Gold Coast Suns show their feelings after recording their first win in the AFL competition.
Gold Coast Suns show their feelings after recording their first win in the AFL competition. Morne De Klerk

Suns coach frustrated over war on Ablett

SUNS coach Guy McKenna says he is frustrated by the lack of progress of discussions with umpires boss Jeff Gieschen about the tactics being used to stop champion midfielder Gary Ablett.

The Brownlow medal favourite, playing in game No.250 against the Demons at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night, was kept to a season-low 19 possessions by Jordie McKenzie who constantly pushed the boundaries of what was legal by his close checking.

"I'm in constant conversation with Jeff Gieschen and have been for probably the last six-to-eight weeks," McKenna said. "It's a work in progress."

Melbourne coach Neil Craig said he was okay with Ablett's treatment.


Clouds forecast for Australia Day weekend

Clouds forecast for Australia Day weekend

Small amounts of rain are predicted for the Central Highlands.

Queensland Police join the National Day of Action

Queensland Police join the National Day of Action

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COURT: 40 people to face Blackwater court

premium_icon COURT: 40 people to face Blackwater court

40 people will appear in Blackwater Magistrates Court on Friday, January 24.