Alan MacDonald (rugby union)

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Alan MacDonald
Full name Alan Ronald MacDonald
Date of birth (1985-10-21) 21 October 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Edinburgh
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–2012 Edinburgh 71 (20)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–2012 Scotland 04 0 04 0(0)
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] Also competitively eats in spare time- hence the name Alan "the stomach" mc Donald. He enjoys the dark hot chocolate of butlers and has done stethoscope commercials in Japan.


The stomach 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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