to announce we generated a total of 371 engagements in response to our CEO Jason Hirst’s Christmas Message – where he pledged support for local charity Homeless Not Hopeless. (CLICK HERE TO READ) The Bulls are rounding that number up and will be making a £400 donation to chosen charity partner, Homeless not…

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Bulls in dream land thanks to new sponsor

We are delighted to announce an exciting, new partnership with La Romantica Beds that will see them feature on our 2024 jerseys! The Heckmondwike-based firm boast an extensive range of beds made specifically based on client feedback and now have a collection that suits all tastes, pockets and sleeping habits. La Romantica Beds have been…

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The Bradford Bulls are proud to announce the return of “The Big Bradford Bulls Sleep Out” on the 19th of January at Odsal Stadium

Building on the success of last year’s Sleep Out, this initiative aims to raise awareness and vital funds to support local charities – Focus4Hope, Homeless Not Hopeless, Calderdale SmartMove/ Happy Days, and the Bradford Bulls Foundation. The event will start at 5pm at the back of the Stainforth Construction Stand, where there will be Live…

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Inspectas sponsors multi-generational Yorkshire rounders team

A rounders team which shot to the top of its division during its first season has received a sponsorship boost from property compliance business, Inspectas. The Birkenshaw Blue Dogs rounders team formed in 2022 from a desire by parents to “do something for us” in a male dominated sporting community. Today the team has more…

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Bulls break down social stats

The Bradford Bulls can today provide a detailed breakdown of our Social Media statistics across the last 12 months. REACH: 28,309,999. From December 2022 to November 2023 inclusive, our Social Media posts reached 28,309,999 users across our five main Social Media platforms. Our highest performing platform in this area was Facebook. IMPRESSIONS: 55,539,771. From the…

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Further grants awarded to help more people afford and enjoy sport

Grants have been awarded to a further 11 clubs to help support more people enjoy and access the health and social benefits of sport. This year’s second round of the Sport and Active Leisure Grants focuses on supporting clubs and local people through the cost-of-living crisis, by helping those who may find it difficult to…

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Bulls stoked with new partnership

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce a new partnership with Oldham-based business M & S Combustion Ltd! M & S Combustion design, manufacture, install and service incinerators and furnaces that are custom built to your own specifications and requirements and have over 17 years of experience globally. Matty, Sarah and the team from M &…

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Bulls reveal impressive early bird increase

Bradford Bulls are delighted to reveal Early Bird Season Ticket sales for the 2024 season have increased by 71.3% when compared to the 2023 season. The Bulls enjoyed a successful year on the pitch that saw the club finish in their highest league position in eight years, whilst also reaching the semi-finals of the Betfred…

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Bulls getting thready for 2024 with new partnership

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with EM Workwear & Embroidery that will see them feature on our 2024 playing socks! The Bramley-based business are long established embroidery and printing specialists and have recently supplied clothing & merchandise seen in the Bradford Bulls shop and online. The partnership will also see EM Workwear…

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Lee Greenwood signs new contract

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce Lee Greenwood has signed a new contract to remain at the club as Eamon O’Carroll’s Assistant Coach for 2024. Greenwood joined the club prior to the start of 2023, initially as Assistant Coach, before stepping up to take the Interim Head Coach position alongside Football Consultant Brian Noble. The…

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Raza Siddique joins youth & academy advisory board

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce New College Bradford’s Assistant Principal Raza Siddique has joined the club’s Youth & Academy Advisory Board. The Youth & Academy Advisory board was established in 2022 as the club worked towards the reinstatement of its’ Elite Academy Licence. Raza’s arrival represents further evidence of the club enjoying fruitful relationships…

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KLG Europe backing the Bulls in 2024

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce a new partnership with worldwide logistics company KLG Europe – which will see them feature on our 2024 playing shorts! KLG Europe was formed initially in 1918 as Kuijken Transport before rebranding to its current guise in 2005, with offices opening across the globe as the company expanded. The…

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Schofield appointed Elite Academy assistant coach

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce the appointment of Jonathan Schofield as our Elite Academy Assistant Coach for the 2024 season! Schofield, son of Garry Schofield OBE, enjoyed a successful playing career that saw him represent the likes of York City Knights, Hunslet Hawks and Dewsbury Rams before taking on a coaching role at the…

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Odsal Stadium to host first ever Bradford Diwali Awards

Odsal Stadium is to host the first ever Bradford Diwali Awards on Thursday 26th October! Organised by the Bradford Hindu Council, the first ever Bradford Diwali Awards are set to honour the unsung heroes whose contributions to the local community have changed people’s lives. There are a total of 11 award categories, which are: Empowering Children through…

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Bulls announce new kit sponsor

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce Natalie Lane, a club volunteer and on behalf of the Homeless Not Hopeless charity, has increased her sponsorship into the 2024 season! The outreach services take place at Forster Square Arches in Bradford, every Wednesday and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Natalie from Homeless not Hopeless first came on…

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Bulls awarded silver status

Bradford Bulls are delighted to announce we have been awarded ‘Silver’ status as part of the Ministry Of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme! The ERS consists of three award levels – bronze, silver, gold.  Each level indicates an organisation’s commitment and involvement to offer support programmes that align with the scheme’s framework.  The main objective of…

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Club strengthens ties with University of Bradford

Bradford City AFC recently strengthened ties with main club partner University of Bradford, as part of the two organisations’ long-term strategy of unlocking community opportunities across the district. Earlier this month, City’s director of brand, marketing and media, Luke Flacks, delivered a guest speech and presentation at the university, to international business, marketing and strategy…

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