Vikings to Face St Helens at Magic Weekend

Vikings to Face St Helens at Magic Weekend

18th October 2017

Widnes Vikings will open the 2018 Dacia Magic Weekend with a mouth-watering fixture against local rivals St Helens, as the event returns to St James’ Park for a fourth consecutive year.

Magic Weekend 2018 will take place on the 19th and 20th May in Newcastle. With the North-East stadium generating the three highest attendances since the event began in 2007, St James’ Park has been a real hit with supporters. The Vikings supporters will again cheer on their team from the famous Gallowgate Stand.

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Information on the Vikings’ ticket allocation for the event will be announced in due course.

The 2018 Magic Weekend schedule is as follows: 

Saturday May 19

Widnes Vikings v St Helens (15.00)

Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves (17.15)

Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos (19.30)

Sunday May 20

Salford Red Devils v Catalans Dragons (13.00)

Wakefield Trinity v Huddersfield Giants (15.15)

Hull KR v Hull FC (17.30)

Announcing the decision to return to St James’ Park, Super League General Manager, Mark Foster, said: “We are delighted to be bringing the Dacia Magic Weekend back to Newcastle for a fourth year. We had a number of other cities bid to host what is a fantastic event but Newcastle is a great venue for us – the city has made us feel incredibly welcome over the last three years and we know our fans love to come to Newcastle for the weekend.”

Dacia Communications Manager, Ed Preston said: “Dacia Magic Weekend is something that we’re immensely proud to be a part of.

“It’s a real festival of the sport and a time for the whole rugby league community to come together. The past two years have been thoroughly enjoyable and we’re very excited to be coming back to Newcastle once again in 2018.”



Vikings to Face St Helens at Magic Weekend