Super League’s average attendances continued to fall in 2018 with the average across the league down to 8,547.
Despite their struggles on the pitch and major reconstruction at Headingley Stadium, Leeds Rhinos recorded the highest average of the campaign with 12,807.
Hull FC, another team who had their on-field problems last season, were second on the list posting 12,174 with Champions Wigan third showing an average of 11,708.
League Leaders’ St Helens averaged 11,478 and along with Hull FC were the only two clubs to improve on their average attendance from 2017.
Wigan, Castleford and Salford posted significant losses in their average attendances with the Red Devils gate coming in at a lowly 2,748, some 2,000 down on the previous season.
Last season’s average attendances (2017 average in brackets):
Leeds Rhinos 12,807 (14,950)
Hull FC 12,174 (11,718)
Wigan Warriors 11,708 (13,983)
St Helens 11,478 (10,749)
Warrington Wolves 10,088 (10,478)
Catalans Dragons 8,353 (8,777)
Hull KR 7,964 (NA)
Castleford Tigers 7,898 (9,525)
Huddersfield Giants 5,745 (5,826)
Wakefield Trinity 5,244 (5,289)
Salford Red Devils 2,748 (4,703)