Batley Bulldogs

Coach Diskin’s determined to keep Batley Bulldogs’ momentum at fever pitch

BATLEY BULLDOGS will be facing desperate opposition when Oldham visit Mount Pleasant tomorrow (3pm), but boss Matt Diskin insists his team have just as much motivation.

Batley's coach Matt Diskin. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Batley Bulldogs: Diskin delivers a damning verdict despite weekend win at Rochdale

BATLEY BULLDOGS boss Matt Diskin was unhappy with Rochdale Hornets’ tactics against his team in the Kingstone Press Championship Shield clash two days ago.

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Ian Hardman. Levelled for Rovers against London Broncos. PIC: Tony Johnson

Championship/League One: Rovers snatch late draw as Rams edge out high fliers

FEATHERSTONE collected their first point in the Super 8s Qualifiers and their first under new coach John Duffy by snatching a 32-32 draw in a dramatic finish to Sunday’s game against London Broncos at Ealing.

Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs: Diskin demands more improvement from his side at the Hornets

CARRY ON from where you left off is the challenge to Batley Bulldogs’ players ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Rochdale Hornets (3pm).

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Neil Kelly with Karl Pryce.

Peter Smith: Neil Kelly catches eye among a gamut of top coaches in the Championship

SELECTING THE Kingstone Press Championship’s coach of the year won’t be an easy task.

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Leeds vegan shocked after being served plate of tomatoes as a meal

A young woman was shocked to find herself given just a plate of tomatoes as a 'vegan option' while dining on holiday.

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Gareth Potts. PIC: Paul Butterfield

Championship/League 1: Rams and Bulldogs pile on points as Hunslet net big win

Winger Gareth Potts scorched in for four tries as Dewsbury Rams ran out comfortable 56-8 Championship Shield victors over visitors Rochdale Hornets.

Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs: We’re in the Shield to win it says coach Matt Diskin

THE KINGSTONE Press Championship Shield isn’t where Batley Bulldogs hoped to be, but coach Matt Diskin says they are in it to win it.

Batley coach Matt Diskin.

Home comforts for Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs in Shield openers

HEAVY WOOLLEN neighbours Batley Bulldogs and Dewsbury Rams will both begin their Kingstone Press Championship Shield campaign with a home game on Sunday, August 6.

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Mike McMeeken celebrates with Ben Roberts and Jake Webster.

Inside RL with Peter Smith: Castleford Tigers lead the way as local clubs prosper

SIX OF the seven teams covered by the Yorkshire Evening Post can look back on the regular season with a sense of satisfaction.

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Dewsbury Rams try scorer, Josh Guzdek. PIC: Paul Butterfield

Championship: Dewsbury Rams and Halifax throw down ‘pre-eights’ markers as Batley Bulldogs bow down to the Broncos

Dewsbury Rams came from 12-10 down against visitors Sheffield Eagles to run out relatively comfortable 28-18 winners.

James Duckworth.

Duckworth and Teasdale make deadline day moves to Hunslet RLFC

HUNSLET HAVE made two signings to boost their hopes of winning the Kingstone Press League One Shield.

Batley tryscorer Dave Scott. PIC: Paul Butterfield

Kingstone Press Championship/League One: Dewsbury Rams wrap up signings ahead of transfer deadline

Dewsbury Rams have made two signings ahead of this week’s transfer deadline.

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Matt Diskin.

Consistency still the key – Diskin

MORE CONSISTENCY is required from Batley Bulldogs’ players, from game to game and within matches.

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Bulldogs hit back to claim derby win

Batley Bulldogs ran in five second half tries in the space of 17 minutes to clinch victory over old foes Dewsbury Rams.

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A dramatic recreation of a battle

Gallery: Yorkshire Wartime Experience weekend

Cleckheaton was transformed into a battlefield over the weekend as the Yorkshire Wartime Experience came to town.

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Dewsbury Rams coach Neil Kelly.

Championship: Bulldogs and Rams approach Heavy Woollen derby with caution

THEY HAVE upset the odds in three previous meetings this year, but Dewsbury Rams boss Neil Kelly insists his team are the outsiders to win tomorrow’s Heavy Woollen derby at Batley Bulldogs (3pm).

Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs: Diskin’s annoyed by penalty pile-up

BATLEY BULLDOGS coach Matt Diskin was unhappy with the performance of referee Jonathan Roberts after the 42-14 defeat at Featherstone Rovers.

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Jack Ormondroyd. PIC: Chris Mangnall/

Featherstone Rovers 42 Batley Bulldogs 14: Jack’s a lad making forward progress

LEEDS RHINOS forward Jack Ormondroyd made a point as Featherstone Rovers maintained their top-four push with a 42-14 win over Batley Bulldogs in an incredibly ill-disciplined Kingstone Press Championship encounter.

Police officers man a cordon in Finsbury Park, north London, after a van struck pedestrians. PA

Vigil in Batley to remember terror attack victims

A vigil is to be held in Batley today to remember the victims of the terror attack in Finsbury Park.

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