Lyons the Lion says he’s back in the running

JARRYD Lyons says off-season ankle surgery has him ready to dispel question marks over his running and make an impact for Brisbane in 2019.

In a move that surprised many, Gold Coast delisted Lyons last month with one year remaining on his contract.

The 26-year-old was then snapped up by the Lions on a three-year deal.

After his first official session at his new club on Monday morning – he joined on a modified program last week – Lyons spoke to the media for the first time since his move north.

He said there was “no bad blood” with the Suns and he understood why coach Stuart Dew dropped him twice in 2018 despite being in the top-10 in the AFL for average clearances and contested possessions.

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