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Former Leeds winger Francis Cummins is set to take over as Bradford Bulls head coach. The Bulls were yesterday given the green light to continue in Super League but will do so without Mick Potter, the man who guided them through their mid-season crisis, after he returned to Australia.
The club, and new owner Omar Khan, are expected to confirm the new appointment on Monday.
Rugby Football League Chairman Nigel Wood on the announcement that Bradford Bulls will remain in Super League for 2013.
Bradford Bulls' Honorary Chairman Gerry Sutcliffe has welcomed today's announcement that the club's future in the Super League has been secured for the next year. He also said the club planned to announce a successor to Mick Potter, who has announced his departure, on Monday.
Rugby League's governing body has awarded a one-year probationary licence to Bradford Bulls, allowing them to remain in the Super League for 2013.
The Rugby Football League's decision ends the uncertainty about the structure of both Super League and the Championship competitions.
RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood said:
"This is a very positive development which provides stability for all the clubs in Super League and the Championship and allows the sport to approach next season with even greater confidence,
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