Full Name: DEREK EGGMOLESSE-SMITH
Date of Birth: 4/05/1998
Debut: Round 16, 2019 v Gold Coast
The Next Generation Academy product didn’t get out of the starter’s blocks in his first season (2017) on the rookie list because of a stress reaction in a shin that turned into a fracture.
He played in the practice match AFLX game of 2017, then in the club's first official AFLX game against GWS.
Missed nearly all of the pre-season and didn’t play in the VFL until the Qualifying Final of 2018. He then played in the losing semi final the following week.
A left-footer, he debuted in the club's 92 point win over Gold Coast in Rd 16 2019.