Rising star Noah Anderson will stay on the Gold Coast at the least till the top of 2027 after signing a four-year contract extension with the Suns.
The 21-year-old midfielder – the quantity two choose within the 2019 AFL nationwide draft who was already contracted till the top of the upcoming season – had a breakout 2022 season, averaging 26.1 disposals per sport, incomes 14 Brownlow Medal votes and ending runner-up within the Suns’ membership champion race.
“Gold Coast has felt like residence since I used to be drafted and the enjoying group continues to drive me ahead as a participant and an individual,” mentioned Anderson, the son of Hawthorn two-time premiership participant Dean Anderson.
“I really feel at residence and that is the perfect place for me to play footy.
“We wish to play finals. That’s an enormous purpose for us this 12 months and the years forward. Premierships are what we would like and to make the neighborhood happy with us.
“Now we have nice position fashions on the membership and I’m nonetheless studying from them, after which making an attempt to half that information on to the youthful boys coming by way of.
“I really feel like I can have an effect on the crew on and off the sphere, and I’m excited for what the subsequent few years has to carry.”
Suns common supervisor of participant expertise and technique Craig Cameron mentioned Anderson’s determination to increase his keep on the Gold Coast was “an extra instance of the starvation for fulfillment inside the enjoying group”.
“We’re thrilled to have Noah decide to the membership for 4 extra years,” Cameron mentioned.
“He joins numerous gamers to have dedicated their long run future to the membership as we glance to contend and obtain success on the Gold Coast Suns.”