Bulls Wheelchair Team Start The Season With Victory

Bulls Wheelchair Team Start The Season With Victory

Bradford Bulls Wheelchair Team rolled into the 2016 season with a brilliant 100-22 win against Hull FC Wheelchair Team.

The Bulls team featured a mix of experienced players and new faces, as Kieron Johnson scored seven tries in the game.

Bradford started the match with a quick opening try within the first minute as captain Johnson crossed the line.

The Bulls scored several memorable tries, including two tries from Jack Sykes and a try from Mathew Ward, who scored from the right wing.

Rhys Shears was also amongst the scoring as he grabbed a hat-trick for the Bulls.

Bradford vice captain George Herd scored just before the 40th minute to make the half-time score 36-12.

After the break Johnson scored three quick tries to take the game to 52-12. Herd then scored his second of the day with a great try. There was also a try for Man of the match James Parkin, who scored on his Bradford Bulls debut.

Hull scored a try midway through the second half, but could not do anything about the Bulls’ dominance.

Bradford went on to score five unanswered tries before Hull scored again.

However, the Bulls had the last say in the game as Nathaniel long scored on the whistle to bring the final score to 100-22

Bradford Bulls Wheelchair Rugby Head Coach Richard Johnson said: “All the players played for each other and everyone gave 100% effort. I could not have asked for anymore and I am proud of all the players.”

TRIES: Kieron Johnson (7), Rhys Shears (3), Jack Sykes (2), Rhett Johnson (2), Mathew Ward (2), George Herd (2), James Parkin, Nathaniel Long.
GOALS: Jack Sykes (7), Kieron Johnson (4), Mathew Ward.

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