Whitehead tipped for England call-up
Wednesday 22 September 2010
The Bradford chairman, Peter Hood, has tipped the club's 21-year-old forward, Elliot Whitehead, to force his way into the England side. The second-rower has agreed a contract extension to keep him at Odsal until 2013, even though he was already under contract for next season.
"Elliot has been tremendous for us since coming into the side," Hood said. "We are delighted to have him at the club for the next three years, during which time we fully expect him to make his full international debut."
Whitehead played in 29 of the Bulls' 30 games during a season when the form and potential of a number of young players was the only real bright spot for the club. Bradford have already announced the signing of several newcomers for next season, but are keen to hang onto home-grown talent like Whitehead.
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