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April 16, 2017

Australia, National Rugby League: NRL attendance chart for 2016 regular season (with 2016 finishes listed)/+ the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (1st title) – the 2016 NRL Premiers (champions).

Filed under: Australia,Rugby,Rugby>Australia — admin @ 7:51 pm

Links…
-Official site… nrl.com.
-2017 season (teams, etc)… 2017 NRL season (en.wikipedia.org).
-Australia’s leading sports opinion site’s rugby league page… theroar.com.au/rugby-league.
-The bums on seats truth about the NRL draw (by Jason Hoskins on Oct. 27 2016 at theroar.com).

-My map-&-post of NRL (May 2015), featuring location-maps of NRL teams, plus an article: History of First Division Rugby League in Australia (1908 to 2014) [including the Super League war of the late 1990s],
Australia (and New Zealand): National Rugby League (NRL) – 2015 location-map(s) with attendance-&-titles-chart.

By Bill Turianski on 16 April 2017; twitter.com/billsportsmaps.

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Chart by billsportsmaps.com/attendance figures from afltables.com/[2016 NRL attendance].




    Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks: 2016 NRL Premiers (champions)…

The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks were established as an NRL expansion-team in 1967. In the Sharks’ 50th season, in 2016, they won their first NRL premiership (title). Cronulla-Sutherland’s 50-season title-drought was the longest ever, in Australian rugby league history (since 1908/ List of Premierships, here). Below is Cronulla, in Sutherland Shire, which is a local government area in the southern part of Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Further below is action from the 2016 NRL Grand Final (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 14, Melbourne Storm 12)…
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Photo and Image credits above -
Aerial shot of Cronulla by 1908cronulla.com.au. Endeavour Field, photo unattributed at forum.insidesport.com.au. Endeavor Field at night, photo unattributed at austadiums.com. Sydney neighborhoods, map from mapaplan.com via mapsontheweb.zoom-maps.com/areas-of-sydney.

Cronulla & Melbourne kit illustrations, from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_NRL_Grand_Final. Screenshot of Cronulla fans at Grand Final, image from video uploaded by Rugby League/Union at youtube.com. Ben Barba, photo from smh.com.au/photogallery/sport/action-from-2016-grand-final-melbourne-storm-versus-cronullasutherland-sharks. Screenshot of Jesse Bromwich scoring a try, image from video uploaded by Rugby League/Union at youtube.com. Will Chambers scoring try to give Melbourne the lead, photo unattributed at skysports.com. Andrew Fifita, breaking tackles, photo by Photosport via radionz.co.nz/news/sport/cronulla-sharks-win-nrl-grand-final. Andrew Fifita about to score the match-winning try, photo unattributed at dailytelegraph.au/sport. Andrew Fifita scoring the match-winning try, photo by John Veage via theleader.com.au. Cronulla’s trophy-celebration at Endeavour Field the following day, with captain Paul Gallen and Man-of-the-Match-winner Luke Lewis holding the trophy aloft, while Sharks fans cheer behind them, photo by Greg Porteus at couriermail.com.au/sport.

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Thanks to the contributors at National Rugby League (en.wikipedia.org).
A Big Thanks to afltables.com/[2016 NRL attendance], for the pretty-hard-to-find NRL attendance figures.

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