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GOSSIP: Wakefield closing in on Batley duo

GOSSIP: Wakefield closing in on Batley duo

John Kear is set to raid his current club, with Batley players Keegan Hirst and Chris Ulugia set to follow Kear to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in 2017. The current Bulldogs head coach will leave the Championship club at the end of

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Castleford and Batley enter dual-registration partnership

Castleford and Batley enter dual-registration partnership

Castleford Tigers have become the latest team to enter a dual-registration partnership, joining forces with Championship side Batley Bulldogs. And both Ryan Boyle and Greg Minikin will play for the Bulldogs this weekend when they take on Leigh Centurions. Speaking on

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Bulldogs sign two as key duo ruled out through injury

Bulldogs sign two as key duo ruled out through injury

Batley Bulldogs have signed Callum Casey and Dave Peterson for the remained of the season. Irish International Casey joins the club after previous spells at Halifax and Hunslet and will join up with John Kear’s side ahead of their clash

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Batley lose Day

Batley lose Day

Batley Bulldogs will be without Brad Day for the next five to six weeks after sustaining a thumb injury. The forward, who scored in the club’s recent Heavy Woollen Derby victory, has had his thumb pinned after sustaining a knock.

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Diskin appointed as new Batley head coach

Diskin appointed as new Batley head coach

Batley Bulldogs have confirmed the appointment of Matt Diskin as their new head coach for the 2017 season. Diskin will replace the outgoing John Kear, who is set to become director of rugby at Wakefield following the culmination of this

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PREVIEW: Refreshed London prepared for the Bulldogs

PREVIEW: Refreshed London prepared for the Bulldogs

London Broncos had their game at Whitehaven postponed which was a bit of a bonus according to coach Andrew Henderson. “After the tough Easter period there were a couple of blokes who would have been taking some niggles into that

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Four people interviewed for Batley job

Four people interviewed for Batley job

The identities of four men interviewed for the Batley Bulldogs head coach role have been revealed. Francis Cummins, Matt Diskin, Andy Hay and Craig Lingard are all in contention for the job that John Kear will leave at the end

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OPINION: Batley really can make the top four

OPINION: Batley really can make the top four

  After Batley Bulldogs stunned Leigh Centurions by defeating them on the opening day of the Championship season, I wrote a piece talking up their top four credentials this year. Unsurprisingly, the majority of those who took the time to

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SKY picking Batley v Featherstone is testament to the clubs and the Championship

SKY picking Batley v Featherstone is testament to the clubs and the Championship Updated

  Sky Sports raised eyebrows earlier this week when they confirmed their televised Challenge Cup game would be between Batley and Featherstone Rovers. Admittedly, the fifth round draw didn’t provide us with any mouthwatering ties, but usually in these situations,

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Kear determined to finish on a high at Batley

Kear determined to finish on a high at Batley Updated

Batley Bulldogs coach John Kear says he wouldn’t have been able to look his players in the eye had he walked out on them for Wakefield this season. The Bulldogs boss was last week appointed head of rugby at the

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