Off a restricted preparation with a dodgy knee, Richmond star Tom Lynch performed in each sport, kicked 63 targets, gained a flag and was awarded life membership in his first AFL 12 months at Punt Street.
The sky is the restrict in 2020 after he prevented post-season surgical procedure and reported for the Tigers’ pre-season program prepared to participate in full coaching.
“I am feeling nice, I have been in every little thing, so it is very nice to be on the market this time of 12 months as a substitute of within the fitness center or swimming within the pool,” Lynch mentioned.
“Everybody desires to be on the market in pre-season … it is much more enjoyable operating round kicking footies than being on the grinder.
“It is good to be on this place.
“I can focus a bit extra on my craft in comparison with this time final 12 months after I was simply battling and making an attempt to get match for spherical one.
“I wish to construct on final season and hopefully enhance just a little bit.”
After the grand closing romp over GWS, Lynch and his extra senior teammates returned to coaching within the first week of December.
The previous Gold Coast skipper is intent on constructing the bond with veteran tall Jack Riewoldt this summer time.
The pair did not practice collectively a lot after Lynch arrived as a free agent from the Suns.
Then they solely shared the ahead 50 in 13 video games final season as Riewoldt battled wrist and knee accidents.
“I feel the extra we play with one another the higher we’ll be,” Lynch mentioned.
“I felt like our chemistry actually grew in the direction of the tip of the 12 months and I am trying ahead to rising that once more this 12 months.”
Lynch spoke to reporters after Tuesday’s commencement ceremony for the Melbourne Indigenous Transition College, which is housed on the membership’s Punt Street headquarters.