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By October 8, 2021No Comments2 min read


Noosa AFC has finally been able to get the signature of former back to back premiership ruck man, Connor McDonald. Connor along with Harry has been playing in Darwin then went to Melbourne for season 2021. Connor’s departure left a huge hole in our senior team, and everyone was hoping he would miss the sunshine and came back to Noosa at some stage. Connor is currently back up in Darwin trying to achieve his second back-to-back premiership with Pine FC but will return to Noosa at seasons Darwin’s end to play out season 2022 with our Tigers.

Connor answered a few questions for our supporters

Name: Connor McDonald

Age: 23

Position: Ruck/Key Position

Noosa AFC: Welcome back to the Noosa Football Club, what made you decide to play for us in 2022?

Connor: It was a really Tough year with Covid in Melbourne and I really missed how nice it is in Noosa. I missed a lot of my mates and I want see the club get back to some success after this year

Noosa AFC: What would be your best position?

Connor: Ruck/CHF

Noosa AFC: What club have you come from?

Connor: Heidelberg (Northern FL)

Noosa AFC: What do you do for work?

Connor: Plumber

Noosa AFC: Do you have any other hobbies away from Footy?

Connor: Basketball & catching up with mates

Noosa AFC: Career Highlights?


  • 2019/2020 back-to-back Premiers
  • BOG medal in 2019 Grand Final
  • 2019/20 Premiership with Pine FC (Darwin)

Noosa AFC: What AFL club do you support, who is you Favorite Former player & Current AFL Footballer?

Connor: Richmond, Richo, Dusty

Noosa AFC: What do you want to achieve at Noosa AFC both personally & as a team in 2022


Personally – Play some consistent footy in the state league and cement myself as one of  the better players at this level

Team – I want to win another flag, that’s what I play footy for & of course enjoy time with team mates

Noosa AFC: Connor, this feels like it has been a long time coming and we couldn’t be happier to have you back with us. Not only will you elevate us on field but your presence around the group off field is huge. We are so excited to see you back out on Rococo oval in season 2022!

Please stay posted to our social media as we have some exciting player announcements coming soon!