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Junior Bulldogs fans offered incentive

BATLEY BULLDOGS have begun an initiative to get as many junior fans as possible to watch the team in 2018 by taking up the offer of a free junior season ticket.

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Batleys Michael Ward sets up an attack during last Sunday's game against Wakefield.

Keighley provide next test for Bulldogs

BATLEY BULLDOGS continue their preparations for the new Betfred Championship season this Sunday when they travel to Keighley Cougars for their third pre-season fixture (ko 2pm).

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Second row Dane Manning is one of three players to have agreed a new deal to remain at Batley until the end of 2019. Picture: Paul Butterfield.

Trio pen new deals to stay at Bulldogs

Batley Bulldogs have agreed contract extensions which will see three of their star players remain at the club until the end of the 2019 season.

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Batleys Joe Chandler attempts to hand off Wakefield defender Wilf Moxon.

Diskin satisfied with performance as Bulldogs continue to show improvement

BATLEY BULLDOGS coach Matt Diskin was satisfied with his side’s performance as they recorded a second win of pre-season against Wakefield Trinity last Sunday.

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William Brook hands off a West Craven tackler as he looks to set up an attack.

Hanging Heaton cruise to victory with 16-try romp over Warriors

HANGING Heaton romped to an 86-6 victory over West Craven Warriors last Saturday as they moved three points clear at the top of Pennine League Division Two West.

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Batley Boys on National Cup trail

Batley Boys on National Cup trail

BATLEY Boys return to action this Saturday when they travel to Widnes West Bank in the BARLA National Cup first round.

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Alistair Leak nipped over for Batley's first try just after half-time.

Bulldogs prove too strong for youthful Trinity

Batley Bulldogs recorded their second win of pre-season as they came from behind to defeat a youthful Wakefield Trinity 24-12 at Mount Pleasant.

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Betfred will sponsor the Championship and League 1 alongside their current deal with Super League.

Betfred become new Championship sponsors

The Rugby Football League have announced that Betfred will become sponsors the Championship and League 1 until 2019.

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Batley coach Matt Diskin is looking for his side to continue their improvement when Wakefield Trinity visit Mount Pleasant on Sunday.

Bulldogs in good shape for Trinity

Batley Bulldogs will look to continue building momentum ahead of the new Championship season when Wakefield Trinity visit Mount Pleasant in their first home pre-season game on Sunday (kick off 2pm).

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James Delaney will continue as Dewsbury Moor head coach in 2018.

Delaney continues as head coach at Dewsbury Moor

DEWSBURY MOOR ARLFC have announced the appointment of James Delaney as their head coach for the 2018 season.

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Hanging Heaton march on with victory over title rivals Ovenden

Hanging Heaton march on with victory over title rivals Ovenden

HANGING HEATON recovered from a poor start to maintain their lead at the top of Pennine League Division Two West with a 40-8 victory over title

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Adam Bingham has been selected to tour Serbia in June following a string of impressive displays for Batley Boys in the Yorkshire Mens League.

Batley Boys ace Bingham selected for Serbia tour

Batley Boys and Hanging Heaton player Adam Bingham has been selected to represent the Yorkshire Men’s League on their tour to Serbia in June.

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Bulldogs to launch away strip

Bulldogs to launch away strip

BATLEY BULLDOGS will launch their 2018 away strip in the Batley Irish Nash next Friday (January 19) from 7.30pm.

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Dominic Brambani could play a crucial role as Batley aim to become the best part time club in the country in 2018.

Diskin sets out goal for Bulldogs season

BATLEY BULLDOGS coach Matt Diskin has set out a goal for his side to become the best part time club in the country during 2018.

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Anthony Fallas set up one of Hanging Heatons tries in the impressive victory over Greetland Allrounders.

Table topping Hanging Heaton kick off new year with trip to Pennine title rivals

Hanging Heaton ARLFC enter 2018 sitting proudly at the top of Pennine League Division Two West with an unbeaten record.

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The Batley Bulldogs community team pictured with Ravenshall School pupils.

Bulldogs hail new partnership which will enable community projects to thrive

BATLEY Bulldogs have hailed a new partnership which will enable their community active sessions to thrive in North Kirklees.

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Batley's Michael Ward is halted by Dewsvury defenders Kyle Trout and Dom Speakman.

Diskin praises Bulldogs’ effort after derby success as Kelly rues key decision

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin and Dewsbury counterpart Neil Kelly believe their respective sides have plenty to work on as they build up towards the new Championship season.

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Batleys Adam Gledhill is halted by Dewsburys Lucas Walshaw during the Boxing Day derby. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Diskin encouraged by Batley’s progress

BATLEY Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin is pleased with the way his side are progressing with the new Championship season just over a month away.

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Wayne Reittie scored two tries as Batley secured the derby bragging rights with victory over Dewsbury on Boxing Day.

Bulldogs defeat Rams to earn Boxing Day bragging rights

Batley Bulldogs earned a sixth successive Boxing Day derby win as they defeated Dewsbury Rams 28-16 to retain the Roy Powell Trophy.

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Batley Bulldogs forward Brad Hill is set for a stint Down Under having secured a move to Australia Group Nine competition side Albury Thunder, based in New South Wales. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Bulldog Hill set for spell Down Under

Front rower Brad Hill has left Batley Bulldogs for a stint Down Under with Albury Thunder.

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