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Bulls Extend Saltonstall Loan Deal

Youngster agrees an extra four weeks at Odsal.

Rising talent James Saltonstall has extended his Bradford Bulls loan spell by another month.

The Warrington Wolves starlet has featured in all three of the Bulls' pre-season friendlies during a successful initial stint with the club.

Today both parties agreed for the Italian international to remain a Bull for a further four weeks, meaning Saltonstall could make his Super League debut this month.

"We are really pleased to see James staying around for another month, he is a great guy to have around the place," said head coach Francis Cummins.

"He has worked extremely hard since he arrived and he has certainly put himself about while on duty in the trial games.

"James will be continuing training with the first-team squad, upping the competition levels out wide while adding further pressure for places."

Wolves head coach Tony Smith added: "At the moment we are happy for James to stay at Bradford, until we look at things further down the line.

"We will be working out what is the best spot for him, either at Bradford or back with ourselves, but we will certainly look at that in the coming weeks."

Saltonstall, who impressed as Italy recorded a memorable World Cup warm-up victory over England last year, arrived alongside Wolves youngsters Joe Philbin and Tom Walker last month.

The under-19s front-row pair have returned to Warrington.

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