22 May 2023
MAGIC WEEKEND | LESS THAN TWO WEEKS
It's less than two weeks to go till we take on Betfred Super League Champions St Helens at St James Park on Sunday 4th June.
Less than two weeks to go until Magic Weekend 2023
There’s just less than two weeks to go until Magic Weekend 2023. Betfred Super League returns to Newcastle for a full round of fixtures at St. James’ Park on 3 & 4 June.
Super League club season pass holders can save 50% on Magic Weekend tickets when they purchase directly from the club before Wednesday 31 May.
The Magic festivities begin on Friday 2 June when Newcastle Thunder raise the curtain on a huge weekend of rugby league in the Toon. The Thunder host Bradford Bulls under the lights at Kingston Park in the Betfred Championship and Magic Weekend ticket holders can get their Friday Night rugby league fix for just £5.
On Saturday, the Year 10 Girls Champion Schools Final will be held at St. James’ Park for the first time, taking centre stage before the weekend’s opening Super League fixture between the in-form Red Devils and Robins.
The Warriors and Dragons reignite their rivalry in Game Two on Saturday, before a West Yorkshire Derby between the Rhinos and Tigers closes the curtain on day one.
Wakefield Trinity face a tough assignment against the Leopards to kick start day two, before the World Club Champions, St Helens, take the field against the Giants.
Hull FC and Warrington Wolves go head-to-head in the final game of the weekend – both sides enjoyed memorable wins last year in Newcastle.
That’s not all. The Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League returns to Magic Weekend with exhibition fixtures taking place on the pitch at half time of Game Two on both Saturday and Sunday.
Physical Disability Rugby League makes its long-awaited return to Magic Weekend when Salford Red Devils take on Wigan Warriors during half time of the Red Devils versus Robins fixture on Saturday.
There’s also try tag and touch rugby fixtures taking place across the weekend, capping off a huge festival of rugby league.
Off the field, Strawberry Place once again hosts the fun-filled fan zone with activities for all the family. Fans can take advantage of the unique pass in and out system to get the full Magic experience, as well as exploring everything Newcastle has to offer with exclusive deals for Magic Weekend attendees across the city.
Make this Magic Weekend one to remember.
*NOTE - OUR GAME VS ST HELENS WILL KICK OFF AT THE TIME OF 2:15PM*