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The Betfred Tremendous League’s Magic Weekend format has been retained for the 2024 season; The 12 golf equipment will face one another over the weekend of August 17 and 18 at Elland Street in Leeds; Watch each sport of Magic Weekend 2024 dwell on Sky Sports activities and stream with NOW

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Tremendous League’s Magic Weekend heads to a brand new venue at Elland Street in 2024

Magic Weekend has been retained for the 2024 Betfred Tremendous League season, with a brand new venue of Leeds United’s Elland Street.

The occasion, which sees a whole spherical of Tremendous League fixtures performed over one weekend, could have a brand new late summer time date as nicely. Will probably be performed on August 17 and 18, with all six matches dwell on Sky Sports activities, to keep away from a conflict with the Betfred Problem Cup ultimate on June 8.

It would mark the primary time since 2019 Magic Weekend won’t be held at Newcastle’s St James’ Park, which has hosted a complete of seven occasions however is unavailable subsequent 12 months, with the 37,000-capacity Elland Street as a substitute being chosen to host for the primary time.

Magic Weekend 2024 fixtures

Sat, Aug 17 Hull FC vs London Broncos Wigan Warriors vs St Helens Warrington Wolves vs Leeds Rhinos Solar, Aug 18 Leigh Leopards vs Salford Crimson Devils Catalans Dragons vs Hull KR Huddersfield Giants vs Castleford Tigers

“Magic Weekend goes to have a distinct really feel in 2024, on account of the return to a date later in the summertime to maneuver away from the Betfred Problem Cup ultimate in June, and the non-availability of St James’ Park which has proved such a preferred venue for the final three years,” Rhodri Jones, managing director of RL Industrial, mentioned.

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“We’re delighted to have agreed a cope with Leeds United FC to stage Magic Weekend at Elland Street, one of many largest and finest stadia within the north of England – and with a wealthy rugby league historical past, having staged quite a few huge matches from the 1982 Problem Cup ultimate replay to the World Cup semi-final between Australia and New Zealand final 12 months.”

The headline fixture of Magic Weekend 2024 comes on the Saturday, when previous rivals Wigan Warriors and St Helens face off within the second sport of the day. Will probably be solely the second time since 2012 they’ve clashed on the occasion, and can be a repeat of the 2022 Problem Cup semi-final at Elland Street when Liam Marshall’s spectacular strive clinched victory for the Warriors.

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Watch the decide of the tries from an exhilarating 2023 Betfred Tremendous League Magic Weekend

Watch the decide of the tries from an exhilarating 2023 Betfred Tremendous League Magic Weekend

London Broncos, promoted again to Tremendous League for the primary time since 2019, open Magic after they face Hull FC, whereas Day 1 involves an in depth with Leeds Rhinos, enjoying at Elland Street for the primary time since switching two dwelling Tremendous League fixtures in 2018 when Headingley was being redeveloped, taking over Warrington Wolves.

Sunday opens with this 12 months’s Problem Cup winners Leigh Leopards going up towards Salford Crimson Devils, adopted by Grand Ultimate runners-up Catalans Dragons taking over Tremendous League play-off semi-finalists Hull KR.

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All all-West Yorkshire conflict between Huddersfield Giants and Castleford Tigers rounds off the weekend. Kick-off occasions for all matches can be confirmed when tickets for Magic Weekend 2024 go on sale subsequent month.

Wigan and St Helens confronted off at Elland Street within the 2022 Problem Cup semi-finals

“The fixtures method we’ve got used for Magic since 2019, which includes seeding groups into three teams of 4 primarily based on their 2023 efficiency, has produced an intriguing line-up of matches,” Jones mentioned.

“And, with all golf equipment providing particular pricing for Magic as a part of their season tickets package deal, we’d encourage followers to maneuver rapidly when tickets go on sale within the coming weeks.”

Magic Weekend will kind Spherical 22 of the 2024 Tremendous League season. The complete fixture record can be printed on Thursday morning, with golf equipment revealing their opponents for the primary two rounds on Wednesday night.

Watch each match of the 2024 Betfred Tremendous League season, together with Magic Weekend, the play-offs, and males’s, girls’s and wheelchair Grand Finals, dwell on Sky Sports activities. Additionally stream on NOW.