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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Jim Stynes

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# Letter From Melbourne
Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs play the final in Perth after a chaotic week in their home city.
# round for reach
'Jim's legacy lives really proudly within our club and it's an honour to play a game for him'
Melbourne FC are honouring the late, great Jim Stynes this week by supporting the incredible work done by The Reach Foundation.
# Irish Influence
'The connection to Dublin holds great meaning, and it’s really special that we can continue Jim’s legacy'
All-Star midfielder Lauren Magee joins Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy at Melbourne FC.
# round for reach
AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity
Melbourne FC want to ‘tear online bullying down’.
# Land down under
'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'
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.
# Forever Teammates
'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'
Former Dublin player Paul Clarke talks to The42 about playing Gaelic Football with AFL legend Jim Stynes.
# 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'
Garry Lyon chats to The42 about his friendship with Jim Stynes and his International Rules memories.
# 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
Also, Irish cricket received a boost and Aston Villa have gone crazy for Keano’s beard.
# Legend
Melbourne FC unveil giant Jim Stynes statue
The bronze sculpture has been erected outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
# Legend
A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today
Dublin-born AFL legend remembered as “an outstanding man, footballer and philanthropist.”
# Legend
Jim Stynes to be commemorated in Australia with bronze statue
The late Dubliner becomes only the fifth athlete to be inducted into the Avenue of Legends.
'He left an indelible mark': Aussie TV marks Jim Stynes' anniversary with moving tribute
The Dublin footballer turned AFL legend died a year ago today, aged 45, following a long and public battle with cancer.
# Legend
Remembering Jim Stynes, the AFL icon who passed away a year ago today
The Dublin-born footie star fought a public battle with cancer.
Column: The 8 steps that helped me to turn my life around -- and they can work for you too in 2013
Former All-Star hurler Tony Griffin was inspired to act by the story of a cancer-stricken Jim Stynes.
RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012
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.
# Sports Books
Book vouchers for Christmas? Here’s a shopping list of the year’s best sports reads
Do yourself a favour and buy all of these, Rozanna.
# review 2012
RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012
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
VIDEO: Take a few minutes to watch Channel 7's emotional tribute to Jim Stynes
The AFL presented the inaugural “Jim Stynes Community Leadership Award” at Monday’s Brownlow Medal ceremony.
# Jim Stynes
AFL honours Jim Stynes with new leadership award
The inaugural award, won by Daniel Jackson, recognises the player who best demonstrates the values of the Dubliner.
# Irish Abroad
Ten people to be first recipients of Presidential Awards for Irish abroad
The late Aussie Rules footballer Jim Stynes and philanthropist Chuck Feeney are among the ten being honoured.
# Good News
Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR
Irish youth leadership organisation co-founded by former Clare hurler Tony Griffin hopes to instill self-confidence into a generation.
# Jim Stynes
In pictures: final farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne
The city said goodbye to the Dublin-born AFL legend earlier. Here’s how.
# Tribute
Coulter remembers 'unbelievable' welcome from Jim Stynes
Jim Stynes always went above and beyond to welcome the Irish International Rules squad when they were down under, says Benny Coulter.
# Jim Stynes
WATCH: Melbourne bids farewell to Irish legend Stynes
Stynes’ wife Samantha and brother Brian shared their memories of the Melbourne Demons legend in a highly-emotional service earlier.
# Legend
Goodbye, Jim: Thousands turn out for Stynes' state funeral in Melbourne
The former Dublin minor footballer and Aussie Rules giant was given an emotional send-off on Tuesday.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Tuesday
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
Thousands to bid fond farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne
The Dubliner’s state funeral will be televised live on Australian news TV tonight.
# Said and done
Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes
“I was honest with the Tribunal and I gave it truthful evidence and I reject completely any suggestion that I did otherwise.”
# Legend
Watch: Garry Lyon's incredibly emotional tribute to his friend Jim Stynes
The Aussie Rules great offered this heartfelt farewell to his old Melbourne Demons team-mate on The Footy Show earlier.
# time out
The YouTube top 10: Because you don't need to leave Ireland to find a 50ft wave
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'
Jim Stynes’ remarkable life bonded the people of Ireland and Australia even closer together, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said this evening.
# offence
Former AFL player sorry for attack on 'nasty' Jim Stynes
Jason Akermanis said outpouring of grief for the late Dubliner was ‘overkill’ but has quickly backtracked.
WATCH: Every Heart Beats True - The Jim Stynes Story
An inspirational documentary about an extraordinary man.
# six pack plus
The Morning Score: Wednesday
That’s right, it’s Wednesday already. Here are the bitesize sports stories you need to know at 9am.
Jim Stynes inspired thousands to reach for the sky... including me
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.
# Legend
WATCH: The AFL's tribute to the life and career of Jim Stynes
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
Tributes have poured in for the Dublin-born AFL great, who died on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer.
Jim Stynes dies following long battle with cancer
The AFL legend is understood to have passed away in a ‘pain free, dignified and peaceful’ manner.