Super League XIV - Notable Moments

Notable Moments

  • Friday 6 February - The season kicks off at Headingley, with the defending champions Leeds Rhinos taking on Super League newcomers Crusaders. Leeds eventually win the game 28-6.
  • Sunday 15 February - The first draw of the season is played out at the Grattan Stadium, as Bradford Bulls and Hull KR draw 13-13.
  • Friday 27 February - The first game in the season to be decided by a single point is won by Hull KR, who beat St Helens 19 – 20 away from home.
  • Saturday 7 March - St Helens win 4-0 at Crusaders in the lowest scoring match in Super League history.
  • Friday 20 March - Hull FC and Leeds both lose, breaking the two remaining 100% records in the league.
  • Sunday 22 March - Wakefield's match away at Celtic is postponed due to the death of Leon Walker in the corresponding reserves fixture earlier in the day.
  • Sunday 19 April - St Helens become the first team to score 60 points or more in a single game, against Castleford.
  • Friday 24-Sunday 26 April - The top four teams in the league before this round; St Helens, Leeds, Huddersfield and Wakefield, all lose their fixtures.
  • Sunday 26 April - Chris Hicks scores a hat-trick for the second successive weekend, this time against Huddersfield.
  • Saturday 2-Sunday 3 May - The Magic Weekend fixtures, held over the May Day bank holiday weekend at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh attract an aggregate attendance of approximately 60,000 attendees over the two days. Over 6,000 of these were estimated to be Scottish.
  • Sunday 17 May - Celtic beat Bradford to win their first ever Super League match, ending an 11-match losing sequence.
  • Saturday 23 May - Celtic host Catalans in the first ever Super League match not to feature an English side.
  • Saturday 20 June - Catalans Dragons host the first Super League game to take place in Spain, at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, the venue for the 1992 Summer Olympics.
  • Friday 3 July - David Howell of Harlequins RL becomes the first player of the season to be sent off, in Quins' match against Wigan at the JJB.
  • Saturday 4 July - Keith Senior, who holds the record for most Super League appearances, plays and scores in his 500th professional match.

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