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Gambling debate needed: Taylor

Resolving the issues surrounding gambling in the AFL won't be easy but the conversation needs to happen, Geelong veteran Harry Taylor says

9:49am  Feb 14, 2017

Harry the headache

Set for a move to the forward line, Harry Taylor wants to give opposition defenders something to think about

2:45pm  Feb 13, 2017

Harry to attack Hawks

Cats defender Lachie Henderson expects Harry Taylor to be trialled up forward in Friday week's JLT Community Series match against Hawthorn in Launceston

3:25pm  Feb 8, 2017

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Harry Taylor - PF press conf

10:55am  Sep 19, 2016

Cats hit the front

6:02pm  Aug 14, 2016

Harry Taylor 200th press conf

12:29pm  Aug 11, 2016

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Harry
Taylor

Height
195 cm
DOB
12-06-1986
Weight
94 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2016
24
Career
204
Goals
2016
4
Career
45
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1513
Avg
63
HarryTaylor

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Geraldton Rovers
Clubs: Geelong
Debut:
2008
Recruited from: East Fremantle
Brownlow Votes: 36

Outlook

Another very solid season for one of the Cats’ most important defenders. Celebrated his 200th game in round 21 against Richmond and kicked the goal that handed his team a dramatic victory. Finished fifth in the best and fairest.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 24
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 6.2
    • Disposals 14.6
    • Marks 6.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 63.0

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Essendon Rd 20
Handballs 10 Fremantle Rd 17
Disposals 23 Essendon Rd 20
Marks 13 Essendon Rd 20
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 West Coast Eagles Rd 7
Goals 2 Sydney Swans PF
AFL Fantasy 106 Essendon Rd 20

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn W 116 - 86 8 7 15 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 57
2 GWS Giants L 89 - 76 4 8 12 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 38
3 Brisbane Lions W 125 - 56 6 7 13 7 0 0 0 1 0 1 58
4 Essendon W 42 - 72 12 8 20 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 82
5 Port Adelaide W 59 - 107 14 7 21 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 94
6 Gold Coast Suns W 168 - 48 11 3 14 7 0 1 1 1 0 0 62
7 West Coast Eagles W 123 - 79 5 2 7 2 0 2 1 8 0 0 56
8 Adelaide Crows W 72 - 98 11 1 12 7 0 2 0 2 0 0 66
9 Collingwood L 104 - 80 8 2 10 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 44
10 Carlton L 104 - 85 5 10 15 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 55
11 GWS Giants W 98 - 88 4 10 14 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 48
12 North Melbourne W 105 - 74 14 7 21 11 0 0 1 3 0 0 98
13 Western Bulldogs W 43 - 100 6 8 14 7 0 0 1 1 0 0 56
14 St Kilda L 93 - 90 9 6 15 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 66
16 Sydney Swans L 60 - 98 9 6 15 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 66
17 Fremantle W 61 - 78 9 10 19 5 0 1 1 2 0 0 68
18 Adelaide Crows W 85 - 55 5 4 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 41
19 Western Bulldogs W 103 - 78 6 3 9 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 34
20 Essendon W 100 - 34 14 9 23 13 0 2 1 2 0 0 106
21 Richmond W 78 - 82 9 6 15 7 0 1 1 0 1 0 64
22 Brisbane Lions W 69 - 129 10 8 18 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 74
23 Melbourne W 155 - 44 12 8 20 9 0 0 1 1 1 0 86
W1 Hawthorn W 85 - 83 5 6 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 37
PF Sydney Swans L 60 - 97 7 2 9 5 0 0 1 2 2 0 57
TOTAL W: 18 - L: 6 203 148 351 152 0 11 16 41 4 1 1513

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 204
    • Kicks 8.8
    • Handballs 7.3
    • Disposals 16.1
    • Marks 6.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 67.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Port Adelaide Rd 9, 2013
Handballs 18 Fremantle Rd 22, 2009
Disposals 33 Essendon Rd 10, 2015
Marks 19 Fremantle Rd 20, 2014
Hit-outs 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 15, 2009
Tackles 8 West Coast Eagles Rd 7, 2016
Goals 6 GWS Giants Rd 10, 2012
AFL Fantasy 133 Fremantle Rd 20, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Geelong Cats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Geelong Cats 203 148 351 152 0 11 16 41 4 1 1513
2015 Geelong Cats 207 161 368 159 0 10 11 39 1 3 1562
2014 Geelong Cats 213 139 352 149 4 11 14 47 2 3 1540
2013 Geelong Cats 266 135 401 176 4 12 9 36 15 9 1828
2012 Geelong Cats 205 152 357 135 7 13 12 48 15 5 1595
2011 Geelong Cats 208 148 356 144 3 18 9 46 0 2 1532
2010 Geelong Cats 191 197 388 159 4 12 11 35 2 3 1582
2009 Geelong Cats 152 235 387 121 12 12 13 28 3 2 1406
2008 Geelong Cats 157 170 327 96 1 21 9 28 3 0 1224

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

Playing record

AFL
Geelong: 159 games, 40 goals
NAB Cup
Geelong: 18 games, 2 goals
VFL
Geelong: 2 games, 0 goals
WAFL
East Fremantle: 48 games

Milestone Games

 

Milestone

versus

round

venue

result

AFL debut

Essendon

rd 2, 2008

Telstra

W 99

Finals debut

St Kilda

QF, 2008

MCG

W 58

50th game

Sydney

rd 7, 2010

Skilled

W 67

100th game

West Sydney

rd 10, 2012

Simonds

W 65

150th game

Western Bulldogs

rd 16, 2014

Simonds

W 13

Draft History

Selected by Geelong with the 17th pick in 2007 national draft

Awards

AFL

All Australian 2010, 2013
All Australian nominee
2011, 2012, 2014
International Rules vs. Ireland 2014

Geelong

Runner up Best and Fairest 2013
Fifth Best and Fairest 2014
Best first year player 2008
Community champion 2012

East Fremantle

Third best and fairest 2007

Premierships

NAB Cup 2009 (Geelong dft. Collingwood)
AFL
2009 (Geelong dft. St Kilda)
AFL 2011 (Geelong dft. Collingwood)