It’s a West Yorkshire Derby in the AB Sundecks 1895 Cup Final as The Bulldogs face Halifax Panthers at Wembley Stadium on 12 August. Our ticket allocation runs from block 116 to 120 in the East End with prices dependent on seating and are valid for the full day. Adults £30 £40 £50 Concessions (Over […]

Battling Bulldogs Into Final Four

Craig Lingard’s incredible side smashed their way into the final four of The Betfred Championship with a fantastic away win at Barrow Raiders The Bulldogs are now the third highest place side remaining in the competition and face a daunting task away at Featherstone Rovers this coming Sunday, with a place in the Million Pound […]

New Dog On The Block

Long time club sponsors Bede Financial Group and Yorkshire Raw Feeds, brothers John and James McVeigh, have joined together to give us a brand new Battler The Bulldog. After many years service the old Battler is worn, damaged, and badly in need of a rest and a younger pup is perfect for matchdays and local […]

What A Day!

SUNDAY’S HALF TIME DRAW WINNERS – Congratulations to Elizabeth Benson and Christopher Maguire Just to say a massive thank you for making the Swinton game such a brilliant event. It was great having people back in the stadium and that is why we are here. Maybe it was not our best performance of the season […]

Bulldogs To Stand With Media Boycott

This weekend, Batley Bulldogs will proudly stand alongside the Rugby League Family, and wider sporting community, as we support the boycott of Social Media. As a club we have zero tolerance for racism, abuse and harassment, online, or in any circumstance. Our Social channels will be silent between 3pm today, Friday 30th April, and 2359 […]

Bulldogs Impress in Season Opener

HALIFAX PANTHERS 6-19 BATLEY BULLDOGS Keith McGhie, The Shay, Saturday ANY harsh words that coach Craig Lingard may have spoken after his side’s pre-season performance at Featherstone certainly had the desired effect as the Bulldogs responded to earn a thoroughly deserved place in next weekend’s second round. Lingard was equally forthcoming with his praise this […]

Promising Signs for Lingard

Craig Lingard’s men finished well in their second and final warm up fixture against promotion favourites Featherstone Rovers. The Bulldogs had the worst possible start as Rovers took an early lead with 2 quick tries, Chisholm adding a 3rd before Elliot Hall struck for the visitors just before the break. The second half was a […]

Bulldogs Edged Out in Entertaining Opener

Craig Lingard’s Bulldogs fell to a narrow defeat to rivals Dewsbury Rams in an entertaining fixture at The Fox’s Biscuits Stadium. Jodie Broughton opened the scoring or the home side, before Dewsbury hit back soon after. The lead then switched hands regularly before the visitors ran out winners. After 12 months without any match action […]

Jack Logan Joins Bulldogs

The Bulldogs have moved to capture exciting outside back Jack Logan. The former Hull FC man made over 40 appearances for the Super League outfit, with a thrilling Hat-Trick against their arch rivals in the Hull Derby making him a firm fans favourite. With spells at Toronto Wolfpack and Doncaster, Jack also has good experience […]

A clear focus for The Bulldogs

A return to action grew one step closer with a definite focus as the draw for rounds 1 and 2 of the Betfred Challenge Cup took place on Thursday evening. The Bulldogs facing a difficult trip to Halifax Panthers in what should be a thrilling opening encounter. The winner of the tie will face either […]

2021 Season – Update

The Betfred Championship and League 1 clubs considered a number of options for the 2021 season at a virtual meeting on Wednesday evening. The consensus reached was that the Betfred Championship season could and should be delayed by several weeks from the scheduled start of late February, in recognition of the current public health situation […]

Betfred Championship scheduled for February return

The RFL can today confirm the preferred structure of the 2021 season for Betfred Championship and League 1, and also a new format for the AB Sundecks 1895 Cup. The clubs held a virtual meeting last Friday, and while agreeing on the need to maintain flexibility given the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, all recognised the […]


Local lad and former Batley RLFC & Great Britain Star Carl Gibson is the latest club hero to have his name placed permanently at The Fox’s Biscuits Stadium. “Gibbo” played 145 times for the Mount Pleasant Club, scoring an incredible 86 Tries, and being selected for the GB Squad whilst still a part time Batley […]


Batley Bulldogs are proud to create our own Roll of Honour for NHS workers and Carers to truly show our appreciation, as a Club, for those members of our family who are there for us all the time and now more so are helping us get through these difficult times. For this we will dedicate […]


The Rugby Football League and Super League Europe today announce a suspension of fixtures in the Betfred Super League season, initially until 3rd April, during which time the season’s structure and fixture rescheduling will be considered. This follows the latest Government advice regarding social contact and mass gatherings. The Super League clubs discussed a range of […]


Sky Sports to show Betfred Championship Play-Offs in 2020 Play-Off structure for Championship and League 1 amended New Wembley kick-off time for AB Sundecks 1895 Cup Final The Rugby Football League today confirm an amended structure for the Betfred Championship and League 1 Play-Offs in 2020; live and exclusive coverage of the Championship Play-Offs and […]


Batley Bulldogs 2020 Season Tickets will go on sale, online and at the club, from Thursday 28th November. The new cards will celebrate the 10th anniversary of our fabulous day in Blackpool, and victory in the Northern Rail Cup Final. We are pleased to confirm that season tickets for 2020 will be at the same price […]


The Bulldogs have moved swiftly to appoint Craig Lingard as new Head Coach at The Fox’s Biscuits Stadium. As assistant to John Kear Lingard helped guide the team to a Championship Grand Final in 2013, and the Super 8 Qualifier Series after a 3rd place finish in 2016. After leaving Batley he managed Keighley Cougars through an […]


