Dacia Magic Weekend 2017: St James' Park
Following the record breaking success of the 2016 Dacia Magic Weekend, the 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 League games taking place on the Saturday and three on the Sunday.
Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves will face each other in a rematch of the 2016 Super League Grand Final in the closing game on Saturday evening. The Warriors will lock horns with Warrington for the first ever time at a Magic Weekend at 7pm on Saturday May 20.
The two other Super League semi-finalists, Hull FC and St Helens, will face each other on Saturday afternoon at 4:45pm following the opening fixture of the weekend, Widnes Vikings v Wakefield Trinity which kicks off the round of Betfred Super League fixtures at 2:30pm.
Catalans Dragons and Huddersfield Giants will kick off the second day of the annual Rugby League extravaganza when they go head-to-head at 1pm. Leigh Centurions will get their first ever taste of a Dacia Magic Weekend as they take on the Salford Red Devils at 3:15pm before one of the most eagerly anticipated clashes of the Rugby League season, a Yorkshire derby between Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers, brings the curtain down on an action-packed weekend at 5:30pm.
Tickets for the 2016 Magic Weekend at St. James’ Park, Newcastle, are now on sale and day tickets are priced from £25 for adults and £12.50 for concessions. Weekend tickets are also available from £40 for adults and £20 for concessions.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting rugby-league.com/tickets or by calling the Rugby League Ticket Hotline on 0844 856 1113.
For more information, visit the official Dacia Magic Weekend site.
The full 2017 Dacia Magic Weekend schedule is as follows:
Saturday May 20th 2017:
Widnes Vikings v Wakefield Trinity (14:30)
Hull FC v St Helens (16:45)
Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves (19:00)
Sunday May 21st 2017:
Catalans Dragons v Huddersfield Giants (13:00)
Leigh Centurions v Salford Red Devils (15:15)
Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos (17:30)
Saturdays & Sundays 20th May - 21st May 2017
(0844) 372 1892
Newcastle upon Tyne