July 29, 2021

Elstone to step down as Super League executive chairman

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Robert Elstone will stand down from his role as Super League executive chairman; no timeframe has been offered for when a successor might be appointed; the league will now discuss their next steps with the Super League board

Last Updated: 09/02/21 3:36pm

Super League's Robert Elstone has confirmed his intention to leave his post Super League's Robert Elstone has confirmed his intention to leave his post

Super League’s Robert Elstone has confirmed his intention to leave his post

Super League executive chairman Robert Elstone has notified the league of his intention to leave his position.

Elstone, the former Everton chief executive who had been in the role since June 2018, survived a vote of no confidence only last November.

In a short statement, the league said: “Super League can confirm that it has received notice of Executive Chairman, Robert Elstone’s, intention to leave his position.

“The matter will be discussed by the Super League Board and no further comment will be made at this time.”

The news comes during what has been a challenging time for the league and its member clubs amid the current coronavirus pandemic.

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