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Thomas Gordon
Ireland
Full name Thomas Gisborne Gordon
Born December 15, 1851, ?
Died July 8, 1935, Naas (aged 83 years 205 days)
Major teams Ireland
Position Halfback

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Goals Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1877-1878 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00

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Test debut England v Ireland at The Oval, Feb 5, 1877 match details
Last Test Ireland v England at Lansdowne Road, Mar 11, 1878 match details
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Gordon was born in 1851, educated at Rugby School and later played (mainly as a threequarter) for NIFC in Ireland. He lost his right hand in a shooting accident but nevertheless played three times for Ireland in 1877 and 1878 as a half-back. He made his debut in the first-ever rugby international played between teams of 15-aside: England v Ireland at The Oval on 5th February, 1877.

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