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 28)
Place of birth Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
School Marlborough Boys' College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014
2016−
Munster
Oyonnax
3 ((0))
Correct as of 20 April 2014
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–15 Tasman 78 ((40)(8t))
Correct as of 25 October 2014
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–12
2013
2015
2016−
Crusaders
Blues
Chiefs
Blues
25
7
13
13
((5)
(0)
(0)
(0))
Correct as of 20 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008
2012, 15–
New Zealand under-20
Māori All Blacks
5
5
((10)
(0))
Correct as of 18 July 2015

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

Chiefs[edit]

In 2015 he joined the Chiefs in Super Rugby, making the Waikato-based side his third team in as many seasons as a Super Rugby-contracted player.

Blues[edit]

After one season with the Chiefs, MacDonald returned to the Blues for the 2016 Super Rugby season.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quentin MacDonald profile at allblacks.com Archived 20 January 2013 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Quentin MacDonald Blues Player Profile". Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Blues squad announced for 2013". 31 October 2012. Archived from the original on 26 January 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Tasman Makos Player Profiles". Archived from the original on 26 December 2012. 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. 
  8. ^ Jones, Dave. "Injured All Blacks key to new-look Blues squad for Super Rugby 2016". 

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