On This Day: Saints beat Toulouse 10 years ago

Each day whilst we are all in Lockdown we will recall a famous match from the current day thanks to Saints Heritage Society.

17 APRIL 2010

Challenge Cup RD 4: Saints 56-16 Toulouse Olympique at Knowsley Road.

An 8 goal debut for winger Jamie Foster and 2 tries apiece for Maurie Fa’asavalu [pictured] and Chris Flannery secured the win for Saints.

The main talking point was a red haze sunset which was a result of the eruption of an Icelandic volcano, called Eyjafallajokull.

Its billowing plume of dust caused havoc with air travel for over a week resulting in the French team having to travel overland for the bulk of their journey and made it to Knowsley Road with just enough time to spare!

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