2009 Bradford Bulls season

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2009 Bradford Bulls season
Super League XIV Rank 9th
Play-off result Did Not Qualify
Challenge Cup 4th Round
2009 record Wins: 12; Draws: 1; Losses: 15
Points scored For: 691; Against: 708
Team information
Chairman Peter Hood
Head Coach Steve McNamara
Captain
Stadium Odsal Stadium
Avg. Attend. 9,677
High. Attend. 14,554 vs. Leeds Rhinos
Top scorers
Tries Semi Tadulala (14)
Goals Paul Deacon (91)
Points Paul Deacon (201)
2008 List of seasons 2010 >

This article details the Bradford Bulls rugby league football club's 2009 season, the 14th season of the Super League era.

Season Review[edit]

February 2009

March 2009

April 2009

May 2009

2009 Milestones[edit]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 27 21 0 6 805 453 +352 42
2 Saintscolours.svg St. Helens 27 19 0 8 733 466 +267 38
3 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 27 18 0 9 690 416 +274 36
4 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR 27 17 1 9 650 516 +134 35
5 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 27 16 0 11 685 609 +76 32
6 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 27 15 0 12 659 551 +108 30
7 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 27 14 0 13 645 702 –57 28
8 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 27 13 0 14 613 660 –47 26
9 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 27 12 1 14 653 668 –15 25
10 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 27 12 0 15 649 705 –56 24
11 Quinscolours.svg Harlequins RL 27 11 0 16 591 691 –100 22
12 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC 27 10 0 17 502 623 –121 20
13 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 27 7 0 20 456 754 –298 14
14 Cruscolours.svg Celtic Crusaders 27 3 0 24 357 874 –517 6
  Teams qualifying for the Play-offs

Source: superleague.co.uk.
Classification: 1st on competition points; 2nd on match points difference.
Competition points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.


2009 Fixtures and results[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss

2009 Engage Super League

Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att
15 February 2009 Super League XIV 1 HKRcolours.svgHull Kingston Rovers H Odsal Stadium D 13-13 Nero, Tadulala Deacon 2/2, Deacon 1 DG 12,141
27 February 2009 Super League XIV 3 Giantscolours.svgHuddersfield Giants H Odsal Stadium L 12-16 Morrison Deacon 4/4 10,186
7 March 2009 Super League XIV 4 Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors A JJB Stadium L 10-44 Menzies, Sheriffe Deacon 1/2 12,588
15 March 2009 Super League XIV 5 Hullcolours.svgHull F.C. H Odsal Stadium L 24-36 Jeffries, Menzies, Sheriffe, Tadulala Deacon 4/4 11,327
21 March 2009 Super League XIV 6 Catalanscolours.svgCatalans Dragons A Stade Gilbert Brutus W 30-24 Halley, Menzies, Newton, Sheriffe, Tadulala Deacon 3/3, Sykes 2/2 7,620
29 March 2009 Super League XIV 7 Cascolours.pngCastleford Tigers A The Jungle L 26-28 Deacon, Lynch, Morrison, Platt, Tadulala Deacon 2/4, Sykes 1/2 9,185
10 April 2009 Super League XIV 8 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos H Odsal Stadium W 10-6 Sheriffe, Worrincy Sykes 1/4 14,554
13 April 2009 Super League XIV 9 Wcatscolours.svgWakefield Trinity Wildcats A Belle Vue L 22-24 Menzies (2), Platt, Worrincy Sykes 3/4 6,516
17 April 2009 Super League XIV 10 Wolvescolours.svgWarrington Wolves H Odsal Stadium L 22-58 Solomona (2), Jeffries, Platt Sykes 3/4 8,643
24 April 2009 Super League XIV 11 Saintscolours.svgSt. Helens A Knowsley Road W 34-30 Tadulala (2), Worrincy (2), Burgess, Kopczak Sykes 5/6 14,000
2 May 2009 Super League XIV 12 Wcatscolours.svgWakefield Trinity Wildcats N Murrayfield Stadium W 32-16 Sykes (3), Menzies, Newton, Worrincy Deacon 4/6 29,627
17 May 2009 Super League XIV 13 Cruscolours.svgCeltic Crusaders H Odsal Stadium L 24-30 Lynch, Menzies, Sykes, Worrincy Deacon 4/4 7,602
22 May 2009 Super League XIV 14 Redscolours.svgSalford City Reds A The Willows L 10-18 Sykes (2) Deacon 1/2 4,383
7 June 2009 Super League XIV 15 Wcatscolours.svgWakefield Trinity Wildcats H Odsal Stadium W 36-22 Menzies (2), Nero (2), Rinaldi Deacon 8/8 8,387
14 June 2009 Super League XIV 16 Wolvescolours.svgWarrington Wolves A Halliwell Jones Stadium W 21-10 Morrison, Nero, Newton Deacon 4/4, Deacon 1 DG 9,606
21 June 2009 Super League XIV 17 Saintscolours.svgSt. Helens H Odsal Stadium L 18-44 Morrison, Sheriffe, Tadulala Deacon 3/4 10,599
26 June 2009 Super League XIV 18 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos A Headingley Stadium L 20-33 Deacon, Menzies, Tadulala Deacon 4/5 17,824
5 July 2009 Super League XIV 19 Cascolours.pngCastleford Tigers H Odsal Stadium L 38-40 Jeffries (2), Burgess, Halley, Scruton, Tadulala, Worrincy Deacon 4/6, Sykes 1/1 8,971
12 July 2009 Super League XIV 20 HKRcolours.svgHull Kingston Rovers A Craven Park L 12-32 Halley, Worrincy Deacon 1/1, Sykes 1/1 8,206
19 July 2009 Super League XIV 21 Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors H Odsal Stadium L 14-20 Donaldson, Nero Deacon 3/3 9,487
25 July 2009 Super League XIV 22 Cruscolours.svgCeltic Crusaders A Brewery Field W 34-12 Lynch (2), Halley, Morrison, Tadulala, Whitehead Deacon 5/6 3,089
2 August 2009 Super League XIV 23 Quinscolours.svgHarlequins RL H Odsal Stadium L 14-22 Nero, Sykes, Tadulala Deacon 1/3 7,813
8 August 2009 Super League XIV 2 Quinscolours.svgHarlequins RL A Twickenham Stoop W 42-18 Halley (3), Burgess, Godwin, Menzies, Worrincy Deacon 7/7 3,112
16 August 2009 Super League XIV 24 Giantscolours.svgHuddersfield Giants A Galpharm Stadium W 28-18 Nero (2), Platt, Sykes Deacon 6/6 7,982
23 August 2009 Super League XIV 25 Catalanscolours.svgCatalans Dragons H Odsal Stadium W 42-18 Burgess, Deacon, Godwin, Menzies, Morrison, Nero, Sheriffe, Sykes Deacon 5/8 7,919
6 September 2009 Super League XIV 26 Redscolours.svgSalford City Reds H Odsal Stadium W 44-18 Nero (3), Langley (2), Tadulala (2), Lynch Deacon 6/8 8,167
11 September 2009 Super League XIV 27 Hullcolours.svgHull F.C. A KC Stadium W 21-18 Deacon, Donaldson, Worrincy Deacon 4/4, Deacon 1 DG 10,412

