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# jim-stynes - Last year 2021

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
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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 11,913 Views 4 Comments

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

'Jim's legacy lives really proudly within our club and it's an honour to play a game for him'
# Round For Reach
# 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 7,992 Views 3 Comments

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

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'The connection to Dublin holds great meaning, and it’s really special that we can continue Jim’s legacy'
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# 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 10,885 Views 1 Comment

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

AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity
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# 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 3,975 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne FC want to ‘tear online bullying down’.

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'
# Land Down Under
# 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 37,086 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.

'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'
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# 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 49,926 Views 8 Comments

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

'In the last months of Jim's life I spent a lot of time just sitting with him... It was the most special time'
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# 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 45,965 Views 12 Comments

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

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
# 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 6,851 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
# Legend

Melbourne FC unveil giant Jim Stynes statue

Sep 17th 2014, 9:41 AM 3,198 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 18th 2014, 10:39 AM 11,599 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Jim Stynes to be commemorated in Australia with bronze statue

Feb 21st 2014, 11:02 AM 12,098 Views 19 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

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

Mar 20th 2013, 9:48 PM 2,718 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
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# Legend

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

Mar 20th 2013, 12:54 PM 2,205 Views 5 Comments

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
# Lessons
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# 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 868 Views 13 Comments

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
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# RIP

RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 8:03 PM 11,737 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.

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

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

Dec 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,698 Views 2 Comments

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

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

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

Dec 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 12,889 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.

VIDEO: Take a few minutes to watch Channel 7's emotional tribute to 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 4,627 Views 4 Comments

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

AFL honours Jim Stynes with new leadership award
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# Jim Stynes

AFL honours Jim Stynes with new leadership award

Sep 24th 2012, 1:53 PM 3,518 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,839 Views 23 Comments

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

Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR
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# Good News

Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR

Jun 21st 2012, 6:57 PM 8,292 Views 2 Comments

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

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

In pictures: final farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne

Mar 27th 2012, 7:15 PM 5,530 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
# Tribute

Coulter remembers 'unbelievable' welcome from Jim Stynes

Mar 27th 2012, 6:32 PM 789 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
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# Jim Stynes

WATCH: Melbourne bids farewell to Irish legend Stynes

Mar 27th 2012, 2:10 PM 3,465 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
# Legend

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

Mar 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 3,515 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
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Mar 27th 2012, 9:02 AM 237 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.

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

Thousands to bid fond farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne

Mar 26th 2012, 11:02 AM 2,154 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes

Mar 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,458 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.”

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

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

Mar 23rd 2012, 1:14 PM 4,682 Views 15 Comments

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

The YouTube top 10: Because you don't need to leave Ireland to find a 50ft wave
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# 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 1,578 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'
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# RIP

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

Mar 22nd 2012, 4:48 PM 2,115 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
# Offence

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

Mar 22nd 2012, 11:05 AM 5,558 Views 20 Comments

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
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# RIP

WATCH: Every Heart Beats True - The Jim Stynes Story

Mar 21st 2012, 10:00 PM 7,736 Views 10 Comments

An inspirational documentary about an extraordinary man.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
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# Six Pack Plus

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Mar 21st 2012, 8:56 AM 344 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Jim Stynes

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

Mar 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 305 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
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# Legend

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

Mar 20th 2012, 11:52 AM 1,422 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
# RIP

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

Mar 20th 2012, 11:19 AM 5,856 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 dies following long battle with cancer
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# RIP

Jim Stynes dies following long battle with cancer

Mar 19th 2012, 10:22 PM 15,722 Views 42 Comments

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

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