# Optimism

This year
Murphy proud that Ulster 'stayed in the fight' in humid South Africa
Dupont confident France will 'bounce back' after Ireland humbling
Last year
'It has honestly been the most enjoyable rugby of my life'
McIlroy bullish on British Open chances despite major drought
All time
Friend thrilled Connacht's squad depth strengthened by Challenge Cup games
Ex-Liverpool defender Kolo Toure proud of players after managerial debut
Australia win third World Cup game in their history to revive last-16 hopes
Qatar football will survive World Cup exit, says coach
'I feel like there’s a huge opportunity for me to push on' - Connacht's Tierney-Martin
Ex-Celtic youngster says moving to Ireland 'one of the best decisions in my footballing career'
'Today I saw the heart of my players' - Antonio Conte
Fully fit Barca can still win La Liga despite poor current form, says Koeman
Man United on ‘right track’ after signing likes of Cristiano Ronaldo – Ed Woodward
Scotland expect to be watched by ‘reasonably good number’ of fans at home Euros fixtures
Farrell excited by 'great squad' and backs those lacking game time to get up to speed
Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe
Ireland's youngsters determined to end campaign on a high after missing out on qualification
'We only conceded 4 chances in 3 games' - Kenny plays down Ireland concerns
Gerard Pique says soul preserved at new Davis Cup, despite mixed attendances
Duffy: Ireland will qualify for Euros if they repeat Danish performance in March
Irish provinces aiming for high places as European season kicks-off
Wijnaldum: Liverpool can remain unbeaten all season
Solskjaer: Manchester United's performances do not worry me
Being optimistic can help you live longer, a new study finds
After 'freak accident' in 2015, TOD targets spot in Schmidt's World Cup plan
'A goalless draw is the best draw you can get'
'It's my body at the end of the day... I just need to keep in touch with Preston'
2019 World Cup a thrilling prospect for Schmidt's superb Ireland
French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals
Man United's 'big six' record has laid down a marker for next season - Young
'We weren't enjoying our rugby... It has started to lift a bit of the gloom'
Rory McIlroy sees progress despite failing to contend at Riviera
Schmidt's stocks look healthy as Ireland set off for sunny Spain
'I don’t think there's a lot of difference between the Super Rugby sides and All Blacks'
LeBron and the Cavs can be hopeful heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals: here's why
'We can win every game' - Milner hopes for final flourish from Liverpool in top four fight
Man United upturn leaves Mourinho feeling at home
'That's what makes these guys stronger, that's what Connacht's about'
It's a yes: Rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the pay deal
Ireland Women feeling 'quietly confident' ahead of final Test match against New Zealand