Bert Taylor

Image DOB: 2 June 1911
Died: 30 May 1978

Debut: Round 1, 1934 against Richmond at Punt Road
Last Game: Preliminary Final 1936 against South Melbourne at MCG

From: Cobden/Finley

Number: 7 (1934-1936)

Victorian state representative - 1935 (two games)

Games: 39
Goals: 23
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %

The tallest player in the league at 198cm had some encouraging displays early in his career but never managed to use his height or marking potential to dominate opponents as expected.

In 1935 he blossomed and was selected in the Victorian interstate teams for games in Perth and Adelaide.

After Round 5, 1936 he announced that he was resigning to return to Finley, but he stayed in Melbourne, returned to play Round 11 and through to the Preliminary Final.

Taylor returned to Finley as coach for the 1937 season, despite suggestions he would return to Melbourne again to play full back. He recovered from an injury late in the season and began playing with Finley again from July.

His brother Norman trialled with Melbourne club before 1935 but did not play a senior game.

1934 13110
1935 1350
1936 1370

Interstate recruits
Interstate representatives

Some sources have him from Narandera. May not have played in the Adelaide interstate game.

Sporting Globe - 18/08/1934
The Age - 20/03/1935
Argus - 05/06/1936
Sporting Globe - 10/06/1936
Argus - 15/06/1935
Age - 19/06/1935
Football Record R1 1937
Sporting Globe - 14/04/1937
The Argus - 30/06/1937
Cobram Courier - 15/07/1937

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