The Gold Coast SUNS have named 21 AFL-listed players to line up in the VFL this week for the match against Footscray at VU Whitten Oval on Saturday afternoon.

Jeremy Sharp will make his return from a hip injury and is listed to start on the interchange.

All four AFL emergencies; Charlie Constable, Alex Davies, Oleg Markov and Alex Sexton have been named in the team, but at least one will be held out of the VFL side on game day.

Patrick Murtagh will miss the match through suspension, with two SUNS Academy top-ups included in the team in Jared Eckersley and Marlin Corbett.

The emergency list consists of Jonah Semmler, Jye Lockett and Riley Stone.

First bounce for the VFL Round 9 match is at 12:05pm, with the AFL match in Ballarat getting underway at 1:45pm.

The match will be live-streamed on the AFL Live Official App.

VFL Round 9 Team:


43. Jez McLennan

46. Caleb Graham

38. Rhys Nicholls


2. Rory Atkins

45. Sandy Brock

36. Elijah Hollands


31. Mac Andrew

33. Charlie Constable

6. Alex Sexton


21. James Tsitas

49. Ned Moyle

3. Jack Bowes


44. Darcy Macpherson

48. Matthew Conroy

47. Hewago Oea


12. Sam Day

26. Sam Flanders

5. Alex Davies


17. Oleg Markov

20. Jeremy Sharp

29. Chris Burgess


59. Jared Eckersley

54. Marlin Corbett



62. Jonah Semmler

58. Jye Lockett

53. Riley Stone