David Stynes

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David Stynes
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Midfield, Half Forward
Born Dublin, Ireland
Years Club
Ballyboden St Endas
Whitehorse Pioneers
Years County Apps (scores)
Dublin 1
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 1 minor

David Stynes is a former Dublin Gaelic footballer and Australian rules footballer.

Playing career[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Stynes played for Ireland's winning team in the 2002 Australian Football International Cup in Melbourne. He was also selected for the All-Star Team,[1] and returned with the team that reached the semi finals of the 2005 Australian Football International Cup.[2] He won his second medal when Ireland won the 2011 Australian Football International Cup title.[3] In 2011 David was appointed captain coach of the Moorabbin Kangaroos in the Southern Football League in Victoria.[4]

Gaelic football[edit]

The Ballyboden St Endas clubman represented Dublin GAA at minor level and won a Leinster Minor Football Championship medal in 1994 before losing to Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final. He also represented Dublin at under-21 & Senior level.[5][6] In Australia, he represented Victoria in the Australasian GAA Championships.


His brother Brian was a Gaelic footballer who played for the Dublin senior team and won an All-Ireland Senior Football Championship medal in 1995, while his late brother Jim won the prestigious Brownlow Medal and played with the Melbourne Football Club.[7]