Player to face homophobic abuse charge after incident in Leigh game

Lee Paterson of Batley
Lee Paterson of Batley

BATLEY Bulldogs player Lee Paterson has been charged with using homophobic abuse to another player in the 72nd minute of last Sunday’s game against Leigh Centurions.

Paterson was dismissed by the referee and will face a Grade E charge when he appears before an independent disciplinary tribunal next Tuesday (August 5).