Brian Stynes

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Brian Stynes
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Midfield
Born (1971-09-29) 29 September 1971 (age 42)
Dublin, Ireland
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Years Club
? -? Ballyboden St Endas
Club Titles
Dublin titles 1
Leinster titles 0
Years County
?-? Dublin
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 2
All Irelands 1

Brian Stynes (born 29 September 1971) is an Irish Gaelic footballer who played for Dublin and now resides in Australia. He attended De La Salle College, Churchtown, Dublin.

Playing career[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Stynes saw the success that his older brother the late Jim (who won the All-Ireland minor football championship with Dublin in 1984) had in Australian rules football's Australian Football League, and was recruited to his brother's club, Melbourne. He debuted in 1992 but played only 2 games for no goals, and at 190 cm was touted as a possible key position player. His career did not blossom, however, and he returned to Ireland.

Gaelic football[edit]

Brian Stynes was on Dublins winning team in the 1995 all-Ireland senior football championship against Tyrone at Croke Park. Stynes was awarded an allstar for his performances in 1995. Brian played his club football for Ballyboden St Endas.


Stynes has since represented Ireland in the International Rules Series against Australia.

His brother David Stynes represented Ireland in Australian rules football at both the 2002 Australian Football International Cup (when Ireland won the cup) and also the 2005 Australian Football International Cup.

See also[edit]

For more details of the GAA in Dublin, see Dublin GAA, Dublin GAA Honours and Dublin Senior Club Football Championship.

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