Paul Newlove

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
10-08-1971
N/A
29-11-1995
Bradford Bulls
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
03-12-1995 v Workington Town
Wigan Warriors
2003- Castleford Tigers
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1995-2003
208 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
134
0
0
536

Biography of Paul Newlove



HERITAGE NO : 1064
Paul David Newlove by Dave Dooley:

Paul Newlove was born in Featherstone on the 10th of August, 1971. He started his professional career with Featherstone Rovers before moving to Bradford Northern in the early 1980s. Paul is the son of ex-Hull and Featherstone Rovers star John. Whilst he was on the books of the Rovers he became the youngest ever GB international when he made his debut against New Zealand at the age of 18 years and 72 days.

Saints smashed the world record on November 29th., 1995 when they paid Bradford Northern £250,000 cash and sent Sonny Nickle, Bernard Dwyer and Paul Loughlin to Odsal. This deal was brokered by David Howes and partly financed with the sponsorship of local firms.

Paul proved an instant success at the Saints. He scored a try in his debut game against Workington Town on December 3rd 1995. The Saints went on to record a 58 points to 10 in that game. It was not too long before Paul formed a devastating left wing partnership with Anthony Sullivan that was to serve the Saints magnificently for the next seven seasons.

Paul was the Saints flagship in their efforts to end the Wigan trophy monopoly as the Game entered the Super League era. That first Super League season seemed to be one long hot sizzling summer as Saints swept all before them to lift the Championship and Challenge Cup double for the first time in thirty years. Paul Newlove was in his pomp as he ran through, brushed off or side-stepped opponents to end the season as top try scorer with 36 tries from only 27 matches. This haul included four hat-tricks against Castleford (4/2/96), Workington (31/3/96), Halifax (21/4/96) and Oldham (5/5/96). Paul ended the season with Challenge Cup and Championship medals.

Further success followed in the 1997 as Saints defeated Bradford Bulls to lift the Challenge Cup for the second year in succession. Paul scored another hat trick against Hull in a 54 points to 8 victory that season, his last for the Club. That season he scored 19 tries and remarkably scored the same number in the next two seasons. Throughout this period Anthony Sullivan was benefiting immensely from Paul`s slick service at centre.

Paul collected his first Grand Final winner`s ring in the 8 points to 6 defeat of Bradford in the 1999 Final at Old Trafford. In the following season Paul was plagued by injury, and one of these in the 54 points to 16 demolition of Wigan in the play-off series kept him out of second successive Grand Final. He was a grateful spectator as Saints outclassed their rivals by 29 points to 16. Newlove had regained his fitness in time to face Brisbane Broncos in the World Club Challenge Final at the start of the 2001 season. On a cold Bolton night who will ever forget the way that Paul skinned Wendel Sailor with his trademark sidestep off the left foot to set up Chris Joynt for a try to square the match. The ultimate victory in that match by 20 points to 18 duly completed Paul`s winners` medals collection.

The 2001 Challenge Cup Final victory over Bradford Bulls at Twickenham had brought Paul a third Challenge Cup winners medal. However, that 2001 season was cut short for Paul following a serious Achilles Tendon injury in the game against Hull - before his injury Paul had scored 15 tries in 21 games. As a long career was taking toll on his body Paul announced his retirement for international rugby during the 2001 season.

The 2002 season brought Paul a third Championship winning ring as Saints again dispatched a paranoid Bradford Bulls by 19 points to 18. Although bagging just 7 tries in 27 outings in that season the discernible fan would have noted Paul`s classic timing and distribution contributed greatly to the tries scored on the left wing by Tony Stewart and John Kirkpatrick. The season also illustrated a much under-mentioned aspect of Newlove`s attributes, namely his defence. Paul`s final season at Knowsley Road, the 2003 campaign, brought no further honours. However, 134 tries in 208 games by the end of the 2003 season generates a ratio of over 64 tries per 100 games - fifteenth on the all-time list of Saints top try scorers and cementing his rightful place as one of the game`s best ever centres.

Paul moved to Castleford for the 2004 season but further injuries ended his career, in a campaign when he rarely managed to don the Tigers` jersey.

In 2010 Paul was inducted into the Saints Greatest 17 and also had one of the roads named after him on the site of the old Knowsley Road ground. It does not get any better than that.


SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1995~96 3 0 0 5
1996 36 0 0 27
199719 0 0 30
199819 0 0 28
199919 0 0 29
2000 8 0 0 17
200115 0 0 21
2002 7 0 0 27
2003 8 0 0 24
TOTALS:134 0 0 208
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
19960001
19970001
19980001
19991002
20000001
20010001
20070001
TOTALS:1008

ALL MATCHES

DateMatchPosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
3rd Dec 1995 1
W
4 Workington Town L H 58 10 1 VIEW
13th Dec 1995 2
W
4 Oldham L H 32 22 1 VIEW
20th Dec 1995 3
L
4 Castleford L A 18 26 VIEW
13th Jan 1996 4
L
4 Wigan RTF N 16 25 1 VIEW
17th Jan 1996 5
W
4 London Broncos L H 48 18 VIEW
4th Feb 1996 6
W
4 Castleford Tigers SCCC4 A 58 16 3 VIEW
11th Feb 1996 7
W
4 Rochdale Hornets SCCC5 A 58 20 2 VIEW
24th Feb 1996 8
W
4 Salford Reds SCCC6 A 46 26 2 VIEW
9th Mar 1996 9
W
4 Widnes SCCCSF N 24 14 VIEW
31st Mar 1996 10
W
4 Workington Town SL A 62 0 3 VIEW
5th Apr 1996 11
W
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 41 26 VIEW
8th Apr 1996 12
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL A 46 24 1 VIEW
14th Apr 1996 13
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 26 20 1 VIEW
21st Apr 1996 14
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL A 30 28 3 VIEW
27th Apr 1996 15
W
4 Bradford Bulls SCCCF W 40 32 VIEW
5th May 1996 16
W
4 Oldham Bears SL H 66 18 3 VIEW
12th May 1996 17
W
4 London Broncos SL H 24 22 1 VIEW
17th May 1996 18
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL A 25 24 1 VIEW
27th May 1996 19
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 62 24 2 VIEW
2nd Jun 1996 20
W
4 Paris St.Germain SL H 52 10 2 VIEW
8th Jun 1996 21
W
4 Sheffield Eagles SL A 43 32 1 VIEW
21st Jun 1996 22
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 19 35 1 VIEW
30th Jun 1996 23
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 42 16 1 VIEW
5th Jul 1996 24
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 22 50 2 VIEW
14th Jul 1996 25
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL H 58 20 1 VIEW
19th Jul 1996 26
W
4 Oldham Bears SL A 54 18 1 VIEW
27th Jul 1996 27
W
4 London Broncos SL A 32 28 1 VIEW
2nd Aug 1996 28
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL A 20 16 1 VIEW
10th Aug 1996 --NPS
W
14 Paris St.Germain SL A 32 12 VIEW
18th Aug 1996 29
W
4 Sheffield Eagles SL H 68 2 VIEW
26th Aug 1996 30
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL H 66 14 2 VIEW
1st Sep 1996 31
W
4 London Broncos PTSF H 25 14 VIEW
8th Sep 1996 32
L
4 Wigan Warriors PTF N 14 44 1 VIEW
26th Dec 1996 --
L
4 Wigan* Fr Norweb Challenge A 22 32 VIEW
12th Jan 1997 --
W
4 Wigan* Fr Norweb Challenge H 44 12 VIEW
8th Feb 1997 33
W
4 Wigan Warriors SCCC4 H 26 12 1 VIEW
23rd Feb 1997 34
W
4 Hull SCCC5 H 54 8 3 VIEW
9th Mar 1997 35
W
4 Keighley Cougars SCCC6 A 24 0 1 VIEW
16th Mar 1997 36
W
4 London Broncos SL A 28 24 VIEW
22nd Mar 1997 37
W
4 Salford Reds SCCCSF N 50 20 VIEW
28th Mar 1997 38
W
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 22 10 VIEW
31st Mar 1997 39
W
4 Sheffield Eagles SL H 32 12 1 VIEW
5th Apr 1997 40
W
4 Paris St.Germain SL A 44 6 VIEW
20th Apr 1997 41
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL H 60 16 1 VIEW
27th Apr 1997 42
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 42 16 2 VIEW
3rd May 1997 43
W
4 Bradford Bulls SCCCF W 32 22 VIEW
11th May 1997 44
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 18 38 VIEW
16th May 1997 45
D
4 London Broncos SL H 22 22 1 VIEW
22nd Jun 1997 46
L
4 Penrith Panthers WCC H 30 50 VIEW
29th Jun 1997 47
W
4 Oldham Bears SL A 34 30 VIEW
2nd Jul 1997 48
L
4 Sheffield Eagles SL A 12 14 1 VIEW
6th Jul 1997 49
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 20 38 VIEW
13th Jul 1997 50
