Six-try Dewsbury Rams defeat Batley Bulldogs in Boxing Day derby

Dewsbury Rams produced a superb effort at Tetley’s Stadium to win 28-6 in the annual Boxing Day challenge game against Batley Bulldogs.

The Rams led 20-0 at the break and watched by a bumper holiday crowd they went on to secure victory.

Tries came from Andy Smith, Rob Spicer, George Flanagan, Billy Harris and Ayden Faal who capped a fine display with a brace of tries. Pat Walker added two goals.

The Bulldogs replied late on with a Kris Lythe try goaled by Lewis Palfrey but the Rams recorded a deserved success.

See this week’s edition for a match report, pictures and reaction to the game.