Gabriel Farley

Gabriel Farley is a rugby league and rugby union player who plays for the Austin Gilgronis in Major League Rugby (MLR).

Gabe Farley
Personal information
Full nameGabriel Farley
Born (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 25)
Colorado
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight97 kg (15 st 4 lb; 214 lb)
Playing information
PositionCentre, Fullback, Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–2017 Southampton Dragons 2 2 2 0 12
2014–2017 Philadelphia Fight 10 5 10 0 40
Total 12 7 12 0 52
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
United States
Source: [1]
Gabriel Farley
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre|Fullback|Wing
Current team Austin Gilgronis
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2020- Austin Gilgronis ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014 United States U20s 5 (15)

He represented the United States Rugby League Team at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup and the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

He also played for USA Rugby U'20's All-Americans at the 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy. Primarily playing as a Centre, Fullback and Wing in both codes of rugby.

Playing careerEdit

Gabriel played his junior rugby league for the Sydney Roosters in the Under 15's,16's and 17's development squad. In high school he attended Waverley College in Sydney, Australia where he played rugby in the 1st XV. for the 2011 & 2012 season, further making the 1st XV. NSW C.A.S representative team. In 2013, he received a rugby sporting scholarship to attend Lindenwood University in Saint Louis, Missouri where he received a Bachelors of Art in Political & Ethical Philosophy. It was also in 2013 that he was named also in America's squad for the 2013 World Cup, at which point he was playing for the Southampton Dragons in the American National Rugby League.[2]

In April 2014, he represented the United States in rugby union at the under 20's 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy in Hong Kong. Playing in all four tournament matches and scoring two trys against Hong Kong.[3]

In 2017, Gabriel joined the Philadelphia Fight in the USA Rugby League.[4] Following a skilled performance at the 2017 Americas Rugby League Championship scoring 3 try's for the tournament, Gabe was further selected in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup squads for the United States Rugby League Team.

During a brief stint in Australia during the 2018 season, Gabriel was also selected in the New South Wales Tertiary Rugby League team after an impressive performance at the Annual Tertiary Challenge at Panthers Stadium.

References

  1. ^ "Gabriel Farley". Rugby League Project.
  2. ^ "Tomahawks name squad for debut campaign". RLWC2013.com. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  3. ^ 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy match reports from World Rugby: USA U20 37 - 0 Hong Kong U20; USA U20 13 - 12 Georgia U20; [1]; [2];USA U20 22 - 28 Tonga; USA U20 26 - 25 Uruguay U20. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Fight Acquire New USARL Hawk". fightrugby.com. 16 June 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017.

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