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A letter to SUNS fans

Newly appionted captains Steven May and Tom Lynch, have penned a letter to fans of the Club.

11:26am  Dec 9, 2016

Lynch and May to lead new era

Tom Lynch and Steven May have today been appointed co-captains of the Gold Coast SUNS.

10:00am  Dec 8, 2016

Tom Lynch in Robbo’s Top 10

Herald Sun Chief Football Writer Mark Robinson has placed vice-captain Tom Lynch in his Top 10 AFL Players list.

10:16am  Oct 10, 2016

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Tom J.
Lynch

Height
199 cm
DOB
31-10-1992
Weight
98 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
16
Career
118
Goals
2017
37
Career
227
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1271
Avg
79
Tom J.Lynch

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player honours: All australian 2016; best and fairest 2015, 2016; 2nd best and fairest 2014; leading goalkicker 2014,2016,2016; captain 2017-present.  
Brownlow Medal: 2016 votes 11; career votes 23.

Junior Club: Sorrento (Vic)/ Dandenong U18
Draft history: 2010 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection
(Gold Coast) No. 11 overall.

The power forward just gets better and better and is coming off a phenomenal 2016- Tom Lynch deservedly won his first All-Australian selection and his second best and fairest.

The Victorian started the season on fire, kicking 18 goals in his first four matches and finished equal third in the Coleman Medal with 66 goals. Lynch played every game and was again the League’s best contested mark, clunking 63 in total.

He is durable, a tireless worker on the lead and in the air, and is still in the contest when the ball hits the ground. With the development of Peter Wright making it harder for opponents to peel off and double-team him, Lynch should be in for another bumper season and continue firming his reputation as one of the game’s best forwards. This season he takes on extra responsibility as captain alongside Steven May

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 16
    • Kicks 9.5
    • Handballs 5.4
    • Disposals 14.9
    • Marks 6.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 2.3
    • AFL Fantasy 79.4

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 North Melbourne Rd 15
Handballs 10 Melbourne Rd 10
Disposals 22 Geelong Cats Rd 7
Marks 12 Carlton Rd 4
Hit-outs 1 Geelong Cats Rd 7
Tackles 4 Sydney Swans Rd 16
Goals 7 Carlton Rd 4
AFL Fantasy 132 Carlton Rd 4

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Brisbane Lions L 96 - 98 8 4 12 5 0 1 0 1 3 2 72
2 GWS Giants L 160 - 58 7 7 14 4 1 3 3 2 0 2 52
3 Hawthorn W 139 - 53 11 7 18 7 0 5 1 2 2 3 93
4 Carlton W 82 - 108 13 6 19 12 0 2 1 1 7 0 132
5 Adelaide Crows L 86 - 153 11 4 15 9 0 0 0 1 2 1 85
6 North Melbourne L 107 - 94 8 3 11 7 0 2 0 2 3 1 80
7 Geelong Cats W 124 - 99 12 10 22 8 1 0 0 1 3 5 108
8 Port Adelaide L 38 - 110 4 5 9 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 36
10 Melbourne L 122 - 87 6 10 16 3 0 4 3 3 2 0 66
11 West Coast Eagles W 80 - 77 14 2 16 8 0 1 0 1 3 1 94
12 Hawthorn W 79 - 95 13 5 18 10 0 0 0 2 2 1 100
13 Carlton L 73 - 83 6 4 10 1 0 2 2 2 0 1 34
14 St Kilda L 103 - 72 8 7 15 8 0 1 2 2 0 1 66
15 North Melbourne W 118 - 99 15 5 20 8 0 2 1 2 5 1 117
16 Sydney Swans L 118 - 51 9 2 11 4 0 1 1 4 3 1 76
17 Collingwood L 88 - 103 7 5 12 1 0 0 0 3 2 2 60
18 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 6 - L: 10 152 86 238 99 2 25 14 29 37 23 1271

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 118
    • Kicks 9.1
    • Handballs 5.4
    • Disposals 14.4
    • Marks 5.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.7
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 1.9
    • AFL Fantasy 73.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Geelong Cats Rd 3, 2015
Handballs 12 Carlton Rd 20, 2014
Disposals 24 Carlton Rd 20, 2014
Marks 14 St Kilda Rd 15, 2016
Hit-outs 6 Carlton Rd 22, 2012
Tackles 5 Brisbane Lions Rd 5, 2015
Goals 7 Carlton Rd 4, 2017
AFL Fantasy 132 Carlton Rd 4, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Gold Coast Suns 152 86 238 99 2 25 14 29 37 23 1271
2016 Gold Coast Suns 219 120 339 153 12 31 27 37 66 34 1896
2015 Gold Coast Suns 212 83 295 134 16 21 25 33 43 33 1589
2014 Gold Coast Suns 203 128 331 122 4 17 21 41 46 25 1654
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

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
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AFL Fantasy points