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL H 38 20 VIEW
21st Jul 1997 51
L
4 Cronulla Sharks WCC A 12 28 1 VIEW
25th Jul 1997 52
L
4 Auckland Warriors WCC A 6 70 VIEW
4th Aug 1997 53
L
4 Penrith Panthers WCC A 26 32 VIEW
10th Aug 1997 54
W
4 Oldham Bears SL H 36 26 1 VIEW
17th Aug 1997 55
L
4 Castleford Tigers SL A 16 35 1 VIEW
22nd Aug 1997 56
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL A 22 20 VIEW
25th Aug 1997 57
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 25 18 1 VIEW
31st Aug 1997 58
W
4 Paris St.Germain SL H 26 14 1 VIEW
12th Sep 1997 59
W
4 Salford Reds PT H 26 12 VIEW
19th Sep 1997 60
W
4 Castleford Tigers PTSF H 32 18 2 VIEW
28th Sep 1997 61
L
4 Wigan Warriors PTF N 20 33 1 VIEW
4th Oct 1997 62
L
4 Brisbane Broncos WCCQF A 12 66 VIEW
25th Jan 1998 --
W
4 Swinton Lions* Fr H 50 28 VIEW
15th Feb 1998 63
W
4 Featherstone Rovers SCCC4 A 56 24 VIEW
1st Mar 1998 64
W
4 Warrington Wolves SCCC5 H 35 22 2 VIEW
15th Mar 1998 65
L
4 Wigan Warriors SCCC6 A 10 22 VIEW
5th Apr 1998 66
W
4 Salford Reds SL A 18 14 1 VIEW
10th Apr 1998 67
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 18 38 1 VIEW
19th Apr 1998 68
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL A 26 24 1 VIEW
26th Apr 1998 69
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL H 36 14 VIEW
10th May 1998 70
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 4 18 VIEW
17th May 1998 71
W
4 Hull Sharks SL H 28 18 VIEW
24th May 1998 72
L
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL A 10 16 VIEW
31st May 1998 73
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 18 31 VIEW
7th Jun 1998 74
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL A 34 12 2 VIEW
14th Jun 1998 75
W
4 London Broncos SL H 58 6 1 VIEW
20th Jun 1998 76
L
4 Sheffield Eagles SL A 17 18 1 VIEW
5th Jul 1998 77
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 14 38 1 VIEW
26th Jul 1998 78
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL N 2 36 VIEW
2nd Aug 1998 79
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL H 68 18 1 VIEW
9th Aug 1998 80
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL A 48 18 VIEW
16th Aug 1998 81
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 33 25 VIEW
23rd Aug 1998 82
W
4 Hull Sharks SL A 20 6 1 VIEW
30th Aug 1998 83
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL H 36 6 VIEW
4th Sep 1998 84
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SL A 18 37 1 VIEW
13th Sep 1998 85
D
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 32 32 1 VIEW
18th Sep 1998 86
W
4 London Broncos SL A 37 22 VIEW
25th Sep 1998 87
W
4 Sheffield Eagles SL H 50 0 2 VIEW
2nd Oct 1998 88
W
4 Bradford Bulls SLEPO H 46 24 1 VIEW
9th Oct 1998 89
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SLESF A 37 30 1 VIEW
18th Oct 1998 90
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SLEF A 16 44 1 VIEW
24th Jan 1999 --
W
4 Swinton Lions* Fr H 48 4 VIEW
29th Jan 1999 --
L
4 Warrington Wolves* Fr A 14 25 1 VIEW
27th Feb 1999 91
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SCCC5 A 16 24 1 VIEW
7th Mar 1999 92
W
4 Salford Reds SL A 30 12 2 VIEW
21st Mar 1999 93
W
4 Gateshead Thunder SL H 34 22 1 VIEW
2nd Apr 1999 94
W
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 14 12 VIEW
9th Apr 1999 95
W
4 London Broncos SL A 34 18 VIEW
4th May 1999 96
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 62 18 1 VIEW
7th May 1999 97
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL A 11 0 VIEW
14th May 1999 98
L
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 22 23 VIEW
19th May 1999 99
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL A 33 14 2 VIEW
23rd May 1999 100
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL H 57 20 1 VIEW
30th May 1999 101
W
