Hunt set for de­but

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT -

CODE leaper Karmichael Hunt will make his AFL de­but for the Gold Coast Suns in their his­toric match against Carl­ton on Satur­day night. Suns coach Guy McKenna con­firmed the rugby league con­vert would play against the Blues at the Gabba af­ter ‘‘ mak­ing ev­ery post a win­ner’’ in the pre-sea­son. McKenna rated Hunt his third-best de­fender be­hind for­mer Hawthorn pre­mier­ship player Camp­bell Brown and Ade­laide re­cruit Nathan Bock. The Gold Coast coach said he wasn’t sur­prised at the im­prove­ment the for­mer Bron­cos and Aus­tralian Test full­back had made in his new sport.

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