An exclusive full colour supplement to mark the launch of the 2011 Engage Super League season will be published in The People this weekend, Sunday February 6.
The eight-page special publication, which will be circulated nationally and sponsored by Engage and Irn Bru, is packed with features from the stars of the Engage Super League and insightful columns written by high profile Rugby League personalities.
Rugby League legend and Sky Sports pundit Phil Clarke looks ahead to the coming season with a club-by-club guide and gives a run down on the sides that will be aiming to prevent Wigan Warriors from securing back to back Engage Super league titles.
Warrington Wolves new signing and former Man of Steel Brett Hodgson will give his views on new beginnings at the Halliwell Jones Stadium with the Wolves and there are exclusives with Huddersfield Giants new skipper Kevin Brown, Hull FC’s flying machine Will Sharp and Crusaders star Gareth Thomas reveals his passion for the sport and stardom in Hollywood.
Andy Hewitt, the RFL’s Director of Marketing and Communications, said: “We are delighted that The People has decided to run a supplement which will provide valuable nationwide exposure to what promises to be another fantastic season in the Engage Super League.
“2011 kicks off in style at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, when all 14 clubs will take part in the Millennium Magic during the second weekend of February.
“There is lots to look forward to as we expect one of the most competitive seasons to date with every club aiming to topple Wigan Warriors and aim to go all the way to the Engage Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford on Saturday October 8.”
The People sports editor James Brown said: “There is a keen sense of anticipation across the country as the kick-off to the new Engage Super League looms ever nearer and our supplement captures all the excitement of a superb competition.
“I am sure our readers will love our exclusive supplement as much as they are going to love seeing some of the greatest athletes in British sport during Engage Super League XVI.”
As well some excellent features featuring every Engage Super League club, part of the supplement will be a competition to win 30 pairs of tickets for the Engage Super League Magic Weekend on Saturday February 12 and Sunday February 13 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff.
Day tickets for Millennium Magic cost from £25 (concessions £12.50) with weekend passes starting from £35 (concessions £17.50). There are promotional offers available for club season ticket holders.
Ticket and accommodation details for Millennium Magic are available at www.millenniummagic.co.uk or by contacting the RFL Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113.