Watch Super League Magic Weekend rugby stars trying out the Geordie accent

Rugby excitement is returning to the North East as Super League stars arrive for Magic Weekend

The two-day sporting extravaganza takes place at St James’ Park on May 21 and 22, with thousands of fans set to descend on Newcastle to watch top teams in action.

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Salford Red Devils, Widnes Vikings, Warrington Wolves, Castleford Tigers, Leeds Rhinos, Wigan Warriors, Wakefield Wildcats, Catalans Dragons, St Helens, Huddersfield Giants, Hull FC and Hull KR will play a total of six games over the two days.

But players have been challenged to try out the Geordie accent ahead of the action - and have proved they are better at playing rugby than they are with regional lingquiestics.