Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew has praised the SUNSâ€™ defence for withstanding a Power onslaught during Saturdayâ€™s 40-point loss to Port Adelaide.
NT Thunder has snapped a three-game losing streak with a 37-point victory against Gold Coast at TIO Stadium on Saturday night.
Port Adelaide has maintained its Shanghai supremacy, downing Gold Coast by 40 points in a wet-weather slog at Jiangwan Stadium.
Jack Martin has been replaced by Matt Rosa for the match against Port Adelaide in Shanghai.
Gold Coast has surprised young gun Jacob Heron on the eve of his historic debut, flying his mother and brother over to China
Port Adelaide wingman Jared Polec has arrived safely in China after a health scare earlier in the week.
Gold Coast SUNS rookie Jacob Dawson is knocking on the door of an AFL debut, and will have a big chance to impress against NT Thunder.
A more motivated and better-prepared Gold Coast will take to Jiangwan Stadium in Shanghai on Saturday, according to Suns co-captain Steven May.
Check out the Academy Series review following the fifth and final round.
SUNS Rookie Jacob Heron will make his senior debut in Shanghai for Round 9 of the AFL Toyota Premiership Season.
Everything you need to know if you're attending our Round 9 clash against Port Adelaide!
For Gold Coast youngster Callum Ah Chee, Saturday's game in China holds special significance.
Saturday marked the fifth and final round of the male NAB Academy Series, with the SUNS travelling to Blacktown to take on the Sydney Swans.
For the second year in succession, Gold Coast and Port Adelaide take the game to China.
Get to know number 14, Lachie Weller.
The Gold Coast SUNS are the recipient of annual community award from the Domestic Violence Prevention Centre of the Gold Coast.
Despite going down to the Brisbane Lions by 92 points on Saturday, two SUNS players have polled in the NEAFL MVP.
Mackenzie Willis will miss the remainder of the 2018 season with an ACL injury.
Steven May found not guilty of intentional contact with umpire
An undermanned Gold Coast SUNS suffered a 92-point loss at the hands of a healthy Brisbane Lions outfit at Burpengary on Saturday.
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