TO­TAL ECLIPSE

The Weekend Post - - Sport -

the trade pe­riod. Sec­ond-year coach Stu­art Dew has a clean slate to work with, and with the pres­sure off and the spot­light away from the Suns it could prove ben­e­fi­cial as he looks to lay the foun­da­tions for the club’s first premier­ship. the travel toll quickly be­com­ing ev­i­dent. But, like China, that’s all a dis­tant mem­ory. through the past sea­son. Wright (above) played all 22 games in 2017 for 31 goals but a per­sis­tent calf in­jury wiped out the first half of last sea­son be­fore the 203cm big man re­turned for seven AFL games in the back half of the year. With Tom Lynch depart­ing for Rich­mond in the off-sea­son, the Suns will be look­ing to Wright to own the for­ward line in his fifth sea­son and the 22-year-old has shown enough to sug­gest he is ca­pa­ble of that.

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