2012 Gold Coast Football Club season

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Gold Coast Football Club
2012 season
President John Witheriff
Coach Guy McKenna
Captain(s) Gary Ablett, Jr.
Home ground Metricon Stadium
NAB Cup 16th
AFL season 17th
Best and Fairest Gary Ablett, Jr.
Leading goalkicker Gary Ablett, Jr. (26 goals)
Highest home attendance 17,069

The 2012 AFL season is the Gold Coast Football Club's second season in the Australian Football League (AFL). The Gold Coast Football Club's reserves team also competed in the NEAFL.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2011 AFL Draft
Round Pick Player State/Nationality Recruited From League
1 24 Henry Schade Tasmania Tasmania North Hobart Demons TFL
5 80 Alik Magin Queensland Queensland Rookie Promotion
6 88 Alex Sexton Queensland Queensland Redland Bombers NEAFL
7 91 Jackson Allen Queensland Queensland Morningside Panthers NEAFL
Pre-season Draft
1 7 Aaron Hall Tasmania Tasmania Hobart Tigers TFL
Rookie Draft
1 2 Kyal Horsley Western Australia Western Australia Subiaco Lions WAFL
2 20 Andrew McQualter Victoria (Australia) Victoria St Kilda Saints AFL
3 38 Michael Coad South Australia South Australia Rookie Listed from Senior List
9 94 Josh Hall Queensland Queensland Curra Swans AFL Townsville
Mini-Draft[a]
1 1 Jaeger O'Meara Western Australia Western Australia Perth Demons WAFL

a The mini-draft allowed teams to pre-list players for the following season.

Transactions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Players Added

Via trade

Via free agency
-

Players Lost

Via trade
-
Via free agency
-

Trades[edit]

October 12, 2011
To Greater Western Sydney Giants
  • No. 4 Pick
  • Compensation First Round Pick
To Gold Coast Suns
  • Mini-Draft No. 1 Pick
  • No. 31 Pick
October 17, 2011
To Collingwood Magpies
  • Peter Yagmoor
  • No. 50 Pick
To Gold Coast Suns
  • No. 47 Pick
October 17, 2011
To Brisbane Lions, Melbourne Demons
  • Dayne Zorko
  • No. 47 Pick
To Gold Coast Suns
  • Matthew Warnock
October 17, 2011
To Geelong Cats
  • No. 32 Pick
  • No. 34 Pick
To Gold Coast Suns
  • No. 26 Pick
October 17, 2011
To Adelaide Crows
  • No. 27 Pick
  • No. 31 Pick
  • No. 68 Pick
To Gold Coast Suns
  • No. 24 Pick
October 17, 2011
To Richmond Tigers
  • No. 26 Pick
  • Compensation Second Round Pick
To Gold Coast Suns
  • Compensation First Round Pick

Delistings[edit]

Delstings made in November 2011

Player Age Seasons Games
Daniel Harris 29 1 11
Rex Liddy 19 1 3
Nathan Ablett 25 1 2
Michael Coad 28 1 2
Joel Tippett 23 1 2
Marc Lock 19 1 1
Roland Ah Chee 20 1 0
Jake Crawford 19 1 0
Jack Stanlake 20 1 0
Jack Stanley 21 1 0
= Retired

2012 playing list[edit]

Pre-season results[edit]

NAB Cup[edit]

Home and Away season[edit]

Results Summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L PF PA % Pts W D L W D L
22 3 0 19 1509 2481 60.8 12 2 0 9 1 0 10

Home and Away games[edit]

2012 home and away games: 3-19 (Home: 2-9; Away: 1–10)
Round Date Team Score Most Goals Most Disposals Venue
Attendance
Record
1 31 March Adelaide L 68-137 Gary Ablett Jr (2)
Campbell Brown (2)
Harley Bennell (2)
Gary Ablett Jr (42) Metricon Stadium
12,790
0–1
2 8 April St Kilda L 47-139 Gary Ablett Jr (2)
Campbell Brown (2)
Gary Ablett Jr (40) Etihad Stadium
21,078
0–2
3 14 April Essendon L 88-105 Gary Ablett Jr (2)
Nathan Bock (2)
Aaron Hall (2)
Gary Ablett Jr (45) Metricon Stadium
17,069
0–3
4 21 April Brisbane L 88-105 Harley Bennell (3) Gary Ablett Jr (33) Gabba
21,980
0–4
5 28 April North Melbourne L 93-127 Harley Bennell (2) Jared Brennan (24) Etihad Stadium
17,680
0–5
6 5 May Fremantle L 87-94 Harley Bennell (3)
David Swallow (3)
Harley Bennell (37) Metricon Stadium
11,670
0–6
7 12 May Greater Western Sydney L 67-94 Sam Day (2)
Josh Caddy (2)
Gary Ablett Jr (33) Manuka Oval, Canberra
8,603
0–7
8 19 May Western Bulldogs L 34-72 Harley Bennell (1)
Tom Lynch (1)
Zac Smith (1)
Dion Prestia (1)
Gary Ablett Jr (29) TIO Stadium
8,724
0–8
9 26 May Port Adelaide L 70-118 Sam Day (3) Harley Bennell (25)
Gary Ablett Jr (25)
Danny Stanley (25)
S. Iles(25)
Metricon Stadium
12,416
0–9
10 3 June Collingwood L 52-149 Campbell Brown (3) Gary Ablett Jr (53) MCG
36,913
0–10
11 9 June St Kilda L 49-144 Tom Hickey (2)
Jared Brennan (2)
S. Iles(27) Metricon Stadium
12,534
0–11
12 16 June North Melbourne L 80-87 Gary Ablett Jr (4) Gary Ablett Jr (42) Metricon Stadium
10,170
0–12
13 Bye
14 30 June West Coast L 40-166 Gary Ablett Jr (1)
Harley Bennell (1)
Matthew Shaw (1)
Liam Patrick (1)
Danny Stanley (30) Patersons Stadium
34,592
0–13
15 8 July Geelong L 96-110 Josh Caddy (3) Gary Ablett Jr (27) Metricon Stadium
15,824
0–14
16 14 July Richmond W 90-88 Josh Hall (2)
Brandon Matera (2)
Karmichael Hunt (2)
Gary Ablett Jr (33) Cazaly's Stadium|
10,961
1–14
17 21 July Brisbane Lions L 48-59 Jared Brennan (1)
Gary Ablett Jr (1)
Tom Lynch (1)
Harley Bennell (1)
Gary Ablett Jr (37) Metricon Stadium
16,550
1–15
18 28 July Sydney L 54-126 Brandon Matera (3) Gary Ablett Jr (42) Metricon Stadium
11,169
1–16
19 5 August Melbourne L 66-108 Harley Bennell (4) Harley Bennell (38) MCG
18,097
1–17
20 11 August Greater Western Sydney W 109-79 Aaron Hall(3)
Campbell Brown (3)
Gary Ablett Jr (3)
Danny Stanley (26) Metricon Stadium
14,657
2–17
21 19 August Hawthorn L 65-129 Steven May (3) Gary Ablett Jr (43) MCG
23,098
2–18
22 25 August Carlton W 98-86 Tom Lynch (4) Gary Ablett Jr (23) Metricon Stadium
15,251
3–18
23 1 September Adelaide L 62-153 Gary Ablett Jr (2)
Steven May (2)
Gary Ablett Jr (26) AAMI Stadium
35,463
3–19

