Full Name: LES STAINSBY
Date of Birth: 07/06/1898
Height: 170 cm ( 5-7 )
Weight: 73 kg ( 11-7 )
Debut: 18/06/1927, Round 8, Essendon
Last Game: 02/07/1927, Round 10, Geelong
Total Games: 2
Total Goals: 2
Les was a half-forward and rover. He was recruited by Collingwood after playing well in a Riverina League Representative side. After two seasons with Collingwood he crossed to Richmond for two games in 1927. He later coached Blackburn, Clayton and Black Rock. His football career was severely disrupted when he was suspended from 1930 until 1934. Les was a pipe layer by trade and died in 1942.
Coolamon 1919-24 ( Honours - Premiership 1922, League Representative Team 1924 ) ; Collingwood 1925-26, Games 22, Goals 36.
Ballarat Imperials 1927, Games 11, Goals 5 ; Blackburn Captain/Coach 1928-29 ; Clayton Coach 1934-35 ( Honours - Premiership 1934 First for Club ) ; Black Rock One Season ; Black Rock Colts Coach 1942.