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St Helens will be desperate to impress Holbrook, says Amor

St Helens will be desperate to impress Holbrook, says Amor

St Helens forward Kyle Amor says that everyone will be out to impress new coach Justin Holbrook on Saturday – hopefully giving everyone a lift in the wake of last week’s disastrous defeat to Castleford. The Saints were dumped out

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Draper hints at long-term preference to next Magic Weekend event

Draper hints at long-term preference to next Magic Weekend event Updated

Super League supremo Roger Draper has suggested that the Magic Weekend venue in 2018 could be a long-term choice for several years. The debate of where one of the year’s biggest events could head next season is high on the

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Minikin’s extraordinary rise set to continue at Magic Weekend on Sunday

Minikin’s extraordinary rise set to continue at Magic Weekend on Sunday Updated

If there is one time of the year which reminds Greg Minikin just how far he has come, then it’s Magic Weekend. The 22-year-old’s rise to prominence has been quite the story in the last year or so but, as

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Carney leaves Salford as Hasson arrives

Carney leaves Salford as Hasson arrives

Salford Red Devils have signed Parramatta and Ireland forward James Hasson and confirmed the departure of Justin Carney to Hull Kingston Rovers. Hasson, who was part of the Manly Sea Eagles squad that made the Grand Final in 2013, has

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Justin Carney ‘closing in’ on Hull Kingston Rovers switch

Justin Carney ‘closing in’ on Hull Kingston Rovers switch

Salford winger Justin Carney is set to link up with Super League promotion hopefuls Hull Kingston Rovers, according to The Mirror. The powerhouse winger is understood to be closing in on a deal with the Championship leaders as they bolster

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Chapelhow twins sign new contracts at Widnes Vikings

Chapelhow twins sign new contracts at Widnes Vikings

Widnes Vikings have received a major boost ahead of Saturday’s Magic Weekend clash with Wakefield with the news that the Chapelhow twins have agreed new deals with the club. Both Jay and Ted were out of contract at the end

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How not to market the Challenge Cup!

How not to market the Challenge Cup!

“We’re conscious that the Challenge Cup has lost its shine. It’s probably become our third biggest property. Magic Weekend has overtaken it in terms of fans and we’re conscious of that. There’s a lot we’ve got to sit down and discuss. We’ll

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SQUAD NEWS: All the teams for Saturday at Magic Weekend

SQUAD NEWS: All the teams for Saturday at Magic Weekend

Wakefield v Widnes (2:30pm) Wakefield coach Chris Chester makes three changes to his squad that beat Dewsbury in the Challenge Cup as Craig Huby, Ben Jones-Bishop and Danny Kirmond all return. They replace Jordan Crowther, Ashley Gibson and Anthony Walker.

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Ratchford hoping to quieten rival fans in Magic clash with Wigan

Ratchford hoping to quieten rival fans in Magic clash with Wigan

Stefan Ratchford is a big fan of Magic Weekend: and he’s got an extra reason to like one of rugby league’s most innovative concepts this weekend. The Warrington fullback will feature prominently in arguably the biggest game of the entire

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NRL should look at introducing Magic Weekend, says Sam Williams

NRL should look at introducing Magic Weekend, says Sam Williams

Wakefield half-back Sam Williams believes the Magic Weekend concept is one that could be transferred to Australia and the NRL. Williams will play in his first Magic Weekend if selected for Trinity’s game against Widnes this weekend, as the concept

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