Following an initial 3 year period, Batley Bulldogs feel it is the right time for a change of direction at the club and Matt Diskin will leave his role as Head Coach with immediate effect. In his first season at the club The Bulldogs reached the Championship Shield semi final. The 2017 campaign finshed with a flourish […]


An determined Bulldogs side ran out 30-14 victors over Dewsbury Rams at The Summer Bash in Blackpool. After taking an early 10 point lead through Keenen Tomlinson & Johnny Camplbell, Matt Diskin’s side had to show patience and some resolute defence as Dewsbury pressed for long period. Late tries from Brearley, Leak and Scott, and […]


A spirited Batley performance wasn’t enough to overcome a powerful Toronto Wolfpack team after losing 36 – 12 at the KCOM Stadium. McDermott’s men were soon to open the scoring on the 5th minute as Matty Russell crossed across the line for the 4 pointer. O’Brien couldn’t convert. Andrew Dixon extended the lead further, coming […]


Match Report by Luke Winner. It was a spectacular day at the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium as the Bulldogs collected their first ever win on a pink weekend, over close neighbours Dewsbury Rams. Matt Diskins side started off with a dominant display, scoring twice early on in the game with Adam Gledhill and Keenen Tomlinson going […]


Great news ahead of tomorrow’s Heavy Woollen Derby against neighbours Dewsbury Rams, as hugely popular hooker Alistair Leak commits another year to The Bulldogs. A 100% attitude, weaving runs and tough defence soon made “Leaky” a huge crowd favourite at Batley & though primarily playing in the hooking position he has also featured at half-back when […]


Matt Diskin’s men picked up a much needed victory in the final fixture of the regular season at The Fox’s Biscuits Stadium. In a stop start match the home side were well in control by half time with tries from Brad Day, James Harrison, Jason Crookes and the returning Wayne Reittie, all converted by Dave […]


We are thrilled to announce the signing of exciting young French player Louis Jouffret who, thanks to the support of BISSA joins The Bulldogs until the end of the season. Having played his youth Rugby league  with Avignon and Barbentane Louis then moved to the Warrington U19 Academy. He returned to France to play in […]


Matt Diskin’s men met Danny Ward’s side in a thrilling contest in intense weather conditions. Batley stunned an experienced Broncos team in the first half, however it wasn’t meant to be as the fight back from the visitors proved too much for a still injury hit Batley group. The hosts certainly gathered all their energy […]


Match report by Luke Winner. It was a strong first half for the hosts, who made sure that Batley knew they were in their territory. In the opening minutes Shaun Grady went over following through from a penalty after the Bulldogs were deemed offside. Will Sharp also added more to their tally on the scoresheet […]


Match Report by Luke Winner. Featherstone Rovers, proved too strong for the Bulldogs as they continued their winning streak in the Betfred Championship, with Batley falling 14 – 40. It was a valiant start from the Bulldogs, placing the visitors under plenty of pressure as they struggled to cope with a fierce flowing attack. Both […]

Welcome Aboard!

Local Business Owner Mark Wells of Complete Services Ltd. has joined the Board of Directors at The Bulldogs. From a family of lifelong Bulldogs supporters, and indeed players with Uncles Mick and Simon Wilson both playing for the club with great distinction, he’s already a well known figure at The Fox’s Biscuits Stadium Mark has […]

Pink Weekends total over £51,000

This year we held our 4th Pink Weekend in August and my goodness our fans dug in deep and donated very generously. We are delighted to announce that this year we raised £21,000 making a total of £51,000 over four years. This is an amazing amount of money and when the concept of the Pink […]

Finalists to remember fallen heroes

‘Fallen heroes’ to be honoured at unique Cenotaph ceremony on Friday 11 August Rugby League’s traditional and unique tribute to fallen heroes at the Cenotaph on the eve of the Challenge Cup Final in London will have an additional dimension in 2023, given the involvement of representatives from the first Women’s Challenge Cup Final to be played at Wembley. […]

First Wembley Visit For Batley Club

Batley Bulldogs and Halifax Panthers to make history in the AB Sundecks 1895 Cup Final Batley Bulldogs and Halifax Panthers will make history on August 12 when both clubs make their final bow in the AB Sundecks 1895 Cup Final at Wembley Stadium (KO 5.30pm.) The cup competition was introduced in 2019 and offers Championship and […]

Former Batley Man joins as a Major Sponsor

A former Batley RL player and director has announced a major sponsorship deal with Batley Bulldogs. Birstall-born Peter McVeigh made a name for himself in junior rugby league – captaining St Mary’s RC School, Batley; Inter-Towns (Batley and Dewsbury); Yorkshire Schools and the National Association of Boys Clubs teams before joining Batley Boys. He made […]

Change of Direction For Lingard

Batley Bulldogs Head Coach Craig Lingard has announced he is joining Super League Castleford Tigers as Assistant Coach on a two and a half year deal. Linners will remain in charge at The Bulldogs for the remainder of the 2023 Campaign as the Castleford club have agreed to allow the time to carry out his […]

Factory Bathrooms Join The Team

Liversedge based Factory Bathrooms are the latest sponsor to joint the team at The Fox’s Biscuits Stadium and will feature on the playing shirt for the 2023 campaign. |Providing a complete range of products including flooring, PVC Wall panels and bathroom furniture, the business are offering big discounts to Bulldogs Season Ticket holders. Owner Ryan […]

£10 Admission And FREE Juniors for 2023

Here it is!! Something we’ve been working on for quite a while. Thanks to amazing support from our sponsors, matchday admission for 2023 will be £10 Adults and Concessions, with Season Tickets priced at £110 to include 13 Home Games and The Summer Bash. Admission at The Fox’s Biscuits stadium will be FREE for all […]