Gordon Louis Charles 'Sonny' Maffina (10 January 1926 – 10 September 1991) was an Australian rules footballer who played 114 games for Claremont in the West Australian National Football League (WANFL) from 1948 to 1958.
|Full name||Gordon Louis Charles Maffina|
|Date of birth||10 January 1926|
|Place of birth||Boulder, Western Australia|
|Date of death||10 September 1991 65)(aged|
|Place of death||Nedlands, Western Australia|
|Original team(s)||Boulder City|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1958.
Centreman Gordon Maffina, nicknamed Sonny, arrived at Claremont from Goldfields National Football League club Boulder City. He made an immediate impact at Claremont with a Sandover Medal win in 1949 as well as being awarded his club's Best and fairest.
Appointed captain-coach of Claremont in 1952 after captaining them the previous year, Maffina remained in the role until the end of the 1953 season. He continued on as a player, returning briefly as captain-coach in 1957, but suffered from niggling injuries towards the end of his career and retired in 1958. When Claremont took out the 1964 premiership he was the assistant coach.
- Gordon Maffina at AustralianFootball.com