Beau McDonald

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Beau McDonald
Personal information
Full name Beau McDonald
Date of birth (1979-11-03) 3 November 1979 (age 35)
Original team Swan Districts (WAFL)
Draft 73rd overall, 1997
Brisbane Lions
Height/Weight 203cm / 103 kg
Position(s) Ruckman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1998–2007 Brisbane Lions 91 (19)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2007 season.
Career highlights

Beau McDonald (born 3 November 1979) is a former Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League.

He was recruited as the number 73 draft pick in the 1997 AFL Draft from Swan Districts. He made his debut for the Brisbane Lions in Round 4, 1998 against North Melbourne.

Beau McDonald played 91 senior games for the Brisbane Lions including the 2001 and 2002 Grand Final victories however a string of injuries, a dislocated shoulder in the 2002 AFL Grand Final and an ACL knee injury the following year would limit his output to 27 games over the following 5 seasons.

In February 2008, McDonald announced his retirement, citing the fact that his body was no longer able to withstand the rigours of AFL football.

On 28 October 2008, Beau McDonald replaces Clark Keating as ruck coach.

Statistics[edit]

[1]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Denotes seasons in which McDonald won an AFL Premiership
Led the league for the Season only*
Led the league after finals only*
Led the league after Season and Finals*

*10 games required to be eligible.

Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1998 Brisbane Lions 43 3 1 1 14 7 21 4 1 0.3 0.3 4.7 2.3 7.0 1.3 0.3
1999 Brisbane Lions 43 3 0 0 4 2 6 2 1 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.7 2.0 0.7 0.3
2000 Brisbane Lions 43 22 7 11 111 64 175 71 32 0.3 0.5 5.0 2.9 8.0 3.2 1.5
2001 Brisbane Lions 43 23 7 2 73 65 138 31 34 0.3 0.1 3.2 2.8 6.0 1.3 1.5
2002 Brisbane Lions 43 15 2 4 40 50 90 30 21 0.1 0.3 2.7 3.3 6.0 2.0 1.4
2003 Brisbane Lions 43 9 1 1 27 21 48 17 8 0.1 0.1 3.0 2.3 5.3 1.9 0.9
2004 Brisbane Lions 43 0
2005 Brisbane Lions 43 0
2006 Brisbane Lions 43 8 1 2 23 25 48 16 10 0.1 0.3 2.9 3.1 6.0 2.0 1.3
2007 Brisbane Lions 43 8 0 1 19 23 42 12 10 0.0 0.1 2.4 2.9 5.3 1.5 1.3
Career 91 19 22 311 257 568 183 117 0.2 0.2 3.4 2.8 6.2 2.0 1.3

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