Gold Coast Suns
MATT MURNANE Essendon and Gold Coast will start delving into the injury toll from last Saturday night.
Bomber big man Joe Daniher and Suns midfielder Jaeger O'Meara were outstanding.
Roger Vaughan The bye means some badly-needed rest for Essendon and particularly their key forward Michael Hurley.
JESSE HOGAN James Hird says the period where clubs could afford to relax when playing Gold Coast is officially over.
GREG BAUM Ultimately, the 43-point margin was a small form of victory for the Gold Coast Suns.
SAMANTHA LANE Gold Coast's Campbell Brown, a notoriously tough player, is making it his mission to deliver a very delicate message.
ANDREW STAFFORD Is it possible? Gold Coast coach Guy McKenna didn't want to get ahead of himself.
Andrew Stafford North Melbourne have once again squandered a first-quarter lead as Gold Coast claimed a 15-point AFL win on Saturday night.
Collingwood will regain star forward Travis Cloke for Monday's Queen's Birthday clash with Melbourne, but has dropped Andrew Krakouer.
Gold Coast Gold Coast re-signed Dion Prestia on Tuesday, extending his AFL contract until the end of 2016.
Greg Buckle Nathan Vardy's good showing adds to coach Chris Scott's selection dilemma.
PETER HANLON There were no complaints about the artificial light, it was the Suns that irritated Geelong.
JAKE NIALL The locals in Geelong weren't expecting a Close Encounter of any kind.
PETER HANLON Gary Ablett's homecoming had Geelong fans out of their seats applauding.
JAKE NIALL Gary Ablett downplays the significance of his homecoming, expressing disappointment that the Suns faded.
Controversial Gold Coast player Nathan Bock says his focus is purely on rebuilding his AFL career rather than reports he's being investigated by the Australia Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).
MICHAEL GLEESON Twenty minutes into the second quarter and Hawthorn flooded. Not its forward line, mind you, its back line.
MICHAEL GLEESON Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson disappointed that burst in third quarter needed at all.
Robert Grant The hard-running Gold Coast captain is every opposition team's dilemma.
Gold Coast teenager Jaeger O'Meara has no problem being touted as the AFL's next big thing, because that's exactly where he wants to one day be.
Gold Coast Gold Coast's young defenders must put the lessons learnt this year into practice in an AFL examination against Hawthorn this weekend, according to coach Guy McKenna.
Sydney Gold Coast have boosted their roster for the next two AFL seasons, with promising Tasmanian teenagers Jesse Lonergan and Henry Schade re-signing with the Suns until the end of 2015.
Gold Coast has lost ruckman Zac Smith to a season-ending knee injury, while Freo's Michael Walters will miss four weeks with an ankle problem
MATT MURNANE Ruckman clutched at his knee as he contested a throw-in against Bulldogs.
Andrew Stafford For a moment, Guy McKenna was stumped as he pondered a question on the impact Jaeger O'Meara has had on the Gold Coast since his elevation to the senior team this year.
Andrew Stafford, Gold Coast The longer the match went, the brighter the Suns' future loomed.
Gold Coast coach tells his improving team it's OK to dream about making finals.