Lynch, who was being interviewed by Channel 7 post-match, was hit with “bourbon and coke” whilst speaking to analyst Daisy Pearce.
“Sorry Daisy, I’m copping it here a little bit. Can you please repeat that? I just had a Bundy and Coke on me, but anyway,” Lynch said.
Reporter Tom Browne confirmed a fan had been ejected from the ground, with police believed to be investigating.
“Small incident at the end,” Browne told Channel Seven.
“A bourbon and coke – a plastic glass of it was thrown towards him.
Tom Lynch had a drink thrown at him before his post-game interview pic.twitter.com/B1WGi8U1Yh
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“A very, very small amount hit Tom. I think our crew copped most of it.
“The police will look at it, I think they ejected the person involved.”
Lynch booted one goal for the night as Richmond sit one win away from a third premiership in four years.