In this week's Bulls Eye, Brian Noble looks ahead to Sunday's Engage Super League Round 2 game at the Halton Stadium when the Bulls take on Widnes at 3pm.
YOU WERE OBVIOUSLY DISAPPOINTED WITH THE RESULT LAST WEEK. WHAT HAS BEEN THE RESPONSE FROM THE PLAYERS?
It has been very good. It is important that we bounce back and the players have been focused on that. Sometimes the opening games can be a bit of a lottery, particularly with the weather as it was but that was no excuse for our performance and the players are aware of what is needed this week.
Widnes is a difficult place to go to and you have to be on your mettle. If we do the things like we did last week than we will get beat again. We know how tough it�s going to be. They are expecting a full house and it will be a noisy, hostile atmosphere and we are going to have to cope with that. We have to be smart and we have to be patient but most of all we have to perform a whole lot better than we did last week.
We have trained well and the players are looking forward to the game immensely. Fortunately we didn�t pick up any further injuries last week so we should be able to select from the same group of players.
In keeping with the Squad Declaration Rules, The Bulls have named the same 20 man squad as last week, which will be reduced to 18 on Saturday Squad:
Cook, Deacon, Ferres, Fielden, Harris, Johnson, Langley, Lynch, Meyers, Parker, Paul, Peacock, Pratt, Pryce K, Pryce L, Radford, Reardon, Smith, Vagana, Vainikolo,
Lesley Vainikolo, has now scored 78 tries in 83 appearances for the Bulls
Jamie Langley will play his 50th game for the Bulls this week. He has scored 11 tries for the club he joined as a junior from Normanton Knights.
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