Bulldogs supporters coaches run to Featherstone

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Two Batley Bulldogs supporters coaches are running to Sunday’s game at Featherstone Rovers.

The official Supporters Club coach departs Fox’s Biscuits Stadium at 1pm, Branch Road, Batley at 1.10pm and Birstall Library at 1.20pm.

The fare £10 adults and £7.50 for juniors and seats can be booked by debit card direct with Station Coaches on 01924 477230.

The Batley Bulldogs Independent Away Travel bus will leave the Woodman Pub in Batley Carr at 12.30pm. The fare is £10 and seats can be booked by contacting Mick Binks on 07581 158177.

A group of members from the Batley Bulldogs Independent Away Travel are in training for a gruelling four day, 105 mile walk to Barrow to coincide with the Bulldogs away game against the Raiders on Sunday May 6.

Nick Sowerby, Mick Binks, Mick Gothard, Steve Curnin, Hanif Akudia and Ben Thirkill, are raising money for Breast Cancer Care as part of the club’s annual Pink Weekend.

The five-strong group will take in places such as Skipton, Ingleton and Ulverston on the way to Barrow and will camp out each night and cook their own food as part of the survival style experience.

The supporters have set up a Just Giving page for donations www.justgiving.com/fundraising/batleyindependentawaytravel

Bookings are also being taken for the Supporters Club coach to Barrow which leaves Mount Pleasant at 10am, Branch Road at 10.10 and Birstall Library at 10.20am and costs £15 adults and £10 juniors.