Tony Gourley

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Tony Gourley
Personal information
Full nameAnthony M. Gourley [1]
Bornthird ¼ 1950 (age 6970)
Rochdale district, England
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
Rochdale Hornets
1979–80 Salford
1980–85 Fulham 1312006
Total1312006
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
Lancashire 2
Source: [2] [3]

Anthony "Tony" M. Gourley (birth registered third ¼ 1950) is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s and 1980s. He played at representative level for Lancashire, and at club level for Rochdale Hornets, Salford and Fulham, as a prop.

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Background

Tony Gourley's birth was registered in Rochdale district, Lancashire, England.

Career

Gourley started his career with Rochdale Hornets. In 1979, he was signed by Salford for a fee of £10,000. [4] A year later he joined the newly formed Fulham, and was a key member of their inaugural squad. He spent five seasons at the club before being forced to retire after suffering an eye injury in a match against Bridgend Blue Dragons in March 1985. [2]

Gourley also played two games for Lancashire. [2]

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