Magic Weekend

  • Record Attendances At Magic Weekend

    This year's Magic Weekend set record attendances for the event with 64,552 packing Manchester's Etihad Stadium over the course of the two days last Weekend. The crowd of 36,339 that witnessed four matches on Saturday was the biggest for a single day at Magic Weekend whilst 28,214 people filed through the turnstiles for the three fixtures on Sunday, making the 64,552 the biggest Weekend attendance in the history of the event. The previous record attendance was 63,716 in 2012, when the crowd of 3...

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  • Magic Weekend Breaks Attendance Record

    Super League’s Magic Weekend at St James’ Park in Newcastle last week set a new record attendance of 67,788 for the two-day event. The first ever Magic Weekend in the North East beat the previous record by over 3,000 and also set a new benchmark for the most number of people attending a single day of the event - 40,871 on the Saturday. The previous attendance record of 64,552 for the whole Weekend was set last year at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester and it is unclear whether the Magic Week...

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  • 30,000 Tickets Sold For Rugby League Magic Weekend

    The RFL have announced that they have sold 30,000 tickets have been sold for the annual Magic Weekend in May, taking place this year at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Returning to the home of Manchester City Football Club for the 3rd successive year, the Magic Weekend will feature seven fixtures and plenty of off-field entertainment as fans flock to the annual festival of all things rugby league. Taking place across the Weekend of May 17th-18th, with four games on the Saturday and three on th...

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  • Newcastle Will Be Magic Again In 2016

    Following the success of the 2015 Magic Weekend, Super League organisers have announced that the 2016 event will be returning to St James’ Park in Newcastle on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22. Magic Weekend was held in Newcastlefor the first time earlier this year and more than 67,000 fans were in attendance across the course of the Weekend – the highest ever total for the two-day event. Fixtures for Magic Weekend 2016 have also been revealed, with 2015 First Utility Super League Grand F...

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  • Magic Weekend Sales Pass 30k Mark

    Ticket sales for First Utility Super League’s two-day Magic Weekend on May 30 and 31 have passed the 30,000 barrier already. The East Stand of Newcastle's St James' Park has sold out on the Saturday, a full seven weeks before the event. RFL marketing director Mark Foster said: "Selling over 30,000 tickets for Magic Weekend at this point in the season is fantastic news. "A sold out East Stand on the Saturday and strong sales across the whole Weekend suggest that we are in for the best Magic ev...

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  • Toronto And Toulouse Join Magic Weekend

    Toronto Wolfpack will play Toulouse Olympique at next year’s Magic Weekend according to League Express and totalrl.com. The two teams will clash at St James’ Park on the Weekend of May 19th/20th in what will be the first ever Championship fixture to take place at the Super League event after Super League clubs approved the decision to add a seventh fixture to the Weekend. The Wolfpack were due to host the French side in Toronto that Weekend, but have relinquished their home advantage in orde...

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  • Magic Weekend Back To Newcastle For 2017

    Following the record breaking success of the 2016 Dacia Magic Weekend, Super League (Europe) has decided that the 2017 event will be returning to St James’ Park, Newcastle, on Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21. Magic Weekend was first held in Newcastle in 2015 and returned for a second year in 2016 when more than 68,000 fans attended across the Weekend – the highest ever recorded for the two-day event. The fixtures for Magic Weekend 2017 have also been revealed with three Betfred Super Leagu...

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  • North East Fans Backing Big Events Ahead Of Magic Weekend

    Over 30,000 tickets have already been sold ahead of the Super League's Magic Weekend at Newcastle's St James' Park on the final Weekend in May. With four months to go until the annual rugby league event, ticket sales are going well and Chronicle Live's Mark Smith has suggested that the strong sales figures indicate that fans in the North East have an appetite for more major sporting events. St James' Park will also host three fixtures at this autumn's Rugby World Cup and Newcastle Falcons rece...

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  • Strong Early Sales For 2015 Magic Weekend

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has announced that ticket sales for the First Utility Super League's two-day Magic Weekend in May 2015 have surpassed the 10,000 mark after just one week. The strong early sales for the event at St James' Park in Newcastle have broken records with the 10,000 barrier beig passed just six days after tickets went on sale, as many as six weeks before the same milestone was reached last season. The 2015 Magic Weekend will take place on May 30 and 31 and sees a full rou...

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  • Magic Weekend Set To Break Records Again

    Super League officials are confident that the Magic Weekend at St James’ Park in Newcastle this Saturday and Sunday will break the attendance records set at the same venue last year. A record aggregate crowd of 67,788 watched the 2015 event and it also set a new benchmark for the most number of people attending a single day of the event – 40,871 on the Saturday – but those figures are reportedly in danger of being topped this year. Super League's interim general manager, Mark Foster, said:...

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