DOB: 18 March 1996
From: Edenhope-Apsley/North Ballarat Rebels, selection #53 2014 National Draft
Number: 28 (2015-)
He started his second season in the team before being injured. When he returned to the side he consolidated a senior position, playing 15 games and being named a Rising Star. He was rewarded with a new two year contract. McDonald added a further 20 games as a key position defender in 2017. He played every game for the season in 2018 including three finals, signing a two year contract extension late in the season.
Underwent a difficult 2019 when he lost his place in the backline, restricted to 12 games. Thrown forward at the end of the year due to a lack of tall forward options, McDonald kicked his first career goal in his 74th game.
|Round 14, 2018||Rough conduct||$2000 fine|
Age - 11/08/2016