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How Oscar has dealt with the challenges

Oscar McDonald overcame some challenges in 2019

4:51pm  Oct 15, 2019

Oscar signs on until end of 2020

Oscar McDonald has committed to club for 2019-20 seasons

2:45pm  Sep 13, 2018

McDonald embraces finals, near and far

Oscar McDonald is soaking up plenty of finals atmosphere

2:39pm  Sep 4, 2018

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Oscar
McDonald

Height
196 cm
DOB
18-03-1996
Weight
100 kg
Debut
2015
Games
2019
12
Career
74
Goals
2019
1
Career
1
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
462
Avg
38
OscarMcDonald

Player Bio

At a glance

Drafted
2014 NAB AFL Draft, Pick No. 53 overall, 3rd round selection.

Recruited from
Edenhope-Apsley (Vic)/North Ballarat U18

Player sponsors

Gold
Victorian Fireplaces

Silver
Warmington Family

Bronze
Roslyn, Morgan, Camille & Ian Wright

Played all 25 games in 2018, in which he was trusted as the side's main key defender. McDonald had a strong start to the season and formed an effective partnership with Sam Frost in the finals campaign down back. Will benefit from the inclusion of Steven May in 2019, which will allow McDonald to develop further.

 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 12
    • Kicks 6.3
    • Handballs 2.6
    • Disposals 8.9
    • Marks 2.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 38.5

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Adelaide Crows Rd 11
Handballs 5 Richmond Rd 20
Disposals 13 Richmond Rd 20
Marks 6 Hawthorn Rd 7
Hit-outs 2 Collingwood Rd 21
Tackles 5 West Coast Eagles Rd 9
Goals 1 Collingwood Rd 21
AFL Fantasy 61 West Coast Eagles Rd 9

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 61 - 87 4 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 21
2 Geelong Cats L 126 - 46 4 4 8 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 29
3 Essendon L 112 - 130 3 2 5 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 27
4 Sydney Swans W 78 - 100 7 1 8 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 33
5 St Kilda L 55 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Richmond L 85 - 42 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Hawthorn W 79 - 74 8 0 8 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 50
8 Gold Coast Suns W 60 - 61 5 3 8 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 32
9 West Coast Eagles L 85 - 69 9 4 13 3 0 0 1 5 0 0 61
10 GWS Giants L 68 - 94 4 4 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 30
11 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 90 9 2 11 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 46
12 Collingwood L 98 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Fremantle W 85 - 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions L 107 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Carlton W 100 - 105 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Western Bulldogs L 74 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 West Coast Eagles L 78 - 91 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 St Kilda L 104 - 85 8 2 10 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 48
20 Richmond L 60 - 93 8 5 13 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 38
21 Collingwood L 53 - 70 7 3 10 3 2 1 2 2 1 0 47
22 Sydney Swans L 42 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne L 88 - 83 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 76 31 107 31 2 2 13 27 1 0 462

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 74
    • Kicks 8.0
    • Handballs 5.3
    • Disposals 13.2
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 51.2

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 2 Collingwood Rd 21, 2019
Tackles 6 Sydney Swans Rd 13, 2016
Goals 1 Collingwood Rd 21, 2019
AFL Fantasy 106 Western Bulldogs Rd 13, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Melbourne 76 31 107 31 2 2 13 27 1 0 462
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