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Magic Weekend to move away from Manchester in 2015

Magic Weekend was again another roaring success

Super League’s Magic Weekend will be looking for a fourth home next year, after it was revealed the event will not be staged at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, according to the Manchester Evening News. Manchester City – tenants of the Etihad – are at home in the final week of the Premier League season and building work at the ... 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

Magic Weekend was again another roaring success

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 »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC

For possibly the first ever time, Hull FC and Hull KR are never at home together on the same weekend.

In a nutshell Hull Kingston Rovers avenged last year’s controversial Magic Weekend defeat to Hull FC – but they did it the hard way, after Jason Crookes was sent off with over half an hour of the game left. How it unfolded First half: The Robins were by far the better side in the opening exchanges of the contest, and ... Read More »

Match report: Widnes Vikings 30-24 Salford Red Devils


In a nutshell Salford’s slide down the table continued at Magic Weekend, as they lost out to a gallant Widnes outfit at the Etihad Stadium who won their first ever Magic game. How it unfolded First half: Widnes took the lead through Paddy Flynn, before a Junior Sa’u try coupled with a Jake Mullaney goal made it 6-4 to the ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Betts backs Kevin Brown for England chance


Widnes Vikings head coach Denis Betts has backed halfback Kevin Brown for a recall to the England set-up. Brown was influential as the Vikings beat Salford at the Magic Weekend and Betts hailed the impact and influence of the classy playmaker after the match. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Joe Grima says keep Magic in Manchester


We caught up with London Broncos head coach Joe Grima on the Magic Weekend concept, whether it should stay in Manchester next year and whether the NRL could benefit from having its own Magic Weekend. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect ... Read More »

Magic Weekend Day One: Fanzone Photos

Magic Weekend was again another roaring success

We’re inside the Etihad Stadium all weekend, as we bring you the very best bits from the eighth annual Magic Weekend. Day One promises to be a real spectacle with four mouthwatering clashes. Our team at the Magic Weekend will be bringing you some of the very best digital content to ensure that ifyou’re not at the event, you may ... Read More »

Stats Zone: All you need to know about Magic Weekend

Action from the Hull derby at Magic Weekend 2013. ©RLPhotos

This weekend sees the eighth annual edition of the Magic Weekend, and once again it will take place at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium. With records set to tumble and huge crowds expected to flock through the gates to see some fantastic Rugby League, it seems appropriate to give you the lowdown on the event. Whilst there are all sorts of ... Read More »

Magic Weekend 2014 set to break records

Etihad-Stadium Magic

The record books are set to be rewritten in Manchester this weekend when the Etihad Stadium hosts the seven-match First Utility Super League spectacular, Magic Weekend 2014. With seven of the most competitive fixtures ever staged in the event’s eight-year history,  demand for Magic Weekend tickets has been unprecedented and fans are being urged to move quickly to secure the ... Read More »