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#Jim Stynes

# jim-stynes - Friday 24 September, 2021

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
# Letter From Melbourne
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# Letter From Melbourne

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia

Updated Sep 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 11,875 Views 4 Comments

Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs play the final in Perth after a chaotic week in their home city.

# jim-stynes - Friday 13 August, 2021

'Jim's legacy lives really proudly within our club and it's an honour to play a game for him'
# Round For Reach
From The42
# Round For Reach

'Jim's legacy lives really proudly within our club and it's an honour to play a game for him'

Aug 13th 2021, 1:27 PM 7,943 Views 3 Comments

Melbourne FC are honouring the late, great Jim Stynes this week by supporting the incredible work done by The Reach Foundation.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'The connection to Dublin holds great meaning, and it’s really special that we can continue Jim’s legacy'
# Irish Influence
From The42
# Irish Influence

'The connection to Dublin holds great meaning, and it’s really special that we can continue Jim’s legacy'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:00 PM 10,863 Views 1 Comment

All-Star midfielder Lauren Magee joins Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy at Melbourne FC.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity
# Round For Reach
From The42
# Round For Reach

AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity

Apr 3rd 2019, 1:24 PM 3,962 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne FC want to ‘tear online bullying down’.

# jim-stynes - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'

Dec 25th 2018, 2:00 PM 36,472 Views 2 Comments

Derry legend Dermot McNicholl discusses his stint in the AFL, the Oak Leafers’ All-Ireland victory 25 years ago and the rise in GAA stars heading Down Under.

# jim-stynes - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'
# Forever Teammates
From The42
# Forever Teammates

'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'

Mar 25th 2018, 10:05 AM 49,876 Views 8 Comments

Former Dublin player Paul Clarke talks to The42 about playing Gaelic Football with AFL legend Jim Stynes.

# jim-stynes - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'In the last months of Jim's life I spent a lot of time just sitting with him... It was the most special time'
# Friendship And Footy
From The42
# Friendship And Footy

'In the last months of Jim's life I spent a lot of time just sitting with him... It was the most special time'

Nov 11th 2017, 10:00 AM 45,796 Views 12 Comments

Garry Lyon chats to The42 about his friendship with Jim Stynes and his International Rules memories.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

We'll Leave It There So: Annalise Murphy is going to Rio, Irish cricket gets some cash and the rest of the day's sport
# Wednesday
From The42
# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Annalise Murphy is going to Rio, Irish cricket gets some cash and the rest of the day's sport

Sep 17th 2014, 7:59 PM 6,844 Views 1 Comment

Also, Irish cricket received a boost and Aston Villa have gone crazy for Keano’s beard.

Melbourne FC unveil giant Jim Stynes statue
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Melbourne FC unveil giant Jim Stynes statue

Sep 17th 2014, 9:41 AM 3,186 Views 2 Comments

The bronze sculpture has been erected outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today

Jun 18th 2014, 10:39 AM 11,574 Views 44 Comments

Dublin-born AFL legend remembered as “an outstanding man, footballer and philanthropist.”

# jim-stynes - Friday 21 February, 2014

Jim Stynes to be commemorated in Australia with bronze statue
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Jim Stynes to be commemorated in Australia with bronze statue

Feb 21st 2014, 11:02 AM 12,084 Views 19 Comments

The late Dubliner becomes only the fifth athlete to be inducted into the Avenue of Legends.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

'He left an indelible mark': Aussie TV marks Jim Stynes' anniversary with moving tribute
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

'He left an indelible mark': Aussie TV marks Jim Stynes' anniversary with moving tribute

Mar 20th 2013, 9:48 PM 2,709 Views 7 Comments

The Dublin footballer turned AFL legend died a year ago today, aged 45, following a long and public battle with cancer.

Remembering Jim Stynes, the AFL icon who passed away a year ago today
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Remembering Jim Stynes, the AFL icon who passed away a year ago today

Mar 20th 2013, 12:54 PM 2,185 Views 5 Comments

The Dublin-born footie star fought a public battle with cancer.

