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Percy Taylor

DOB: 10 April 1919
Died: 28 August 1979

MFC Debut: Round 1, 1944 against Richmond at Punt Road
Last Game: Round 2, 1945 against St. Kilda at Punt Road

From: Geelong West/Geelong/South Melbourne

Number: 28 1944-1945

Games: 9 (41 total)
Goals: 20 (57 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
40544.44

Rover who began his career at Geelong and played three seasons. He missed 1942, before joining South Melbourne for a season in 1943 while Geelong were in recess due to the war. He left South after a disagreement with the coach, but was expected to return in 1944 before choosing to play for Melbourne.

As Geelong players were only on 'loan' while they were out of the league, Melbourne had to arrange a clearance with his original side. He was swapped to Melbourne for a Seconds player that was now living in Geelong.

In his first year he kicked 17 goals in the first six rounds of the season, but played just one more match, and two more in 1945 before crossing to Port Melbourne in June of that year.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1944 7 170
1945 230

Lists
Geelong
Players without photos
South Melbourne
VFA

Media
Sporting Globe - 17/04/1943
Record - 22/04/1944
Argus - 04/05/1944
Age - 21/06/1945

Links
Boyles Football Photos
VFA Project profile
Wikipedia profile


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