Gold Coast Suns coach Stuart Dew has revealed a text message he sent to Richmond coach Damien Hardwick after the three-time premiership coach’s shock departure.
Hardwick opted to leave the Tigers in May after 13-and-a-half seasons at the helm, with the desire to take a break from the caper.
It has not stopped speculation about his next coaching move, however, with some flagging the allure of a club like Gold Coast for the next phase of his coaching career.
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This is despite the presence of Dew, who has coached the Suns since 2018 and is contracted until the end of 2024.
Dew signed a contract extension in 2022 despite the availability of Alastair Clarkson and Ross Lyon, who ultimately joined North Melbourne…