# jim-stynes - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Column: The 8 steps that helped me to turn my life around -- and they can work for you too in 2013
# Lessons
# Lessons

Column: The 8 steps that helped me to turn my life around -- and they can work for you too in 2013

Jan 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 834 Views 13 Comments

Former All-Star hurler Tony Griffin was inspired to act by the story of a cancer-stricken Jim Stynes.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 27 December, 2012

RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 8:03 PM 11,703 Views 5 Comments

From GAA great Páidí Ó Sé to boxing legend Angelo Dundee we take a look back at some of the many sporting greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Book vouchers for Christmas? Here’s a shopping list of the year’s best sports reads
# Sports Books
From The42
# Sports Books

Book vouchers for Christmas? Here’s a shopping list of the year’s best sports reads

Dec 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,687 Views 2 Comments

Do yourself a favour and buy all of these, Rozanna.

# jim-stynes - Sunday 23 December, 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

Dec 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 12,858 Views 10 Comments

From writer Maeve Binchy to astronaut Neil Armstrong, rugby star Nevin Spence to GAA great Páidí Ó Sé, we take a look back at some of the many greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

VIDEO: Take a few minutes to watch Channel 7's emotional tribute to Jim Stynes
# Jim Stynes
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# Jim Stynes

VIDEO: Take a few minutes to watch Channel 7's emotional tribute to Jim Stynes

Sep 26th 2012, 12:50 PM 4,611 Views 4 Comments

The AFL presented the inaugural “Jim Stynes Community Leadership Award” at Monday’s Brownlow Medal ceremony.

# jim-stynes - Monday 24 September, 2012

AFL honours Jim Stynes with new leadership award
# Jim Stynes
From The42
# Jim Stynes

AFL honours Jim Stynes with new leadership award

Sep 24th 2012, 1:53 PM 3,503 Views 7 Comments

The inaugural award, won by Daniel Jackson, recognises the player who best demonstrates the values of the Dubliner.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Ten people to be first recipients of Presidential Awards for Irish abroad
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ten people to be first recipients of Presidential Awards for Irish abroad

Sep 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,832 Views 23 Comments

The late Aussie Rules footballer Jim Stynes and philanthropist Chuck Feeney are among the ten being honoured.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR
# Good News
# Good News

Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR

Jun 21st 2012, 6:57 PM 8,267 Views 2 Comments

Irish youth leadership organisation co-founded by former Clare hurler Tony Griffin hopes to instill self-confidence into a generation.

# jim-stynes - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

In pictures: final farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne
# Jim Stynes
From The42
# Jim Stynes

In pictures: final farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne

Mar 27th 2012, 7:15 PM 5,514 Views 3 Comments

The city said goodbye to the Dublin-born AFL legend earlier. Here’s how.

Coulter remembers 'unbelievable' welcome from Jim Stynes
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Coulter remembers 'unbelievable' welcome from Jim Stynes

Mar 27th 2012, 6:32 PM 776 Views 0 Comments

Jim Stynes always went above and beyond to welcome the Irish International Rules squad when they were down under, says Benny Coulter.

WATCH: Melbourne bids farewell to Irish legend Stynes
# Jim Stynes
From The42
# Jim Stynes

WATCH: Melbourne bids farewell to Irish legend Stynes

Mar 27th 2012, 2:10 PM 3,444 Views 5 Comments

Stynes’ wife Samantha and brother Brian shared their memories of the Melbourne Demons legend in a highly-emotional service earlier.

Goodbye, Jim: Thousands turn out for Stynes' state funeral in Melbourne
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Goodbye, Jim: Thousands turn out for Stynes' state funeral in Melbourne

Mar 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 3,497 Views 5 Comments

The former Dublin minor footballer and Aussie Rules giant was given an emotional send-off on Tuesday.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Mar 27th 2012, 9:02 AM 226 Views 0 Comments

Get your day off on the right foot (or the left if you’re Leo Messi). Here’s all the morning’s sports news.

