Super League Round 24 attendances: More Saturday successes, Wigan post highest crowd

Josh McAllister
Super League Round 24, Warrington Wolves

Daryl Clark celebrates his try against former club Castleford with Warrington team-mates. Photo by Gareth Evans/News Images.

Wigan Warriors enjoyed the highest attendance during Super League Round 24 while Saturday games continue to be a hit with crowds.

12,905 attended the DW Stadium on Friday as Matt Peet’s side claimed a 26-8 over Salford Red Devils, which lifted the Warriors to the top of the table over Catalans Dragons.

Liam Farrell, Abbas Miski, Jake Wardle, Jai Field and Toby King scoring in the game – but it was the Australian full-back’s 85 metre solo score that was the pick of the bunch live on the Sky Sports cameras.

Wigan are yet to see a home crowd number drop below 10,000 so far in the 2023 Super League campaign.

The only other attendance to surpass 10,000 came on Saturday as 11,064 attended the MKM Stadium between the Black & Whites and Leeds Rhinos.

Rohan Smith’s side kept their slim play-off hopes alive with a 28-12 away win, with forward Sam Lisone enjoying a hat-trick – his first tries for the club.

Every Saturday home fixture for Hull has seen crowds of more than 10,000. Their lowest came back in March with 10,952 against Leigh, and their highest during Round 17 against Catalans with 13,480.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Warrington’s televised clash saw a crowd of 9,103 against Castleford with a 66-12 scoreline for the hosts.

Leigh announced a crowd of 6,064 during their resumed clash with Huddersfield Giants. Friday’s fixture was abandoned early into the first half – with the sides forced to continue the match on Sunday from the moment it was interrupted.

Huddersfield boss Ian Watson felt the decision was unfair and wanted a full replay, but had no complaints about the score as his side fell to a 34-16 defeat.

Finally, 4,544 attended Belle Vue as St Helens claimed a 32-16 victory over struggling Wakefield. Mark Applegarth’s side have just three games remaining to save their Super League status.

Super League Round 24 attendances

Wigan 26-8 Salford: 12,905

Hull KR 26-18 Catalans: Tba

Hull 12-28 Leeds: 11,064

Warrington 66-12 Castleford: 9,103

Leigh 34-16 Huddersfield: 6,064

Wakefield 16-32 St Helens: 4,544

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