Super League Round 17 attendances: Three games post more than 10,000 as Hull record highest

Josh McAllister
Super League Round 17: Darnell McIntosh celebrates his try against Catalans.

Darnell McIntosh celebrates his try against Catalans in Super League Round 17. Photo by James Heaton/News Images.

Three games posted attendances of more than 10,000 during Super League Round 17 as Hull’s Saturday home game with Catalans recorded the highest. 

A total of 57,279 supporters attended a game, an average of 9,546 across the six fixtures.

13,480 attended the MKM Stadium as Steve McNamara’s Dragons secured a 28-18 victory to go four points clear at the top of the Super League table.

Actor and star of the Harry Potter franchise Matthew Lewis was a guest inside the ground as the attendance saw Hull record their second-highest home crowd against the Catalans.

Wigan and St Helens record crowds of more than 10,000

Wigan recorded the second-highest attendance of the round with 13,464 inside the DW Stadium as Matt Peet’s side claimed a 22-6 win over Huddersfield Giants.

The hosts celebrated Blue Light Workers during the round, while Abbas Miski scored twice before signing an extended contract with the Warriors for the 2024 season the following day. Jai Field and Liam Marshall also scoring on the night.

St Helens saw a crowd of 11,488 at the Totally Wicked Stadium as they defeated Castleford 22-0 thanks to tries from Sione Mata’utia, Jack Welsby, Jon Bennison and Mark Percival. 

Thursday night’s televised game at the Halliwell Jones Stadium saw Leeds claim back-to-back wins with a 22-6 triumph over Warrington in front of a crowd of 8,981.

Daryl Powell’s Wolves have now lost five in their last six in all competitions and have dropped to fourth on the table by points difference, holding the same win record of 11 alongside Wigan and Leigh.

Adrian Lam’s Leopards jumped to second following their 34-4 televised win over Hull KR with a crowd of 6,012 at the Leigh Sports Village.

Finally, 3,854 saw Wakefield claim their second win of the season with a 32-6 score over Salford Red Devils. There are now just four points between Mark Applegarth’s side and Andy Last’s Castleford.

Super League Round 17 attendances

Warrington 6-22 Leeds: 8,981

Wigan 22-6 Huddersfield 13,464

Wakefield 32-6 Salford: 3,854

St Helens 22-0 Castleford: 11,488

Leigh 34-4 Hull KR: 6,012

Hull FC 18-28 Catalans: 13,480

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