Tom McDonald

Tom McDonald

  • Full Name: Tom McDonald
  • DOB: 18/09/1992
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Original Team: North Ballarat U18
  • Draft: #53, 2010 National Draft, Melbourne
  • Height/Weight: 194/94
  • Position(s): Defender

McDonald arrived at the Demons from the North Ballarat Rebels as the 53rd pick in the 2010 national draft. Having played just two games in his debut season, McDonald quickly established himself as a key player for Melbourne going forward, playing 20 games in season 2012. Consistent performances in only his second season at the top level saw McDonald claim the Harold Ball Memorial trophy, for the club’s best young player. The key defender excelled during the 2015 and 2016 seasons, which saw him spoken among the game’s best defenders. 2017 will provide McDonald the opportunity to act as a club delegate for the second time.