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Get out of Gold Coast, Tom: Mooney

2017-10-12T19:00+11:00

Cam Mooney has urged Tom Lynch to consider leaving Gold Coast saying that he could be a Hall of Famer if he makes the move back to Victoria.

Lynch, who took over the co-captaincy of the Suns this year, has booted 234 goals in 121 games since debuting in 2011, but Mooney says that he is wasting his time at a club who is yet to make a finals series and finished 2017 in 17th place.

“He’s one of the best key forwards in the game, if he leaves I think he’s a future Hall of Famer,” the former Geelong and North Melbourne premiership forward said on SEN’s The Run Home.

“I think he’s an absolute star.”

Mooney said that Lynch, who is a restricted free-agent at the end of next season, needs to look into the future before assessing his next option and the current situation with the Suns doesn’t paint a rosy outlook.

“He’s got to look at himself in the mirror and go, ‘If I stay here I’m going to play 250 games and spend my time in front of 10,000 people. I’m not going to play in a big Friday night game, I’m not going to play finals football. Yes, I’m going to make great money, but what achievements am I going to make out of the game?’

“This guy is a superstar, he should be playing on the MCG (in) big games, kicking big goals.

“If I was a Melbourne club I would throw everything at him to get him out of there.

“Everything.”

Gold Coast Tom LYNCH The Run Home TradeSENtral

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