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AFL 2018

SUNS midfielder Brayden Fiorini wants a crack at blue chip QClash performer Dayne Beams. Fiorini was handed the assignment of curtailing Tigers’ premiership captain Trent Cotchin on Saturday night and took the honours. However, despite keeping the Brownlow Medallist to just 12 disposals while collecting 29 of his own, it …

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AFL 2018

PLUCKY Gold Coast have poked the Tiger by pointing out Richmond’s poor travel record ahead of their clash at Metricon Stadium. Any fears premiership coach Damien Hardwick may have held that his side would lack motivation against the battling Suns may have eased after first-year player Brayden Crossley cheekily reminded …

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AFL 2018

SAM Day’s inspirational comeback season is set to end prematurely, with the key forward facing shoulder surgery. Day has been the feel-good story of the Suns this season after returning from a year out of the game due to a dislocated hip suffered in the JLT Series last year. So …

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AFL 2018

EITHER way it went this week, Rory Thompson was going to make history. His milestone moment on Sunday, when he becomes the first local to play 100 AFL games for the Suns, comes with a classic Gold Coast backstory. Thompson is your stereotypical Gold Coaster, when he’s not playing footy …

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AFL 2018

SAM Day’s comeback season is over after a consultation with a leading surgeon determined he required a shoulder operation. Day flew back to the Coast on Monday night after the lunchtime meeting with Dr Greg Hoy, who repaired Gary Ablett’s shoulder in 2014. He will meet with club doctors to …

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AFL 2018

GOLD Coast have spent extra time on goalkicking practice this week believing their ability to capitalise on momentum shifts is the key to beating Essendon tomorrow night. Both sides are guilty of hot and cold patches within games and the Suns believe if they can get a more consistent four …

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AFL 2018

GOLD Coast coach Stuart Dew admits the chances of retaining co-captain Tom Lynch beyond this AFL season are “not looking great”. The off-contract forward had successful surgery on his troublesome knee in Melbourne on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the Suns’ season. Dew says he has “parked” discussions …

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AFL 2018

JARROD Harbrow has always put the Suns first. On Friday, they returned the favour. The jet-heeled defender will become the first to play 150 games for the Suns when he takes on Carlton on Saturday night. The club honoured the achievement this week by naming him the first player to …

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