Super League Round 11 attendances with Leeds leading the way 

Josh McAllister
Leeds Rhinos, Headingley Stadium, Super League Round 11 attendances. SWpix

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Leeds Rhinos recorded the highest attendance of Super League round 11, with an average of 9,930 across five games – excluding Hull KR.

The Robins are not releasing their weekly figures in 2023.

Friday night’s clash at Headingley Stadium saw a crowd of 13,007 as Paul Rowley’s Salford put on an impressive display for a 22-12 win over Rohan Smith’s side.

England international Marcy Sneyd kicked 10 of those points from the boot, with Rhys Williams, Sam Stone and Ellis Longstaff scoring for the Red Devils.

It saw Salford claim their seventh win of the season to cement their spot in the play-offs in fifth position, and on joint-points with Catalans.

Leeds hold an average home attendance of 13,510 so far this season, having played six games at Headingley Stadium.

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Catalans Dragons received much attention over the weekend after a bull got loose and caused chaos on the pitch, leaving players and trainers running for safety in extraordinary viewing.

As the French outfit prepared for their televised Super League match with St Helens live on Sky Sports, several bulls were paraded in front of the crowd at Stade Gilbert Brutus.

Eventually, the loose bull was brought back in to control of the handlers, and the club has since received plenty of attention around the globe, as well as more than 2million views on Sky Sports’ rugby league Twitter channel.

Despite finding themselves 12-0 after the pre-match drama, Steve McNamara’s side fought back for a 24-12 victory in Perpignan with a crowd of 10,763 – the club’s second best of the season behind 10,786 (v Warrington).

The Dragons hold an average attendance of 8,831, slightly better than their overall average of 2022 at 8,068. 

Warrington survived a potential home upset to defeat Wakefield 32-18 in front of a crowd of 10,209 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

The side promoted ‘Kids for a Quid’ ahead of the fixture, even involving TikTok’s Wakey Wines in the lead up as promotion. 

On Thursday, 10,251 attended the MKM Stadium as Tony Smith’s side claimed their fourth win of the season with a 14-10 score over Matt Peet’s Wigan.

Jake Trueman made his debut for the hosts, his first game since suffering an ACL injury last July with Castleford.

Finally, Leigh Leopards recorded a crowd of 5,423 as Adrian Lam’s side defeated Castleford 30-6 on Friday night at the Leigh Sports Village.

It marked the lowest recorded crowd of the weekend, as well as Leigh’s lowest of the season so far in Super League. 

Super League Round 11 attendances

Hull 14-10 Wigan: 10,251

Catalans 24-12 St Helens: 10,763

Leeds 12-22 Salford: 13,007

Leigh 30-6 Castleford: 5,423

Warrington 32-18 Wakefield: 10,209

Hull KR 28-0 Huddersfield: N/A

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