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Bradford Bulls have taken a 16-0 lead into the half time break at The McAlpine Stadium in the World Club Challenge against Penrith Panthers. The Bulls took the lead on 19 minutes, when Lesley Vainikolo leaped highest to take Karl Pratt's chip inside the Penrith in-goal area.
They added a second try on 25 minutes, when Leon Pryce dummied his way to the line from 25 yards.
Michael Withers then kicked a penalty before adding the conversion to Logan Swan's 36th minute score, after collecting another Pratt kick himself and providing the final pass.
Teams: Bradford: Michael Withers; Tevita Vaikona, Paul Johnson, Shontayne Hape, Lesley Vainikolo; Leon Pryce, Karl Pratt; Paul Anderson, Aaron Smith, Stuart Fielden, Lee Radford, Jamie Peacock (capt), Logan Swann. Subs: Joe Vagana, Rob Parker, Jamie Langley, Stuart Reardon. Penrith: Rhys Wesser; Brett Howland, Luke Lewis, Paul Whatuira, Luke Rooney; Preston Campbell, Craig Gower (capt); Joel Clinton, Luke Priddis, Martin Lang, Joe Galuvao, Tony Puletua, Trent Waterhouse. Subs: Ben Ross, Shane Rodney, Colin Ward, Luke Swain. Referee: Steve Ganson.