Super League Round 22 attendances as three games surpass 10k; Leeds enjoy highest crowd 

Josh McAllister
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Leeds Rhinos celebrate against Warrington Wolves at Headingley Stadium. Picture by PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo.

Leeds Rhinos enjoyed the highest crowd in Super League Round 22, while two more fixtures surpassed the 10,000 mark. 

A total of 56,528 supporters attended a game over the weekend, an average of 9,421 across the six matches played.

Leeds Rhinos enjoyed the highest attendance with a crowd of 15,166 on Sunday at Headingley Stadium as Rohan Smith’s side took one step closer to the play-offs with a 24-22 win over Warrington Wolves.

The result ended Leeds’ three-game losing streak, while the Wire have now lost their last seven games in all competitions.

Leeds are now just two points behind Salford and Warrington in play-off spots, with Hull KR also in-between.

Elsewhere in Super League

Wigan Warriors recorded a crowd of 12,107 for Friday’s DW Stadium clash against Hull FC. Half-back Harry Smith secured a late victory with a golden point drop goal in the 88th minute in front of the home fans, with tries from Liam Marshall, Toby King and Jake Wardle for the hosts in regular time.

St Helens continued their fine form with a 28-6 triumph over Hull KR, extending their winning run to four in Super League and cementing their third place spot. 11,258 attending the clash against the Challenge Cup finalists.

8,602 attended Leigh’s homecoming a week after claiming their first Challenge Cup since 1971 with a 17-16 Wembley win over Hull KR.

However, Catalans Dragons spoiled the party at the Leigh Sports Village with an impressive 30-14 win to extend their lead at the top of the Super League table with 34 points.

A sell-out crowd of 4,710 attended Belle Vue for Friday’s televised relegation battle between Wakefield and Castleford. Danny Ward enjoyed the vital victory in his first game in charge of the Tigers with a 28-12 result, leaving Trinity at the bottom of the table behind by two points.

Meanwhile, 4,685 attended the John Smith’s Stadium as Salford Red Devils ended their seven-game losing streak and damaged Huddersfield’s chances of a play-off spot with a 32-8 scoreline.

Super League Round 22 attendances

Huddersfield 32-8 Salford: 4,685

St Helens 28-6 Hull KR – 11,258

Wakefield 12-28 Castleford – 4,710 (sell out)

Wigan 13-12 Hull – 12,107

Leigh 30-14 Catalans – 8,602

Leeds 24-22 Warrington – 15,166

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