State of Origin draws biggest TV audience in 2015

State of Origin draws biggest TV audience in 2015

🕔12:48, 28.May 2015

In addition to drawing a live attendance of more than 80,000 to Sydney’s ANZ Stadium, State of Origin Game 1 was the highest rating Australian television show in 2015, according to the MediaWeek publication that monitors TV audiences in Australia,

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Two Super League teams to have captain’s runs at Thunder

Two Super League teams to have captain’s runs at Thunder

🕔10:38, 28.May 2015

Newcastle Thunder have announced that Widnes Vikings will hold their final preparations for the Magic Weekend opener against Salford on Friday at their own ground. Kingston Park will host a second Super League team run ahead of the Magic Weekend

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Thunder hoping Magic will continue in Newcastle in 2016

Thunder hoping Magic will continue in Newcastle in 2016

🕔10:37, 28.May 2015

Newcastle Thunder managing director Keith Christie wants to see Magic Weekend continue at Newcastle in 2016 – and says that the city has the capabilities to be the perfect host for the event. Talks are still ongoing about where the

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Shenton not fooled by position of Wakefield ahead of Magic

Shenton not fooled by position of Wakefield ahead of Magic

🕔10:30, 28.May 2015

Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton believes it’s “silly” where Wakefield Trinity Wildcats are in the table, and says that nobody at the club is underestimating them this weekend. The Wildcats shocked Castleford on the opening day of the season earlier

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Wilkin says Warrington game is “must-win” at Magic

Wilkin says Warrington game is “must-win” at Magic

🕔10:27, 28.May 2015

St Helens captain Jon Wilkin has insisted that their Magic Weekend clash against Warrington kicks off a hugely important month of rugby for them – and the Newcastle fixture is one that is “must-win.” The Saints were hammered by the

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Turner aiming to end horrific Magic Weekend hoodoo

Turner aiming to end horrific Magic Weekend hoodoo

🕔10:16, 28.May 2015

St Helens centre Jordan Turner won’t let his personal Magic Weekend hoodoo get in the way of overcoming Warrington Wolves this Sunday (3.15pm) at St James’ Park in Newcastle. Turner, who has previously played for Salford Red Devils and Hull FC, hasn’t

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Consistency is the key for Dwyer

Consistency is the key for Dwyer

🕔10:12, 28.May 2015

Warrington Wolves hooker Brad Dwyer believes his side need to become consistent if they are to make it three Magic Weekend wins from three against St Helens in Newcastle on Sunday afternoon (3.15pm). Dwyer, who was recalled from a loan

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Lineham aiming to bounce back to form in derby

Lineham aiming to bounce back to form in derby

🕔10:06, 28.May 2015

Hull FC winger Tom Lineham is hoping their Magic Weekend battle at St James’ Park on Saturday (4.45pm) with Hull Kingston Rovers can be the inspiration to get back to winning ways and climb into the top eight. Lineham, who has touched

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Ferres turns down NRL to stay at Huddersfield

Ferres turns down NRL to stay at Huddersfield

🕔10:04, 28.May 2015

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres has rejected advances from the NRL and will remain at the club for the foreseeable future by signing a contract extension to the end of 2019. Ferres has made 72 appearances for Huddersfield since joining

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Paterson found not guilty at disciplinary hearing

Paterson found not guilty at disciplinary hearing

🕔17:49, 27.May 2015

Salford Red Devils forward Corey Paterson is one of two players found not guilty at Wednesday night’s disciplinary hearing at the RFL. Paterson was found not guilty for a Grade B striking charge relating to use of the forearm/elbow during

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