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Higham hoping to see fans of the future on Saturday

Higham hoping to see fans of the future on Saturday

Leigh Centurions captain Micky Higham has admitted he is hoping to see the club attract plenty of new fans this weekend: as Batley coach John Kear plans to be the scourge of the Centurions once again. Leigh face Batley looking to

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Leigh have justified Super 8s system with promotion, says Kear

Leigh have justified Super 8s system with promotion, says Kear

Batley Bulldogs coach John Kear believes that Leigh Centurions have justified the merits of the Super 8s league structure with promotion this year. Kear, who has played a significant role in the success of the Qualifiers himself thanks to Batley’s

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Kear urges players to enjoy Leeds experience tonight

Kear urges players to enjoy Leeds experience tonight

Batley Bulldogs coach John Kear has urged his players to enjoy arguably the standout tie of their entire Qualifiers campaign this evening: a dream trip to Headingley to face Super League champions Leeds Rhinos. The Bulldogs are still mathematically in

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Supporter banned by Batley for homophobic abuse

Supporter banned by Batley for homophobic abuse

A Batley Bulldogs supporter has been banned from the club after allegedly using homophobic abuse towards the club’s captain Keegan Hirst. The supporter, named Jordan Coyle, will not be allowed entry to the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium after messages sent to

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Kear delighted as Batley close in on major financial reward

Kear delighted as Batley close in on major financial reward

John Kear was delighted as Batley moved one step closer to a hefty financial incentive after defeating Featherstone 11-10. With the two teams effectively fighting for seventh and eighth position in the Qualifiers, it meant the game was a battle for an

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Featherstone set to snare Moore from Batley’s grasp

Featherstone set to snare Moore from Batley’s grasp

Featherstone Rovers are set to beat Batley to the signature of Halifax prop Richard Moore for next season, League Express reports. The veteran forward has been heavily linked with a move to the Bulldogs and was thought to have come to

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Batley players apologise and offer free travel to fans

Batley players apologise and offer free travel to fans

Batley Bulldogs players have issued an apology to the club’s supporters who travelled down to the capital to cheer them on during their heavy defeat to London last weekend – and have offered them free travel for a future away

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Super League clubs taking more note of Championship players, says Hirst

Super League clubs taking more note of Championship players, says Hirst

New Wakefield signing Keegan Hirst believes more Super League clubs are looking at the Championship for player recruitment. Hirst, whose arrival at the Wildcats for 2017 was announced last week, has been one of the most reliable front-rowers in the

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Batley drop captain Keegan Hirst for opening Qualifiers game

Batley drop captain Keegan Hirst for opening Qualifiers game

Batley Bulldogs have dropped captain Keegan Hirst for their opening Qualifiers game this weekend due to an “internal disciplinary matter”. Hirst will miss Sunday’s trip to Hull Kingston Rovers after coach John Kear revealed that the Bulldogs skipper has been

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Smeaton signs permanent deal with Batley

Smeaton signs permanent deal with Batley

Batley have secured a deal to keep Sam Smeaton at the club beyond the end of the season. The experienced centre had joined the club from Halifax for the remainder of the season, having struggled to establish himself at The

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