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#Jim Stynes

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Melbourne FC unveil giant Jim Stynes statue

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

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

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 This post contains videos

‘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.

Remembering Jim Stynes, the AFL icon who passed away a year ago today Legend This post contains videos

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

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

# jim-stynes - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The 8 steps that helped me to turn my life around — and they can work for you too in 2013 Lessons

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.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 27 December, 2012

RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012 RIP This post contains images

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.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

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.

# jim-stynes - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

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 - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

VIDEO: Take a few minutes to watch Channel 7′s emotional tribute to Jim Stynes Jim Stynes This post contains videos

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 - Monday 24 September, 2012

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.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 6 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ten people to be first recipients of Presidential Awards for Irish abroad 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.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 21 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR 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 - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

In pictures: final farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne Jim Stynes This post contains images

In pictures: final farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne

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

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.

WATCH: Melbourne bids farewell to Irish legend Stynes Jim Stynes This post contains videos

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.

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.

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 - Monday 26 March, 2012

Thousands to bid fond farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne

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

# jim-stynes - Sunday 25 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

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.”

# jim-stynes - Friday 23 March, 2012

Watch: Garry Lyon’s incredibly emotional tribute to his friend Jim Stynes Legend This post contains videos

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.

# 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 This post contains videos

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’ RIP

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.

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.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

WATCH: Every Heart Beats True – The Jim Stynes Story RIP This post contains videos

WATCH: Every Heart Beats True – The Jim Stynes Story

An inspirational documentary about an extraordinary man.

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 - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

WATCH: The AFL’s tribute to the life and career of Jim Stynes Legend This post contains videos

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 RIP

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# jim-stynes - Monday 19 March, 2012

Jim Stynes dies following long battle with cancer RIP

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.

# jim-stynes - Thursday 2 February, 2012

‘Big shoes to fill’: Jim Stynes steps down as Melbourne president

The Dubliner stepped down as president of the Melbourne Demons last night as he continues his battle against cancer.

# jim-stynes - Sunday 18 December, 2011

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Every Sunday we put the feet up and scroll back through the best of the week’s newspapers, websites and blogs.

# jim-stynes - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Jim Stynes planning Christmas getaway following latest brain op

The Dublin-born footballer is hoping to travel to South America after getting an eleventh-hour reprieve in his fight against cancer.

# jim-stynes - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Jim Stynes cancels ‘farewell barbecue’ for loved ones after doctors’ new hope

Irish-born AFL legend will undergo surgery this week after 11th-hour reprieve in brain cancer fight.

# jim-stynes - Sunday 6 November, 2011

The sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

The sporting tweets of the week

This week, Lance Armstrong pays tribute to Jim Stynes, Serena Williams discusses her relationship problems and Brian O’Driscoll complains about having to train on a Bank Holiday.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

WATCH: Jim Stynes talks about his struggle with cancer Battle This post contains videos

WATCH: Jim Stynes talks about his struggle with cancer

The legendary Irish ex-AFL star continues to defy doctors’ predictions that his death is imminent.

# jim-stynes - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Irish Aussie Rules legend Stynes told to focus on cancer battle Rest Up This post contains videos

Irish Aussie Rules legend Stynes told to focus on cancer battle

Dublin-born Melbourne president is back in hospital as club remains in turmoil.

# jim-stynes - Friday 1 July, 2011

WATCH: Jim Stynes pays emotional tribute to Sean Wight

Dublin-born Melbourne great praises the man who ‘beat the path’ for him in Aussie Rules.

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