The Gold  Coast Suns go into the 2017 AFL season determined to begin realising the clubs enormous potential.

The talent heavy club suffered an horrific injury toll in 2016 and the loss of a number of stars in the off season left many wondering what the future held for the Suns.

The club haven’t been wasting anytime making up for the losses and midfielder Alex Sexton (pictured) says the new blood, that includes former Lions star Pearce Hanley is leading the way on and off the field.