Saturday, August 2, 2014
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Video: Wolves players reflect on Saints win

Stefan Ratchford. ©RLPhotos

In the closing game of 2014 Magic Weekend, and in quite anti-climactic fashion, Warrington Wolves pulled apart St Helens to avenge their early season defeat. After the match, key players Stefan Ratchford, Chris Hill and Matty Russell offered their views. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Carney – It was a good team performance


Castleford winger Justin Carney has praised his teammates after his side’s thorough dismantling of Wakefield at Magic Weekend. Carney scored two tries in the 50-12 rout, with nine tries in total racked by the Tigers. Carney spoke to Total Rugby League about the game and the new five-year deal he has recently signed to stay with Castleford. Want more Rugby ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Kirmond – We didn’t play smart enough

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond has bemoaned his side’s disappointing performance against Castleford at Magic Weekend, one he described as hurtful. The Tigers were comfortable 50-12 winners in a game they dominated. Kirmond spoke to Total Rugby League about the match, the injury he suffered and the future of the Wildcats’ season. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 41-24 St Helens


In a nusthell In a somewhat anti-climactic conclusion to 2014′s Magic Weekend, Warrington dominated St Helens to avenge their defeat in the opening game of the season. How it unfolded 8′ – Gene Ormsby try; Chris Bridge missed goal (0/1): 4-0 9′ – Rhys Evans try; Chris Bridge missed goal (0/2): 8-0 21′ – Chris Hill try; Chris Bridge goal ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 54-16 Bradford Bulls


In a nusthell Huddersfield Giants cruised to their fifth consecutive victory over a gritty but under-strength Bradford Bulls side at Magic Weekend. How it unfolded 5′ – Danny Addy try; Jamie Foster goal (1/1): 0-6 14′ – Joe Wardle try; Danny Brough goal (1/1): 6-6 19′ – Jamie Foster try; Jamie Foster missed goal (1/2): 6-10 24′ – Danny Brough ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 12-50 Castleford Tigers


In a nutshell Castleford outclassed their local rivals in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Magic Weekend. How it unfolded 13’ – Daryl Clark try; Marc Sneyd goal (1/1): 0-6 18’ – Justin Carney try; Marc Sneyd goal (2/2): 0-12 22’ – Jordan Tansey try; Marc Sneyd goal (3/3): 0-18 30’ – Michael Shenton try; Marc Sneyd missed goal (3/4): ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Radford – The ruck speed killed us

LOOKING FOR A CHANGE: Lee Radford plans to mix his team up for Magic Weekend

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford says his side couldn’t cope with Hull KR’s superior ruck speed in their derby defeat at Magic Weekend. Radford commended the effort of his players but said they didn’t handle the Robins great work out of dummy half, especially hooker Josh Hodgson. Radford also believed the sending off of Jason Crookes was a fair ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Sandercock – It was a red card

Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers head coach Craig Sandercock believes the decision to send off Hull FC Jason Crookes for a high tackle at Magic Weekend was the right decision. Crookes was red-carded in the 50th minute for a hit on Liam Salter, leaving the Black and Whites with 12 men for the rest of the game.  Despite a courageous fight back from ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Weyman – It was a tough win


Hull Kingston Rovers prop Michael Weyman has described the Robins’ win over Hull FC at Magic Weekend, his second derby victory since joining the club, as a very tough but important win for the club. Weyman, who joined Hull KR at the start of the year, praised the atmosphere on Saturday at Magic Weekend. Weyman spoke to Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Magic Weekend Day Two: Fanzone Photos

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The first day of Magic Weekend 2014 was arguably the greatest in the eight-year history of the event, but can the second and final day topple it? After a drama-filled Hull derby that saw the Robins come out on top once again, Wigan overcame a huge injury list to defeat table-topping Leeds in a fantastic final game. With no real ... Read More »