Bradford Bulls Foundation Launches Community Clubs Initiative for 2024

Bradford Bulls Foundation Launches Community Clubs Initiative for 2024

March 21, 2024 Off By admin

The Bradford Bulls Foundation welcomed 18 local clubs to the roster at an event on Monday night to Launch their 2024 Community Clubs Initiative.

This initiative represents a pivotal step in the Foundation’s ongoing efforts to support the grassroots level of the sport and strengthen community bonds.

The Bradford Bulls Foundation is grounded in a philosophy that champions the nurturing of talent and the promotion of inclusivity in rugby. It believes in providing an environment where young athletes can flourish both on and off the pitch. As part of the partnership, each club will have access to a suite of benefits designed to foster their growth and development.

Among the key advantages offered to the affiliated clubs are:

  • Signed Shirt: A gesture that symbolises their connection with the Bradford Bulls Foundation, each team will receive a signed shirt. Clubs may choose to raffle the shirt or display it as a mark of pride.
  • Access to Bulls Talent Pathway: This initiative opens doors for young players to refine their skills through a structured development programme, paving the way for their advancement in the sport.
  • Coach Education Sessions: A series of five bimonthly sessions will be provided, aimed at equipping coaches with the latest strategies and tools to nurture talent effectively.
  • Partnership Plaque: Symbolising the collaboration between the Foundation and the clubs, a partnership plaque will be awarded for display within their facilities.
  • Free DBS Checks: Ensuring the safety and welfare of all participants, free DBS checks for club personnel will be facilitated by Lorraine Clayton, the liaison officer.
  • Flag Holder Opportunities: Offering a unique experience, clubs will have the opportunity to be flag holders at men’s first-team games, enhancing the engagement of players and supporters alike.

The launch has welcomed a diverse group of community clubs, including Dudley Hill RLFC, West Bowling ARLFC, and Wyke ARLFC, among others. The full roster reflects a wide geographical spread and a commitment to fostering rugby talent across the region.

The Bradford Bulls Foundation invites community clubs interested in joining this initiative or seeking more information to contact Joe Hammond at This programme not only aims to elevate the standard of grassroots rugby but also to knit the fabric of the community tighter through the shared love of the sport.