Gold Coast Suns

AFL tips in an extra $2 million for Gold Coast

The AFL was forced to pour in more than $2 million in additional funding for the Gold Coast Suns in 2015 to cover a bigger than expected financial loss.

Uncontracted trio in Suns' leadership group

Dion Prestia and Jaeger O'Meara.

Daniel Cherny   Almost a quarter of the Gold Coast's Suns' list has been included in the club's leadership group for 2016, but there is no change at the the top. 

Grant fractures wrist in cycling accident

Sidelined: New Suns' recruit Jarrad Grant, pictured while playing for Western Bulldogs, is expected back at training as ...

Nathan Lay   New Gold Coast Suns recruit Jarrad Grant will spend an extended period on the sidelines after fracturing his wrist in a cycling accident.

Gary Ablett jnr and fiancee Jordan Papalia tie the knot in New Year's nuptials

Gary Ablett Jnr and Jordan Papalia tie the knot.

Anna Whitelaw   The Gold Coast captain and two-time Brownlow medallist weds his girlfriend in an intimate ceremony in the Yarra Valley.

Daniel Currie: The ultimate journeyman

Journeyman: Daniel Currie realises how special his career has been.

Daniel Cherny   Daniel Currie jokes that he has "given the term list-clogger new meaning".

High Five: All that glitters for Gold Coast

 Liam Patrick (top) of the Suns celebrates with Karmichael Hunt (obscured) and teammates after the famous win over Richmond.

Jack Paynter   Gold Coast haven't had much to celebrate in this short five-year history, winning only 28 games with percentage of games won at only 25. However, the wins they have had have been exciting for their fans, so here's a look at their best home and away games.

Weller steps back from criticism of old coach

Mav Weller had some interesting things to say about his former coach.

Daniel Cherny   Newly re-signed St Kilda enforcer Mav Weller says criticism of his directed at former coach Guy McKenna was taken out of context.

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How Ablett helped Aish and the Pies

Focused: James Aish kicks the ball during a Collingwood Magpies AFL pre-season training camp at Falls Creek.

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.