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KEY FACTS

Official name
Gold Coast Football Club

Known as
Gold Coast

Nickname
Suns

Formed
2008

Colours
Red, gold and blue

Associated clubs
Gold Coast Reserves; Gold Coast WFC; Gold Coast Academy WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 2011–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football League (VFL) 2010

Home Ground
Carrara Stadium

Most Games
197 - David Swallow (2011-2022)

Most Goals
254 - Tom Lynch (2011-2018)

Brownlow Medalists
Gary Ablett Jnr 2013 (1 total)

Headquarters
The Austworld Centre Level 1, Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre 296 Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara, QLD 4211

Postal Address
PO Box 4952 Gold Coast MC QLD 9726

Phone: (07) 5510 6000 

Email
info@goldcoastfc.com.au

Website
goldcoastfc.com.au

CEO
Auld, Travis

President
Witheriff, John

Head of Football Operations
Marcus Ashcroft

Recruiting Manager
Dom Ambroglio

List Manager
Scott Clayton

Coach
Guy McKenna

Assistant Coaches
Andy Lovell, Mark Riley, Matthew Primus, Dean Solomon

Fitness Staff
Andrew Weller (high performance manager)

Club Doctors
Barry Rigby, Paul Ohmsen

Gold Coast



"The league wanted to get a toehold on the Gold Coast because the region south of Brisbane was experiencing a population explosion and already boasted teams from rival codes, the NRL, A-League and NBL. And they would make sure the fledgling club had none of the teething problems that the Carrara-based Brisbane Bears experienced in the late 1980s: it would have virtually everything money could buy in order to become a successful flagbearer for the code..."

