Full name Thomas Gisborne Gordon
Born December 15, 1851, ?
Died July 8, 1935, Naas (aged 83 years 205 days)
Major teams Ireland
|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|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Tournament list|
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.