Lorne officials are hopeful promising football talent Lochie Donne will return to his junior club this season.
The former Geelong Falcon has told Dolphins officials he would select Lorne as his preferred club if he committed to the sport in 2017.
The addition of Donne would add more youth to Lorne after officials landed recent Falcons graduates Sean Holroyd and Tom King.
Donne, a promising footballer and basketballer, suffered a freak surfing accident when he was 17 which almost left him paralysed.
The 195-centrimetre-tall ruckman made a full recovery to feature in 15 TAC Cup games for the Falcons in 2015, before crossing to South Barwon last year, playing 11 games, including five at senior level for the Swans in the Geelong league.
Lorne coach Sam Stavenuiter said Donne had an eye-catching performance during an intra-club hitout last month, and the club was eager to secure his services for its upcoming campaign.
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