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2012 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Gold Coast's 2012 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Gold Coast 3.15.38.610.8 68 LOST Adelaide 7.811.1015.1619.23 137 -69 CRR Mar 31 (Sat, 3:45) Scores
2 A Gold Coast 0.22.26.47.5 47 LOST St. Kilda 5.28.715.1021.13 139 -92 DOC Apr 8 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
3 H Gold Coast 2.37.512.713.10 88 LOST Essendon 5.67.1010.1215.15 105 -17 CRR Apr 14 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
4 A Gold Coast 2.45.85.96.10 46 LOST Brisbane 3.37.412.517.9 111 -65 GAB Apr 21 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
5 A Gold Coast 2.59.810.1213.15 93 LOST North Melbourne 4.98.1314.2217.25 127 -34 DOC Apr 28 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
6 H Gold Coast 3.18.210.214.3 87 LOST Fremantle 3.05.310.714.10 94 -7 CRR May 5 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
7 A Gold Coast 1.37.99.119.13 67 LOST Greater Western Sydney 4.25.88.1313.16 94 -27 MAN May 12 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
8 A Gold Coast 1.52.93.104.10 34 LOST Western Bulldogs 1.32.66.129.18 72 -38 MAR May 19 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 H Gold Coast 2.57.67.810.10 70 LOST Port Adelaide 4.47.714.1417.16 118 -48 CRR May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Gold Coast 3.15.35.77.10 52 LOST Collingwood 5.412.618.923.11 149 -97 MCG Jun 3 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
11 H Gold Coast 1.33.46.67.7 49 LOST St. Kilda 4.310.615.1221.18 144 -95 CRR Jun 9 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
12 H Gold Coast 1.34.37.512.8 80 LOST North Melbourne 1.53.127.1711.21 87 -7 CRR Jun 16 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
13 Gold Coast       Bye        
14 A Gold Coast 2.34.85.95.10 40 LOST West Coast 8.311.517.1125.16 166 -126 SUB Jun 30 (Sat, 2:40) Scores
15 H Gold Coast 4.66.99.1413.18 96 LOST Geelong 2.65.1212.1515.20 110 -14 CRR Jul 8 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
16 A Gold Coast 4.27.99.913.12 90 WON Richmond 2.24.310.713.10 88 2 CAZ Jul 14 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
17 H Gold Coast 0.53.74.105.18 48 LOST Brisbane 3.25.66.108.11 59 -11 CRR Jul 21 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
18 H Gold Coast 2.15.27.48.6 54 LOST Sydney 6.38.716.919.12 126 -72 CRR Jul 28 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
19 A Gold Coast 0.24.55.99.12 66 LOST Melbourne 6.610.713.816.12 108 -42 MCG Aug 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
20 H Gold Coast 3.16.912.1116.13 109 WON Greater Western Sydney 3.15.28.612.7 79 30 CRR Aug 11 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
21 A Gold Coast 3.34.58.510.5 65 LOST Hawthorn 6.39.712.1119.15 129 -64 MCG Aug 19 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
22 H Gold Coast 6.111.312.715.8 98 WON Carlton 2.34.79.1311.20 86 12 CRR Aug 25 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
23 A Gold Coast 1.35.67.69.8 62 LOST Adelaide 3.69.1315.1822.21 153 -91 FBP Sep 1 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
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2012 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
9 Ablett Jnr, Gary 20 389 19.5 287 14.4 676 33.8 61 3.1 0 0.0 110 5.5 41 28 26 1.3 19 175
31 Allen, Jackson 1 11 11.0 4 4.0 15 15.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
11 Bennell, Harley 22 273 12.4 248 11.3 521 23.7 72 3.3 15 0.7 48 2.2 7 14 25 1.1 18 168
