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Lynch looks to lift at the 'G

Tom Lynch says the GC SUNS forward line will have no excuse if it doesn’t shape up against Melbourne on Sunday.

8:01am  Apr 19, 2014

Lynch pinning wins on the board

Gold Coast front man Tom Lynch says his team has quickly shifted its focus to round five opponent, Melbourne.

1:35pm  Apr 14, 2014

Lynch to captain GC SUNS

Tom Lynch will lead the Gold Coast against Brisbane in Townsville this Sunday. The 21-year-old was recently voted into the club’s new six-man leadership group alongside David Swallow and Dion Prestia, having emerged as a future figurehead during the Gold Coast’s annual high altitude camp in Arizona.

11:14am  Feb 21, 2014

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Tom
Lynch

Height
199 cm
DOB
31-10-1992
Weight
101 kg
Debut
-
Games
2014
5
Career
43
Goals
2014
7
Career
42
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
295
Avg
59
TomLynch

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: -
Brownlow Medal: career votes 3.
Draft History: 2010 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Gold Coast) No. 11 overall

Hard-working centre half-forward who is just as adept on the ground as is in the air.

Before a posterior cruciate ligament injury required surgery and ruled him out for the final 10 weeks, Lynch had started to assert his physical presence a lot more during his third season.

The 21-year-old leads at the ball hard, splits packs and looks a long-term option for the club in the toughest position on the field.

A tireless worker, Lynch is a future leader of the GC SUNS and already has the respect of every one of his teammates.

Has extended his contract until the end of the 2016 season.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 7.0
    • Handballs 4.6
    • Disposals 11.6
    • Marks 4.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 59.0

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Melbourne Rd 5
Handballs 6 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Disposals 14 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Marks 7 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Goals 2 Melbourne Rd 5
AFL Fantasy 75 Brisbane Lions Rd 3

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond W 87 - 69 7 5 12 4 0 0 0 1 2 1 60
2 Fremantle L 87 - 39 5 6 11 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 47
3 Brisbane Lions W 114 - 61 8 6 14 7 0 0 0 3 1 0 75
4 Hawthorn L 49 - 148 7 4 11 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 49
5 Melbourne W 78 - 86 8 2 10 6 0 0 0 1 2 2 64
6 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
7 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
9 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
13 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
19 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 2 35 23 58 23 0 1 1 8 7 3 295

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 43
    • Kicks 7.4
    • Handballs 5.6
    • Disposals 13.0
    • Marks 5.0
    • Hit-Outs 1.1
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 59.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Adelaide Crows Rd 23, 2012
Handballs 12 GWS Giants Rd 20, 2012
Disposals 20 Adelaide Crows Rd 23, 2012
Marks 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 8, 2013
Hit-outs 6 Carlton Rd 22, 2012
Tackles 5 Richmond Rd 17, 2011
Goals 4 Carlton Rd 22, 2012
AFL Fantasy 99 Port Adelaide Rd 9, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Gold Coast Suns 35 23 58 23 0 1 1 8 7 3 295
2013 Gold Coast Suns 57 40 97 42 12 6 6 13 8 6 483
2012 Gold Coast Suns 146 108 254 98 30 19 22 26 12 10 1117
2011 Gold Coast Suns 79 69 148 53 7 13 20 21 15 8 676

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