NRL’s Magic Round kicks off with all-singing, all-dancing spectacular

17 May 2024 02:35
Despite off-field politics swirling, the Raiders and Broncos put on a show with comeback wins against the Bulldogs and ManlyRoosters coach Trent Robinson summed it up. “I had a bit of a chuckle to myself on the circus that our game is.” He was speaking on Friday an hour before kick-off of Magic Round this year, and specifically about Gold Coast’s David Fifita cooling off on his move to the Roosters.But on the first day of rugby league’s great weekend of excess Robinson could have meant any number of things. Day one of Magic Round had it all. Like an all-singing, all-dancing carnival spectacular. On-field comedy. Off-field theatrics. Tension, nostalgia, and two great footy contests. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian