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Michael
Coad

Height
192 cm
DOB
13-09-1983
Weight
86 kg
Debut
-
Games
6
Goals
0
MichaelCoad

Player Bio

Coad was signed as a mature-age recruit for the 2010 VFL season, but a collision that caused bleeding of the kidney and broken ribs cruelled that season. After two senior games in 2011, a severe hamstring tear brought him down again. Despite two injury-interrupted seasons, the 28-year-old has been retained on the GC SUNS rookie list. A rugged defender who plays above his height. Considered somewhat of a superstar in the SANFL – he finished second in Sturt’s best and fairest in 2009 – Coad has been connected with a number of AFL clubs at various stages of his career, but until now no one had taken a chance on the supremely fit mature-aged utility. Draft history: 2010 Rookie Draft selection (Gold Coast) No. 2; 2010 rookie elevation; 2012 Rookie Draft selection (Gold Coast) No. 38.