Kevin Sheedy said goodbye to AFL coaching, but his farewell failed to lift Greater Western Sydney who lost to the Gold Coast Suns by 83 points in Carrara on Sunday.

Gary Ablett starred with four goals and 33 disposals as the Suns had it easy in a 22.14 (146) to 9.9 (63) victory to cap off an improved 2013 campaign.

Gold Coast kicked six goals in the first and second quarters to lead by 41 points at half-time, before booting home another four to GWS's two in the third period.

The hosts increased their scoring rate five more goals from nine attempts in the final quarter, as they provisionally went four points ahead of the Western Bulldogs in their bid to hold onto 14th place.

Alongside Ablett, Danny Stanley kicked three goals and registered 24 disposals, while Andrew Boston also totted up four goals.

Jeremy Cameron, who needed nine goals to overtake Hawthorn's Jarryd Roughead in the Coleman Medal stakes, could only score two, while Taylor Adams led the Giants' possessions count with 26 touches.

More to follow.

22.14 (146) - A Boston 4, G Ablett 4, D Stanley 3, H Bennell 2, M Rischitelli 2, J Harbrow 2, D Prestia, A Hall, K Hunt, J Gillbee, C Dixon

9.9 (63) - J Cameron 2, T Adams, A Tomlinson, A Kennedy, L Sumner, S Coniglio, J Giles, C Hampton

 

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