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Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster get deducted points reinstated

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Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster have had their three points deducted for fielding an ineligible player – as they confirmed via their own Twitter account this afternoon (Thursday). Both clubs were initially found guilty of breaching Operational Rule B3.17 which states that dual registration players who have a salary cap value of £20,000 or more must have played in at least ... Read More »

Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster deducted 3 points by RFL

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Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster have been deducted three competition points each after an RFL Operational Rules Tribunal found them guilty of breaching RFL Operational Rules relating to dual registration by fielding ineligible players in Kingstone Press Championship fixtures. Batley and Doncaster were found guilty of breaching Operational Rule B3.17 which states that dual registration players who have a salary cap ... Read More »

Batley Bulldogs player hit with five-match ban

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Batley Bulldogs have been hit with a huge blow ahead of the end of the Kingstone Press Championship season, after Lee Paterson was banned for five games after being found guilty of using homophobic language to another player. The incident, which happened during the Bulldogs’ clash against Leigh Centurions on August 4 saw Paterson charged with a Grade E offence, ... Read More »

Top Championship coaches back league restructuring

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Three of the top coaches outside Super League have backed the sweeping changes that will impact on the game next year, as the pathway to Super League re-opens for Championship clubs. Batley’s John Kear, Sheffield’s Mark Aston and Leigh’s Paul Rowley believe that the re-introduction of promotion and relegation is already having a huge impact on the game at Championship ... Read More »

Batley Bulldogs players have suspensions reduced

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Two Batley Bulldogs players have had their suspensions for breaching the sport’s rules relating to betting reduced on appeal. Jonny Campbell had his suspension for placing bets on a number of matches, including the 2013 Kingstone Press Championship Grand Final, Batley Bulldogs v Sheffield Eagles, in which he played, reduced from 12 months to nine. Campbell placed a bet for ... Read More »

Kyle Trout joins Batley on loan

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Wildcats forward, Kyle Trout has joined Batley Bulldogs on an initial one-month loan deal. The 23-year old has played once in 2014 having made 21 Super League appearances in all for the club. Trout is the second player to leave the club on loan this week with 23-year old hooker, Matty Wildie joining Doncaster, also for a month.  There is ... Read More »