Magic Weekend breaks records

Magic Weekend breaks records

For the second year in succession record crowds travelled to Newcastle to witness a two-day festival of Rugby League that saw a full round of First Utility Super League fixtures played at the Dacia Magic Weekend. An all-time record crowd

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Chester targeting three more wins for the top eight

Chester targeting three more wins for the top eight

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach Chris Chester revealed he is aiming for three more victories from their final eight league games to secure what looks like an increasingly certain place in the top eight. The Wildcats, undoubtedly last year’s whipping boys

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Frayssinous refuses to blame Richards for loss

Frayssinous refuses to blame Richards for loss

Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous refused to blame the errant goalkicking of winger Pat Richards as a reason for their Magic Weekend defeat to wakefield. The Dragons slumped to a 25-24 loss to the in-form Wildcats, missing out on the

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Wakefield stun Catalans in a thriller

Wakefield stun Catalans in a thriller

Jacob Miller kicked a quite incredible drop goal from the halfway line to make it nine wins from ten under Chris Chester as Wakefield coach. The Wildcats, trailing 14-0 midway through the first half, battled back and, after Pat Richards

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Powell didn’t foresee Castleford fightback

Powell didn’t foresee Castleford fightback

Castleford chief Daryl Powell admitted he didn’t envisage Castleford’s fightback following their 34-14 victory over Warrington. The Tigers put on a stunning display in the final 50 minutes, coming from 14-0 down to comfortably defeat the Wolves. Denny Solomona and

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Smith hoping Magic Weekend defeat is Warrington’s ‘lowest point’

Smith hoping Magic Weekend defeat is Warrington’s ‘lowest point’

Tony Smith has called for Warrington to bounce back from their ‘lowest point’ after their 34-14 defeat to Castleford. The Wolves imploded after taking a 14-0 lead, eventually being blown away by the outstanding Tigers. A second consecutive defeat means

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Cas come from behind to ease past league leaders Warrington

Cas come from behind to ease past league leaders Warrington

Castleford Tigers backed up their incredible performance against Leeds the week previous to convincingly dispatch of Warrington 34-14. Trailing 14-0 after 30 minutes, Castleford upped their game and from that point onwards put in a scintillating performance as they put

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Watson praises Vidot in Salford win against Widnes

Watson praises Vidot in Salford win against Widnes

Salford Red Devils coach Ian Watson says that star winger Daniel Vidot will “only get better” after his two-try heroics helped them to a potentially crucial win against Widnes Vikings. In the opening game of the 2016 Magic Weekend, it

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REACTION: Betts points to Marsh disallowed try as key moment

REACTION: Betts points to Marsh disallowed try as key moment

Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts pointed to a key moment in the first half of Saturday’s defeat to Salford as a big reason for their defeat. The Vikings suffered their eighth consecutive defeat in the league after slipping to an

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Salford edge Widnes in Magic Weekend opener

Salford edge Widnes in Magic Weekend opener

Daniel Vidot’s first two tries for Salford helped Ian Watson’s side to an 18-12 victory over Widnes. Second-half efforts through Justin Carney and Vidot condemned Widnes to their eighth consecutive league defeat, with Denis Betts’ side just three points above

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