In numbers: Super League round four attendances

Josh McAllister
Super League

Super League round four saw an average crowd of 7,138 across the six fixtures.

A total of 42,831 spectators attended a fixture in the top division in the fourth round of Super League action.

The average crowd reduced by 1,761 compared to round three.

A total of 205,464 fans have attended a game so far this season.

Highest attendance

Castleford’s home clash with Hull saw the highest attendance in round four. 10,072 attended the Mend-A-Hose Jungle to witness Lee Radford’s first win in charge of the Tigers.

There’s promising figures at Castleford, with 20,572 fans attending their two home ties so far this season.

The second highest attendance came at the Halliwell Jones Stadium as Catalans withheld a late comeback threat to defeat Warrington.

9,295 attended the clash, who were entertained by Whizzy Rascal and a dragon away from the field.

Whizzy took social media by storm when she drove on to deliver the match ball for the Warrington’s opening game of the season.

This time the ball was delivered by a 10ft dragon, brought in by the innovative Super League club to help entertain over 1,000 kids who got in for a quid for the game at home to Catalans as part of the club’s ticketing initiative.

Thursday’s night game at Wakefield saw 5,040 attend as Leeds picked up their first victory of the season.

Casualty Ward: Dan Sarginson out long-term & Wakefield without Miller

Toulouse attract more than 5,000

5,466 saw Toulouse come heartbreakingly close to their first victory of the season. A drop-goal from Harry Smith saw Wigan claim the win in the final minute for a 28-29 score.

7,256 attended Craven Park for the visit of St Helens. Tommy Makinson scored a hat-trick as the champions continued their unbeaten Super League title defence with a 42-8 victory away to Hull KR.

Finally, 5,702 attended the John Smith’s Stadium to see Ian Watson pick up the victory over his former side, Salford. Huddersfield claimed an impressive 34-2 win over Paul Rowley’s men.

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