22nd March 2018, 11:00 | toronto_wolfpack
Sky Sports have today confirmed that the Betfred Championship fixture between Toronto Wolfpack and Toulouse Olympique XIII at Dacia Magic Weekend on Saturday, May 19 (KO 12.45pm) will be broadcast live.
In addition to the already extensive coverage on Sky Sports of all six Betfred Super League games broadcast over the weekend, supporters will be able to watch the two Betfred Championship sides kick-off the event for the first time in Magic Weekend history.
Betfred Super League General Manager, Mark Foster, said: ‘The Dacia Magic Weekend is a unique, exciting event which brings sports fans together to enjoy seven games of high impact Rugby League in one venue at St James’ Park.
“This year we’ve added to what is already a brilliant experience for supporters with a Betfred Championship tie between Toronto and Toulouse opening the weekend and it’s fantastic that Sky Sports have agreed to broadcast the game live to supporters to really showcase what the Betfred Championship has to offer.”
Neville Smith, Head of Sky Sports Rugby League said; ‘We are excited to bring fans even more games across the Dacia Magic Weekend. It’s going to be a packed agenda with plenty of excitement, build-up, commentary and analysis from the best in the business. The recently added Toronto v Toulouse forms part of a stellar line-up of matches and really showcases what rugby league has to offer.’
Dacia Magic Weekend fixtures:
12.45pm Toronto Wolfpack v Toulouse Olympique XIII
3.00pm Widnes Vikings v St Helens
5.15pm Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves
7.30pm Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos
SUNDAY MAY 20
1.00pm Salford Red Devils v Catalans Dragons
3.15pm Wakefield Trinity v Huddersfield Giants
5.30pm Hull KR v Hull FC
Tickets for the Dacia Magic Weekend at St James' Park, Newcastle on May 19 & 20 are available now from rugby-league.com with prices starting at just £12.50 for day tickets and £20 for weekend tickets. Super League season ticket holders can get 50% off tickets by purchasing direct from their club.