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…

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Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Magic Weekend 2014 set to break records

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…

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