Quentin MacDonald

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Quentin MacDonald
Full name Quentin Joseph Reuben William Jordan MacDonald
Date of birth (1988-09-25) 25 September 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Blenheim, New Zealand
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 97 kg (15 st 4 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014 (loan) Munster 3 (0)
correct as of 20 Apr 2014.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008– Tasman 67 (25)
correct as of 25 October 2014.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010–12
2013
2015-
Crusaders
Blues
Chiefs
18
6
(5)
(0)
correct as of 1 Jun 2013.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008
2012–
New Zealand U20
Māori All Blacks
5
3
10
(0)
correct as of 23 Nov 2012.

Quentin Joseph Reuben William Jordan MacDonald (born 25 September 1988 in Blenheim, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union player. He plays for Tasman Makos in the ITM Cup and has represented the Crusaders and the Blues in Super Rugby. MacDonald plays as a Hooker.

Early life[edit]

MacDonald attended Marlborough Boys' College, playing for the school's 1st XV rugby team in 2005 and 2006.[1]

Crusaders[edit]

Between 2010 and 2012 he played Super Rugby for the Crusaders.

Blues[edit]

He made the move north to join the Blues ahead of the 2013 Super Rugby season.[2][3] He plays for Tasman Makos in the domestic ITM Cup competition.[4]

Loan to Munster[edit]

It was announced on 21 February 2014 that MacDonald would be joining Irish provincial side Munster on a three-month contract.[5] He was added to Munster's 2013-14 Heineken Cup squad on 20 March 2014.[6] MacDonald made his debut for Munster as a replacement against Treviso on 22 March 2014.

New Zealand Māori[edit]

MacDonald was named in the Māori All Blacks team for the 2012 end-of-year rugby union tests.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quentin MacDonald profile at allblacks.com. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Quentin MacDonald Blues Player Profile". Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Blues squad announced for 2013". 31 October 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Tasman Makos Player Profiles". Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Quentin MacDonald To Join Munster". munsterrugby.ie. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Trio Nominated For Heineken Cup Squad". munsterrugby.ie. 20 March 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Maori All Blacks squad for 2012 European tour". 29 October 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 

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