Ladder[edit]

2012 AFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA  % PTS
1 Hawthorn 22 17 5 0 2679 1733 154.59 68
2 Adelaide 22 17 5 0 2428 1833 132.46 68
3 Sydney (P) 22 16 6 0 2290 1629 140.58 64
4 Collingwood 22 16 6 0 2123 1823 116.46 64
5 West Coast 22 15 7 0 2244 1807 124.18 60
6 Geelong 22 15 7 0 2209 1886 117.13 60
7 Fremantle 22 14 8 0 1956 1691 115.67 56
8 North Melbourne 22 14 8 0 2359 2097 112.49 56
9 St Kilda 22 12 10 0 2347 1903 123.33 48
10 Carlton 22 11 11 0 2079 1925 108.00 44
11 Essendon 22 11 11 0 2091 2090 100.05 44
12 Richmond 22 10 11 1 2169 1943 111.63 42
13 Brisbane Lions 22 10 12 0 1904 2092 91.01 40
14 Port Adelaide 22 5 16 1 1691 2144 78.87 22
15 Western Bulldogs 22 5 17 0 1542 2301 67.01 20
16 Melbourne 22 4 18 0 1580 2341 67.49 16
17 Gold Coast 22 3 19 0 1509 2481 60.82 12
18 GWS 22 2 20 0 1270 2751 46.17 8
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against

Ladder Progress[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Ground H A H A A H A A H A H H - A H A H H A H A H A
Result L L L L L L L L L L L L B L L W L L L W L W L
Position 17 17 16 17 17 16 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 17 17 17 18 17 17 17 17

Ground: H = Home; A = Away. Result: W = Win; L = Loss; D = Draw; B = Bye.

Awards[edit]

NEAFL season[edit]

Results[edit]

Round Date and local time Opponent Scores (Gold Coast's scores indicated in bold) Venue Ladder
position
Home Away Result
1 Bye 9th
2 Saturday, 31 March (10:30 am) Southport 10.5 (65) 19.17 (131) Won by 66 points Fankhauser Reserve [A] 6th
Gold Coast's NEAFL finals matches
Week Date and local time Opponent Scores (Gold Coast's scores indicated in bold) Venue
Home Away Result
EF Sunday, 26 August (1:30 pm) Redland 22.14 (146) 6.11 (47) Lost by 99 points Victoria Point [A]

NEAFL Ladder[edit]

2012 NEAFL North Conference Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA  % PTS
1 NT Thunder 18 15 3 0 2067 1391 148.6 60
2 Brisbane Lions res. 18 14 4 0 2335 1329 175.7 56
3 Southport Sharks 18 14 4 0 1978 1329 143.8 56
4 Redland Bombers 18 11 6 0 1888 1898 99.5 46
5 Gold Coast Suns res. 18 9 9 0 1687 1525 110.6 36
6 Labrador Tigers 18 9 9 0 1637 1747 93.7 36
7 Broadbeach Cats 18 8 9 1 1776 1823 97.4 34
8 Mount Gravatt Vultures 18 5 13 0 1477 2157 68.5 20
9 Aspley Hornets 18 4 14 0 1711 2028 84.4 16
10 Morningside Panthers 18 3 15 0 1578 2288 69.0 12
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against Source

References[edit]

  1. ^ Senior List goldcoastfc.com.au Retrieved 9 February 2011.
  2. ^ "2012 Brownlow Medal". wikipedia.com. wikipedia. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°00′23″S 153°22′2″E / 28.00639°S 153.36722°E / -28.00639; 153.36722 (Carrara Stadium)