MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27: Tom Lynch of the Crows looks dejected after a loss during the 2019 AFL round 19 match between the Carlton Blues and the Adelaide Crows at Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 27, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images)

Delisted Adelaide forward Tom Lynch looks set to get a new career path at North Melbourne.

Lynch was delisted by Adelaide as the Crows turn their focus to the future of the club with the 31-year-old being a victim of Matthew Nick's list turnover.

Embed from Getty Images reporter Mitch Cleary is reporting that North Melbourne is currently exploring ways to get Lynch to the club in a player development role with soft cap reductions limiting the clubs wiggling room.

According to the report, North may bring Lynch in as a rookie and have him play a few VFL games while helping coach younger players on the list.

It's a role very similar to the one occupied by Tyson Goldsack at Port Adelaide this season.

North Melbourne are set to welcome Callum Coleman-Jones to the club to pair alongside Nick Larkey down forward. So Lynch would play a valuable role in the development of a promising forward partnership.

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Lynch would be available for AFL selection but it's believed he wouldn't play at senior level unless the Kangaroos have no other option.

There was a potential role with Adelaide's SANFL team for Lynch but he opted to return home to Victoria instead.