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Member Since 06 Feb 2006
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In Topic: Putting it in perspective

Yesterday, 02:46 PM

That is exactly what i said money was not the problem why we could not sign a halfback ( then it was re Ford). However i did not say money was not a problem generally as everyone knows it is.


Hi Kevin, Have the club thought about linking up with a University.


Please see the attached job advertisement for a Lead Club Coach at the University of Birmingham which is part time with a salary in the range £21,666 to £23,276. With potential progression once in post to £26,946 a year. Salary will be paid pro rata.



A link up with a University opens up the opportunity of signing a 'full' time player/half back (coaching at a University and playing for Batley).


The link up might also open up the possibility of a second team (this opinion is based on not knowing the standard of University/Student Rugby League).

In Topic: Putting it in perspective

25 August 2015 - 02:33 PM

He's not he was simply expressing his feelings and opinion as a batley fan as we all do. Gary will always be negative towards KN nomatter what he does.

I happen to agree with the point about people expressing opinions on the teams performance when they weren't even at the game to form an opinion. A couple of times people on here have criticised players performances in a particular game when they weren't there? Not really fair on the players/coach etc. but that's just my opinion.

I believe everyone is entitled to an opinion whether the opinion is negative or positive. If someone is commenting on a players performance and is not at the game it shows the person is interested in the club. Why not ask the individual why he/she was not at the game and how they are able to comment on a players performance.

In Topic: sunday's squad

24 July 2015 - 03:44 PM

A bit puzzled by Southernwood's absence. The article on the website suggests he is not injured. JK has lamented our lack of a regular half back pairing all season, so if his omission is tactical it is hard to understand. I worry that JK has that squad rotation mentality. At our level, and in our position, we simply have to put out our strongest team all of the time. If it is the last option, is it JK not understanding how important this game is to all of us?

I am also baffled by the absence of Southernwood and Hirst. It also prompts the question why didn't Batley sign another halfback before the transfer deadline.

With one halfback on the field Batley went from a top six position in the league to a bottom two position.

In Topic: Dewsbury Away

21 July 2015 - 07:13 PM

Dewsbury to win by 14 points. Dewsbury will probably rest 'key' players against Leigh.

In Topic: jc

18 July 2015 - 08:53 AM

Realistically, Campbell is far too talented for a club of our current standing. Even given his various indiscretions, we've done well to keep him for so long.
However, I've heard that he loves Batley and has previously turned down higher profile outfits to stay with us. Losing a guy who has such an affinity with the club would be a huge blow in terms of both the playing side of things and the confidence of fans around our ability to retain quality personnel.
Hopefully the rumours aren't accurate.

I hope Campbell shows a bit of loyalty to the club. The club have signed him on in previous seasons despite his off the field problems.