Dekodda Thomson-Irwin Ruck, Key Position

42

DOB, 27/1/97, 22 years of age, 194cm, 104kg. Nickname "Dekka"

Rye junior player who returned to the club in 2017. Now in his third year his of open age football. Big and strong, and a great contested mark. Dekka can play key forward or back and also go through the ruck. A player who doesn't take a backwood step and likes it physical, with a big pre season in 2019, Dekka should be in for a great year.
The son of Rye's tough as nails backman David Irwin and the grandson of 2 time premiership player, Colin Thomson (54 & 59), Dekka will be striving to make his own history at Rye and get more senior football under his belt.