Super League Attendances: Hull FC’s clash with Leeds Rhinos impresses as Wigan Warriors and St Helens travel in huge numbers

Well, another round of Super League is done and dusted and what a weekend it was!

Starting on Friday night, Castleford Tigers were in an incredible defensive mood as they whipped top two hopefuls Huddersfield Giants in a 26-18 victory.

Fast forward to Saturday afternoon where Leeds Rhinos inflicted a quite brilliant 62-16 hammering of Hull FC on the Black and Whites’ own soil before Catalans Dragons sneaked past St Helens in one of the games of the Super League season live on Sky Sports.

Toulouse Olympique and Hull KR finished things off on Saturday night with the French club registering a superb 28-6 win over the East Yorkshire side.

Moving on to Sunday and Salford Red Devils managed a stunning comeback win over Warrington Wolves whose woes under Daryl Powell continue, whilst Wakefield Trinity were put to the sword in a fine performance from the Wigan Warriors who cut the gap to St Helens at the top of the Super League table to just two points.

But, how many fans turned out to watch their teams play this weekend?

Castleford Tigers vs Huddersfield Giants
5,672 at the Jungle

Hull FC vs Leeds Rhinos
10,360 at the MKM Stadium

Catalans Dragons vs St Helens
10,260 at the Stade Gilbert Brutus – with a huge St Helens away contingent

Toulouse Olympique vs Hull KR
3,441 at the Stade Ernest Wallon

Wakefield Trinity vs Wigan Warriors
7,046 at Belle Vue – with a huge Wigan away contingent

Warrington Wolves vs Salford Red Devils
8,559 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium

It will be interesting to see how the next round of fixtures at the Magic Weekend pan out in terms of attendances as the entirety of Super League flocks to the home of Newcastle United – St James’ Park – with bumper crowds expected.

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