Her rise as a defender was capped with Geelong's best and fairest in 2019.
Playing last line of defence, McDonald excelled with her reading of the play and ability to rebound. Was rewarded with a berth in the AFLW All-Australian team for 2019. Was previously cut by the Western Bulldogs after four games.
Player honours: Best and fairest 2019 (Collingwood); All-Australian 2019.
Previous AFLW club: Western Bulldogs.
Draft history: 2016 free agent selection (Western Bulldogs); 2018 open-age selection (Geelong).