Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Armchair Sport Lovers Rejoice; Super Bowl Will Close out the Weekend with Katy Perry an Attraction

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Armchair Sport Lovers Rejoice; Super Bowl Will Close out the Weekend with Katy Perry an Attraction

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Rebecca Strang

rebecca.strang@dailymercury.com.au

WATCH

Super Bowl XLIX: New England Patriots v Seattle Seahawks

9am- 3pm, Monday, February 2 on Channel Seven.

SPORTS fanatics are gearing up to celebrate a huge weekend of sports with the Asian Cup final on tonight and the Australian Open finals continuing over the next two days, followed by the American Super Bowl on Monday (Sunday in the USA).

Mackay might be thousands of miles away from Arizona, USA -- this year's Super Bowl location -- but that's not stopping local die-hard NFL fans from getting in on the action.

"I'm really hoping to get out of work on Monday so I can go down to a sports bar to watch," Scott Caldwell said.

Mr Caldwell said he had watched the Super Bowl all his life and loved the heavy contact involved in the sport.

"I like watching the guys just beat each other up, basically. The physical contact is pretty amazing," he said.

This year's Super Bowl XLIX is set to be a thriller game. …

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