Batley Bulldogs

Batley 50 Oldham 10: Nine-try Batley put Oldham to the sword

Batley Bulldogs racked up a half century of points as they put Oldham to the sword.

Matt Diskin

Batley Bulldogs boss wants side to build on Olympique Toulouse victory against Oldham

BATLEY BULLDOGS have taken a step forward and now they need to continue their momentum, coach Matt Diskin says.

Ryan Hall touches down during Leeds Rhinos 2016 Super League Qualifier with Batley.

Inside RL: Eights have not really worked for the game – Peter Smith

THE EIGHTS format hasn’t worked at the top and bottom level, but it has in the middle.

Leeds Rhinos
The last three Yorkshire winners of the Challenge Cup

Challenge Cup: Leeds Rhinos to face Doncaster

Big guns Leeds Rhinos have been drawn at home to minnows Doncaster in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

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Matt Diskin

Diskin’s delight as Batley turn tables

THEIR LADBROKES Challenge Cup fourth round win at Toulouse Olympique proved the strength of Batley Bulldogs’ squad, coach Matt Diskin reckons.

Hunslet try scorer Ryan Ince.

Challenge Cup: Hunslet find themselves in a fix at Fax as Batley see off Toulouse

Halifax moved into the fifth round of the Challenge Cup with an untidy but convincing 20-6 win over League 1 visitors Hunslet at the Shay.

Matt Diskin

Bulldogs boss wants a far better performance on return to Toulouse

COACH MATT Diskin hopes Batley Bulldogs can catch Toulouse Olympique napping today (2.30pm).

Matt Diskin

Batley Bulldogs: Diskin roots out inconsistencies

LACK OF consistency is Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin’s main concern after the opening six Kingstone Press Championship rounds.

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin.

Bradford Bulls 44 Batley Bulldogs 22: Disappointing defeat for Diskin on return to Odsal

Matt Diskin made a losing return to Bradford Bulls as Batley Bulldogs crashed to a 44-22 defeat.

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Matt Diskin

Morrison: Rams have nothing to lose against the unbeaten Robins

DEWSBURY RAMS and Batley Bulldogs will be out to show what semi-professional teams can do against full-time opposition in the Kingstone Press Championship tomorrow, writes PETER SMITH.

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Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs have learned lessons from defeat at Rovers says Diskin

BOSS MATT Diskin reckons Batley Bulldogs have learned valuable lessons from a painful defeat.

Batley try scorer Dave Scott.

Batley Bulldogs 22 Swinton Lions 18: Bulldogs bite back in last quarter to tame determined Lions

Batley Bulldogs fought back to grind out victory against Swinton in atrocious conditions at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium.

Batley Bulldogs coach, Matt Diskin. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Batley Bulldogs v Swinton Lions: ‘We’re heading in the right direction’ - Matt Diskin

BATLEY BULLDOGS are “heading in the right direction”, but new boss Matt Diskin reckons there still a long way to go.

The West End production of Les Miserables is coming to Batley.

West End classic Les Miserables coming to Batley in honour of MP Jo Cox

It is a musical that has been seen by 70 million people across the globe and one that was a personal favourite of the late Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox.
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Joe Burgess  scores his side's  third try

against Widnes.

Peter Smith: Lessons must be learned from Wigan’s ‘postponement’ fiasco

ACCORDING TO a story in the classic 1990s rugby league book When Push Comes To Shove: “It states in the Rugby League bye-laws that the secretary of the home team can call off a game if he thinks the field is unfit to play.”

Leeds Rhinos
Jon Sharp

Featherstone handed stiff Challenge Cup test at rivals Bradford

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS will travel to Kingstone Press Championship rivals Bradford Bulls in one of the top ties of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round.

Batley's Alistair Leek goes over for the first try despite the efforts of Sheffield's Greg Burns.
 PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sheffield Eagles 10 Batley Bulldogs 54: Debutants shine as ten-try Bulldogs turn on the style

DEBUTANTS JOEL Farrell and Tom Holmes both made a significant impact as Batley Bulldogs turned on the style to thrash ‘hosts’ Sheffield Eagles 54-10 at Wakefield.

Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs’s Big Match Verdict: Ten-try Batley deliver right response for coach Diskin

he asked for a response and Batley Bulldogs boss Matt Diskin felt he got one.

Batley's Brad Day is tackled by Sheffield's Matty Fozard.  Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sheffield Eagles 10 Batley Bulldogs 54: No let-up as Batley crush sorry Eagles

BATLEY BULLDOGS ran in 10 tries to crush ‘hosts’ Sheffield Eagles 54-10 at Wakefield in the Kingstone Press Championship

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Glenn Morrison.

Dewsbury Rams v London Broncos: Rivals Glenn Morrison and Matt Diskin demand big response from players

RIVAL COACHES Glenn Morrison and Matt Diskin are both calling for a response from their sides in the Championship tomorrow.

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