Voting is now open for the Austworld Player of the Round after the match against the Western Bulldogs.
After a horror first half, the SUNS fought their way back into the contest but the damage was done by the Bulldogs early.
Winger Brandon Ellis fought hard all day and finished with a game-high 14 marks, 27 disposals and three clearances
Vice-captain Touk Miller continued his strong form with 27 disposals, eight marks, five tackles and three clearances.
Coming in for his first game of the year, Josh Corbett was a presence in the forward line and finished with three goals, eight marks (two contested) and 14 disposals.
The SUNS’ other inclusion for the match was Jy Farrar who was given the daunting task of playing a defensive role on Tim English, but impressed with his eight marks and 21 disposals at 81% efficiency.
Jack Lukosius was the architect behind eight of Gold Coast’s scores and finished with eight marks and 18 disposals at 89% efficiency.
Young defender Wil Powell stood up in the backline with eight intercept possessions from his 17 touches to go with eight marks
Oleg Markov gave the SUNS run out of defence and had 22 disposals, eight marks and five tackles to finish the match.
Who do you think should be the Austworld Player of the Round?