Gordon Abercrombie

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Gordon Abercrombie
Personal information
Full name Gordon Abercrombie
Born Sydney, Australia
Playing information
Position Fullback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1967–1970 Cronulla Sharks 52 5 21 9 75
Source: Yesterday's Hero

Gordon Abercrombie (born in Sydney, New South Wales) was an Australian rugby league player for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership competition. His position of choice was at fullback.


Early career[edit]

Abercrombie originally signed to the club in the mid-sixties as a quick and agile winger.


Making his debut in the 1967 season it took him a year to cement himself as a regular first grader playing at fullback as opposed to being on the wings.


His finest season is widely considered to be in 1968 where he received many favorable reviews from many coaches and pundits alike, before hanging up his boots as a player at then end of the 1970 season.

Career playing statistics[edit]

Point scoring summary[edit]

Games Tries Goals F/G Points
52 5 21 - 75

Matches played[edit]

Team Matches Years
Cronulla Sharks 52 1967–1970