The Gold Coast SUNS have eight inclusions for the second game of the QW Winter Series.

AFLW-listed defender Tiarna Ernst comes into the side after being rested for Game 1.

She’s joined in the backline by former Brisbane Lion and 2018 SUNS Winter Series representative Kalinda Howarth.

Jacqueline Dupuy comes in to play her first match, listed at full forward.

On the interchange, SUNS Academy representatives Georgia Brehmer and Dee Heslop have been included for their first games.

They’re joined by Laura Attard, Mary Ross and Sally Young on the bench. 

Listed players to come out of the side for Game 2 are Lauren Ahrens, Tori Groves-Little, Jordann Hickey, Kitara Whap-Farrar, Jasmyn Hewett and Jacqui Yorston.

Former Crow Tayla Thorn has also been rested for the match. 

The QW Winter Series game against the Brisbane Lions will be played at Great Barrier Reef Arena in Mackay.

The match kicks off at 12pm on Sunday and SUNS Media will be live streaming the event on

A link to view the live stream will be on shortly before the match begins and will also be accessible via a post on the Gold Coast FC Facebook page. 



K. Howarth

M. Goodwin

J. Pregelj


T. Ernst

J. Stanton


C. Hammans

M. Ritson

S. Watson


T. Smith

S. Riley 


S. Virgo

J. Dupuy

P. Parker


L. Bella

E. Hampson

K. Surman


L. Attard

G. Brehmer

D. Heslop


M. Roberts

M. Ross

S. Young