For Your Info: What we know on Super 8s and more after seismic Robert Elstone unveiling

Tuesday was a hugely dramatic day for British rugby league. What initially promised to be a routine unveiling of Robert Elstone as the chief executive of Super League led to dramatic revelations about the Super 8s reportedly being scrapped, and many more intricate details concerning a period in which Super League supremos have opted to keep their silence until now.…

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Sunday Rugby League results

BETFRED CHAMPIONSHIP Barrow Raiders 20 Rochdale Hornets 6 Dewsbury Rams 18 Featherstone Rovers 42 Leigh Centurions 36 Halifax 30 Sheffield Eagles 18 Swinton Lions 29 BETFRED LEAGUE 1 Coventry Bears 0 Oldham 60 Doncaster 29 Keighley Cougars 20 Newcastle Thunder 30 Whitehaven 22 York City Knights 40 Workington Town 8 NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP Cronulla Sharks 24 Wests Tigers 16 Melbourne…

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Saturday’s Rugby League Results

BETFRED SUPER LEAGUE Catalans Dragons 32 Widnes Vikings 12 BETFRED CHAMPIONSHIP Toulouse Olympique 42 Batley Bulldogs 26 Toronto Wolfpack 32 London Broncos 12 BETFRED LEAGUE 1 Bradford Bulls 50 North Wales Crusaders 12 London Skolars 30 Hunslet 37 West Wales Raiders 12 Hemel Stags 48 NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 14 New Zealand Warriors 34 Newcastle Knights 16…

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Giants earn vital victory at Headingley

Huddersfield Giants consolidated their position in the top eight with a vital 18-25 victory against Leeds Rhinos at Headingley tonight. Leeds welcomed back Liam Sutcliffe after injury, but Carl Ablett (calf) and Jimmy Keinhorst (hamstring) were both sidelined after picking up injuries in the Challenge Cup win over Leigh. The Giants were without Jake Mamo (knee), while Danny Brough was starting…

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Super League finally confirms appointment of Robert Elstone as chief executive

Almost a week on from him officially beginning his new job, Super League (Europe) have confirmed the appointment of Robert Elstone as the competition’s new Chief Executive. As widely anticipated, Elstone joins Super League from Premier League club Everton, where he held a position of seniority on their board for many years. His appointment is Super League’s first major step…

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New deal for Patton at Warrington

Warrington Wolves halfback Declan Patton has agreed a two-year contract extension until November 2020. Patton, 23, progressed through the Wolves’ Scholarship and Academy system, making his first-team debut in 2015. He has made 54 appearances to date and has kicked 80 goals and crossed for eleven tries, including one in the last minute of Saturday’s Challenge Cup win over Wigan.…

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Leigh duo handed lengthy bans at disciplinary hearings on Tuesday

Leigh will be without duo Peter Mata’utia and Matty Dawson-Jones for the next month after both were handed lengthy suspensions by the RFL’s disciplinary panel. Mata’utia was issued a straight red card during the early stages of their Challenge Cup exit to Leeds last Friday, following a dangerous tackle on Rhinos hooker Matt Parcell. And, after pleading guilty to a…

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