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drelly

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In Topic: York - The Games Sleeping Giant?

06 August 2014 - 03:47 PM

the following attendance figures from the fifties at York RL are :-

 

from 1949 to 1957 the average crowd never dropped below  5,000

 

1950/1          5900         average attendance figures

    "  3/4         5,800                    "

 

    "  5/6         6,400                     "

    "   6/7        6,200                     "

    "    7/8       5,900                     "

 

 

highlights         56/57   v. Leeds  13,220  ,  v Barrow   8,300

       "               54/55    v Halifax     9,400

       "               53/54    v Doncaster  10,444,  v Italy  4,047

      "                49/50     v Wigan 9,500

       "               57/58     v  Hull   10,100,  v Leeds  12,500, v Bradford N  9,100

 

During this period York never reached any finals or even semi-finals