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Joe Batley

Joe Batley opens up on cancer battle

IF Joe Batley makes his Gallagher Premiership debut this season, he will not only have achieved something most rugby-mad youngsters dream of doing – he will have done it after overcoming great adversity. The 22-year-old Bristol Bears forward was beginning to establish himself in Pat Lam’s side when, in March, […]

Joe Batley

ROAR Sport Podcast Episode 2: Joe Batley

Welcome to episode two of the ROAR Sport Podcast, with Bristol Bears forward Joe Batley. In this special 20-minute podcast, we discuss the 22-year-old’s battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which required three months of chemotherapy, and how he is looking forward to establishing himself in the Bristol team now he is […]

Darren Way

ROAR Sport Podcast Episode 1: Darren Way

Welcome to episode one of the ROAR Sport Podcast, the first in what will be a regular series of podcasts with the leading figures in West Country sport. For episode one, we visited Yeovil Town this week to talk to manager Darren Way about his preparations for the new Sky […]


A warm welcome to ROAR

WELCOME to ROAR: a new sports channel for the West Country. At ROAR, sport is our passion and there is nothing we love more than quality sports content. When we decided to launch ROAR, the brief we set ourselves was to produce the kind of content we would want to […]