Nene Macdonald

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Nene Macdonald
Macdonald playing for the Queensland Under 20's team in 2013.
Personal information
Born (1994-05-11) 11 May 1994 (age 20)
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Height 192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre, Fullback, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014– Sydney Roosters 7 3 0 0 12
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013 Papua New Guinea 3 1 0 0 4
Source: RLP

Nene Macdonald (born 11 May 1994) is a Papua New Guinean Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Sydney Roosters of the National Rugby League. He primarily plays centre, fullback and wing.


Born in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Macdonald moved to Queensland, Australia and played his junior football for the Cairns Brothers before being signed by the Gold Coast Titans.

Playing Career[edit]

In 2011, Macdonald played for the Australian Schoolboys.

In 2012, Macdonald joined the Sydney Roosters. He played for the Roosters' NYC team in 2012 and 2013.[1]

In 2013 and 2014, Macdonald played for the Queensland Under 20s team.

In 2013, Macdonald played for Papua New Guinea against the Prime Minister's XIII team, scoring a try.[2]

In 2013, Macdonald was selected in the Papua New Guinea squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

In Round 11 of the 2014 NRL season, Macdonald made his NRL debut for the Roosters against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.[3]

On 2 September 2014, Macdonald was named at wing in the 2014 NYC Team of the Year.[4]


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