Super League Rugby League Attendance Surges in Round Fourteen

Super League Round Fourteen saw a surge in attendance figures across the league, with several standout performances from the fans. From a sellout at Craven Park to impressive crowds in Perpignan and Warrington, the growing popularity of rugby league is undeniable.

Rugby League Attendance Soars in Super League Round Fourteen

Returning from the Challenge Cup, Super League Round Fourteen witnessed a surge in attendance figures across the league, with several standout performances from the fans.

Friday night saw both the Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves in action, with the defending champions Wigan narrowly edging out Castleford Tigers 10-8. Meanwhile, Salford Red Devils secured a 25-14 victory over Warrington, thanks to an impressive performance from Marc Sneyd.

In the other Friday fixture, Hull KR‘s Ryan Hall cemented his status as the all-time leading try-scorer in Super League, crossing the line twice to help his side defeat Huddersfield Giants 32-6. The game saw a home sellout at Craven Park, the tenth consecutive such occasion for the Robins.

Saturday’s Action

Saturday’s action saw Hull FC snap their losing streak with an 18-10 win over Leeds Rhinos, with 12,166 fans in attendance at the MKM Stadium to witness the victory. Elsewhere, the Leigh Leopards continued their impressive run, upsetting the odds to beat Catalans Dragons 10-2 in Perpignan.

Concluding the Round

The round concluded with a dominant 52-6 win for St Helens over the London Broncos. The match drew a crowd of 5,238 at The Stoop, the Broncos’ highest home attendance since 2010, boosted by a substantial traveling support from the reigning champions.

In addition to the confirmed attendance figures, the Leigh Leopards are reported to have taken a record number of fans to Perpignan, with an expected crowd of over 10,000 at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. Meanwhile, the Hull KR home sellout and the impressive 9,257 fans at the Halliwell Jones Stadium for the Warrington-Salford clash underline the growing popularity of rugby league across the country.

“Overall, Round Fourteen of the Super League witnessed a resounding success in terms of crowd numbers, with the league’s clubs continuing to engage their dedicated fan bases and attract new supporters to the sport.”

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