?Volocano? In New 2 Year Deal

Bradford Bulls have today announced that New Zealand Winger Lesley Vainikolo has signed a new 2-year contract at the club and will stay at Odsal until at least the end of the 2005 season. The contract also includes an option to extend for 2006.

Vainikolo, who signed for the Bulls from Canberra Raiders at the beginning of last season and has made 28 appearances scoring 16 tries, has been in superb form this season.

Bulls Coach Brian Noble is delighted to tie up one of the best players in the world:

?I am very happy that Les has decided to re-sign with us. Many people had things to say about him last year but there is no doubt in my mind that he is one of the world?s outstanding players and he will be a great asset to us over the next few years.?

Lesley Vainikolo is delighted to have sorted out his future:

?I have been very happy at the Bulls. There is a great family atmosphere at the club and they look after you both on and off the field. I am delighted to commit my future to the club and I am looking forward to achieving success with them over the length of my contract.?

For further information contact:

Stuart Duffy

Tel: 01274 762315