London Broncos’ Eddie Battye goes from buffalo farmer to Super League

09 February 2019 12:40
The prop has gone from buffalo farmer in Yorkshire to cult hero in London as his promoted club strive to stay among the eliteEddie Battye is used to busy weeks but none may have been quite like the one just gone. Last Sunday the 27-year-old made his Super League debut after years outside the top flight and he did so in style, scoring twice and making a huge impression as London Broncos marked their return with victory against Wakefield.The gif of Battye celebrating his tries on the Broncos’ social media account, showing the forward devouring a sandwich in one bite, quickly garnered multiple hits online, and in the buildup to Sunday’s trip to Salford, the prop has been inundated with media requests to promote himself and his club. Related: Wigan take advantage of another miserable Leeds performance Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian