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McDonald ‘trying too hard’ to improve

Tom McDonald has done everything possible to find his form

5:39pm  May 13, 2019

McDonald’s behind keeps season alive

Tom McDonald reviews the crucial one-point victory over the Suns

8:41pm  May 11, 2019

Training Wrap with Tom McDonald

Tom McDonald recaps a big session out at Casey Fields

4:54pm  May 8, 2019

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Tom McDonald talks Jaguar

10:50am  Mar 8, 2019

Media Conference: Tom McDonald

11:00am  Sep 22, 2018

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Tom
McDonald

Height
194 cm
DOB
18-09-1992
Weight
99 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2019
9
Career
155
Goals
2019
6
Career
90
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
504
Avg
56
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 9
    • Kicks 7.2
    • Handballs 4.9
    • Disposals 12.1
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 1.8
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 56.0

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 West Coast Eagles Rd 9
Handballs 7 Sydney Swans Rd 4
Disposals 16 Sydney Swans Rd 4
Marks 6 West Coast Eagles Rd 9
Hit-outs 5 Sydney Swans Rd 4
Tackles 3 Hawthorn Rd 7
Goals 3 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8
AFL Fantasy 77 Sydney Swans Rd 4

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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
18 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
19 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 6 65 44 109 35 16 6 6 17 6 8 504

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 155
    • Kicks 9.8
    • Handballs 6.9
    • Disposals 16.7
    • Marks 5.7
    • Hit-Outs 1.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 71.6

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 Collingwood Rd 12, 2018
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 65 44 109 35 16 6 6 17 6 8 504
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