Troops to have a Magic Weekend
Rugby League is continuing its support for Tickets For Troops with a donation of 1,000 tickets to the Armed Forces for the Stobart Super League Magic Weekend at Etihad Stadium on May 26 and 27.
The 2012 Magic Weekend will see the home of Manchester City FC host a full round of Stobart Super League fixtures over two days with three matches on Saturday May 26 and four matches on Sunday May 27. Tickets have been donated by the RFL as part of their on-going support for the Armed Forces charity.
RFL Director of Marketing Matt Lowery said: “We are delighted to donate 1,000 tickets to such a worthy cause. Magic Weekend is certain to be a fantastic event and I’m sure the members of the Armed Forces will have a thoroughly enjoyable weekend.”
Lord Marland, Chairman of Tickets for Troops said: “We are enormously grateful to the RFL for this fantastic donation.
“Rugby League is without doubt one of the most popular sports amongst the Armed Forces and this generous offer really will make a difference to the troops who are doing such an extraordinary job during these difficult times.”
The 2012 Magic Weekend schedule in full is:
Saturday May 26
1.00pm - Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
4.00pm - Warrington Wolves v Widnes Vikings
7.00pm - Hull FC v Hull KR
Sunday May 27
12.00pm - Catalan Dragons v London Broncos
2.00pm - Huddersfield Giants v Salford City Reds
4.00pm - Bradford Bulls v Leeds Rhinos
6.00pm - St Helens v Wigan Warriors
For more information about Tickets for Troops, please visit www.ticketsfortroops.org.uk
Day tickets for Magic Weekend tickets cost from just £30 adult and £15 concession. Tickets for the full weekend cost from just £45 adult and £22.50 concessions and are available by calling 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk