Batley Bulldogs

Coach Diskin delighted at Batley Bulldogs’ character

BOSS MATT Diskin reckons Batley Bulldogs will take great confidence from their 46-22 thrashing of Toulouse Olympique.

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Batley Bulldogs players celebrate Brad Day's try.

Batley Bulldogs 46 Toulouse Olympic 22: Brilliant Bulldogs crush full-time outfit Toulouse

Batley Bulldogs produced their best performance of the season to inflict a crushing victory on full-time opponents Toulouse Olympique yesterday afternoon.

Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs v Toulouse: Coach Diskin plotting French upset

BATLEY BULLDOGS can shock visitors Toulouse Olympique today (3pm), coach Matt Diskin believes, if they are given a fair crack.

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Batley's go-forward pack man, Alex Rowe.

Batley Bulldogs 18 Toronto Wolfpack 26: Wolfpack fend off battling Bulldogs to thwart upset

Batley Bulldogs produced a terrific effort as they came close to pulling off an upset against Betfred Championship leaders Toronto Wolfpack.

Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs v Toronto: We’ll give the Wolfpack a real run for their money, insists Diskin

BATLEY BULLDOGS have “nothing to lose” in tomorrow’s huge home clash with Betfred Championship leaders Toronto Wolfpack (3pm), boss Matt Diskin says.

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Luke Briscoe. PIC: Dec Hayes

Championship/Challenge Cup: Briscoe bags club try record with hat-trick in runaway Rovers’ win

Hat-trick hero Luke Briscoe set a new tryscoring record for Featherstone Rovers as he scored for the 11th successive game in a 42-0 Championship win at Rochdale Hornets.

Batley Bulldogs coach, Matt Diskin.

Disciplined Bulldogs coach Diskin fully focused on the next game

BATLEY BULLDOGS coach Matt Diskin insists all he is focusing on at the moment is the next match.

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Wayne Reittie

Bulldogs have the edge over their old foes Dewsbury

Batley Bulldogs took the Heavy Woollen derby honours on Good Friday with an 18-10 victory over Dewsbury Rams to claim a third success in the Betfred Championship.

Dewsbury Rams
Neil Kelly.

Batley Bulldogs v Dewsbury Rams: Out-of-form derby foes go toe to toe

BOTH TEAMS are on a three-game losing run, but opposing coaches Matt Diskin and Neil Kelly expect today’s Heavy Woollen derby to be as fiercely contested as ever.

Dane Manning.

Batley Bulldogs: Manning on brink of first-team return

BOSS MATT Diskin expects to have players returning from illness and injury for the Good Friday visit of Dewsbury Rams.

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Matt Diskin. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Batley Bulldogs 14 Featherstone Rovers 40: Disappointed Diskin rues penalty count

DISAPPOINTED COACH Matt Diskin felt his Batley Bulldogs side were on the wrong end of some harsh penalty decisions in their 40-14 home defeat by Featherstone Rovers.

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Featherstone tryscorer Harry Newman. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Batley Bulldogs 14 Featherstone Rovers 40: Teenager Newman sets record on debut as Briscoe closes in on another

TEENAGER HARRY Newman set one record and Luke Briscoe moved a step closer to another as Featherstone Rovers overpowered hosts Batley Bulldogs 40-14 in the Betfred Championship.

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LOVING IT: Gareth Hock, seen above in action for Leigh last season, is enjoying life at Featherstone Rovers. 'Picture: Martin Rickett/PA.

Batley Bulldogs v Featherstone Rovers: Happy Hock planning ahead as he settles into Championship life

GIVEN he answered his phone from the hot-tub in his back garden, life in the Championship seems to be suiting Featherstone Rovers’ Gareth Hock just fine.

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Batley coach Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs v Featherstone Rovers: We’ll need to be at our best for derby, claim rival bosses

BATLEY BULLDOGS play host to Featherstone Rovers tomorrow (3pm) with both coaches warning it will take their team’s best performance of the season so far to claim the points.

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Alex Walmsley

Alex Walmsley facing long spell out

DEWSBURY-BORN ENGLAND and St Helens prop Alex Walmsley is facing a long spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on a fractured bone in his neck.

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Frosted Fox's Biscuits Stadium, Mount Pleasant, Batley. PIC: Andy Hunt

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup, Batley Bulldogs 4 Leigh Centurions 8: Part-timers dig deep before being pipped by full-time Centurions

Batley Bulldogs produced a terrific effort but came up just short as they bowed out of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup 8-4 to full-time outfit Leigh Centurions on a bitterly cold afternoon at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium.

Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs v Leigh: Underdogs Batley hoping to right some wrongs by upsetting Centurions

BATLEY BULLDOGS are aiming to right some wrongs as well as secure a place in Tuesday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round draw.

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Adam Gledhill.

Batley Bulldogs: We need to work on our mental toughness – Diskin

WE NEED to be mentally tougher against the top teams. That was Batley Bulldogs boss Matt Diskin’s assessment after the 68-12 drubbing at Betfred Championship leaders London Broncos two days ago.

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London's tormentor-in-chief, four-try Kieron Dixon.' PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

London Broncos 68 Batley Bulldogs 12: Unbeaten Broncos lay down marker after bulldozing Bulldogs

Kieron Dixon tormented Batley with four tries as London Broncos maintained their unbeaten start to the season.

Matt Diskin.

London Broncos v Batley Bulldogs: Former Rhinos team-mates Diskin and Ward to go head to head

TWO FORMER team-mates will go head to head as coaches for the first time when Batley Bulldogs visit London Broncos tomorrow (3pm).

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