4 Halifax Blue sox SL A 28 22 1 VIEW
6th Jun 1999 102
W
4 Salford Reds SL H 48 0 1 VIEW
13th Jun 1999 103
L
4 Gateshead Thunder SL A 20 32 VIEW
20th Jun 1999 104
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 18 24 1 VIEW
25th Jun 1999 105
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 22 46 VIEW
30th Jun 1999 106
W
4 Halifax Blue sox SL H 46 10 VIEW
4th Jul 1999 107
L
4 London Broncos SL H 22 24 VIEW
10th Jul 1999 108
W
4 Sheffield Eagles SL A 21 16 VIEW
18th Jul 1999 109
W
4 Hull Sharks SL H 74 16 1 VIEW
23rd Jul 1999 110
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL A 28 12 VIEW
8th Aug 1999 111
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 42 34 1 VIEW
25th Aug 1999 112
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 42 14 1 VIEW
30th Aug 1999 113
L
4 Gateshead Thunder SL H 32 36 2 VIEW
5th Sep 1999 114
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 20 28 VIEW
10th Sep 1999 115
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 25 16 VIEW
17th Sep 1999 116
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SLQPO H 38 14 2 VIEW
26th Sep 1999 117
L
4 Bradford Bulls SLQF A 4 40 1 VIEW
3rd Oct 1999 118
W
4 Castleford Tigers SLEF H 36 6 VIEW
9th Oct 1999 119
W
4 Bradford Bulls SLGF N 8 6 VIEW
24th Jan 2000 120
L
4 Melbourne Storm WCC N 6 44 VIEW
13th Feb 2000 121
W
4 Swinton Lions SCCC4 A 36 22 1 VIEW
26th Feb 2000 122
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SCCC5 A 20 26 VIEW
17th Mar 2000 123
W
4 Hull Sharks SL A 28 20 VIEW
2nd Apr 2000 124
W
4 Wakefield Trinity SL H 29 22 1 VIEW
7th May 2000 125
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL A 32 22 VIEW
12th May 2000 126
W
4 London Broncos SL A 26 20 1 VIEW
21st May 2000 127
W
4 Salford Reds SL H 46 22 1 VIEW
28th May 2000 128
W
4 Hull Sharks SL H 27 14 VIEW
2nd Jun 2000 129
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 16 17 VIEW
11th Jun 2000 130
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 30 22 1 VIEW
18th Jun 2000 131
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 20 42 1 VIEW
23rd Jun 2000 132
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL A 28 24 VIEW
1st Sep 2000 133
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL A 35 20 2 VIEW
15th Sep 2000 134
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 4 42 VIEW
22nd Sep 2000 135
W
4 Bradford Bulls SLQPO H 16 11 VIEW
29th Sep 2000 136
W
4 Wigan Warriors SLQF A 54 16 VIEW
26th Dec 2000 --
L
4 Wigan Warriors* Fr A 20 40 VIEW
5th Jan 2001 --
W
4 Salford City Reds* Fr H 46 20 VIEW
26th Jan 2001 137
W
4 Brisbane Broncos WCC N 20 18 VIEW
10th Feb 2001 138
W
4 Wigan Warriors SCCC4 H 22 8 VIEW
25th Feb 2001 139
W
4 Whitehaven SCCC5 A 34 22 1 VIEW
4th Mar 2001 140
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 24 31 1 VIEW
9th Mar 2001 141
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SCCC6 H 54 16 VIEW
16th Mar 2001 142
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL H 44 22 1 VIEW
24th Mar 2001 143
W
4 London Broncos SL A 20 18 VIEW
31st Mar 2001 144
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SCCCSF N 27 22 1 VIEW
6th Apr 2001 145
W
4 Wakefield Trinity SL H 24 0 1 VIEW
13th Apr 2001 146
D
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 22 22 VIEW
16th Apr 2001 147
W
4 Hull FC SL H 38 34 2 VIEW
20th Apr 2001 148
L
4 Warrington Wolves SL A 22 56 1 VIEW
28th Apr 2001 149
W
4 Bradford Bulls SCCCF N 13 6 VIEW
11th May 2001 150
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL H 32 26 2 VIEW
18th May 2001 151
W
4 Salford City Reds SL H 66 16 VIEW
28th May 2001 152
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL A 44 26 2 VIEW
2nd Jun 2001 153
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 38 26 VIEW
8th Jun 2001 154
W
