Lowes takes positives from Bradford’s defeat at Leigh

Bradford coach James Lowes is not to downhearted after his team’s opening day defeat at Leigh.

The Bulls lost the thrilling encounter 36-24, after leading 20-6 at half-time. Despite throwing away such an advantage, Lowes is taking the positives from the game.

“We played some decent stuff, especially in the first-half, and I felt we looked pretty good with the ball in hand,” the coach told his club’s official website.

“We scored some good tries early on and put in a really good shift to begin with.

“It was a very strong showing, so there are definitely positives to pull out of the game.

“But there are also plenty of things we need to work on, which was expected. Some of the elements from yesterday’s game were simply not good enough.”

Lowes was delighted with the way 2,000 travelling Bulls fans had supported his team, however.

“There was an incredible following from our supporters, which came as no surprise and they played their part in creating a fantastic atmosphere,” he added.

“The supporters can make the difference and we are looking forward to this weekend now, where we will be looking to right the wrongs of yesterday.”

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