DOB: 29 September 1971
From: Dublin, selection #83 1988 National Draft
The younger brother of Jim was the youngest Irish player recruited to a VFL team, arriving in Australia in December 1988. He spent three seasons in the Under 19s and Reserves, as well as following his brother's lead of being loaned to VFA side Prahran. In the ((
After around 80 combined games in the club's lower grades, Stynes debuted in the middle of Melbourne's disappointing 1992 season, but only remained in the side for two weeks. He had injury trouble during his career, undergoing five operations in his four years at the club.
Stynes moved to Port Melbourne in 1993 and played in a Grand Final. After being linked with Sydney they overlooked him in national draft, and unwilling to wait for the pre-season draft Stynes returned to Ireland. He returned to Gaelic Football, winning the 1995 All-Ireland Final with Dublin, and later appearing against Australia in several International Rules series.
Age - 24/05/1992
Age - 26/04/1998