Rugby League

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.

Danny Thomas attempts to break through the Wales defence and set up a Jamaica attack during last Fridays international at Belle Vue.

Bulldogs players help Jamaica to historic draw

Batley Bulldogs players Wayne Reittie, Alex Brown, Danny Bravo and new signing from Dewsbury Rams Joel Farrell were part of the Jamaica side who earned a thrilling 16-16 draw against Wales at Wakefield’s Belle Vue last Friday.

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Batley Bulldogs to face Dewsbury Rams at Summer Bash

Local rivals Batley Bulldogs and Dewsbury Rams will go head to head in Blackpool at next year’s Summer Bash.

Castleford Tigers players Will Maher and Tom Holmes, who are going on loan to Batley Bulldogs.

Castleford Tigers duo head to Batley on season long loan

Castleford Tigers duo Will Maher and Tom Holmes will spend the 2017 season on loan with Batley Bulldogs.

Mikey Hayward, pictured in action for Lock Lane, will remain at Batley Bulldogs for 2017

Trio agree deals to join Bulldogs

Batley Bulldogs have begun recruiting for the 2017 season by signing a trio of promising young forwards.

Batley's Dave Scott is in Scotland's Four Nations squad.

Bulldogs’ Scott earns Scotland call-up

Batley Bulldogs full-back Dave Scott has been included in Scotland’s 24-man squad for the Ladbrokes Four Nations.

Batley Xplosion - Batley Bulldogs cheerleaders

Bulldogs cheerleaders stage fundraiser

The Batley Bulldogs cheerleaders, Batley Xplosion, are staging a fundraising event at the club this Saturday, starting at 6pm.

John Kear conducts press interviews following his last game in charge of Batley Bulldogs against Salford.

Coach Kear plots tilt at World Cup

Departing Batley coach John Kear admits he could not walk away from the Bulldogs before guiding them to a top four finish in the Kingstone Press Championship.

Evie Kilburn and Millie Taylor faced much bigger New Zealand opponents when they toured with Merrimac High.

Batley Girls offered chance to shine on NRL Scholarship scheme

Batley Bulldogs Girls rugby league players Evie Kilburn and Millie Taylor have been offered a place on the NRL Scholarship programme in Australia.

Joel Farrell has joined Batley Bulldogs from Dewsbury.

Farrell and Hallett sign for Bulldogs

Batley Bulldogs have confirmed the signings of Joel Farrell from Dewsbury Rams and Macauley Hallett from Swinton Lions.

John Kear gave an emotional farewell to Batley Bulldogs following a memorable five years with the club.

Kear’s pride as Batley are top part time side

Departing Batley coach John Kear was left brimming with pride last Sunday as his side were crowned the best part time side in the country.

Keegan Hirst will play his final game for Batley when the Bulldogs take on Salford Red Devils on Sunday.

Bulldogs aim to give Kear perfect send off

Batley Bulldogs will aim to give coach John Kear the perfect send off when they host Salford Red Devils in their final game of the season on Sunday.

John Kear is made life member of Batley Bulldogs.

Coach Kear announced life member at Bulldogs

Departing head coach John Kear and his wife, Dawn, have been made life members of Batley Bulldogs.

The memorial service at Carnegie Stadium.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Farewell to Mr Rugby League, Harry Jepson OBE

An era ended when rugby league legend Harry Jepson OBE left Headingley Stadium for the final time yesterday.

Player of the year Domini Brambani

Brambani scoops player of year treble

Dominic Brambani scooped a hat-trick of awards at the Batley Bulldogs player of the year presentation last Saturday.

Alistair Leak dived over for a first half try against Leigh Centurions as Batley Bulldogs suffered defeat.

Batley unable to spoil Leigh celebrations

Batley Bulldogs were unable to spoil the Leigh Centurions promotion party as they slipped to a 42-24 defeat last Saturday.

Keegan Hirst leads the Bulldogs out for last Fridays historic game against Leeds Rhinos at Headingley.

Kear privileged to be named coach of year

Batley Bulldogs coach John Kear admits it has been a privilege to have been involved with the club during one of their most successful periods in recent history.

Bulldogs fans at Headingley last Friday.

Free tickets available for Bulldogs trip to Leigh

Batley Bulldogs fans can watch this Saturday’s game away to Leigh free of charge as the Centurions celebrate their promotion to Super League (ko 3pm).


VIDEO: Batley boss John Kear wins Championship Coach of the Year

BATLEY BULLDOGS’ John Kear was last night crowned Kingstone Press Championship Coach of the Year following his remarkable achievements for the West Yorkshire club.

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