Gold Coast Suns

Is 2021 the year Gold Coast breaks their finals drought?

Gold Coast is still yet to have a top eight finish since entering the competition in 2011 – will 2021 be their year a decade later? The Suns’ young core impressed early on in 2020, but dropped away as the season went along and ultimately ended with five wins and a 14th placed finish. Eagles legend Glen...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Gold Coast Suns

Rhyce Shaw appointed head of development at Gold Coast Suns

The Gold Coast Suns have completed the restructuring of the club’s coaching department, appointing Rhyce Shaw as their new head of development. The former Collingwood father-son cum Sydney premiership defender has a wealth of player development experience from his time at the Swans post-retirement in...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Gold Coast Suns

Gold Coast 2021 Fantasy preview – Ep. 386

Click here to download. Episode guide 0:50 – Matt Rowell is the most selected player in Fantasy Classic and with good reason. 4:10 – Stripped of FWD status, Hugh Greenwood may be an option for Draft leagues iwth advanced categories. 6:00 – Is there some value in Jarrod Witts? 7:05 –...

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2 weeks ago, Dreamteam Talk, Fantasy, Gold Coast Suns

Shaw takes Suns role

Shaw takes Suns role

Former North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw will remain in the AFL system. (Sports Media Image/Marcel Berens) FORMER North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw will return to AFL coaching ranks in 2021, joining Gold Coast as head of development. Shaw left the Kangaroos by mutual agreement in October to deal with...

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2 weeks ago, K-Rock Football, Gold Coast Suns

Suns to take cautious approach with "terrific" top draftee

Gold Coast GM of Football Jon Haines says the club plans to take a cautious approach with top draft pick Elijah Hollands as he continues his recovery from injury. Hollands joined the Suns with pick seven in the 2020 National Draft, with the talented teenager spending much of last year recovering from...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Gold Coast Suns

Shaw "perfect" for new Suns role, says ex Roo

Gold Coast has officially announced Rhyce Shaw as the club’s head of development, with the former North Melbourne coach set to make the move up north. Shaw stepped down as coach of the Kangaroos for personal reasons following the 2020 season. Suns Football Operations Manager Jon Haines was excited to...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Gold Coast Suns

'My passion for football remains': Shaw to join Suns as head of development

Gold Coast have moved quickly to secure former North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw as head of development after he parted ways with the Kangaroos in October for health reasons.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Gold Coast Suns

Why Suns must resist rushing back injured young guns

Will 2021 finally be the season Gold Coast reaches its first AFL finals series?

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Gold Coast Suns

Trade and draft review: Suns rise and rise again

At the end of 2019, a battered Gold Coast side limped to the club’s second wooden spoon in nine years, on the back of 18 losses in a row and growing calls for the franchise to be relocated to Tasmania. But GC17 had been the vehicle which helped propel Gillon McLachlan to become CEO in waiting and the...

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1 month ago, The Roar, Gold Coast Suns

“Hopefully this will be my year”: Suns young gun taking big steps ahead of 2021

The 22-year-old is in the best shape of his career. The post “Hopefully this will be my year”: Suns young gun taking big steps ahead of 2021 appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Gold Coast Suns

When will Suns' top draft pick Elijah Hollands be ready to play?

Gold Coast Suns top-10 draft pick Elijah Hollands says he should be right for selection around April or May after suffering an early ACL injury in 2020. Hollands, who the Suns selected with pick seven in Wednesday night’s draft, says he’s feeling a lot more confident in his knee as his rehabilitation...

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1 month ago, SEN, Gold Coast Suns

New Suns talent wants to inspire multicultural athletes

BRAND new Sun Alex Davies wants to be a role model for multicultural athletes throughout his AFL career.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Gold Coast Suns

Mamba mentality on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast gun Matt Rowell isn’t back in full training yet but he’s been a constant presence at the Suns as he rehabs his injured shoulder working so hard he’s been compared to NBA great Kobe Bryant.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Gold Coast Suns

Suns taking it easy with Rowell

Suns taking it easy with Rowell

Gold Coast young gun Daniel Rowell in action against Geelong. (Getty Images/AFL Photos Image/Daniel Pockett) HIS teammates can’t wait to have him back but Gold Coast isn’t rushing the comeback of AFL young gun Matt Rowell. Rowell has been working so hard on his rehab from the shoulder injury that ended...

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1 month ago, K-Rock Football, Gold Coast Suns

Gold Coast re-sign young gun defender

After an impressive 2020 campaign, the 21-year-old has signed a long-term deal with the Suns ☀️ The post Gold Coast re-sign young gun defender appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Gold Coast Suns

Sacked Suns assistant details what's next in coaching career

Former Gold Coast Suns assistant coach Dean Solomon has confirmed he intends to seek another football job in 2022, following a 12-month sabbatical out of the game. After nine years at the Suns, Solomon was let go as clubs looked to cut costs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Solomon said he was looking...

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1 month ago, SEN, Gold Coast Suns

Have Gold Coast’s concessions actually been a hindrance?

The Gold Coast Suns received a franchise-saving raft of concessions before the 2019 AFL Draft, including four high draft picks across three drafts. But has this diminished the ability of the Suns to negotiate at the trade table as rival clubs look to take advantage of a list manager with too many picks...

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1 month ago, The Roar, Gold Coast Suns

MY SHADOW: Townsville AFLW recruits bonding at Suns

SHE calls her ‘her little shadow’, and Gold Coast Suns ALFW midfielder Ellie Hampson is stoked to have new Townsville recruit Daisy D’Arcy at the club.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Gold Coast Suns

AFL trade news: Geelong and Gold Coast swap picks

The Cats and Suns have traded draft selections ? The post AFL trade news: Geelong and Gold Coast swap picks appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Geelong Cats, Gold Coast Suns

Why the Suns are looking closely at Townsend

Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew has explained the reasons why the club is pursuing Jacob Townsend. Reports emerged last week that the Suns were set to sign the recently delisted Essendon forward who is a premiership player with Richmond in 2017. Dew admits there is interest in the 27-year-old journeyman...

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1 month ago, SEN, Gold Coast Suns

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