Alan MacDonald (rugby union)

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Alan MacDonald
Personal information
Full name Alan Robin MacDonald
Date of birth (1985-10-21) 21 October 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 100 kg
Club information
Position(s) Flanker
Current club Edinburgh
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
2005–2012 Edinburgh 71 (20)
Representative teams**
2009–2012 Scotland 04 0(0)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only and
correct as of 15:19, 11 March 2010 (UTC).
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 18:01, 15 March 2010 (UTC).

Alan Robin MacDonald (born 21 October 1985) is a Scottish rugby union player. MacDonald, who is a flanker, and previously played his club rugby for Edinburgh.[1] He made his debut for Scotland against Argentina on 28 November 2009.[2] At the end of the 2011/12 Season MacDonald left Edinburgh in order to pursue medical studies at Trinity College, Dublin with a view to qualifying as a doctor in five years’ time. [3]


MacDonald was educated at the Royal High School in Edinburgh; he played for the school's rugby team alongside Ben Cairns.[4] He is currently doing medicine in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.


  1. ^ "McDonald Alan". Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Alan MacDonald". ESPN. Archived from the original on 6 March 2010. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Alan MacDonald". Edinburgh Rugby. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Alan MacDonald". Edinburgh Rugby. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 

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