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Training mishap ends luckless Sun's season after one game

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GOLD Coast's Callum Ah Chee will undergo season-ending ankle surgery on Wednesday afternoon after suffering a high-grade sprain.

Ah Chee sustained the injury at training on Tuesday afternoon and will undergo surgery to the right ankle. 

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It continues a wretched 2019 for the gifted utility, who played his first senior game prior to Gold Coast's bye, after overcoming a quad injury that cruelled the early part of his year. 

General manager of football operations Jon Haines said it was a huge disappointment for both Ah Chee and the club.

"Cal is a highly regarded member of our playing group and he will receive all the necessary support throughout the upcoming rehabilitation process," Haines said.

"Cal is a key part of our long-term plans and we will ensure that his recovery sets him up for a strong pre-season campaign."

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Ah Chee was the eighth pick in the 2015 NAB AFL Draft and has played 45 games for the Suns. 

He is out of contract at season's end.

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