It will be a big night for SUNS fans on Saturday night, with two 100-game milestones and a farewell game to be celebrated.

Aaron Young has been recalled to the side in place of George Horlin-Smith for his first game since Round 7 and will play his 100th AFL match.

Young played 76 games for Port Adelaide before joining the SUNS for 2018, playing all 22 games.

He will share the 100-game milestone with his teammate and vice-captain Touk Miller who becomes the fastest SUN to ever reach the milestone.

The match at Metricon Stadium will also be inaugural SUN Michael Rischitelli’s final game in the red and gold after the veteran announced his retirement from AFL earlier in the week. 

Rischitelli will play his 243rd AFL game, with 91 goals and 23 Brownlow Medal votes to his name.

The match kicks off at 7:25pm with the NEAFL playing a curtain raiser at 3:45pm.


Gold Coast SUNS team v GWS


41. J. Lukosius

46. C. Graham

5. J. Harbrow


10. C. Ballard

29. C. Burgess

31. J. Murdoch


1. P. Hanley

11. T. Miller

8. B. Fiorini


6. A. Sexton

12. S. Day

15. A. Young


35. M. Rischitelli

34. B. King

9. B. Ainsworth


28. J. Witts

24. D. Swallow

14. L. Weller


3. J. Bowes

45. J. Dawson

23. S. Lemmens


44. D. Macpherson



19. J. Corbett

33. G. Horlin-Smith

38. J. Joyce


30. P. Wright




IN: Young

OUT: Horlin-Smith