Relegation took Eloi Pelissier's house and job. Now he dreams of promotion

13 September 2018 09:20
Pelissier hit rock bottom when Leigh went down last year but London Broncos could be his ticket back to the Super LeagueBy Gavin Willacy for No Helmets RequiredThe best story in rugby league right now is not at the top of the Super League, but in the fabulously ferocious relegation battle at the bottom. With three rounds to go, the only suspense among the elite is whether St Helens will host Warrington or Castleford in the semi-finals. But in the Qualifiers, buttocks are being clenched.Eloi Pelissier has experienced the numbing terror of relegation and now he is enjoying the growing excitement of a possible promotion party. Last September the France hooker was stumbling around the Qualifiers with Leigh Centurions, who were put out of their increasing misery by his former club Catalans Dragons in the Million Pound Game. Days after the final hooter he was jobless and homeless. This year, all is bright and beautiful on London Broncos’ surprise return trip towards the Super League. Related: Champions Leeds close in on safety after extending Widnes’ losing run Related: As football tickets go digital, we lose more than pieces of paper Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian