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Player Profile: Oscar McDonald

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Oscar
McDonald

Height
196 cm
DOB
18-03-1996
Weight
100 kg
Debut
2015
Games
2018
25
Career
62
Goals
2018
0
Career
0
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1111
Avg
44
OscarMcDonald

Player Bio

At a glance

Drafted: 2014 NAB AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Melbourne) No. 53 overall.
Recruited from: 
Edenhope-Apsley (Vic)/North Ballarat U18

The young defender took important strides in a more consistent 2017 campaign. Grew in confidence as the season went on, often being charged with the responsibility as Melbourne’s No. 1 key defender with Sam Frost in and out of the side and brother Tom spending time up forward and in the ruck. Showed his courage and defensive intent in important moments and has gone a fair way to improving his disposal. Turns 22 on the eve of the season, so he will continue to get better and Melbourne hopes he can solidify himself as the long-term option at full back.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 25
    • Kicks 7.6
    • Handballs 4.0
    • Disposals 11.6
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.2
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 44.4

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Hawthorn SF
Handballs 10 Geelong Cats W1
Disposals 18 St Kilda Rd 7
Marks 7 GWS Giants Rd 23
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 3 GWS Giants Rd 23
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 72 GWS Giants Rd 23

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 94 - 97 8 4 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 32
2 Brisbane Lions W 74 - 100 9 1 10 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 48
3 North Melbourne W 123 - 86 4 2 6 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 14
4 Hawthorn L 115 - 48 10 3 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 51
5 Richmond L 56 - 102 9 3 12 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 56
6 Essendon W 72 - 108 6 3 9 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 34
7 St Kilda W 67 - 106 10 8 18 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 52
8 Gold Coast Suns W 77 - 146 5 7 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 35
9 Carlton W 50 - 159 8 2 10 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 54
10 Adelaide Crows W 146 - 55 7 0 7 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 34
11 Western Bulldogs W 51 - 100 9 4 13 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 55
12 Collingwood L 91 - 133 6 3 9 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 34
14 Port Adelaide L 75 - 65 6 4 10 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 25
15 St Kilda L 117 - 119 7 7 14 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 53
16 Fremantle W 102 - 48 11 2 13 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 47
17 Western Bulldogs W 119 - 69 8 4 12 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 35
18 Geelong Cats L 100 - 98 8 2 10 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 46
19 Adelaide Crows W 77 - 90 4 2 6 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 27
20 Gold Coast Suns W 143 - 47 8 5 13 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 58
21 Sydney Swans L 78 - 87 6 5 11 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 49
22 West Coast Eagles W 91 - 108 11 2 13 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 54
23 GWS Giants W 102 - 57 7 9 16 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 72
W1 Geelong Cats W 75 - 46 6 10 16 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 57
SF Hawthorn W 71 - 104 11 3 14 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 58
PF West Coast Eagles L 121 - 55 6 5 11 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 31
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 9 190 100 290 95 0 4 24 31 0 0 1111

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 62
    • Kicks 8.3
    • Handballs 5.8
    • Disposals 14.1
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.5
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 53.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Western Bulldogs Rd 13, 2017
Handballs 15 Hawthorn Rd 20, 2016
Disposals 23 Port Adelaide Rd 18, 2017
Marks 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 13, 2017
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Sydney Swans Rd 13, 2016
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 106 Western Bulldogs Rd 13, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Melbourne 190 100 290 95 0 4 24 31 0 0 1111
2017 Melbourne 192 116 308 108 0 13 16 32 0 0 1225
2016 Melbourne 117 127 244 63 0 11 9 27 0 0 886
2015 Melbourne 14 16 30 13 0 0 2 0 0 0 107

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Honours

Brownlow History

Career votes: 1

2018 votes: 0

AFL Awards

NAB Rising Star nomination
2016 (R21: Port Adelaide v Melbourne, Adelaide Oval)

Milestones

Debut
R22, 2015: Fremantle v Melbourne, Subiaco Oval

50th game
R14, 2018: Port Adelaide v Melbourne, Adelaide Oval