At half-time on Saturday, Stuart Dew told his Gold Coast players they had a career-defining half of football ahead of them. We can take that a bit further. The Suns face a club-defining four months.
The Western Bulldogs have continued their unbeaten start to the season, eclipsing the slow-starting Suns at Marvel Stadium on Saturday.
Swan District’s Corey Gault appears as the most likely West Australian replacement for Jarrod Witts, should Gold Coast want to use the mid-season draft to replenish their ruck stocks.
Harley Bennell returned to where it all began tonight, lining up for his junior club Pinjarra in the Peel Football League alongside two of his brothers and another fellow ex-Docker. SEE THE PICS
Gold Coast co-captain and first-choice ruckman Jarrod Witts has suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in a hammer blow to the Suns’ AFL season.
East Fremantle recruit Josh Schoenfeld has wasted little time establishing himself as a star of the WAFL, dominating in the Sharks’ 32-point victory over Peel at David Grays Arena.
The Brisbane Lions will spend Saturday night in Melbourne as the AFL continues to work through the Queensland COVID alert that threatens to disrupt the competition.
Nick Smart, Chris Cavanagh, Jon Ralph, Scott Gullan and Domanii Cameron
Forward Jake Waterman is set to make his return to football through the WAFL, with the Eagles pencilling in an Easter date.
The final quarter onslaught against Gold Coast is a sign of things to come for West Coast, according to endurance star Andrew Gaff.
Gold Coast young gun Matt Rowell is facing multiple weeks on the sideline with the Suns confirming on Tuesday he’d damaged the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee against West Coast.
West Coast defender Brad Sheppard is backing the Eagles’ undermanned midfield to take it up to the Western Bulldogs’ star-studded engine room at Marvel Stadium this Sunday.
Banged up West Coast superstar Tim Kelly has played down his off-season weight loss, and explained his facial injury from Sunday’s win over Gold Coast.
Dew indicated that Rowell, 19, had sustained a posterior cruciate ligament injury but said the extent and nature of the injury would not be confirmed without scans due tomorrow.
It’s long been said that all players will get tired but big men don’t get any smaller.
UPDATE: Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew is hopeful Matt Rowell’s knee injury is “nothing too major” after the young gun went down just one quarter into his AFL comeback.
The gap between these two clubs is getting closer every week. The Suns are rising and today will give us an idea of just how hot they will be.
West Coast midfielder Dom Sheed says the side are ready for Gold Coast’s young midfield, after being ambushed last year.
West Coast forward Zac Langdon will play his first game for the club in tomorrow’s season-opener with Gold Coast at Optus Stadium, after being confirmed in the 22.
West Coast have an imposing record at Optus Stadium and the numbers behind their dominance are something to behold.
Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew is confident co-captain Jarrod Witts can handle the burden of facing West Coast’s Nic Naitanui in Sunday’s AFL season opener.
Former Docker Michael Barlow has recalled the hilarious moment coach Ross Lyon gave Freo superstar Matthew Pavlich a spray – but instantly regretted it.
Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew says he’s not willing to take risks with the mercurial Matt Rowell heading into the season-opener against West Coast at Optus Stadium on March 21.
West Coast claimed their first win of the 2021 season in an absolute thriller against Gold Coast at Mineral Resources Park today. And there were plenty of stars who helped them grab the victory.
West Coast are sweating on the fitness of Irish duo Niamh Kelly and Aisling McCarthy ahead of tomorrow’s big clash against Gold Coast at Mineral Resources Park.
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