In the last pre-season warm-up, Batley Bulldogs ran in 7 tries against Championship 1 outfit Hunslet Hawks. In front 455 vociferous spectators Batley scored their third consecutive win in the run-up to the next Championship season. Wayne Reittie got a hat trick of tries, Gledhill, Sam Scott, Ainscough and Leak got one a piece.
Next week the Bulldogs host a Leigh side still shellshocked by the resignation of coach Paul Rowley, and if Batley have a chance to impress against the promotion favourites, then it surely is now.
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Batley Bulldogs – Hunslet Hawks
34 - 6
3. Match Day
31. January 2016, 14:00
Foxes Biscuits Stadium
Referee: Robert Hicks
Sin Bin: James Brown (dissent)
Tries: Gledhill, Reittie (3), Sam Scott, Ainscough, Leak
Goals: Walker (3).
Scorers will be updated when information is available
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