Batley Bulldogs

Bulldogs slump to home defeat as Hunslet climb into the top four

Batley slumped to a disappointing home defeat as Sheffield Eagles boosted their hopes of avoiding the drop with a fine away win.

Neil Kelly

Dewsbury Rams boss Kelly calls for level playing field against big guns

COACH NEIL Kelly has called for his Dewsbury Rams side to be given a fair crack of the whip away to Toronto Wolfpack today (9.30pm UK time).

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The new BetFred Super League CEO Robert Elstone.

New Super League chief Elstone aims to turn RL dreams into reality

AS ROBERT Elstone begins his reign as Super League’s new chief executive, he admits watching Mal Reilly’s great Castleford side was an “inspiration” growing up – and he drove past their fierce rivals’ grounds to get to Wheldon Road.

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Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington, right, with coach Brian McDermott

Leeds Rhinos: Angry Rhinos chief Hetherington slams “absurd grab for power” by rival club bosses

SIMMERING distrust between Leeds Rhinos’ management and some of their Betfred Super League rivals is threatening to boil over.

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Matt Diskin

Lessons to be learned from French defeat says Bulldogs boss

BOSS MATT Diskin says Batley Bulldogs have to learn their French lesson.

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Batley Bulldogs' Dave Scott.

Second-half comeback too late for Batley but Hunslet see off Skolars

BATLEY BULLDOGS made a stirring comeback in the second half at Toulouse on Saturday but the in-form hosts still claimed a 42-26 victory.

Batley Bulldogs' head coach Matt Diskin.

Toulouse Olympique v Batley Bulldogs: No pressure on Bulldogs as they head to France

TODAY’S OPPONENTS are appropriate for Batley Bulldogs as boss Matt Diskin says his men have “nothing to lose”.

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Joel Farrell touches down for Batley.

Batley Bulldogs 18 Halifax 32: Slow start proves costly for Bulldogs

BATLEY BULLDOGS never recovered from a poor first half as they slipped to a 32-18 home defeat against Halifax.

Matt Diskin.

Batley Bulldogs v Halifax: Bulldogs must get back to basics and stop self destructing – Diskin

BATLEY BULLDOGS have been urged to stop self-destructing and damage the opposition instead.

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Gareth Hock. PIC: Allan McKenzie/

Rovers fail to shake off Summer Bash hoodoo as Rams turn tables on Bulldogs

Despite scoring three tries in eight minutes in the second half to overturn a big deficit and lead with only six minutes to play, Featherstone Rovers failed to end their losing run at the Summer Bash.

Dominic Brambani

Bulldogs see off lowly Rochdale

Batley Bulldogs picked up their seventh win of the Championship campaign when they defeated lowly Rochdale Hornets at Mount Pleasant yesterday.

Batley's Brad Day.

Rochdale Hornets 10 Batley Bulldogs 48: Diskin’s men back to winning ways in style

BATLEY BULLDOGS eased to an eight-try 48-10 victory at Rochdale Hornets yesterday ahead of next weekend’s rematch with the same opponents.

Batley Bulldogs' coach Matt Diskin.' Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Diskin calls on Batley Bulldogs to cut out slack errors

GAME MANAGEMENT and cutting out basic errors are the two areas Batley Bulldogs have been working on ahead of today’s trip to Rochdale Hornets in the Betfred Championship (3pm).

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Chris Chester.

Peter Smith: Wakefield prove exception to the rule in defeat-laden round

THE YORKSHIRE Evening Post covers seven rugby league teams and last week six of them lost.

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Gareth Moore thought he'd won it for Dewsbury Rams against Rochdale with a late drop-goal. PIC: Paul Butterfield

Championship/League 1: See-saw tussle with the Hornets has a sting in its tail for Rams

Dewsbury Rams slipped to an eighth straight defeat in the Betfred Championship as Rochdale Hornets grabbed a last-minute try to seal a dramatic 32-27 victory at Tetley’s Stadium.

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Kingstone Championship.'Sheffield Eagles v Batley Bulldogs.'Batley's coach Matt Diskin.'26th Febuary 2016.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Barrow Raiders v Batley Bulldogs: Diskin predicts “big month”

Injury-hit Batley Bulldogs are facing a pivotal month, coach Matt Diskin says

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Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy.

Championship: Duffy’s delight at dual reg’ as Diskin bemoans individuals’ errors

BOSS JOHN Duffy was delighted with his dual-registered Leeds Rhinos players in Featherstone Rovers’ 50-12 Betfred Championship thrashing of Batley Bulldogs.

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Shaun Robinson dives over for one of his three tries for Featherstone Rovers against Batley Bulldogs. PIC: Dec Hayes

Featherstone Rovers 50 Batley Bulldogs 12: Rovers prove to be top dogs as Briscoe breaks Offiah’s try record

Featherstone Rovers rediscovered their best form as they cruised to a 50-12 home victory over Batley Bulldogs at the LD Nutrition Stadium.

Featherstone head coach John Duffy.

Featherstone Rovers v Batley Bulldogs: Duffy expects tough test against local rivals Batley

BOTH COACHES are expecting a closer result when Featherstone Rovers face Batley Bulldogs for the second time in five weeks tomorrow (3pm).

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Action from Batley Bulldogs v Toulouse Olympique.

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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