Castleford top Super League social media table

Castleford have come out on top of Super League in the annual Sport Social Media Index.

The index is an annual league table of all 148 British professional football, rugby and cricket teams, ranked according to the best use of social media by their official club channels.

Overall, Castleford ranked 6th in the index, making them the highest ranked non-football club.

The report stated: “Judges praised the use of community generated content (particularly through Twitter) and the club’s significant audience growth over the course of the year.

“The panel also noted the wide variety of engaging content across the club’s channels, including live Twitter Q&As with players and caption contests.

“Castleford were praised by judges for the use of bespoke digital assets, tailored for a multitude of different social channels.”

Last year’s highest ranked rugby league team, Leeds, dropped to 3rd, with Wakefield claiming second spot in Super League.

Warrington slipped to the bottom of the rankings with a score of 47.43%.

1 – Castleford – 67.50
2 – Wakefield – 65.79
3 – Leeds – 59.57
4 – St Helens – 59.11
5 – Bradford – 58.36
6 – Salford – 57.75
7 – Hull KR – 57.11
8 – Wigan – 56.79
9 – Catalan – 55.82
10 – London – 55.79
11 – Widnes – 55.64
12 – Hull – 48.75
13 – Huddersfield – 48.75
14 – Warrington – 47.43

 

To view the full results, go to http://www.sport.socialmediaindex.co.uk/

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