Magic Morgan ready to experience first Suncorp sell-out

Magic Morgan ready to experience first Suncorp sell-out

English recruit Smithies excited for NRL Magic Round experience after playing in UK's 'Magic Weekend'.

Canberra Raiders Club

For English recruit Morgan Smithies, kicking off Magic Round in front of a sold-out Suncorp Stadium are the sort of games you dream being a part of.

A concept that began in the Super League in 2007, the Raiders lock has played in several of the UK's 'Magic Weekend' since making his debut for the Wigan Warriors in 2019.

And five years after the NRL Magic Round weekend was introduced, Smithies gets his chance to experience the festival of football Down Under.

"I played in the Magic Weekend over the years. We'd play at all the football venues like Eland Road, St James and all those types of stadiums so I used to love having the chance to play in those," Smithies told...

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