Off the Wall

When the NRL re-introduced Monday night football this year, one of the main complaints was that it would not draw good crowds.

Wrong! The attendances at Monday night games have been the stand out success of the 2007 season.

The opening Monday night match between the Roosters and the Rabbitohs drew 24,000 to Aussie Stadium. Since then the average weekend crowds attending their games have been 12,500 and 16,000 respectively.

The Titans have had two home games and have drawn close to capacity crowds at both - around 18,000.

But the argument that Monday night football would not