Challenge Cup[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss
Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att
5 April 2009 Cup 4th Catalanscolours.svgCatalans Dragons A Stade Gilbert Brutus L 38-40 Cook, Halley, Menzies, Nero, Sheriffe, Sykes, Tadulala Deacon 5/7 6,450

2009 squad statistics[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Bradford Bulls.
  • Appearances and Points include (Super League,Challenge Cup and Play-offs) as of 2016.
No Player Position Tries Goals DG Points
1 Michael Platt Fullback 4 0 0 16
2 Rikki Sheriffe Wing 7 0 0 28
3 Paul Sykes Centre 10 17 0 74
4 Chris Nero Centre 13 0 0 52
5 Semi Tadulala Wing 14 0 0 56
6 Ben Jeffries Stand Off 4 0 0 16
7 Paul Deacon Scrum-half 4 91 3 201
8 Sam Burgess Prop 4 0 0 16
9 Terry Newton Hooker 3 0 0 12
10 Andy Lynch Prop 5 0 0 20
11 Steve Menzies Second Row 13 0 0 52
12 Glenn Morrison Second Row 6 0 0 24
13 Jamie Langley Loose forward 2 0 0 8
14 Wayne Godwin Hooker 2 0 0 8
15 Matt Cook Second Row 1 0 0 4
16 Michael Worrincy Second Row 10 0 0 40
17 Nick Scruton Prop 1 0 0 4
19 Craig Kopczak Prop 1 0 0 4
20 Dave Halley Wing 8 0 0 32
22 Matt James Loose Forward 0 0 0 0
23 Jason Crookes Centre 0 0 0 0
24 Julien Rinaldi Hooker 1 0 0 4
25 Steve Crossley Prop 0 0 0 0
26 David Solomona Second Row 2 0 0 8
27 Keiran Hyde Scrum Half 0 0 0 0
28 Elliott Whitehead Second Row 1 0 0 4
29 Tom Olbison Second Row 0 0 0 0
30 James Donaldson Loose Forward 2 0 0 8
31 Andy Tate Prop 0 0 0 0
32 Duane Straugheir Centre 0 0 0 0

Captain sports.svg = Captain Injury icon 2.svg = Injured X (1).png = Suspended

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