July 21, 2017

Patch Walker will be with The Bulldogs until at least the end of 2018. Walker’s influence has played a massive part in the side’s return to winning ways over recent weeks, with his goal kicking particularly key, and the new deal will see him spend a 3rd season with the club. Head Coach Matt Diskin is excited to see one of his lieutenants committing to the next campaign. “This is…


BISSA sign promising young players

October 16, 2016

BISSA are delighted to announce the season long loan signings of Tom Holmes and Will Mayer from Castleford Tigers. Tom is an elusive quick half back and Will a mobile aggressive forward. Both have Super League experience and have a long bright future ahead. Darryl Powell is delighted with the connection with Batley as was proved last season with Greg Minikin and Frankie Mariano. BISSA would like to thank ALL…


BISSA assist with Smeaton

July 20, 2016

BISSA are proud to be a pivotal partner in the capture of Sam Smeaton from Halifax. A vastly experienced centre in the Championship, which will bolster the ranks as the Bulldogs hit the second part of the season. Source – http://www.batleybulldogs.co.uk/index.php/latest-news/1411-bulldogs-sign-smeaton


BISSA unveil new signings

October 5, 2015

BISSA along with club are delighted to announce confirmation of 3 NEW signings. They are; Dominic Brambani, Pat (Patch) Walker and James Davey. BISSA welcomes to the club what we feel will be 3 massive signings, and ones that will give us much needed craft, guile and experience, to move our great pack of forwards around the park, and give our backs the quality of ball to show their talents. A massive thanks…


BISSA help bring KEEGAN home

November 15, 2014

BISSA are delighted to have helped support the club with the signing of Prop Forward Keegan Hirst for the 2015 season. Fans favourite Hirst returns after a one year stint at Featherstone, where he caught the eye with several impressive performances, particularly in the latter part of last season. Keegan will add immense size and power to the already rather intimidating Batley front row, with the Dog’s faithful hopeful of…


Kear commends work by BISSA

June 27, 2012

John Kear has nothing but praise for the work of BISSA and it’s members/supporters; “The contribution made by BISSA has been marvellous, and I can’t speak highly enough of them, Paul Harrison, Kevin Nicholas and others around the club.  I know the resource limits at the club, but all my needs have been accommodated in bringing players here.  I’m still hoping to bring in players before the July 18 deadline…


Danny Maun Testimonial DVD

June 22, 2012

BISSA are proud to announce the release of a DVD for Danny Maun’s testimonial year. The DVD contains the recent game between the Batley All Stars and Batley Boys that Danny organised and footage from Danny’s career at Batley. The DVD will be officially launched and presented to Danny tonight at the BISSA dinner and will go on sale shortly after. The DVD will be sold for £5, with every…


Matty Wildie signs with assistance from BISSA

May 15, 2012

BISSA are pleased to announce their assistance in the loan signing of Wakefield Wildcats hooker Matty Wildie. A former Stanley Ranger, 21 year-old Wildie is in the middle of a two-year contract at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium and will join the Bulldogs on an initial one-month loan deal.  Although primarily known as a hooker, Wildie is also an accomplished half-back and will add further depth to JK’s squad.  


James Grehan signs with assistance from BISSA

May 2, 2012

BISSA are pleased to announce their assistance in the loan signing of Castleford Tigers utility man James Grehan. The 23 year-old centre/back-rower is currently in the middle of a one-year contract with our West Yorkshire neighbours after joining the Tigers from French outfit Limoux.  Grehan is Australian-born with English parents and has been on the junior books of major NRL outfits St George-Illawarra and Parramatta Eels and was heralded as…


BISSA instrumental in signing of Ben Fisher

December 11, 2011

BISSA have one again played a massive part in landing a new signing to the club. Sydney-born Fisher, 30, has agreed to join the ‘Dogs, linking up with Australian compatriot and friend, Ben Black, after Hull KR decided not to renew his contract at the end of the Super League season at Craven Park.  Formerly with the Sydney Roosters, North Sydney Bears and Halifax, Fisher is an outstanding acquisition for…