Gordon Favelle

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Gordon Favelle was a rugby league footballer in the Australian competition, the New South Wales Rugby League in the 1930s.

Originally a Christian Brothers Waverley student, Gordon Favelle played for Sydney University rugby league team between 1932-1934 and was Captain-Coach during 1933 NSWRFL season and 1934 NSWRFL season. His only representative match was for N.S.W. City Firsts in 1933.[1]

Favelle also played for the Eastern Suburbs club in the 1935 NSWRFL season, the year the club won its fifth Premiership. He finished his career as captain-coach of Newcastle Easts and Kurri Kurri in the late 1930s.[2]

He is recognized as Sydney Roosters player No. 241.


  1. ^ http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org/players/gordon-favelle/summary.html
  2. ^ Newcastle Morning Herald: Eastern Suburbs Club: 03/03/1937