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Tom Lynch proposes to girlfriend on the same day Jack Silvagni announces engagement

A tale of two engagements: AFL star Tom Lynch proposes to his girlfriend the same day Carlton’s Jack Silvagni asked for his partner’s hand in marriage – and they choose VERY different rings

AFL star Tom Lynch announced his engagement to his longtime partner Olivia Burke on Sunday.

The 30-year-old Richard Tigers player shared the exciting news on Instagram after he surprised Olivia by getting down on bended knee at their local dog park in Melbourne.

He presented the Senior Marketing Manager for fashion brands Kyha Studios and Chosen by KYHA with a very unique gold ring, which featured two bands and a oblong-shaped vertical diamond. 

AFL star Tom Lynch announced his engagement to his longtime partner Olivia Burke on Sunday

Tom’s announcement was made on the same day Carlton Blues star Jack Silvagni proposed to his girlfriend Grace Phillips. 

The son of legendary AFL player Steve Silvagni and TV presenter and model Jo Bailey,  posted a photo of himself and Grace after asking his partner to marry him.

In the image she flashed her more traditional ring, which features a large diamond on a gold band.

The post was inundated with messages from their celebrity friends, including Rebecca Judd who wrote: ‘Ummm wow!!!!! Congrats beauty x.’

Meanwhile, Sam Walsh commented: ‘Congrats mate.’

The 30-year-old Richard Tigers player shared the exciting news on Instagram after he surprised Olivia by getting down on bended knee at their local dog park in Melbourne

The 30-year-old Richard Tigers player shared the exciting news on Instagram after he surprised Olivia by getting down on bended knee at their local dog park in Melbourne 

Australia’s Next Top Model star and social media influencer Brooke Hogan also said: ‘Congratulations beautiful. So happy for you both xxxx.’

‘Congrats team xx,’ Patrick Cripps added.

Tom and Olivia’s announcement was also inundated with well-wishes from fellow AFL players and friends.

Tom's announcement was made on the same day Carlton Blues star Jack Silvagni proposed to his girlfriend Grace Phillips. The son of legendary AFL player Steve Silvagni and TV presenter and model Jo Bailey, posted a photo of himself and Grace after asking his partner to marry him

Tom’s announcement was made on the same day Carlton Blues star Jack Silvagni proposed to his girlfriend Grace Phillips. The son of legendary AFL player Steve Silvagni and TV presenter and model Jo Bailey, posted a photo of himself and Grace after asking his partner to marry him

In the image she flashed her more traditional ring, which features a large diamond on a gold band

In the image she flashed her more traditional ring, which features a large diamond on a gold band

‘Well done brother, Congrats to you both,’ wrote Richmond player Daniel Rioli.

‘Well done Stick,’ added Jayden Short. Meanwhile, fellow WAG Tayla Damir added: ‘Congrats guys’.

Olivia and Tom are understood to have started dating in 2014.

The post was inundated with messages from his celebrity friends, including Rebecca Judd who wrote: 'Ummm wow!!!!! Congrats beauty'

The post was inundated with messages from his celebrity friends, including Rebecca Judd who wrote: ‘Ummm wow!!!!! Congrats beauty’ 

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