And why are we/the RFL even bothering with the magic week end when their every penny and second should be spent on the World Cup? (Unless the magic week end is somehow a money spinner for them I suppose...).
same reason why we are bothering with the normal games this year as well as the world cup. The majority of all spectators, funds and viewers will come through the club game this year.
Personally though, and I think I suggested this a while back, I would have rested Magic this year - we have enough 'events' to sell this year to last without it. I'd rather have had an international weekend for the Northern Hemisphere teams.