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…



October 29, 2016

The BISSA 2016 AGM will be held in the Ron Earnshaw Lounge on Monday 14th November at 7.30pm. Any BISSA member who wishes an item to be put on the agenda must notify me in writing at the above address before 12noon on Monday 7th November. The agenda will be posted in the Ron Earnshaw Lounge at the club one week prior to the meeting. All BISSA members are invited…


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


Changes to the BISSA Committee

November 25, 2015

After the BISSA AGM on Monday evening, approved by attendees, the following committee was elected. Chair John Earnshaw Secretary Nick Sowerby Treasurer Kieran Smiley Committee Member    . Colin Bottomley Committee Member Janet Virr Committee Member Thomas Earnshaw Committee Member Rob Le-Huray Committee Member Sarah McGen Committee Member Adrian Wales Committee Member Emma Ramskill BISSA would like to place on record their thanks to Fred Moland and Richard Goldthorpe for…



October 11, 2015

The BISSA AGM will be held in the Ron Earnshaw Lounge on Monday 23rd November at 7.30pm. All members are invited to attend the meeting, further details will be found in a letter to all members.


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…



November 4, 2014

The AGM will be held in the Ron Earnshaw Lounge on Thursday 13th November 2014 at 7.30pm. The agenda will be posted in the Ron Earnshaw lounge one week prior to the meeting. All BISSA members are invited to attend the meeting where independent audited documentation will be available.


A thank you from BISSA

September 9, 2014

After an unforgettable day on Sunday where the whole club pulled together to exemplify what the Batley Bulldogs are all about, the BISSA Committee wanted to take this opportunity to thank both its loyal members, and anyone else involved in our club who have helped and supported us during the 2014 season. It’s been a challenging season in many ways, but the support of all involved has been crucial in…