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# Upbeat

This year
Irish U20s skipper McCarthy: 'We can hold our heads high'
Richie Murphy’s side slumped to a disappointing 50-14 defeat in the World Rugby U20 Championship final.
'I took the positives out of it' - Nathan Collins on being dropped by Wolves
The Irish defender has had a tough time at club level but is determined to come back stronger.
All time
GAA president tells members not to be 'too despondent' as government maintain limit of 200 people at games
John Horan emphasised the importance of being merely able to stage games at the moment.
'No one died' - Belichick's message to Patriots after stunning loss
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick put his team’s last-gasp loss in to perspective on Monday.
'I know the score doesn't reflect it but I thought we flew the flag well'
Steven Beattie assesses Cork City’s Champions League elimination at the hands of Legia Warsaw.
O'Neill: We're a great distance off the French, but the players can learn from this defeat
The Ireland boss feels there are positives to take from Monday night’s loss, despite watching his team being played off the park.
Man United 'very positive' Ferguson will recover - Mourinho
The Red Devils boss also revealed that Michael Carrick will captain the team against Watford in his final game for the club on Sunday.
O'Neill: Our younger players have come of age at this tournament
The Ireland managed also said he couldn’t be prouder of how the fans have behaved in France over the past couple of weeks.
'If we’re at our best and a bit of luck and a few decisions go our way, we’re capable of beating Italy'
Ireland assistant boss Roy Keane is hopeful they can claim what would be one of the shock results of Euro 2016 on Wednesday.
Leo Cullen's heroics on the wing help keep Leinster in upbeat mood as they take aim at Ospreys
The Leinster head coach found himself strolling down memory lane this afternoon.
Luke Fitzgerald staying positive despite another injury setback
The Leinster back is targeting a return to his province in time for the business-end of the PRO12.
'We haven’t got ahead of ourselves; we haven’t looked down the line' - POM
The Ireland back row says he and his teammates must look after the ball.
'It was all doom and gloom. But we got the kick up the arse we needed'
Saints attacker Chris Forrester says confidence is high after going into the first league game after the mid-season break.
'Life is short. I intend to honour those who died by living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible'
Clodagh Cogley, one of the survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse, has written an inspirational message on Facebook.
Martin O'Neill wants you to help Ireland get to Euro 2016
The Boys in Green boss thinks the team and fans can make Lansdowne Road a tough place to come this year.
'I've found a very nice place mentally' - Harrington says he's got more major wins in him
The Dubliner has revealed he was more comfortable than he’s ever been during the final round of last weekend’s Masters.