Wakefield Trinity Triumphs Over Toulouse Olympique in Championship Clash

Wakefield Trinity Triumph Over Toulouse Olympique, Topping the Championship Table

Yesterday, Wakefield Trinity welcomed Toulouse Olympique in the Championship, with the ambitious Trinity team entering the game as favorites. Wakefield delivered an impressive 28-12 victory, propelling them to the top of the table and strengthening their hopes of returning to the Super League. In contrast, Toulouse Olympique have struggled to maintain pace this season, managing only one win from their opening five games.

Wakefield’s Historic Attendance

Ahead of the match, Wakefield announced a remarkable achievement, having sold over 7,000 tickets. This surpassed the highest attendance figure recorded in the 2023 Championship season and marked only the fourth time Wakefield have sold more than 7,000 tickets in the last 10 years.

Championship Attendance Figures

Delving into the historical context, we examine the highest Championship attendances since 2018, excluding the 2020 season due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. The 2023 season saw a crowd of 4,879 at the Bradford Bulls vs. Keighley Cougars fixture, while the previous year’s highest regular-season attendance was 4,793 for the Keighley Cougars’ visit to Bradford.

In the 2022 season, the Leigh Sports Village hosted the largest crowd, with 7,233 spectators witnessing Leigh Centurions’ 44-22 victory over Batley Bulldogs in the play-off final. The Leigh side featured several players who have since established themselves as Super League regulars.

“The 2021 season saw Toulouse Olympique secure promotion to the Super League for the 2022 season in front of a packed crowd of 9,235 at the Stade Ernest Wallon, where they defeated Featherstone Rovers 34-12 in the Championship Grand Final.”

The 2019 season saw the highest attendance at a Toronto Wolfpack game, with 9,562 fans witnessing their 52-10 win over Swinton Lions. The following year, Featherstone Rovers secured a 30-12 victory over the Wolfpack, ending their 18-match winning run in the Championship.

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