DARREN LOCKYER AND SCOTT SATTLER- PHOTO; KYLIE COX - WWW.SMPIMAGES.COM - QRL INTRUST SUPER CUP GRAND FINAL - NORTHERN PRIDE VS EASTS TIGERS AT SUNCORP STADIUM 28th SEPTEMBER 2014. This image is for Editorial Use Only. Any further use or individual sale of the image must be cleared by application to the Manager Sports Media Publishing (SMP Images) PHOTO: KYLIE COX - SMP IMAGES

The 2014 Intrust Super Cup grand final at Suncorp Stadium yesterday is the competition’s highest rating match on record.

A total of 163, 178 viewers on Channel 9 watched the Northern Pride defeat Easts Tigers 36-4 in front of more than 7000 fans at Suncorp Stadium.

Country fans in particular soaked up the Pride’s momentous victory.

The regional market attracted 90, 291 viewers, surpassing last week’s record for regional ratings.

This season also saw an overall increase of 3009 viewers, representing a 4.3% boost from last season.