Kingston Park Stadium plays host to the unofficial opening of Super League's Magic Weekend this Friday when Newcastle Thunder welcome York City Knights.
The 8pm kick-off is set to bring Thunder's biggest home crowd of the season as the North East becomes the centre of the sport's focus for the weekend - the Kingstone Press League 1 game providing the starter before two full days of Super League action at St James' Park.
Newcastle Thunder are the North East's only professional rugby league team, a packed week for the club seeing them hosting a touch rugby evening at St St James' Park on Monday before Thursday's sportsman's dinner with Leeds Rhinos and England legend Jamie Peacock.
Tickets for Friday’s game against York City Knights are priced at £10 for adults, £7 for concessions and £5 for under-12s, and can be bought by clicking here calling 0871 226 6060 or by visiting the Kingston Park box office.
Dacia Magic Weekend tickets are available by clicking here . Single-day tickets start from £25 adults and £12.50 concessions, with weekend tickets available from £40 adults and £20 concessions.
The line-up of Dacia Magic Weekend matches is as follows:
14.30: Salford Red Devils v Widnes Vikings
16.45: Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers
19.00: Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors
13.00: Wakefield Wildcats v Catalans Dragons
15.15: St Helens v Huddersfield Giants
17.30: Hull FC v Hull KR