Wayne McDonald is a former professional rugby league player. McDonald appeared in the UK Super League playing over 175 games in the 1990s and 2000s. McDonald played his club football for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Hull Sharks, St Helens, Leeds Rhinos, Wigan Warriors, and Huddersfield Giants. McDonald retired at the end of the 2006 Superleague season ending his 12-year-long career. McDonald was also the tallest player to have played in Super League standing at 6’7”.
McDonald represented Scotland between 1999 and 2005, featuring in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup and European Tri nations tournaments.
McDonald played for Huddersfield in the 2006 Challenge Cup final from the interchange bench against St Helens but the Giants lost 12-42.
McDonald also played for the United Arab Emirates in 2009.