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Adelaide's 'Best Supporting Actor'

AFL Media writers  January 23, 2016 11:09 AM

AFL 2015 Rd 03 - Adelaide v Melbourne

Eddie Betts and Tom Lynch of the Crows celebrate a goal during the 2015 AFL Round 03 match between the Adelaide Crows and the Melbourne Demons at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide on April 18, 2015. (Photo: James Elsby/AFL Media)

The team at has named the ‘Best Supporting Actors’ at every club.

These guys might not be a team's biggest name, but the side isn't the same without them.

Here’s who took the gong at the Adelaide Football Club …

Tom Lynch: He doesn't command the external attention of Taylor Walker or Eddie Betts and doesn't possess the size and athleticism of a Josh Jenkins, but Adelaide's forward line would struggle to function efficiently without Lynch. The wiry high forward often links the team's attack with its defence and was responsible for more goal assists (30) in 2015 than any other player in the competition. He also booted 32 goals. Having endured a disastrous, injury-plagued 2014 campaign, Lynch increased his average number of disposals to a career-high 19 a game last year and also averaged seven marks, showcasing his tendency to work up the field to deliver back into the forward line. Only Patrick Dangerfield was responsible for more inside 50s last year. - Harry Thring 

See the full article featuring the Best Supporting Actors at each club