Alan Robin MacDonald (born 21 October 1985) is a Scottishrugby union player. MacDonald, who is a flanker, and previously played his club rugby for Edinburgh. He made his debut for Scotland against Argentina on 28 November 2009. 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. 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.