The Gold Coast Suns have confirmed teenager Malcolm Rosas Jnr will make his AFL debut against Brisbane in Saturday's QClash.
An exciting small forward from Darwin, the Suns Academy graduate has enjoyed a strong start in the club's reserves this season and expressed his excitement to be named for this weekend's rivalry clash.
“It’s pretty exciting, absolutely stoked to be representing this club,” Rosas Jnr said, per the club website.
“It’s a dream, I’ve always wanted to play footy at the highest level and I can’t wait to get out there in the QClash.
NT prospect Malcolm Rosas has tested the quickest so far in the 20-metre sprint. 2.92 seconds for the small forward. pic.twitter.com/xz4fElpaao
— Callum Twomey (@CalTwomey) October 2, 2019
“Working with the coaches I focused on bringing my assets to the table, my speed, being electric and bringing the energy to the team.
“I worked on my pressure a lot over the pre-season and I just want to bring that consistently each week.”
The Suns will be looking to return to adding premiership points to their 2021 tally, currently sitting in 12th with a 3-5 record.