Gold Coast Suns

How Ablett helped Aish and the Pies

Michael Gleeson   James Aish was 17 and a footballer but not yet an AFL player. Part of his education to become that league player saw him given an AIS placement to the Gold Coast in the year ahead of the draft.

Ablett likely to share Suns' captaincy

Gary Ablett's captaincy became the subject of intensive scrutiny during 2015.

Caroline Wilson   The Gold Coast Suns' captaincy is being reviewed by the club's hierarchy with Gary Ablett likely to share the top onfield job next season.

Carlton sign ruckman as delisted free agent

Daniel Gorringe.

Matt Murnane   Carlton's pre-season started on Monday for first to fourth year players, and there was a new face among the group – former Gold Coast ruckman Daniel Gorringe.

Two players find new homes

Essendon v Port Adelaide

Daniel Cherny   Two delisted players found new homes on Friday.

Suns lose 14th player from 2015 list with Boston opting to retire

The Suns' Andrew Boston is challenged by GWS player Nathan Wilson during a NAB Challenge match earlier this year.

Daniel Cherny   Gold Coast have lost a 14th player from their 2015 list, with fringe midfielder Andrew Boston retiring effective immediately.

Carlton's 11th-hour bid for Giant left hanging

No movement: Adam Tomlinson.

Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle   Carlton made an 11th-hour bid for the Giants' Adam Tomlinson that, if successful, would have freed them up to agree to trade Andrejs Everitt to the Suns on a hectic final day of the trade period.

Another Blue could move - Suns in talks for Everitt

Andrejs Everitt

Michael Gleeson   Carlton and Gold Coast are involved in 11th-hour talks over a possible move of Andrejs Everitt to the Suns.

Suns hurt by salary cap constraints

Suns CEO Andrew Travis.

Caroline Wilson   The Gold Coast Suns' prospects of reaching their full potential in 2016 have been hamstrung by salary cap constraints.

Melbourne's bold plunge into the draft

Melbourne have taken a huge plunge into the national draft.

Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall   Melbourne has made a bold plunge into this year's draft, gambling on their improvement in 2016 by using their future first round pick to secure two top 10 selections this year.

Suns bring in Eagle Matt Rosa

Coast to coast: Matt Rosa.

Matt Rosa has swapped one coast for another, leaving AFL grand finalists West Coast for expansion side Gold Coast.

Gold Coast's Charlie Dixon tied into Jake Carlisle trade talks

Charlie Dixon.

Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle, Jake Niall   Port Adelaide's bid to secure Gold Coast forward Charlie Dixon has been raised as potential three way trade that could help break the deadlock between Essendon and St Kilda over Jake Carlisle.

Freo, Gold Coast do Bennell deal

Deal could still be some days away: Harley Bennell.

Jake Niall   Fremantle have acquired the troubled and talented Harley Bennell from Gold Coast for a pick swap in the first and second rounds of the draft.

Fremantle starts warming to Bennell trade

Deal could still be some days away: Harley Bennell.

Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson   A meeting between Fremantle coach Ross Lyon and Harley Bennell has helped ease some of the Dockers' nerves about taking the midfielder on.

Talk and movement on trade day

In the spotlight: Jake Carlisle is a target for St Kilda.

Michael Gleeson   Essendon is interested in Western Bulldogs key backman Michael Talia who is leaving the Dogs following the accusations that he passed on tactical information to his brother at Adelaide ahead of the elimination final.

Bennell eyes off Dockers

Harley Bennell.

Jon Pierik   Troubled Gold Coast star Harley Bennell wants to reignite his career with Fremantle next season.

Richmond to pass on Harley Bennell

Harley Bennell.

Matt Murnane   Richmond has officially withdrawn their interest in Harley Bennell, further clouding the uncertain future of the former No.2 draft pick

Tigers and a Lyon chase the Sun

Harley Bennell

Michael Gleeson and Matt Murnane   Fremantle Ross Lyon says the race for Harley Bennell could come down to the West Australian clubs as the talented but troubled high draft picks eyes a move home.

Suns reputation 'not Gary's fault'

Gary Ablett was the only captain not to feature in the film.

Daniel Cherny   Gary Ablett's manager Liam Pickering has hit back after it emerged that Gold Coast had sought unsuccessfully to get Gary Ablett to participate in a documentary which features captains of the 17 other AFL clubs.

Suns pressured Ablett after refusing captains documentary

His way: Gold Coast captain Gary Ablett.

Caroline Wilson   Gary Ablett's decision to snub the 2015 AFL captains documentary came despite late entreaties from Gold Coast chiefs and has upset key Suns' directors working to rebuild the club's damaged reputation in football's heartland.

Hall and Tape stick with Suns

Aaron Hall (left) is staying at the Suns.

Daniel Cherny   After beginning their off-season with a host of exits, Gold Coast have shown they can still retain players, with utility Aaron Hall and defender Seb Tape signing new deals with the club.