Bradford coach Francis Cummins remains bullish as pressure builds on lowly rivals

Bradford coach Francis Cummins senses his team's ailing fortunes could be about to change as clubs reach the halfway mark in Super League.

Super League round-up: Leaders Leeds back on song as Robbie Ward lands debut try

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Bradford coach Francis Cummins remains bullish as pressure builds on lowly rivals

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