After spending a winter playing cricket in New Zealand the left handed opener, who graduated from the Somerset Academy in the summer of 2016, made his Championship debut in the first floodlight Championship match against Hampshire in July.
After scoring a string of 40s Eddie, who holds an Irish passport, made his maiden half century in the final game of the season against Middlesex at home.
This winter Eddie is playing First Class cricket in Zimbabwe where on his debut he hit 152 – a maiden First Class century.
— Somerset Cricket 🏏 (@SomersetCCC) September 29, 2017
Last summer Eddie played in eight Championship games in which he scored 401 runs at an average of 26.73, with a best of 56.