Super League confirm Magic Weekend to return to Newcastle

Drew Darbyshire

Super League have confirmed that Magic Weekend will return to Newcastle United’s St James’ Park for the 2020 season.

The Magic Weekend will be played at St James’ Park on the May bank holiday weekend.

The event had a five-year stint in Newcastle between 2014 and 2018, attracting record crowds in 2017.

Super League chief executive Robert Elstone said: “Super League had a great time at Anfield.

“In particular, it will be an experience that will live long in the memories of our players.

“However, we have now spoken at length to our fans and listened to what they have had to say.

“In addition, we have had the opportunity to take advantage of some fierce competition for the event from competing venues.

“As a result of both, we are delighted to announce that the Dacia Magic Weekend 2020 will return to Newcastle and St James’ Park.”

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