History of the Bradford Bulls

History of the Bradford Bulls

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 1863 - 1907: In the Beginning. The Bradford Rugby Club was formed in 1863. Park Avenue was established as their home ground in 1880. It achieved its first major success by winning the Yorkshire Cup in 1884. In 1895, along with cross-town neighbours Manningham F.C., Bradford was among 22 clubs to secede from the Rugby Football Union after a historic meeting at the George Hotel in Huddersfield, in response to a dispute over "broken time" payments to players. These 22 clubs formed the Northern Rugby Union. In 1903-4 Bradford finished level on points with Salford at the top of the league and then won the resulting play-off 5-0. Manningham ran into financial difficulties and, despite a summer archery contest that generated enough money to ensure their survival, its members were persuaded to change to Association football.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136646145
  • 9786136646145