# jim-stynes - Monday 26 March, 2012

Thousands to bid fond farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne
# Jim Stynes
From The42
# Jim Stynes

Thousands to bid fond farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne

Mar 26th 2012, 11:02 AM 2,137 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner’s state funeral will be televised live on Australian news TV tonight.

# jim-stynes - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes

Mar 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,450 Views 3 Comments

“I was honest with the Tribunal and I gave it truthful evidence and I reject completely any suggestion that I did otherwise.”

# jim-stynes - Friday 23 March, 2012

Watch: Garry Lyon's incredibly emotional tribute to his friend Jim Stynes
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Watch: Garry Lyon's incredibly emotional tribute to his friend Jim Stynes

Mar 23rd 2012, 1:14 PM 4,662 Views 15 Comments

The Aussie Rules great offered this heartfelt farewell to his old Melbourne Demons team-mate on The Footy Show earlier.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 22 March, 2012

The YouTube top 10: Because you don't need to leave Ireland to find a 50ft wave
# Time Out
From The42
# Time Out

The YouTube top 10: Because you don't need to leave Ireland to find a 50ft wave

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:15 PM 1,573 Views 0 Comments

We’ve also got a frightening downhill bike ride and a Premier League footballer who has just discovered ‘squeaky bum time’.

Kenny: Stynes was 'a force for good throughout his life'
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Kenny: Stynes was 'a force for good throughout his life'

Mar 22nd 2012, 4:48 PM 2,099 Views 4 Comments

Jim Stynes’ remarkable life bonded the people of Ireland and Australia even closer together, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said this evening.

Former AFL player sorry for attack on 'nasty' Jim Stynes
# Offence
From The42
# Offence

Former AFL player sorry for attack on 'nasty' Jim Stynes

Mar 22nd 2012, 11:05 AM 5,540 Views 20 Comments

Jason Akermanis said outpouring of grief for the late Dubliner was ‘overkill’ but has quickly backtracked.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

WATCH: Every Heart Beats True - The Jim Stynes Story
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

WATCH: Every Heart Beats True - The Jim Stynes Story

Mar 21st 2012, 10:00 PM 7,692 Views 10 Comments

An inspirational documentary about an extraordinary man.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Six Pack Plus
From The42
# Six Pack Plus

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Mar 21st 2012, 8:56 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

That’s right, it’s Wednesday already. Here are the bitesize sports stories you need to know at 9am.

# jim-stynes - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Jim Stynes inspired thousands to reach for the sky... including me
# Jim Stynes
From The42
# Jim Stynes

Jim Stynes inspired thousands to reach for the sky... including me

Mar 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 265 Views 24 Comments

Former All Star hurler Tony Griffin travelled to Melbourne recently to learn about Jim Stynes’ charity work. This is what he learned from the Dublin-born AFL icon who passed away yesterday at 45.

WATCH: The AFL's tribute to the life and career of Jim Stynes
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

WATCH: The AFL's tribute to the life and career of Jim Stynes

Mar 20th 2012, 11:52 AM 1,411 Views 0 Comments

The AFL have produced a six-minute video tribute to honour Jim Stynes, who died on Tuesday morning at the age of 45.

Farewell to a legend: Jim Stynes to receive state funeral in Victoria
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Farewell to a legend: Jim Stynes to receive state funeral in Victoria

Mar 20th 2012, 11:19 AM 5,833 Views 17 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the Dublin-born AFL great, who died on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer.

# jim-stynes - Monday 19 March, 2012

Jim Stynes dies following long battle with cancer
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Jim Stynes dies following long battle with cancer

Mar 19th 2012, 10:22 PM 15,702 Views 42 Comments

The AFL legend is understood to have passed away in a ‘pain free, dignified and peaceful’ manner.

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