Magic Weekend: How does your team fare at the event?

Magic Weekend: How does your team fare at the event?

🕔11:22, 29.May 2015

  Ahead of the ninth annual Magic Weekend this weekend in Newcastle, we decided to delve into the archives and try and work out which teams are the best performing sides on the biggest stage of all. Most of the

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Gallen set to finish career in Australia, not Super League

Gallen set to finish career in Australia, not Super League

🕔10:59, 29.May 2015

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen is unlikely to make the move to Super League at the end of his career, after it emerged that he is close to penning a new deal with the Sharks. Reports in Australia suggest Gallen will

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Chester backs his pack to get job done

Chester backs his pack to get job done

🕔10:35, 29.May 2015

Hull Kingston Rovers coach Chris Chester says although this weekend’s opponents Hull FC have a good pack, he’s more than confident his team can stand up to the task this weekend. The likes of Mickey Paea and Liam Watts have

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VIDEO: Super League v Newcastle Legends

VIDEO: Super League v Newcastle Legends

🕔10:01, 29.May 2015

On the eve of Magic Weekend, we’ve been informed of this brilliant video from the title sponsors of Super League, First Utility. Earlier this week, three Super League stars – Jon Wilkin, Marc Sneyd and Jack Owens – headed up

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Championship preview: Hunslet v Doncaster

Championship preview: Hunslet v Doncaster

🕔09:31, 29.May 2015

Hunslet Hawks’ coach Barry Eaton was pleased with his side’s win over Doncaster in what could have been a tricky fixture: “It was a tough game under the circumstances with Doncaster losing their coach,” he said. “Generally there is a response from

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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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