PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - APRIL 14: Tom Lynch of the Suns celebrates after scoring a goal during the round four AFL match between the West Coast Eagles and the Gold Coast Suns at Optus Stadium on April 14, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Out-of-contract Suns forward Tom Lynch will sign with Richmond during October’s free agency, according to a report by The Age.

It is understood that both Collingwood and Hawthorn have been advised to focus on other off-season targets, as Lynch has reached his decision.

No official announcement will be made until the conclusion of the finals series.