All eyes on Suns star after $4m offer ahead of clash with Hawks

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Gold Coast may only have three games left with star Izak Rankine, so the Suns will want to make them count, starting with Hawthorn in Tasmania on Saturday.

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Hawthorn (7-12, 92.6%) stormed home against St Kilda last week before ultimately falling short

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continuing a season of impressive performances despite a lopsided win-loss record.

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The Suns (9-10, 103.2%) narrowly defeated West Coast last week, but remain highly unlikely to make the finals

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while Rankine could be headed to Adelaide following a $4 million, five-year contract offer.

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There were no late changes for either side. James Blanck (Hawthorn) and Rory Atkins (Gold Coast) were the medical subs.

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Gold Coast had a couple of chances early but could only manage two behinds, while Hawthorn at the other end had no such problem

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with the sharp-shooting Jack Gunston putting it through the big sticks at the other end for the first goal of the game.

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This match gets underway at 1:45pm AEST from University of Tasmania Stadium.