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Weller wants to lead the way

Murray Wenzel, AAP  June 11, 2018 6:44 PM

  - Gold Coast Suns,Lachie Weller

Our contest hasn't been good enough and I have a big role in turning this around and I want that responsibility, want to make a difference.

Lachie Weller has put his hand up to lead Gold Coast's revival but if it goes to plan you might not even notice his efforts.

Back-to-back losses have shone the spotlight on the underperforming franchise and where its future lies in the AFL.

But the 22-year-old midfielder, who arrived from Fremantle this season in exchange for the second overall draft pick, has welcomed the challenge as he aims to lead the way behind the scenes at his new club.

Aware that Dew opted for his experience over another fresh face in the draft, Weller admitted any kind of turnaround against St Kilda on Saturday would start with him.

"It's not like we go out there and say 'I'm not going to try today'," he told AAP.

"But our contest hasn't been good enough and I have a big role in turning this around and I want that responsibility, want to make a difference."

Don't expect to see the understated talent trying to win the game on his own at Metricon Stadium on Saturday, though.

"It's not really about the touches you get," he said.

"It's more, to be an AFL player it's a Monday-to-Sunday thing and behind closed doors I want to take that responsibility and then on game day you want to lead by your actions."

It marks a dramatic fall for the club, which carried a 3-2 record earlier in the season thanks to their ferocious full-field defensive pressure.

"We've got to get that back and that's on all of us," Weller said.

"It's challenging, but it's exciting.

"It'd be good to be a part of a team that really turns it around and the good thing is that there's a lot of boys here hungry for success who love hard work."