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Moor and Trojans produce impressive performances

Dewsbury Moor Under-10s fought out a draw against a very good Hemsworth Dragons side last weekend.

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Joel Farrell made the 200th appearance of his career against Sheffield Eagles last Sunday but was unable to mark the milestone with a win as Batley went down 38-20. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Bulldogs target Halifax success

Batley Bulldogs will bid to end a four-match losing run in the Betfred Championship when they travel to Halifax on Sunday, with the kick off put back to 4pm.

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Dewsbury Moor on attack during last Saturday's top of the table clash against Stanningley in National Conference League Division Two.

Trojans extend winning run and maintain advantage at top of table

Thornhill Trojans extended their unbeaten run to 11 matches and are two points clear at the top of National Conference League Division One following a 54-0 victory over Pilkington Recs last Saturday.

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Paul March praised his side's efforts.

Coach March proud of depleted Sharks effort in heavy defeat at Skirlaugh

A depleted, injury-hit Shaw Cross Sharks fought bravely against the odds in a 72-16 defeat at Skirlaugh in National Conference League Division One last Saturday.

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Declan Tomlinson scored a try and kicked five goals for the Trojans A against Lock Lane last Wednesday.

Thornhill A overcome determined Lock Lane to record impresive away win

Thornhill Trojans A moved up to third place in the Yorkshire Men’s League Alliance Division One following a 42-12 victory over Lock Lane Academy last Wednesday.

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Bulldogs players join in the minute's applause before last Sunday's game against Sheffield Eagles. Pictures: Paul Butterfield

Injury ravaged Bulldogs suffer defeat as Eagles swoop to win

Batley Bulldogs’ injury ravaged squad slipped to a fourth straight defeat in the Betfred Championship last Sunday as Sheffield Eagles earned victory at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium

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Batley Bullodgs coach Matt Diskin is looking for his injury hit squad to bounce back from three defeats as they entertain Sheffield Eagles on Sunday.

Bulldogs offers free admission as part of family fun day

Batley Bulldogs will throw open their doors and allow supporters to watch this Sunday’s Betfred Championship clash against Sheffield Eagles for free as part of the Great Get Together weekend to celebrate the life of former Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox.

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RFL chairman Brian Barwick

RFL insists "no binding decisions" have been made about competition structure

THE Rugby Football League has made its first comment since yesterday's controversial Super League press conference by insisting 'no binding decisions' have been made regards competition structure in 2019.

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Danny Ratcliffe grabbed a decisive try fvollowing a solo run as Thornhill Trojans maintained their promotion push in National Conference League Division One with victory over Ince Rose Bridge last Saturday.

Trojans maintain promotion push with hard-fought win over Ince

Thornhill Trojans were pushed all the way by a very enthusiastic and youthful Ince Rose Bridge team before running out 22-8 winners to maintain their promotion push in National Conference League Division One last Saturday.

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Matthew Tebb scored the opening try for Shaw Cross.

Injury hit Sharks suffer defeat at leaders after promising first half display

Shaw Cross Sharks returned to the bottom of the National Conference League Division One table after a 50-10 loss at Pilkington Recs last Saturday.

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Super League's new chief executive Robert Elstone

New Super League CEO Robert Elstone wants to "make things happen" like in the Premier League

Super League’s new chief executive Robert Elstone will use his Premier League experience “investing and improving” what the competition offers as he takes control of the elite division.
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Batley's Dave Scott makes a break during last week's defeat to Halifax and the Bulldogs face another big challenge in France on Saturday. Pic: Paul Butterfield.

Busted Bulldogs in French mission

Batley Bulldogs’ busted squad head to France aiming to cause a major upset against Betfred Championship high fliers Toulouse Olympique on Saturday.

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Bulldogs offer free admission as part of Great Get Together

Bulldogs offer free admission as part of Great Get Together

Batley Bulldogs are offering free admission to supporters for their Betfred Championship clash against Sheffield Eagles on Sunday June 17.

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Dewsbury Moor produced an impressive all-round display to defeat Hull Dockers 52-10 and maintain the pressure near the top of National Conference League Division Two. Pictures: Stevan Morton.

Maroons sweep aside Dockers to maintain promotion challenge

Dewsbury Moor swept aside Hull Dockers to register a 52-10 victory which maintains their challenge neat the top of National Conference Division Two.

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Two Thornhill defenders stop Featherstone's Scott Wilson in his tracks during last Saturday's National Conference Division One clash. Picture: Jonathan Buck

Trojans secure impressive away win and maintain title challenge

Thornhill Trojans produced a brilliant team performance to register a 31-16 victory away to Featherstone Lions, which maintains their challenge at the top of National Conference Division One.

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Brandon French scored for Shaw Cross Sharks.

Sharks take positives after showing heart in defeat to leaders Lock Lane

Shaw Cross Sharks slipped to a 30-12 defeat away at the National Conference League Division One leaders Lock Lane last Saturday.

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The Trojans defence are unable to prevent Danny Gilbert scoring for Featherstone Lions last Saturday.

Tomlinson brace inspires Thornhill A to Men’s League victory at Normanton

Thornhill Trojans A picked up a useful away win in Yorkshire Men’s League Division One as they defeated Normanton 30-10.

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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.

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James Harrison breaks through to score during Batley's 23-14 victory over Rochdale last Sunday.

Bulldogs can rise to the big occasion

Batley Bulldogs assistant coach Danny Maun believes the squad can rise to the big occasion as they face neighbours Dewsbury Rams in the Summer Bash finale in Blackpool on Sunday (kick off 5.30pm).

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Referees boss Steve Ganson

Obstruction off limits for video referees at Summer Bash

VIDEO referees will not be allowed to check for obstruction, foul play, onside/offside or challenges in the air during a new system trialled at the Betfred Championship Summer Bash this weekend.
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