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Delaney makes winning start as Dewsbury Moor vanquish Island

Dewsbury Moor moved back into sixth place in National Conference Division Three thanks to a 38-16 victory over Barrow Island last Saturday.

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Ryan Fenton was Trojans man-of-the-match.

Trojans A boosted by first team calls but unable to end losing run at Knights

Despite fielding several first team players, Thornhill Trojans A failed to halt their long losing streak in the Yorkshire Men’s League when they went down 34-8 at Normanton Knights A.

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Jason Crookes and Dave Scott celebrate Batleys 23-16 victory over Bradford Bulls last Sunday when the Bulldogs took a huge step towards clinching a sixth place finish in the Kingstone Press Championship. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Bulldogs duo free to face Broncos

BATLEY duo James Davey and James Brown are free to play in the Bulldogs’ final game of the regular Kingstone Press Championship season following an RFL disciplinary hearing on Tuesday.

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Alex Bretherton plunges over for the Bulldogs first try against Bradford.

Bulldogs strike late to seal fine win over Bulls

Batley Bulldogs twice came from behind to secure a 23-16 victory over Bradford Bulls in their final home game of the regular Kingstone Press Championship campaign.

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Birstall Victoria celebrate winning the Yorkshire Junior League Continuation Cup with victory over Fryston Warriors in last Saturdays final at Featherstone Rovers.

Beevers stars in Victoria’s Continuation Cup triumph

BIRSTALL VICTORIA Under-15s won the Yorkshire Junior Continuation Cup last Saturday, defeating Fryston Warriors 34-4 at Featherstone Rovers.

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Sharks U12s enjoy first cup final experience despite defeat to strong Trojans

SHAW CRoss Sharks Under-12s suffered a 16-4 defeat to Thornhill Trojans in the Gary Talbot Trophy final at Batley Bulldogs last Thursday.

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Aiden Ineson set up a Dewsbury Moor try for Sam Thornton but their efforts proved in vain as the Maroons suffered defeat at Woolston in what proved to be coach Allan Sammes final game in charge.

Moor coach Samme steps down after Woolston loss

ALLAN SAMME stepped down as Dewsbury Moor head coach in the wake of the Maroons’ 50-14 defeat to Woolston last Saturday.

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Batley prop Alex Rowe on the charge during last Sundays Heavy Woollen derby victory over Dewsbury Rams.

Bulldogs aiming to cement sixth spot

BATLEY BULLDOGS will look to cement sixth place in the Kingstone Press Championship when they welcome bottom side Bradford Bulls to Fox’s Biscuits Stadium for their final home game in the regular season on Sunday.

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Brad Day is sandwiched between Rams defenders Aaron Brown and Robbie Ward.

Diskin praises Bulldogs’ second half display as Kelly rues errors

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin praised his side’s efforts after they fought back from 14-6 down to defeat Dewsbury Rams 36-20 after a clinical second half display.

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Trojans MoM Anthony Harris.

Complacent Thornhill see promotion hopes dented after Drighlington defeat

Thornhill Trojans made the error of underestimating a Drighlington team battling to avoid relegation from National Conference Division Two as they suffered a 22-10 defeat in Overthorpe Park last Saturday.

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Bulldogs overcome Rams in Heavy Woollen derby

Bulldogs overcome Rams in Heavy Woollen derby

Batley Bulldogs ran in five second half tries in the space of 17 minutes to clinch a 36-20 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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Wayne Wilson dives over for a Thornhill Trojans try during his sides 36-24 victory over Leigh East,

Trojans secure impressive win to give promotion hopes a boost

Thornhill Trojans gave their promotion hopes a big boost with a fantastic 36-24 victory over Leigh East in National Conference League Division Two last Saturday.

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The Sharks defence gets to grip with Lock Lanes James Woods during last Saturdays National Conference League Division One clash.

Under-strength Sharks slip to heavy defeat on Lock Lane trip

Shaw CROSS Sharks slipped to only their second away defeat of the season in National Conference League Division One last Saturday when they were beaten 52-8 at Lock Lane.

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Moor’s play-off hopes dented by defeat while Celtic are hit by in-form Storm

Moor’s play-off hopes dented by defeat while Celtic are hit by in-form Storm

Dewsbury Celtic and Dewsbury Moor both slipped to defeats in National Conference League Division Three last Saturday.

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Batleys defence attempts to halt a strong drive from Featherstones Jack Ormondroyd during last Sundays Championship clash.

Bulldogs can rise to Rams’ challenge

Batley Bulldogs will aim to end a three-match losing run against old foes Dewsbury Rams when the sides clash in a fourth Heavy Woollen derby of this season at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium on Sunday.

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Honest assessment from Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin.

Coach Diskin gives honest assessment after Batley’s defeat at Featherstone

BATLEY coach Matt Diskin was unhappy with the display of referee Jonathan Roberts as his side slipped to defeat at Featherstone last Sunday.

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Featherstone's Jack Ormondroyd scores a second-half try against Batley in this afternoon's game. Picture: Rob Hare..

Featherstone move nearer to clinching top-four spot with seven-try win over Batley

IAN Hardman scored 18 points with a try and seven goals as Featherstone beat Batley Bulldogs 42-14 at LD Nutrition Stadium to go just one point behind second-placed London Broncos in the Kingstone Press Championship.

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Batley Bulldogs Fox's Biscuits Stadium will stage the four Heavy Woollen Junior Finals.

Junior sides in the spotlight for Heavy Woollen ARL finals

Junior Rugby players will get the chance to play at Batley Bulldogs Fox’s Biscuits Stadium as the Heavy Woollen ARL play four of their junior finals on the professional stage.

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How the new stand should look

Stand and deliver: Headingley facelift given £10m boost

HEADINGLEY stadium is to be renamed Emerald Headingley Stadium after Yorkshire and Leeds Rhinos secured a naming rights deal believed to be worth around £10m.

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