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# up-against-it - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Sharks will relish opportunity to take down experimental Leinster selection
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Sharks will relish opportunity to take down experimental Leinster selection

Apr 23rd 2022, 7:15 AM 5,562 Views 1 Comment

Leo Cullen’s side will have to battle Springbok internationals and challenging conditions in Durban today.

# up-against-it - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Friend calls on Connacht's internationals to set the tone across Leinster double-header
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Friend calls on Connacht's internationals to set the tone across Leinster double-header

Apr 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,310 Views 4 Comments

The province host Leo Cullen’s side in Galway in the first leg of the Champions Cup round of 16 this weekend.

# up-against-it - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Ireland look to mix skills with smarts as they brace for major test in France
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Ireland look to mix skills with smarts as they brace for major test in France

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:45 AM 8,272 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side take on an impressive French team in Toulouse today.

# up-against-it - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

'You're in survival mode and shipping big defeats. My heart goes out to the boys'
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'You're in survival mode and shipping big defeats. My heart goes out to the boys'

Feb 15th 2022, 6:55 AM 8,304 Views 0 Comments

Offaly and Laois lost to Cork and Waterford by a combined 52 points last weekend.

# up-against-it - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Cardiff in ‘surreal situation’ ahead of European Cup clash with champions Toulouse
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Cardiff in ‘surreal situation’ ahead of European Cup clash with champions Toulouse

Dec 7th 2021, 4:59 PM 8,754 Views 1 Comment

The Blues are preparing to face last season’s Champions Cup winners with more than 30 players currently in isolation.

# up-against-it - Monday 14 June, 2021

Farah to make last-gasp effort to qualify for Olympics
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Farah to make last-gasp effort to qualify for Olympics

Jun 14th 2021, 2:19 PM 4,616 Views 2 Comments

Farah won the 5,000m-10,000m double at the 2012 London Olympics and repeated the feat in 2016.

# up-against-it - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Real Madrid break down stubborn Getafe to narrow gap on leaders Atletico
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Real Madrid break down stubborn Getafe to narrow gap on leaders Atletico

Feb 10th 2021, 12:38 AM 1,899 Views 0 Comments

Real’s city neighbours lead the league by five points but also have two games in hand.

# up-against-it - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'George is looking good' - England out-half Ford fit to face Ireland after Achilles injury
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'George is looking good' - England out-half Ford fit to face Ireland after Achilles injury

Nov 18th 2020, 2:57 PM 5,615 Views 3 Comments

Eddie Jones names his team tomorrow morning.

# up-against-it - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Ireland's bid for T20 World Cup qualification suffers shock setback at the hands of Canada
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Ireland's bid for T20 World Cup qualification suffers shock setback at the hands of Canada

Oct 23rd 2019, 3:38 PM 4,045 Views 2 Comments

They will need to win their remaining two group games and hope for favourable results elsewhere in order to achieve automatic qualification.

# up-against-it - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Watch: Disaster for Ireland as New Zealand strike for three early tries
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Watch: Disaster for Ireland as New Zealand strike for three early tries

Oct 19th 2019, 11:54 AM 16,305 Views 100 Comments

Ireland have been left with a mountain to climb after New Zealand raced into a 17-0 lead in Tokyo.

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

May 24th 2019, 7:45 PM 21,463 Views 15 Comments

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
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Celtic's Europa League hopes dented by defeat in Germany

Oct 25th 2018, 8:08 PM 5,417 Views 2 Comments

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

Jun 26th 2018, 6:53 PM 7,754 Views 0 Comments

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

Mar 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 5,168 Views 4 Comments

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
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Payback on Irish minds as they seek to break France hoodoo

Feb 13th 2016, 9:00 AM 2,540 Views 3 Comments

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
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Farrell dropped as England chase Springboks

Jun 14th 2012, 1:36 PM 329 Views 0 Comments

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