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... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...