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Suns adapting to challenging COVID-19 lockdown times

BORDER closures and lockdowns preventing community sport is something that has become familiar across the country, in particular the eastern seaboard of Australia the past 18 months. But unlike in the majority of situations where everyone within a specific team is impacted, the Gold Coast Suns Academy have been uniquely impacted, given their region stretches […]

South topples North in Tasmanian AFLW U17s clash

IN the battle of the Apple Isle, Southern Devils have defeated their Northern counterparts by seven goals thanks to a dominant first half. The South emerged triumphant in style, booting seven goals to one in the opening half, then securing the 9.6 (60) to 2.5 (17) victory. Claremont’s Bridie Horne – a 2005-born prospect – […]

Resilient Evans maintains focus over challenging time

IT has been a challenging 18 months for a lot of aspiring Australian rules footballers, and Gold Coast Suns Academy talent from the Northern Rivers region, Imogen Evans is no different. In fact, for a player unfortunately on the New South Wales side of the border, Evans has had to watch on as many of her […]

What we learned: AFLW U17s – Queensland & Northern Territory

WITH back-to-back games in both Queensland and the Northern Territory done and dusted at Under 17s level for another year, we gather a few key points to take out of the games to go forward with for next year. AFLW U17 CONTENT: >> Queensland AFLW U17s match report #1 >> Queensland AFLW U17s match report […]

Determined Suns talent Imogen Evans enjoys social side and physicality of footy

IT has been a challenging 18 months for a lot of aspiring Australian rules footballers, and Gold Coast Suns Academy talent from the Northern Rivers region, Imogen Evans is no different. In fact, for a player unfortunately on the New South Wales side of the border, Evans has had to watch on as many of her […]

Five-goal first term key to Baird’s back-to-back win

FIVE goals to one in the opening term set the tone for an impressive Team Baird win in the AFL Women’s Under 17 Championships clash against fellow Northern Territory side, Team Ponter. Baird booted 5.2 to 1.0 in the opening term, with the 26-point margin being the difference in the end, as they won 12.5 […]

Top Performers – AFLW U17 Championships: Gold Coast Suns vs. Brisbane Lions – Game 2

GOLD Coast made it two from two in the Queensland AFL Women’s Under 17 Championships, but both sides had some impressive individual standouts in a game that saw even contributions across the board and difficult to select the top performers. All notes are opinion-based of the individual author. BRISBANE: #3 Ava Seton Backed up her […]

Suns run out game stronger to go back-to-back over Lions

GOLD Coast Suns Academy have gone back-to-back with wins over the Brisbane Lions Academy at the AFL Women’s Under 17 Championships. After conceding the first goal of the game in the opening two minutes, the Suns did not concede another one for the match, booting 5.9 to 0.2 in that time to run out 31-point […]

AFLW U17 Queensland Player Focus: Alana Gee (Gold Coast)

OUR next Player Focus heads up to the Sunshine State following Gold Coast Suns’ victory over the Brisbane Lions Academy in game one of the AFLW Under 17 Championships on Sunday. The Suns ran out 55-point victors in Surfers Paradise, with Gold Coast captain Alana Gee running riot. The 2022 AFLW Draft prospect is one […]

Top Performers – AFLW U17 Championships: Gold Coast Suns vs. Brisbane Lions

GOLD Coast Suns Academy got the win in game one of the AFL Women’s Under 17 Championships for the Queensland Northern Academies, with a big seven goals to one first half resulting in an eventual 55-point win. We took a look at a few of the top performers from the day from both sides, with […]

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