How the Gold Coast got their Suns

While it took until March of 2011 for the Gold Coast to finally have their own team in the AFL, Australian rules football has been played on the Glitter Strip since 1961, when the Gold Coast Australian Football was established. The Southport Magpies (now Sharks) were the first football club formed on the Gold Coast, originally based at Owen Park. The first ever game was played on June 25, 1961, between the Central Football Club and the Sharks, at Labrador Sports Reserve. Two more encounters were...

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