44 Bock, Nathan 4 46 11.5 14 3.5 60 15.0 24 6.0 1 0.3 4 1.0 0 8 2 0.5 1 13
3 Brennan, Jared 17 180 10.6 113 6.6 293 17.2 75 4.4 35 2.1 55 3.2 19 26 7 0.4 10 52
30 Brown, Campbell 19 135 7.1 80 4.2 215 11.3 86 4.5 0 0.0 29 1.5 11 27 22 1.2 10 142
28 Caddy, Josh 22 184 8.4 150 6.8 334 15.2 80 3.6 10 0.5 56 2.5 10 10 15 0.7 6 96
27 Coad, Michael 4 45 11.3 16 4.0 61 15.3 17 4.3 0 0.0 5 1.3 5 8 0 0.0 0 0
12 Day, Sam 15 56 3.7 65 4.3 121 8.1 46 3.1 16 1.1 16 1.1 13 4 10 0.7 10 70
23 Dixon, Charlie 12 89 7.4 62 5.2 151 12.6 48 4.0 93 7.8 21 1.8 16 16 4 0.3 6 30
15 Flanagan, Piers 3 12 4.0 8 2.7 20 6.7 5 1.7 0 0.0 5 1.7 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
17 Fraser, Josh 2 18 9.0 14 7.0 32 16.0 3 1.5 30 15.0 2 1.0 2 2 0 0.0 2 2
49 Gillbee, Jacob 2 11 5.5 9 4.5 20 10.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 2 1 0.5 1 7
47 Gorringe, Daniel 1 1 1.0 7 7.0 8 8.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
46 Hall, Josh 2 5 2.5 3 1.5 8 4.0 4 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0 2 1.0 1 13
33 Hall, Aaron 8 65 8.1 36 4.5 101 12.6 24 3.0 0 0.0 29 3.6 2 4 8 1.0 5 53
5 Harbrow, Jarrod 13 137 10.5 83 6.4 220 16.9 42 3.2 0 0.0 29 2.2 9 13 3 0.2 4 22
40 Hickey, Tom 10 41 4.1 56 5.6 97 9.7 42 4.2 101 10.1 17 1.7 13 14 4 0.4 3 27
29 Hine, Taylor 8 59 7.4 58 7.3 117 14.6 18 2.3 0 0.0 20 2.5 9 11 1 0.1 0 6
42 Horsley, Kyal 13 122 9.4 101 7.8 223 17.2 45 3.5 0 0.0 60 4.6 5 0 3 0.2 7 25
7 Hunt, Karmichael 18 84 4.7 180 10.0 264 14.7 37 2.1 8 0.4 63 3.5 21 23 3 0.2 3 21
36 Iles, Sam 10 146 14.6 92 9.2 238 23.8 60 6.0 0 0.0 22 2.2 7 7 3 0.3 2 20
19 Lynch, Tom 17 146 8.6 108 6.4 254 14.9 98 5.8 30 1.8 26 1.5 19 22 12 0.7 10 82
6 Magin, Alik 5 20 4.0 24 4.8 44 8.8 7 1.4 0 0.0 10 2.0 1 0 2 0.4 1 13
32 Matera, Brandon 17 186 10.9 95 5.6 281 16.5 72 4.2 0 0.0 38 2.2 15 15 11 0.6 16 82
45 May, Steven 8 64 8.0 28 3.5 92 11.5 41 5.1 0 0.0 13 1.6 7 5 5 0.6 2 32
18 McKenzie, Trent 18 193 10.7 104 5.8 297 16.5 87 4.8 3 0.2 46 2.6 18 4 4 0.2 6 30
51 McQualter, Andrew 5 45 9.0 39 7.8 84 16.8 23 4.6 0 0.0 11 2.2 2 3 2 0.4 1 13
43 Patrick, Liam 8 46 5.8 38 4.8 84 10.5 25 3.1 0 0.0 14 1.8 4 6 4 0.5 6 30
41 Prestia, Dion 14 135 9.6 141 10.1 276 19.7 39 2.8 0 0.0 59 4.2 9 5 2 0.1 4 16
35 Rischitelli, Michael 14 89 6.4 114 8.1 203 14.5 38 2.7 1 0.1 59 4.2 16 9 6 0.4 4 40
8 Russell, Luke 14 132 9.4 85 6.1 217 15.5 66 4.7 4 0.3 36 2.6 11 5 6 0.4 5 41
37 Sexton, Alex 6 38 6.3 12 2.0 50 8.3 18 3.0 0 0.0 10 1.7 3 4 1 0.2 1 7
26 Shaw, Matt 19 170 8.9 129 6.8 299 15.7 80 4.2 2 0.1 27 1.4 12 12 5 0.3 6 36
2 Smith, Zac 16 54 3.4 144 9.0 198 12.4 34 2.1 294 18.4 19 1.2 14 11 5 0.3 1 31
25 Stanley, Danny 13 163 12.5 150 11.5 313 24.1 92 7.1 1 0.1 36 2.8 7 8 1 0.1 3 9
24 Swallow, David 12 131 10.9 96 8.0 227 18.9 31 2.6 3 0.3 43 3.6 13 9 8 0.7 2 50
48 Tape, Seb 10 46 4.6 59 5.9 105 10.5 29 2.9 0 0.0 22 2.2 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
21 Taylor, Jeremy 8 29 3.6 46 5.8 75 9.4 19 2.4 0 0.0 19 2.4 2 4 1 0.1 0 6
16 Thompson, Rory 5 32 6.4 14 2.8 46 9.2 18 3.6 9 1.8 12 2.4 7 1 0 0.0 0 0
20 Toy, Joshua 5 7 1.4 11 2.2 18 3.6 5 1.0 0 0.0 9 1.8 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
14 Warnock, Matthew 22 145 6.6 144 6.5 289 13.1 89 4.0 2 0.1 26 1.2 10 32 0 0.0 0 0
4 Weller, Maverick 13 83 6.4 100 7.7 183 14.1 47 3.6 1 0.1 29 2.2 9 14 1 0.1 2 8
38 Wilkinson, Joel 9 38 4.2 38 4.2 76 8.4 27 3.0 0 0.0 23 2.6 6 15 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 484 4101 8.5 3405 7.0 7506 15.5 1787 3.7 660 1.4 1188 2.5 382 409 215 0.4 178 1468
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.