Leigh Leopards Invade Perpignan: Ticket Sales Halted for Away Fans

Rugby League Powerhouse Leigh Leopards Set to Invade Perpignan as Ticket Sales Halted for Away Fans

Leigh, United Kingdom – The Leigh Leopards are gearing up for a monumental away trip to face the Catalans Dragons in Perpignan, France, this weekend, with their loyal fan base set to make the journey in record numbers.

In a move that reflects the immense draw of this fixture, the French club has been forced to halt ticket sales to Leigh supporters, as the Leopards faithful are expected to descend upon the Stade Gilbert Brutus in their thousands. According to journalist Steve Brady, a staggering 1,500 Leigh fans are set to make the trip, a figure that has struck fear into the hearts of the Catalans organization.

“We are closing the ticket office to supporters of the Leigh club. The club has no choice. If we continue, we will be invaded and we don’t want to have the feeling of playing away,” – Christophe Levy, the commercial director of the Catalans Dragons.

With the Leigh Leopards fresh off a dominant 30-2 victory over the Catalans in Round Nine, the French side will be keen to bounce back and solidify their playoff position. However, the sheer number of traveling Leopards fans is expected to create a raucous atmosphere and could prove a significant factor in the outcome of the match.

“It’s an important match, we especially need the supporters to support our Dracs,” – Christophe Levy.

The away fixture in Perpignan is a bucket-list item for many Super League fans, and Leigh’s supporters have answered the call in emphatic fashion. With a full capacity of 11,000 expected at the Stade Gilbert Brutus, this highly anticipated clash is poised to be a thrilling spectacle for rugby league enthusiasts.

As Leigh Leopards owner Derek Beaumont recently noted, the club’s poor start to the season has placed them in a position where they need to win the majority of their remaining fixtures to secure a spot in the top six. With the unwavering support of their traveling faithful, Adrian Lam and his squad will be eager to capitalize on this opportunity and continue their push for the playoffs.

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