Gold Coast Suns give AFL coach Stuart Dew two-year contract extension

Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew has earned a two-year contract extension, quashing months of speculation about his AFL future. Key points: Dew has the Suns placed 11th on the ladder and in finals contention He has re-signed until the end of the 2024 season Dew is the Suns’ longest-serving coach, having been in the role … Read more

Alex Davies’s magical moment is a shining light for Asian-Australian representation in the AFL

It was one of those beautiful moments that transcends the game of football. Key points: Suns rookie Alex Davies’s AFL debut was made all the more special by his grandfather, Kazuhiro, flying in from Tokyo for the match Davies’s maiden start is a major milestone for Asian-Australians in the AFL Fewer than 20 players claim … Read more

How South Sudan refugee Mabior Chol found his way in the AFL

At 200 centimeters tall with a platinum blonde streak in his hair: Mabior Chol stands out in a crowd. Key points: Gold Coast Suns key forward Mabior Chol has had a breakout season in the AFL The South-Sudanese refugee is among the leading goal-scorers in the AFL this season Chol’s good form comes as he … Read more

In AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls Round, a homecoming for excitement machine Malcolm Rosas Jnr

On Saturday night, when the bright lights of national television broadcasters beam down on the first AFL game in Darwin since 2020, two players in particular will put smiles on the faces of both local fans and league officials. Key points: Gold Coast will take on Hawthorn in Darwin in week two of Sir Doug … Read more