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McDonald benefits from early return

Tom McDonald has completed his rehab over the past two weeks

4:59pm  Nov 15, 2019

McDonald to undergo surgery

Tom McDonald will have surgery on his left knee on Tuesday

5:35pm  Jul 8, 2019

Mixed emotions for injured McDonald

Tom McDonald’s six-goal haul was soured by a knee injury

6:08pm  Jul 7, 2019

Latest Player Video

Tom McDonald | Early Return

4:09pm  Nov 15, 2019

Rd 14 | Tom McDonald | Post-match

6:12pm  Jun 22, 2019

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Tom
McDonald

Height
194 cm
DOB
18-09-1992
Weight
99 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2019
15
Career
161
Goals
2019
18
Career
102
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
953
Avg
64
TomMcDonald

Player Bio

At a glance

Drafted
2010 NAB AFL Draft, No. 53 overall, 3rd round.

Recruited from
Vermont (Vic)/Whitefriars College (Vic)/Eastern U18

Player sponsors

Gold
Chisholm & Gamon

Silver
Roda Fruits

Bronze
Be Energized Myotherapy

Emerged as a genuine key forward in 2018, leading Melbourne's goalkicking with 53 majors - the most by a Demons' player in a season since 2010. McDonald is committed to the club until the end of 2022 and shapes as a key asset following the departure of Jesse Hogan. 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 15
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 5.1
    • Disposals 13.7
    • Marks 4.3
    • Hit-Outs 1.5
    • Tackles 1.5
    • Goals 1.2
    • AFL Fantasy 63.5

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Fremantle Rd 14
Handballs 12 Fremantle Rd 14
Disposals 28 Fremantle Rd 14
Marks 9 Carlton Rd 16
Hit-outs 5 Sydney Swans Rd 4
Tackles 3 Fremantle Rd 14
Goals 6 Carlton Rd 16
AFL Fantasy 126 Carlton Rd 16

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 61 - 87 4 4 8 4 3 0 1 1 1 0 42
2 Geelong Cats L 126 - 46 9 7 16 3 3 0 1 3 0 2 64
3 Essendon L 112 - 130 3 3 6 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 23
4 Sydney Swans W 78 - 100 9 7 16 6 5 1 0 1 1 2 77
5 St Kilda L 55 - 95 5 6 11 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 45
6 Richmond L 85 - 42 9 6 15 5 0 2 2 2 0 0 58
7 Hawthorn W 79 - 74 8 3 11 3 2 2 1 3 1 0 58
8 Gold Coast Suns W 60 - 61 7 4 11 3 2 1 0 2 3 1 68
9 West Coast Eagles L 85 - 69 11 4 15 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 69
10 GWS Giants L 68 - 94 7 1 8 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 47
11 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 90 7 6 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 36
12 Collingwood L 98 - 57 10 2 12 4 0 2 2 1 0 1 47
14 Fremantle W 85 - 71 16 12 28 7 0 3 1 3 3 2 125
15 Brisbane Lions L 107 - 74 8 7 15 6 3 1 1 1 1 1 68
16 Carlton W 100 - 105 15 5 20 9 4 2 0 0 6 2 126
17 Western Bulldogs L 74 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 West Coast Eagles L 78 - 91 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 St Kilda L 104 - 85 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Richmond L 60 - 93 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Collingwood L 53 - 70 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Sydney Swans L 42 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne L 88 - 83 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 128 77 205 65 23 15 11 23 18 15 953

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 161
    • Kicks 9.8
    • Handballs 6.8
    • Disposals 16.7
    • Marks 5.7
    • Hit-Outs 1.0
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 71.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 Essendon Rd 15, 2015
Handballs 20 GWS Giants Rd 13, 2012
Disposals 31 Fremantle Rd 16, 2016
Marks 13 St Kilda Rd 1, 2017
Hit-outs 11 Western Bulldogs Rd 13, 2017
Tackles 8 GWS Giants Rd 20, 2017
Goals 6 Carlton Rd 16, 2019
AFL Fantasy 141 Western Bulldogs Rd 11, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Melbourne 128 77 205 65 23 15 11 23 18 15 953
2018 Melbourne 189 121 310 134 60 13 11 47 53 20 1777
2017 Melbourne 227 161 388 139 53 19 32 50 23 7 1741
2016 Melbourne 258 155 413 148 2 8 8 36 1 0 1664
2015 Melbourne 268 149 417 155 14 17 12 44 5 4 1772
2014 Melbourne 195 118 313 101 0 8 13 35 2 0 1245
2013 Melbourne 142 134 276 72 3 7 11 34 0 1 1024
2012 Melbourne 161 171 332 94 1 7 9 40 0 1 1249
2011 Melbourne 16 12 28 9 0 2 0 4 0 1 118

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: 13

2018 votes: 4

AFL Awards

NAB Rising Star nomination
2012 (R12: Melbourne v GWS Giants, MCG)

Club Awards

Dick Taylor Memorial Trophy - Best & Fairest Fifth Place
2018

Leading Goalkicker
2018

Harold Ball Memorial Trophy - Best Young Player
2012

Milestones

Debut
R23, 2011: Melbourne v Gold Coast, MCG

50th game
R12, 2014: Melbourne v Collingwood, MCG

100th game
R19, 2016: Melbourne v Gold Coast, MCG