Joel Smith

Image DOB: 25 February 1996

Debut: Round 1, 2017 vs St Kilda at Docklands

From: Taylors Lakes/Maribyrnong Park, 2015 Rookie Draft selection #41

Number: 44 (2017-)

Games: 11* (to end 2019)
Goals: 1*
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The son of Shaun Smith switched from playing football to basketball at 16, and was signed by Melbourne in October 2015 under the league's alternative talent rules.

Smith debuted in the first round of 2017 but suffered a shoulder injury in the first quarter that cost him most of his rookie season. He returned to the senior side in Round 16 and played two more games. He was rewarded with a contract extension to the end of 2019. Played a further seven games as a defender in 2018 before suffering a broken collarbone in the Round 20 win over Gold Coast. He returned for the losing Preliminary Final.

Injured his groin in a 2019 pre-season match, and despite playing on and kicking four goals for the day was out injured for the entire home and away season.

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