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#2009

# 2009 - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 'That collision between Danie Roussouw and BOD is something that's vivid' Bring It On

'That collision between Danie Roussouw and BOD is something that's vivid'

Former Springboks wing Bryan Habana is excited about the 2021 Lions series.

# 2009 - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From The42 'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day' Memory Lane

'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'

Australian scrum-half Chris Whitaker was a key man as Leinster won the 2009 Heineken Cup.

# 2009 - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009 Classic

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009

The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.

# 2009 - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win Lions

BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win

The Lions very nearly produced a comeback victory against South Africa in their first Test in 2009.

# 2009 - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From The42 Sexton: 'You've got to take these opportunities with both hands when they come' Grand Slam Is On

Sexton: 'You've got to take these opportunities with both hands when they come'

The experienced out-half recalls O’Gara, O’Connell and O’Driscoll leading Ireland for their 2009 success.

# 2009 - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The42 Provincial success in Europe has driven Ireland standards at Test level Province And Nation

Provincial success in Europe has driven Ireland standards at Test level

Ireland’s recent Six Nations titles have coincided with disappointing provincial results. Is there a link or mere coincidence?

# 2009 - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 'Ireland have decided to forget about Thierry Henry handball incident' Controversy

'Ireland have decided to forget about Thierry Henry handball incident'

Martin O’Neill also complained that France have a “disproportionate” amount of time to recover for the game.

# 2009 - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Revealed: Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court's powers in 2009

Legislation to extend the powers of the non-jury court to deal with cases involving organised crime was opposed at final stages by Joan Burton and her party.

# 2009 - Friday 29 January, 2016

"W is pretty well down the alphabet, yet they've found good reason to go after me"

Mick Wallace has reacted to a judgement in the Commercial Court against him regarding a 2009 loan he received from Ulster Bank.

# 2009 - Saturday 7 November, 2015

From The42 Alan Quinlan: Sport's attitude to mental health is changing Interview

Alan Quinlan: Sport's attitude to mental health is changing

The former Ireland rugby international tells The42 that there is less of a stigma among athletes now.

# 2009 - Monday 15 September, 2014

The new garda recruits will need to "win the trust" of the Irish public

The Justice Minister addressed the new recruits this afternoon at the Garda College in Templemore.

# 2009 - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The42 Messi and Ronaldo's statistics since 2009 are scarily good Winning

Messi and Ronaldo's statistics since 2009 are scarily good

Proof that it’s difficult to determine who’s better.

# 2009 - Monday 5 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009*

*The events of 2009 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# 2009 - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: Unbelievable belief and a fantastic sponge in Queenstown Dunkin' This post contains videos

Summer Tour Diary: Unbelievable belief and a fantastic sponge in Queenstown

Donncha O’Callaghan braves icy cold waters and Les Kiss talks up the ongoing development of Conor Murray.

# 2009 - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From The42 Kearney dismisses talk of Leinster move as he cheers on the 'Shaggy' torchbearer Staying Put

Kearney dismisses talk of Leinster move as he cheers on the 'Shaggy' torchbearer

The full-back is flattered by Kiwi interest but prefers to focus on Shane Horgan’s leg in the Olympic torch relay through Dublin.

# 2009 - Sunday 8 April, 2012

From The42 Opinion: Where did it all go wrong for mighty Munster? Power Shift

Opinion: Where did it all go wrong for mighty Munster?

Once upon a time, a home semi-final for Munster meant guaranteed progress to the final four. Today Ulster arrive in Limerick with winning in mind.

# 2009 - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Libertas spent €5.6m in year of second Lisbon vote

New accounts filed by the Libertas Institute show spending of €5.65m in 2009 – more than matching the spending of big parties.

# 2009 - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Massereene trial shown CCTV footage of attack

The trial of two men accused of murder and attempted murder at the Massereene army base in Antrim in March 2009 began yesterday.