Home team Score Away Team

Bradford

  • Walker, Kearney (3), Blythe, Sidlow,
    Goals: Foster (7),
38 - 12

Castleford

  • Dixon, Ellis,
    Goals: Ellis (2),
  • Super League
  • 16th Feb 2013
  • KO 16:45
  • Att: 7,724

Super League preview: Cummins wary of Castleford threat

Last updated: 16th February 2013   Subscribe to RSS Feed

Super League preview: Cummins wary of Castleford threat

Francis Cummins: Knows Castleford will be tough opponents

Related links

Teams

Also see

Bradford coach Francis Cummins is expecting Castleford to visit Odsal with their tails up after pulling off a shock 14-12 win over Leeds.

The Tigers have since lost England half-back Rangi Chase to suspension but coach Ian Millward has replaced him with Warrington's Gareth O'Brien and Cummins is expecting a close game.

"To defeat the champions takes a lot of effort but they really deserved that win and they will be coming here looking for another two points," Cummins said.

"We always have tough games against Castleford. They have a lot of dangerous players in there and they will be tough opponents for us."

Cummins has named the same 19-man squad for this week's game and will give Michael Platt as long as possible before deciding if he will play.

For Castleford, Kirk Dixon has recovered early from his calf tear to re-join the 19-man squad.

Bradford Bulls squad: James Donaldson, Adam Sidlow, Michael Platt, Manase Manuokafoa, Jamie Langley, Matt Diskin, Brett Kearney, Nick Scruton, Heath L'Estrange, Matty Blythe, Keith Lulia, Elliot Whitehead, Elliot Kear, Jarrod Sammut, Danny Addy, Tom Olbison, Chev Walker, Jobe Murphy, Jamie Foster

Castleford Tigers squad: Richard Owen, Justin Carney, Michael Shenton, Jake Webster, Kirk Dixon, Jamie Ellis, Jonathan Walker, Daryl Walker, Craig Huby, Lee Gilmour, Weller Hauraki, Grant Millington, Jake Emmitt, Adam Milner, Nathan Massey, Oliver Holmes, Jordan Thompson, Jordan Tansey, Gareth O'Brien

SkyBet
Click here for more betting

Super League Table

Super League Table - August 31 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 25 38
2 Castleford Tigers 25 34
3 Wigan Warriors 25 33
4 Warrington Wolves 25 33
5 Huddersfield Giants 25 33
6 Leeds Rhinos 25 32
7 Catalan Dragons 25 25
8 Widnes Vikings 25 25
9 Hull K R 25 21
10 Wakefield Wildcats 25 21
11 Hull FC 25 20
12 Salford Red Devils 25 19
13 Bradford Bulls * 25 8
14 London Broncos 25 2
Forthcoming Super League Fixtures
TimeFixture
Super League
Thursday 4th September
20:00St Helens vs Warrington
Friday 5th September
20:00Wigan vs Leeds
Sunday 7th September
15:00Salford vs London Broncos
15:00Hull K R vs Catalan Dragons
15:00Huddersfield vs Hull
15:00Bradford vs Widnes
15:30Castleford vs Wakefield
Thursday 11th September
20:00Wigan vs Warrington
Friday 12th September
20:00Hull vs Leeds
20:00Huddersfield vs St Helens

Experts & Blogs

Stevo

Stevo

Read the thoughts and opinions of Stevo with skysports.com