GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: (L-R) Gary Ablett, Tom Lynch, Dion Prestia and Steven May pose during a Gold Coast Suns AFL portrait session on January 28, 2016 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

The Gold Coast Suns have made a host of changes to their list since their debut season in 2011, which included some of the biggest names in the game today.

As the Suns will always be compared to fellow new-comers GWS, it may seem that the club has seen little to no success, in terms of finals appearances.

The Suns’ coaching panel and board shifted names around in hope to find the perfect balance.

However, whether it be players that have fallen out of favour or players wanting to experience success at other clubs, the Suns were made to make changes to their list, wishing it would turn out for them.

In these cases, it can be argued it did not.

Here are the 11 best players to leave the Suns:


11. Aaron Hall

Hall made his debut for the Suns in round one, 2012, and played just eight games in his debut season, before cementing his side in the Suns’ best 22.

The 28-year-old’s Gold Coast career was certainly an interesting one, as Hall was at times one of the Suns’ most damaging players, while on other occasions would go missing for long enough he’d find himself in the reserves.

Hall’s 2016 season typified his Suns career, after he amassed all three Brownlow votes in Gold Coast’s opening three games of the year, while going on to record disposal totals of 36, 32, 40, 26, 32, 28, 21, 32 in his first eight games.

Surprisingly, Hall was dropped for round nine, and went on to play just nine of the Suns’ final 14 games of the season.

It was this inconsistency that saw him leave the Suns, and it’s the same one that seen him play just six games for the Roos so far in 2019.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 11: Aaron Hall of the Suns kicks the ball during the JLT Community Series AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Brisbane Lions at Fankhauser Reserve on March 11, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)