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#up against it

# up-against-it - Friday 24 May, 2019

'It'll be 23 of us against 40,000': Sexton taking lesson from Saracens for raid in Glasgow's back garden

Leinster’s captain is ready to make a mark after a not-very-enjoyable stint on the bench last week.

# up-against-it - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Celtic's Europa League hopes dented by defeat in Germany

Brendan Rodgers’ side were beaten 2-0 by RB Leipzig.

# up-against-it - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'We want to go out there, stick our chests out and show what we are about'

Ireland need a spark in the Twenty20 format, and are targeting a huge scalp with India in town this week.

# up-against-it - Thursday 17 March, 2016

'This is the first time in a while Scotland have players that can really hurt us'

Leamy wants big-game battle from Ireland’s emerging back-row to counteract Vern Cotter’s improving side

# up-against-it - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Payback on Irish minds as they seek to break France hoodoo

Fly-half Caughey putting Olympic dreams on hold with a Six Nations crown to defend.

# up-against-it - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Farrell dropped as England chase Springboks

Stuart Lancaster has shuffled his back line with only Ben Youngs and Chris Ashton retaining their position.