James "Jim" Stynes (23 April 1966 – 20 March 2012) was an Irish footballer best known for his career as a professional Australian Rules footballer and administrator. He was also a philanthropist, charity worker and writer. During an extraordinary 264-game career with Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League, Stynes become the only non-Australian-born player to win the prestigious Brownlow Medal. After retirement he was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

James "Jim" Stynes (23 April 1966 – 20 March 2012) was an Irish footballer best known for his career as a professional Australian Rules footballer and administrator. He was also a philanthropist, charity worker and writer. During an extraordinary 264-game career with Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League, Stynes become the only non-Australian-born player to win the prestigious Brownlow Medal. After retirement he was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

L-R Vince (23), Dawes (6) & Jones (2)

L-R Vince (23), Dawes (6) & Jones (2)

Melbourne Football Club.

Melbourne Football Club.


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