Anthony William Watson McDonald-Tipungwuti is an Essendon Football Club player in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Who is Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti and why he has retired from the AFL?
McDonald-Tipungwuti, an Essendon forward, has announced his retirement from the AFL. After making his debut with the Bombers in 2016, the 29-year-old played 126 games and kicked 153 goals. For personal reasons, the small forward left the team following Round 21 last season. He has not appeared in an AFL game since.
McDonald-Tipungwuti said in a club statement, “The Bombers provided me the opportunity to fulfill my ambition of playing AFL.” “I have loved my time at the club and I am so proud of what I have been able to achieve in my AFL career. I am also proud of my education, coming to Victoria was to pursue my education and that has been really important for me too.
“The club and my teammates have been extremely supportive throughout my whole career but I feel really happy to be moving on to the next chapter of my life now. I’m ready for life beyond football.
“I wish all the boys the best for their future, I’ll be watching on from afar.”
Raised in Tiwi Islands
McDonald-Tipungwuti was raised on the Tiwi Islands until he was 17 when he moved to Victoria to finish his studies and play football for the Gippsland Power with his adoptive family.
Tipungwuti joined Essendon’s VFL club, Bendigo, after missing out on the AFL draft, and was subsequently picked at pick 22 in the 2015 rookie selection.
McDonald-Tipungwuti was an outstanding role model for the game, according to Essendon’s executive general manager of football Josh Mahoney.
“Anthony has been a truly wonderful person to have at the club for the past seven years and we are a better football club to have had him within our four walls,” Mahoney said.
“Anthony is an incredible role model and his contribution to this game has been profound.
“We’ve been working incredibly closely to support Anthony over nearly the past 12 months in dealing with his personal matters, and while we will miss his brilliance on the field, we accept and support his decision knowing his ultimate happiness is the utmost priority to all. This is the best decision for Anthony as a person.
“He will be missed around the club and by his teammates, but we sincerely wish Anthony, his partner, and his family all the very best in his next chapter of life.
“Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti will always be an Essendon person.”
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti Age, Family, Early Life
He was born on 22 April 1993 and is 29 years at the moment. He is an Australian by nationality.
McDonald-Tipungwuti was born and raised in a Torres Strait Islander family in the Tiwi Islands, off the coast of Darwin.
Anthony McDonald-Tipngwuti Wife, What about his Relationship?
The player is creating a name for himself in the league, and many have been inquisitive about his relationship status and other personal matters since his retirement.
Anthony, on the other hand, has not given the media or his social media accounts any hints or specifics about his married life.
Jane McDonald of Gippsland adopted him and gave him her name in honor of her participation in his voyage. As the youngest brother of the McDonald family, he has joined the family.
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti Career, What is his profession?
Anthony William Watson McDonald-Tipungwuti is a former professional Australian rules football player who played for the Essendon Football Club in the AFL (AFL). Essendon selected him with the second overall pick in the 2015 rookie draft.
McDonald-Tipungwuti made his NRL debut against the Gold Coast Suns in Round 1 of 2016. On May 20, 2022, he announced his retirement.
How much is Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti’s Net worth?
Anthony’s net worth has not yet been revealed. If we come across any fresh information on his net worth, we’ll let you know.
Which school and college did he go to? What was his major?
After relocating to Victoria, he attended Chairo Christian School in Drouin, where he learned English. He played six years in the TAC Cup with the Gippsland Power and in the VFL with Essendon’s reserves club before being rookie listed by Essendon at the end of 2015.
Is he available on any kind of social media platform
Anthony is on Instagram as @mctippa43. He is verified with 50.3K+ followers.
Anthony McDonald-Tipugwuti’s Appearance Height, Weight
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Centimeter: 171 cm
Meter: 1.71 m
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