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The footballer who wanted to make a difference to young people is still doing it, half a world away. His smiling face, with the date of his birth and death, is now on a wall beside the security pad in the entrance hall that all the students swipe into every day.

Mr Balfe, who taught [Jim] Stynes geography and coached him on the senior rugby team, said: “He was a tall, thin man and he didn’t have the bullish strength for rugby. His two brothers were better rugby players because they had more power. He was better at Aussie Rules.

 

(Crispin Rodwell for The Age)
Thanks Kevin Whitty