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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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Saints squad “playing for their jerseys” at Magic as Holbrook arrival imminent

Saints squad “playing for their jerseys” at Magic as Holbrook arrival imminent

The St Helens squad are “playing for their jerseys” at this weekend’s Magic Weekend clash against Hull FC according to Sean Long – as new coach Justin Holbrook prepares to head to Newcastle to watch his new team. The Saints

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QUIZ: How much do you know about Super League’s Magic Weekend?

QUIZ: How much do you know about Super League’s Magic Weekend?

As Magic Weekend heads to Newcastle for its 11th edition this weekend, we’re wondering just how much you know about one of the year’s standout events. Test your knowledge with our quiz..

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COLUMN: Magic Weekend is great.. but what’s the event’s end game?

COLUMN: Magic Weekend is great.. but what’s the event’s end game?

Over the last 11 years, Magic Weekend has more than merited its place on the domestic rugby league calendar. Having been as both a supporter and then in a working capacity, it is definitely one of the highlights of the

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Wakefield offer bumper new deal to Jones-Bishop

Wakefield offer bumper new deal to Jones-Bishop

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Former referee Richard Silverwood slams RFL’s match review panel

Former referee Richard Silverwood slams RFL’s match review panel

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Leigh land Fleming on loan

Leigh land Fleming on loan

Leigh Centurions have signed St Helens centre Matty Fleming on a one month’s loan deal. The 21-year-old will be in contention for a place in Leigh’s squad to face Salford Red Devils in the club’s first Magic Weekend appearance on

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