News – UK – Magic Weekend Games announced as fans expected


The Super League has confirmed the games for the Magic Weekend 2021, which will take place on the weekend of Sept. September in St. James’ Park in Newcastle is supposed to be held -5

All 12 Super League teams will be in action again at the weekend, with all games being broadcast live on Sky Sports

Kick-off times for the games have yet to be confirmed, but the schedule has been announced Hull FC ended the opening day in a clash with Leeds Rhinos, as previously announced by Hull Live

Hull KR will end the entire event on Sunday against the newly promoted Leigh Centurions

Following yesterday’s government announcement regarding a roadmap out of lockdown and the hopeful return of fans to the stadiums, even with reduced capacity, the Super League is confident of receiving large numbers of spectators at this year’s event after having has decided to relocate her to the end of the season for this reason

After four years between 2015 and 2018, this is the fifth time that the Magic Weekend takes place in Newcastle

Rhodri Jones, Super League Chief Commercial Officer, said: “Dacia Magic Weekend is an important part of the Betfred Super League calendar and it’s great to have it back in our plans for the upcoming 2021 season.” p>

“Following the Prime Minister’s recent update on the easing of lockdown restrictions, we are optimistic that we have fans at the St James’ Park to enjoy the festival atmosphere that makes the Dacia Magic Weekend so special

“With the event falling later in the calendar this year, it could be anything to play in the closing stages of the season, when teams want to chase the league leaders’ shield, play play-off spots, or avoid relegation

“I would like to thank Dacia for their continued support of this event and our event partners at Newcastle United, Newcastle City Council, Newcastle-Gateshead Initiative and NE1 and again Sky Sports for continuing to give fans their excellent coverage of this unique event”

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News – GB – Magic Weekend games have been announced as fans expected