Bradford 24-10 Wakefield

Bradford ran in four second-half tries as they came from behind to beat Wakefield 24-10 in a win that puts a further dent in the Wildcats play-off ambitions. nnWakefield took a second-minute lead through a Damien Blanch try and Brad Drew‘s 24th-minute goal put the visitors 6-0 up. nnThe Bulls, who had Sam Burgess sin-binned after 32 minutes, finally came to life after half-time. nnPaul Deacon, Terry Newton, Ben Jeffries and Iestyn Harris all crossed, with Deacon landing all four goals, while Blanch added a second try for the Wildcats. nnWakefield rested the influential Danny Brough ahead of their Challenge Cup semi-final next Sunday and sorely missed his playmaking abilities.nnBurgess found himself in the sin-bin after getting involved in a scrap initially sparked by Matt Petersen squaring up to Newton in the 32nd minute, but when he came back on shortly after the restart Bradford finally clicked. nnA piece of delightful footwork allowed Deacon to weave his way over the line from close range after 49 minutes and three minutes later Newton burrowed his way over from acting half. nnFormer Wakefield stand-off Jeffries scampered clear for Bradford’s third on the hour and Deacon converted all three tries to put his side 18-6 ahead. nnWakefield hit back soon after through an unconverted try from Blanch in the right corner but a delicate offload from prop Joe Vagana ushered Harris over from 10 metres. nnDeacon once again added the extras as sixth-placed Bradford boosted their play-off chances.nnBradford BullsnnT: Deacon (48), Newton (53), Jefferies (60), Harris (73) nG: Deacon (49, 54, 61, 74) nDG: nnWakefield WildcatsnnT: Blanch (2, 72) nG: Drew (24) nDG: nnHT: 0-6nnReferee: Phil BenthamnnAtt: 9429

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