The Qualifiers

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The Qualifiers
Current season or competition:
2018 Rugby League Qualifiers
SportRugby league
Instituted2015
Number of teams8
Country England (RFL)
HoldersRedscolours.svg Salford Red Devils (1st title)
Most titlesRhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos
Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves
HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers
Redscolours.svg Salford Red Devils (1 title)
Broadcast partnerSky Sports
BBC Sport (Highlights)

In British rugby league system, the qualifiers was a competition that was played at the end of the regular rugby league season in the Middle 8 of the Super 8s.

Structure[edit]

At the end of 23 rounds of the regular season, the bottom 4 teams in the Super League and top 4 teams in the Championship play each other home or away in a league of 8. The top three teams automatically earn a place in the Super League. The 4th and 5th placed teams play in the Million Pound Game for the final Super League place.

Results[edit]

Year Super League Place Championship Place
2015 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers
Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings
Redscolours.svg Salford Red Devils
Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity
Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls
Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles
Faxcolours.svg Halifax
Leigh colours.svg Leigh Centurions
2016 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos
Leigh colours.svg Leigh Centurions
Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants
Redscolours.svg Salford Red Devils
HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers
Broncoscolours.png London Broncos
Batley colours.svg Batley Bulldogs
Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers
2017 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves
HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers
Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings
Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons
Broncoscolours.png London Broncos
Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers
Faxcolours.svg Halifax
Leigh colours.svg Leigh Centurions
2018 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos
HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers
Redscolours.svg Salford Red Devils
Broncoscolours.png London Broncos
New Zealand Kiwis colours.svg Toronto Wolfpack
ToulouseRLcolours.png Toulouse Olympique
Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings
Faxcolours.svg Halifax
  • Bold Promoted/ Relegated

Winners[edit]

Winners Count Years
1 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 1 2015
2 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 1 2016
3 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 1 2017
4 Redscolours.svg Salford Red Devils 1 2018

Appearances[edit]

Name Apps Years
1 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 4 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
2 Leigh colours.svg Leigh 3 2015, 2016, 2017
Redscolours.svg Salford 3 2015, 2016, 2018
Widnes colours.svg Widnes 3 2015, 2017, 2018
Broncoscolours.png London 3 2016, 2017, 2018
Faxcolours.svg Halifax 3 2015, 2017, 2018
3 Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers 2 2016, 2017
Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds 2 2016, 2018
3 Bullscolours.svg Bradford 1 2015
Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield 1 2015
Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity 1 2015
Batley colours.svg Batley 1 2016
Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield 1 2016
Catalanscolours.svg Catalans 1 2017
Wolvescolours.svg Warrington 1 2017
New Zealand Kiwis colours.svg Toronto 1 2018
ToulouseRLcolours.png Toulouse 1 2018

Statistics[edit]

Match records[edit]

Highest Scoring Game[edit]

Year Winner Score Loser
2016 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 76 – 16 Batley colours.svg Batley Bulldogs

Biggest Win[edit]

Year Winner Score Loser
2017 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 68 – 0 Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers

Lowest scoring game[edit]

Year Winner Score Loser
2017 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 12 – 6 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings

Attendances[edit]

Highest attendance[edit]

Year Home Away Venue Attendance
2016 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos Batley colours.svg Batley Bulldogs Headingley Stadium 15,135

Lowest attendance[edit]

Year Home Away Venue Attendance
2016 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos Batley colours.svg Batley Bulldogs Trailfinders Sports Ground 512

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