Roos to keep Smith

Derek Smith says he will continue  to pursue his dream of making it to the AFL.

Derek Smith says he will continue to pursue his dream of making it to the AFL.

DEREK Smith says missing out on getting to an AFL list for the 2017 won’t stop him from continuing to pursue his dream.

The 18-year-old reigning McLeod Medal winner told Sunraysia Daily he planned on staying at Wentworth for 2017, where he has already started pre-season training.

Smith said he would continue to work towards his goal and hoped to make it to the 2017 AFL draft combine, where prospective draftees are put through their paces in front of AFL club representatives.

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