WIDNES Vikings have been thrashed 70-0 by promotion favourites Toulouse Olympique at Sale's Heywood Road.

Ex-Viking Lloyd White started the rout when he chased his own grubber to ground.

And it got worse from there.

Tries from Mathieu Jussaume and Justin Sangare opened up a 14-point deficit.

Andrew Dixon scored the first of his hat-trick.

Although Adam Lawton crossed after Matty Smith’s kick offside was called by the touch judge.

Dixon's second and one by Jy Hitchcox made it 30-0 at the break.

Second half scores from Mitch Garbutt, Jordan Flomavie, Eloi Pelissier, 3, Latrell Schaumkel and Dixon's third made it a rout.

Toulouse Olympique: Latrell Schaumkel, Jy Hitchcox, Mathieu Jussaume, Junior Vaivai, Jordan Flovie, Jonathon Ford, Anthony Marion, Justin Sangare, Lloyd White, Harrison Hansen, Andrew Dixon, Joe Bretherton, Remi Casty.

Interchanges: Eloi Pelissier, Mitch Garbutt, Maxime Garcia, Hugo Salabio.

Widnes Vikings: Jack Owens, Jayden Hatton, Ste Tyrer, Joe Edge, Deon Cross, Joe Lyons, Matty Smith, Kenny Baker, Brad O’Neill, Owen Farnworth, Shane Grady, Ellis Robson, Paul Clough.

Interchanges: Adam Lawton, Calum O’Neill, Lewis Else, Will Tilleke.