Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Edgar Arthur McDonald

Known as
Ted McDonald

6 January 1891

Place of birth
Launceston, TAS (7901)

22 July 1937 (aged 46)

Place of death
United Kingdom (Blackrod, Lancashire)


Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 112d
Last game: 28y 117d

Height and weight
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 78 kg

Senior clubs
Essendon; Fitzroy

Jumper numbers
Essendon: 13
Fitzroy: 29, 23

Recruited from
Essendon (1913)

State of origin

Ted McDonald

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyV/AFL1913, 1915-19194620.0448%0
V/AFL1912-1913, 1915-19194820.0448%0
Total1912-1913, 1915-19194820.0448%0

AFL: 1,872nd player to appear, 4,353rd most games played, 7,645th most goals kickedEssendon: 222nd player to appear, 1,010th most games played, 949th most goals kickedFitzroy: 205th player to appear, 272nd most games played, 598th most goals kicked


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.