Challenge Cup Attendances: Two attendances stand out but fail to meet Super League standards

The Challenge Cup quarter-finals have been and gone.

On Saturday, Hull KR and Salford Red Devils got things started on Viaplay.

The Robins defied the odds coming over injuries to defeat the Red Devils comfortably to progress to the semi-finals for the second time in a row.

Following this a red card for Josh Griffin saw the Black and Whites Challenge Cup hopes unravel as they went from being level with Super League and World Champions St Helens at halftime to losing 32-18.

Then on Sunday, 12 men Wigan Warriors and Leigh Leopards defeated Warrington Wolves and York RLFC respectively.

Wigan will now face Hull KR in the semi-finals and Leigh take on St Helens.

How did the games fare on the attendance front?

Over in Hull, Hull KR had a great crowd with Salford selling out their allocation. However, Hull KR continue to not disclose their attendances.

As for Hull FC, over a thousand St Helens fans made the trip and contributed to a crowd of over 8,000.

Meanwhile, 9,000 fans were in attendance for Wigan’s clash against Warrington.

Hull KR vs Salford Red Devils
Attendance: Undisclosed

Hull FC vs St Helens
Attendance: 8,127

Wigan Warriors vs Warrington Wolves
Attendance: 9,302

York vs Leigh Leopards
Attendance: Unconfirmed