Rugby Union: UP HILL FIGHT TO PROVE IT; HEINEKEN CUP: Pool 3, Bristol v Stade Francais.
SEVEN years ago Saracens went to France and caused a Heineken Cup sensation by beating Toulouse Toulouse (tlz`), city (1990 pop. 365,933), capital of Haute-Garonne dept., S France, on the Garonne River. . It was seen as proof that the former council pitch club had cracked the big time - only it was nothing more than a glorious one-off (1) One at a time. CD-ROM recorders (CD-R drives) are commonly called one-off machines because they write one CD-ROM at a time.
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Sarries go to Biarritz in Pool Four today still looking to reach the knockout stages for the first time and with former England star Richard Hill admitting they have it all to prove. "We have had some big one-off performances in Europe. Unfortunately we've never taken those through to the knockout stages," he said.
EURO CHALLENGE: Hill (left) and Young