4 London Broncos SL H 22 14 1 VIEW
17th Jun 2001 155
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 36 26 VIEW
22nd Jun 2001 156
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 28 29 1 VIEW
30th Jun 2001 157
L
4 Hull FC SL A 28 34 1 VIEW
8th Mar 2002 158
W
4 Salford Reds SL H 34 2 1 VIEW
17th Mar 2002 159
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox KNGCC6 A 26 20 VIEW
22nd Mar 2002 160
W
4 Hull SL H 33 14 VIEW
1st Apr 2002 161
W
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 19 0 VIEW
6th Apr 2002 162
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 30 26 VIEW
14th Apr 2002 163
W
4 Leeds Rhinos KNGCCSF N 42 16 VIEW
27th Apr 2002 164
L
4 Wigan Warriors KNGCCF N 12 21 VIEW
12th May 2002 165
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL A 44 36 VIEW
19th May 2002 166
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 48 6 VIEW
24th May 2002 167
W
4 Widnes Vikings SL H 56 6 1 VIEW
21st Jun 2002 168
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 26 16 VIEW
28th Jun 2002 169
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 34 26 VIEW
4th Jul 2002 170
W
4 Hull SL A 32 30 1 VIEW
19th Jul 2002 171
W
4 London Broncos SL H 22 14 VIEW
26th Jul 2002 172
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL A 21 18 VIEW
30th Jul 2002 173
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 8 22 VIEW
3rd Aug 2002 174
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL H 72 2 1 VIEW
9th Aug 2002 175
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 34 2 VIEW
16th Aug 2002 176
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 50 22 1 VIEW
23rd Aug 2002 177
W
4 Halifax Blue Sox SL H 64 0 2 VIEW
30th Aug 2002 178
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 38 18 VIEW
8th Sep 2002 179
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL A 8 48 VIEW
13th Sep 2002 180
W
4 Hull SL H 64 10 VIEW
22nd Sep 2002 181
W
4 London Broncos SL A 18 16 VIEW
5th Oct 2002 182
L
4 Bradford Bulls SLQSF H 26 28 VIEW
11th Oct 2002 183
W
4 Wigan Warriors SLEF H 24 8 VIEW
19th Oct 2002 184
W
4 Bradford Bulls SLGF N 19 18 VIEW
8th Feb 2003 185
W
4 Union Treiziste Catalane PCC4 A 70 6 VIEW
14th Feb 2003 186
L
4 Sydney City Roosters WCC N 0 38 VIEW
21st Feb 2003 187
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 46 22 VIEW
28th Feb 2003 188
W
4 Batley Bulldogs PCC5 H 38 12 VIEW
8th Mar 2003 189
W
4 Widnes Vikings SL A 22 4 VIEW
16th Mar 2003 190
W
4 Salford City Reds PCC6 A 54 6 1 VIEW
21st Mar 2003 191
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 54 12 2 VIEW
30th Mar 2003 192
L
4 Huddersfield Giants SL A 22 36 VIEW
5th Apr 2003 193
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 16 24 VIEW
12th Apr 2003 194
L
4 Leeds Rhinos PCCSF ** N 26 33 1 VIEW
21st Apr 2003 195
W
4 Warrington Wolves SL H 56 6 1 VIEW
2nd May 2003 196
W
4 Halifax SL A 38 0 VIEW
16th May 2003 197
W
4 London Broncos SL H 62 16 VIEW
26th May 2003 198
L
4 Hull FC SL A 6 30 VIEW
1st Jun 2003 199
D
4 Warrington Wolves SL A 30 30 1 VIEW
6th Jun 2003 200
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 34 38 VIEW
15th Aug 2003 201
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 26 10 1 VIEW
24th Aug 2003 202
L
4 Hull FC SL A 18 42 VIEW
31st Aug 2003 203
W
4 Widnes Vikings SL A 40 4 VIEW
5th Sep 2003 204
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL H 4 28 VIEW
12th Sep 2003 205
L
4 Leeds Rhinos SL A 20 30 VIEW
19th Sep 2003 206
L
4 Bradford Bulls SL H 18 22 VIEW
26th Sep 2003 207
W
4 London Broncos SLEPO H 24 6 VIEW
3rd Oct 2003 208
L
4 Wigan Warriors SLESF A 24 40 1 VIEW
28th Jan 2007 --
W
19 Leigh Centurions* Fr H 40 10 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 152 | LOSSES : 61 | DRAWS : 4

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