Hull Kingston Rovers are expecting a sell-out crowd for their Super League opener against Leeds Rhinos on Sunday.
The Robins have already sold more than their all-time stadium record – 10,250 against Hull in 2001. Indeed, at the time of writing this, over 10,300 tickets have been snapped up. And with three full days left until kick-off, and the prospect of spectators walking in off the street, it is almost certain to sell out.
Hull KR CEO Mike Smith said: “All the indications are that we will be putting up the ‘sold out’ signs on Sunday and that would be a wonderful achievement.
“The board of directors have demonstrated their ambition during the winter with significant investment being made both on and off the pitch and it’s important that our supporters match that commitment by backing the club and the team.
“The board have always been prepared to back the club and seeing the stadium full on Sunday would show them that all the financial support and hard work is worth it. If there are supporters out there who are still not sure whether to come down to the game my message would be to buy a ticket, support the team and enjoy a great day out.”