London Broncos   24
St. Helens  34
DATE
COMPETITION
VENUEATTENDANCE(HT)
4th Feb 2012
Super League
AWAY
4924
(HT:18:16)
MATCH NOTES : First match of the 2012 season against the London Broncos who reverted to their previous name. The game was played in freezing conditions as Saints started the campaign on the front foot..

1 - Lance Hohaia

AGE 28
TRIES 0
GOALS 0
WINNING HONOURS
2014 SLGF

3 - Gary Wheeler

AGE 22
TRIES 0
GOALS 0

4 - Francis Meli

AGE 32
TRIES 1
GOALS 0
WINNING HONOURS
2006 PCCF 2006 SLGF 2007 CCCF
2008 CCCF

5 - Jamie Foster

AGE 21
TRIES 1
GOALS 7

6 - Lee Gaskell

AGE 21
TRIES 0
GOALS 0

7 - Jonny Lomax

AGE 21
TRIES 1
GOALS 0
WINNING HONOURS
2019 SLGF 2020 SLGF 2021 RLCCF
2021 SLGF

8 - Anthony Laffranchi

AGE 31
TRIES 0
GOALS 0

11 - Sia Soliola

AGE 25
TRIES 0
GOALS 0
WINNING HONOURS
2014 SLGF

12 - Andrew Dixon

AGE 21
TRIES 1
GOALS 0

15 - Josh Perry

AGE 31
TRIES 0
GOALS 0

16 - Mark Flanagan

AGE 24
TRIES 0
GOALS 0
WINNING HONOURS
2014 SLGF

17 - Paul Clough

AGE 24
TRIES 0
GOALS 0
WINNING HONOURS
2007 CCCF 2008 CCCF

Age in brackets is at time of match - Total average age for this team is 25. - ** non-playing sub


MATCH REPORT


MATCH REPORT : Saints got their 2012 season off to the best possible start with a hard fought 34points to 24 win over London Broncos at the Stoop. A late score from James Roby sealed a nervy victory in wintry conditions in the Capital after the lead changed hands several times. Saints were down 18-16 down at half time as Broncos took full advantage of the chances that came their way. Tries from Jonny Lomax and Andy Dixon had given Saints a 14-6 advantage but Olsi Krasniqi and Chris Bailey got the home side in front at half time.

In the second half, Jamie Foster put Saints ahead before Francis Meli and Michael Witt traded scores but James Roby made it safe late on. Newcomers Lance Hohaia and Anthony Laffranchi both started for the Saints with Mark Flanagan on the bench. James Robt was outstanding for the Saints.










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