It happened at Widnes - 3,500 went on to become an SL loss making 6,000
It happened at leigh - 3,000 went on to become an SL loss making 4,800
It happened in cas - 5,000 went on to become an SL loss making 7,000
it happened at HKR - 3,500 went on to become an SL loss making 7,500
it happened at Workington 3.700 stagnated in SL and stayed at a loss making 3,700
It happened at Huddersfield 2,600 went on to be an SL loss making 7,800
it happened in Wakefield 2,500 went on to become an SL loss making 6.000
It happened at Salford 2,300 went on to become a loss making 5,800
It happened at Oldham 3,900 ended up at 3,600 in Superleague
It happened at Halifax 5,600 ended up at 2,900 in Superleague.
It would have happened at keighley, Dewsbury, Hunslet, and it is yet to happen at featherstone that none of them would have/will produce 10,000 self sustaining crowds.
What is it they say "statistics, statistics and the damn truth"
And yet 6 of those teams are still in SL at this moment. That's the damn truth.
I was watching a DVD last night of a packed Thrum Hall and also the Shay with Halifax playing sime great rugby and beating the best SL had to offer at the time. I know what subsequently happened obviously but the images were very positive. A return with decent management would be a positive in my book.