Vikings Launch Magic Weekend Kit

Vikings Launch Magic Weekend Kit

28th April 2017

The Vikings all new charity initiative ‘Destination Magic’ is well underway with the Dacia Magic Weekend match ball taking to the road making its way from Widnes to Newcastle. In a further fundraising effort the Club are proud to announce that they will be taking to the field at St James’ Park in a third special edition playing shirt.

The shirt, produced by O’Neills Irish Sportswear, carries the traditional Widnes colours of Black and White with an uncanny Geordie feel to it.

Main Club Partner, Play Casino Games, have kindly vacated their front of shirt position to allow the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation to take pride of place at Rugby League’s showcase weekend whilst transport giant Stobart who are a fantastic supporter of the charity will be prominent on the reverse of the jersey.

Vikings Director Brian O’Connor is excited to see the team run out in their new strip:

“It is fantastic that for a third year, the Vikings will feel more than at home when they take to the field at St James Park. I think that our Members and Supporters are still immensely proud, not only to take to the streets of Newcastle in black and white stripes, but to support such a fantastic cause in the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.    

“I have seen firsthand the work that they carry out both in the treatment and support given to cancer patients and in the research and developments that they help fund both nationally and internationally.

“I hope that our Members and the North East public will once again support the shirt initiative and our 2017 Destination Magic campaign which is providing the delivery of the match ball for the opening game of what will no doubt be a fantastic weekend of Rugby League.”

Liz Luff from the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation says:

“We’re so proud to receive support from Widnes Vikings and their fans.   “It’s very appropriate that a team playing in Magic Weekend at St James’ Park should be playing in black and white stripes.  It’s something the Geordie public appreciate. “And it’s wonderful that Widnes will also be wearing our logo on their shirts once again.  Sir Bobby’s family come to Magic Weekend in Newcastle every year and it means a lot to them.  We’re very grateful to everyone who has helped make this happen.”

The 2017 Magic Weekend kit and the Destination Magic ball will be on sale from the Vikings Superstore from 9am on Saturday 29thApril with a donation not only being gifted to the Foundation but also matched by O’Neills Irish Sportswear.

Although the Club have a considerable amount of stock in all sizes, any further shirts will not be manufactured prior to Magic Weekend so act fast to avoid disappointment.



 Please note that the regular 10% Stronghold discount is available on Magic Weekend products, however, any Member who wishes to contribute directly to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation can decline this option and the 10% amount will be made as a donation to the charity. 



2017 Destination Magic Ball (Size 5)          £16.99

2017 Magic Weekend Shirt (Adult)           £47.99

2017 Magic Weekend Shirt (Junior)          £37.99

2017 Magic Weekend Toddler Kit              £49.99

Replica Shorts and Socks are also available.



Vikings Superstore

(Located within Tesco Extra, Widnes)

Monday                               9-5

Tuesday /Friday                    11-7

Saturday                             9-5

Sunday                               11-5



0151 495 2250 (opt 2) Hours as above.



UK is available at £4.95 using a tracked Royal Mail Service.

International postage prices available on request.


Images by Venture Photography, Rodney Street, Liverpool

Vikings Launch Magic Weekend Kit