Batley moved to joint top of the Championships after beating rivals Dewsbury by 30-44 at the Tetley’s Stadium on Good Friday. After The Dogs got off to a magnificent start leading 20-0 Dewsbury came back at them and at 26-12 at half time they were back in the match. Batley appeared to have the match in the bag. However the Rams refused to lie down and fought back to 36-30 to set up a nail biting finish, before Batley put the match to bed with a penalty goal from Walker and a converted try from Day.
This celebration of Rugby League was marred somewhat after fighting broke out in the South Stand of the Stadium. Shame on the people involved!
Dewsbury Rams – Batley Bulldogs
30 - 44
7. Match Day
25. March 2016, 19:30
Another great game from the Rams & Dogs. A few from tonight. pic.twitter.com/V9cKKYLGxz
— Paul Butterfield (@PaulPhotohawk1) March 25, 2016
Tries: Adamson, Guzdek, Grady, Morton, Sykes, Kain
Goals: Sykes (2), Hemingway
Misc: Farrell, Grady, Crookes sin binned
Tries: Leak (2). Reittie (2), A. Brown, Ainscough, Day
Goals: Walker (8)
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Batley Bulldogs moved joint top of the Kingstone Press Championship with a 44-30 victory over Dewsbury Rams in what will go down as one of the craziest Heavy Woollen derbies in …
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