John Bateman is delighted to stay at Bradford

Bradford Bulls have announced that John Bateman has signed a new improved three year contract with the club and will remain at Odsal until the end of the 2015 season.

Bateman, who Captained the England Academy Squad to Australia earlier this year, had one year left on his original contract but the Bulls have moved to secure his future at the club in light of predatory approaches from other Super League Clubs. Here he speaks to Chris Dawkes.