Rugby league’s War of the Roses restarts over Elstone’s appointment

Super League chief executive Robert Elstone
In a week when one of the world's global sporting events kicks off, it has all kicked off in rugby league's oldest rivalry - between the boardrooms of Lancashire and Yorkshire's elite clubs. The official unveiling of former Everton FC chief executive Robert Elstone as the new Super League chief executive should have been a positive moment for the sport, which its fans generally consider to exist in spite of rather than because of its administrators. Elstone, a Castleford Tigers fan who captained his University of Hull team to su... For the full story register now for free or login below...