The Weekend Post - - Sport -

DON’T ex­pect huge things out of Gold Coast’s trade ac­qui­si­tions, but they help add some ex­pe­ri­ence to a squad that lost so many se­nior play­ers to trades, free agency and re­tire­ment. An­thony Miles strug­gled to get a game at Rich­mond in the past two sea­sons, but he is a ca­pa­ble ball-win­ner in the mid­field and av­er­aged 22.7 dis­pos­als from 19 games in 2016. Corey El­lis was a No.12 pick in the 2014 draft, but sim­i­larly he strug­gled to break into the Tigers’ po­tent mid­field, de­spite his ob­vi­ous tal­ent. Ge­orge Hor­lin-Smith (Gee­long) and Jack Homb­sch (Port Ade­laide) have also come in. Both are set to start next sea­son, pro­vid­ing hard­ened bod­ies the Suns lack.

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