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A royal wedding at Dacia's Magic Weekend

16 May 2018

One lucky couple are set to have the wedding of their dreams on Saturday 19th May - the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, after winning a competition hosted by Dacia

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Rugby League super fans Nicola Hampson and Richard Lee from Warrington are set to tie the knot at Dacia's Magic Weekend on Saturday, 19th May at St James' Park in Newcastle.

As a sponsor of the Rugby Football League, car brand Dacia ran the competition to win an all-expenses paid wedding to be held at the annual summer party on Saturday 19th May as a way of giving back to fans. 

Couples were required to submit a picture which showed their love for the sport and Nicola and Richard's entry was selected as the winner. The lucky couple will now count Rugby League legends among their wedding guests as well as their 10-year-old son Jacob, their parents and close friends.

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The wedding party will enjoy a breakfast fit for a king and queen and a cake inspired by Rugby League. Nicola and Richard will also carry the ball onto the pitch for one of the matches played on Sunday 20th May and will also take part in a coin toss on the pitch. 

The prize also includes a romantic two-night stay at Hotel Du Vin; Dacia private transfers for the bride and groom all weekend; contributions towards any wedding outfits, hair and make-up; a photographer and videographer to capture special moments on the big day; and an exclusive private box with royal thrones. 

Commenting on their wedding win, Nicola and Richard said: "We love each other, we love rugby, and now thanks to Dacia we have the chance to do one of the most memorable things we can do as a family. All three of us are Warrington Wolves fans and we have had some great times supporting them over the years. We have watched Jacob on numerous occasions be a mascot; he has walked out with various players and he really does burst with pride - as a parent you can’t beat it."