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Yorkshire West Girls earn win to secure Origin crown

The Yorkshire West Girls Under-16s representative side triumphed in their ‘Origin’ style tournament, defeating Yorkshire Central 26-4.

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Matt Diskin is relishing his first game as Batley coach when they meet Dewsbury.

Diskin relishing first derby clash as Bulldogs coach

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin admits he is relishing the chance to see his side in action for the first time when they lock horns with Dewsbury Rams in the traditional Boxing Day showdown.

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Thornhill Trojans and Lock Lane produced a thrilling encounter in the Pennine 11-a-side League last Saturday with the top two clash ending all square at 32-32.

Trojans and Lock Lane continue to lead way after thrilling draw

The Pennine 11-a-side League’s top two teams produced a thrilling encounter as Thornhill Trojans and Lock Lane fought out a 32-32 draw.

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Danny Maun will combine his role on the coaching staff at the Bulldogs with commercial work at the club.

St Hilaire joins as Diskin’s assistant

New Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin has brought in former Huddersfield and Castleford hooker Lee St Hilaire as his number two but will also work closely with fellow coaches Mark Moxon and Danny Maun.

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Bulldogs on team of year shortlist

Bulldogs on team of year shortlist

Batley Bulldogs have been shortlisted in two categories at the coveted TV Yorkshire Sports Personality of the Year awards.

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Batleys Millie Taylor attempts to wrestle free of a tackle from Yorkshires Amelia Hudson.

Yorkshire West stun unbeaten Bulldogs in sensational contest

Yorkshire Girls West inflicted a first defeat on the all conquering Batley Bulldogs Girls at Dewsbury Rams last Saturday.

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Thornhill Trojans player of year Jake Wilson (centre) with Jake Ratcliffe and Andy Kelly.

Wilson scoops Thornhill player of the year hat-trick

Thornhill Trojans held their annual presentation evening when prizes were handed out for the first and second team, together with prestigious club awards.

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Will Maher will be a great asset to Matt Diskins squad having joined Batley Bulldogs on a season long loan deal from Super League side Castleford Tigers.

Diskin can create a Bulldogs legacy

Incoming Batley coach Matt Diskin believes he can create a legacy at the club and turn the Bulldogs into regular top four challengers.

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Yorkshire Girls West Under-16s team, which included representatives from Dewsbury Moor and Shaw Cross Sharks, as they earned victory at Hull.

Moor and Sharks Girls help Yorkshire West record impressive away success

The Yorkshire West Girls Under-16s recorded a 52-0 win away to Hull Under-16s in last Saturday’s representative match.

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Gary Sykes handed out the awards to Shaw Cross Sharks Under-10s.

Sykes hands out Sharks junior prizes as Liddemore scoops Boys U10s award

Dewsbury’s former two time British and English boxing champion Gary Sykes handed out the prizes at the Shaw Cross Sharks Under-10s presentation last Friday.

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Joe Walton scored his 14th goal of the season against Thackley on Tuesday.

Liversedge’s clash with Albion switched to Farsley Celtic

Liversedge FC’s Northern Counies East League Premier Division clash against Albion Sports on Saturday has been moved.

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The Yorkshire West Girls Under-16s squad are preparing to face the all conquering Batley Bulldogs Girls at Dewsburys Tetleys Stadium on November 26.

Yorkshire team take on the all conquering Bulldogs girls

Dewsbury Rams will host a festival of girls rugby league next Saturday (November 26) to coincide with their plans to start a women’s team.

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Bulldogs fans enjoyed watching a terrific season in 2016.

Bulldogs season tickets go on sale

Batley Bulldogs have launched their 2017 season tickets and hope that fans will rally round having witnessed one of the most exciting campaigns in the club’s recent history.

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Matt Diskin has begun his tenure in charge of Batley Bulldogs and will meet supporters for the first time on Thursday.

New Bulldogs coach Diskin to meet fans

New Batley Bulldogs head coach Matt Diskin will meet supporters for the first time on Thursday night with a gathering in Ron’s Lounge at the club starting at 7.30pm.

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Batleys Dave Scott is hoping to be picked for Scotlands game against England.

Scott hoping for Scotland call up

Batley Bulldogs full-back Dave Scott is hoping to receive a Scotland call-up for Saturday’s Four Nations showdown against England at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.

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osh Pinder picked up the prestigious Mick Sullivan Award at the Shaw Cross Sharks presentation last Saturday.

Giants bound Pinder scoops prestigious Sullivan award at Sharks presentation

Shaw Cross Sharks presented the Mick Sullivan Award for sporting achievement to Under-16 international Josh Pinder last Saturday evening.

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Thornhills goalkicking half-back Joel Gibson has signed a 12-month contract with League One side Hunslet RLFC. Picture Allan McKenzie

Hunslet swoop to sign Gibson from Thornhill

Thornhill Trojans half-back Joel Gibson has signed a 12-month contract with Kingstone Press League One outfit Hunslet RLFC.

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BISSA set for annual meeting

BISSA set for annual meeting

The Batley Independent Supporters Squadbuilder Association (BISSA) annual meeting will be held in the Ron Earnshaw Lounge at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium on Monday November 14 at 7.30pm.

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Batley's Dave Scott will represent Scotland in the Four Nations, which starts this weekend.

Bulldog Scott aims to end year on a high with Scotland

SCOTLAND ARE the Ladbrokes Four Nations’ equivalent of Batley, Bulldogs full-back Dave Scott reckons.

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New Batley Bulldogs signing Danny Bravo launches a Jamaica attack against Wales at Belle Vue last Friday.

Bulldogs kick off with Toulouse trip

Batley Bulldogs will begin the 2017 Kingstone Press Championship season with a trip to France as they take on newly promoted Toulouse Olympique.

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