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SUNS shine on a rainy day

Jack Bowes, Will Brodie and Brayden Fiorini shone, as did Fremantle recruit Lachie Weller, in the intra-club match.

6:46pm  Feb 23, 2018

May looking forward to the "healthy competition" for spots

Captain Steven May is looking forward to the healthy competition for spots among the tall timber

6:32pm  Feb 23, 2018

Evans excited for the season to start

GC SUNS Chief Executive Mark Evans confirmed that the club is looking to schedule another activity for fans before the season kicks off.

6:04pm  Feb 23, 2018

SUNS should ‘fight like hell’ for women’s team

Kieron Turner  March 1, 2017 1:43 PM

AFL 2016 Rd 04 - Brisbane v Gold Coast

If we can get the talent base up then we should fight like hell to make sure we get a women’s team here.

In April 2016, the Gold Coast SUNS made a decision not to bid for a license in the new women’s national competition after the club deemed itself not to be in a suitable position to throw its hat into the ring.

Brisbane was given the Queensland license for AFLW and halfway through its inaugural season, both the undefeated Lions women’s team and the competition as a whole have proved to be an overwhelming success.

New Gold Coast Chief Executive Mark Evans admits while there was always only going to be one women’s team in Queensland to begin with, the SUNS should ‘fight like hell’ to secure its own women’s team when there is sufficient state talent to support it.

“Having been at the AFL while the decision was being made, I think it was always likely it would just be the one team from Queensland and that the logical place to start that would be out of Brisbane,” Evans told reporters at SUNS headquarters on Tuesday morning.

“But we have to look forward to the talent in Queensland and if we can get the talent base up then we should fight like hell to make sure we get a women’s team here.”


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