The 2015 season marks the start of a new era for Rugby League and a new venue for Magic Weekend when the 12 First Utility Super League teams play an extraordinary round of fixtures at St James’ Park, Newcastle on Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31.
Magic Weekend 2015 at the home of Newcastle United will feature three games on each day as well as a fantastic package of fun and activities to keep the family entertained over the whole weekend.
Tickets for Magic Weekend 2015 are on sale now from the 12 First Utility Super League clubs or can be purchased by calling the ticket hotline on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk
The 2015 Magic Weekend schedule in full is as follows:
Saturday May 30
2.30 – Salford Red Devils v Widnes Vikings
4.45 – Hull FC v Hull KR
7.00 – Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors
Sunday May 31
1.00 – Catalans Dragons v Huddersfield Giants
3.15 – St Helens v Warrington Wolves
5.30 – Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Buy Tickets to Full Weekend
Fans looking to secure discounted accommodation early in the North East can do so via a special Magic Weekend website portal - www.newcastlegateshead.com/magic2015
United by seven bridges across a spectacular riverscape, Newcastle (on the north bank of the River Tyne) and Gateshead (on the south bank) form a single vibrant visitor destination. NewcastleGateshead is the place to come for thrilling sport, dazzling culture and superb shopping, great places to eat and - it’s not just us that say it - one of Europe’s best nights out! And it’s all served up with a hearty helping of our famous Geordie friendliness, from the moment our iconic Angel of the North welcomes you - literally - with open arms.
At intu Eldon Square you can hop from major department stores like John Lewis and Fenwick to chic boutiques without stepping outside. Intu Metrocentre, Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure centre, has over 300 shops as well as restaurants, an IMAX cinema and an entertainment centre to keep kids of all ages amused.
Fancy a spot of history? Then admire the view from the Norman Castle Keep, standing on the original site of the ‘New Castle’ which gave the city its name. Or step back over 2,000 years to discover our Roman heritage at the Great North Museum: Hancock. And there’s plenty more in store at the Hancock, from live pythons and lizards to a life-size T-Rex skeleton! If you’re hungry for more learning fun, head to Life Science Centre and discover just what makes you human with interactive science demonstrations, a daring 4D motion ride and a range of films and live events in Britain's most popular planetarium.
For a stunning roof-top view and spot of fine dining visit SIX at BALTIC. Or experience a touch of glamour at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar and Grill. If you’re on the lookout for great Geordie beers with tasty pub classics, head to The Broad Chare on the Quayside, recent winner of a Michelin Bib Gourmand.