Gordon Hamilton (rugby union)

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Gordon Frederic Hamilton (born Belfast, 13 May 1964) is a retired Irish rugby union player. He played as an open-side wing-forward.

Hamilton played for N.I.F.C., and Ulster.

He had 10 caps for Ireland, from 1991 to 1992, scoring a single try. The most famous moment came of his career came at the 1991 Rugby World Cup, when he scored a try in the last couple of minutes of Ireland's quarter-final against Australia to put Ireland ahead. However, Michael Lynagh scored at the other end to put Ireland out of the tournament.[1]


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