Voting is now open for the Austworld Player of the Round after the match against Collingwood at the Gabba.
The SUNS took it up to the Pies in greasy conditions, showing fight in the hotly contested affair.
Alex Sexton was the difference-maker for the SUNS inside 50, kicking three goals in the opening quarter to give Gold Coast an early lead.
Vice-captain Touk Miller maintained his high level of pressure all game, finishing with 10 tackles and 22 disposals.
He was supported by Lachie Weller in the midfield who had 23 disposals of his own to go with five clearances
Co-captain Jarrod Witts matched All-Australian ruckman Brodie Grundy in the ruck, recording 30 hitouts, 12 disposals and three clearances.
In the backline it was Sam Collins and Wil Powell who impressed with their intercepting abilities, with a game-high eight intercept possessions apiece.
Who do you think should be the Austworld Player of the Round?