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A Weekend of Live Sport in Newcastle and Gateshead this September

A Weekend of Live Sport in Newcastle and Gateshead this September

This year has been quite a busy one for fans of sport in the North East. We welcomed thousands of visitors to Newcastle for the European Rugby Finals back in May. The World Transplant Games brought a week of sporting action to venues in Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland in August. Now it’s time for even more live sports with a packed weekend of rugby, athletics and cycling in Newcastle and Gateshead from Friday 6 – Tuesday 10 September 2019.

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10 Reasons you should enter the Great North Run this year

10 Reasons you should enter the Great North Run this year

The Great North Run is one of the most anticipated dates in the North East sporting calendar, and each year in January, thousands of ballot entrants are received from eager participants, desperate to lace up their running shoes and take on the challenge.

With the Great North Run ballot closing in February, the start of the year is as good a time as any to enter the Great North Run and aim for a chance to cross that famous finishing line in September. If you’re undecided as to whether to submit a Great North Run entry this year, below we’ve put together ten reasons that’ll encourage you to take on one of the country’s largest – and most famous -  half marathons!

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It's going to be a Magic Weekend!

It's going to be a Magic Weekend!

There will be plenty of magic moments to look forward to during Dacia Magic Weekend when all the Betfred Super League teams converge for an exciting weekend packed full of rugby league. Returning for the fourth year to Newcastle's iconic St James' Park, the Dacia Magic Weekend is going to be buzzing. Newcastle is the place to be whether you’re a super fan or have no idea what it’s all about! Read on to find out more...

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'It's a blast' and four other reasons to cheer on Durham Jets at Emirates Riverside

It is that all-round live experience that Durham County Cricket Club and generally the game of T20 cricket (the shortest and most explosive form of the game) have developed to attract more people to watch cricket. And looking round the ground last Friday, it's working. The match between Durham Jets and Yorkshire Vikings attracted a large and energetic crowd, a crowd that was drawn to and part of a fun Friday evening of entertainment.

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Test Match spring bank holiday weekend

With two international sporting events taking place near NewcastleGateshead over spring bank holiday, it's a great time for sports fans to visit. There's Test Match cricket to look forward to with England v Sri Lanka and the England football team has a friendly against Australia. We had a look at what else is going on and have a whole weekend planned out for you.

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Where to watch the Rugby World Cup in NewcastleGateshead

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The Rugby World Cup 2015 in Newcastle is fast approaching, with games taking place on Saturday 3, Friday 9 and Saturday 10 October. 

If you're stuck for ideas of where to watch the games, we've come up with some of our favourite places to keep up with all the action throughout the tournament. 

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