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Dick Taylor (Australian rules footballer)

Dick Taylor
Personal information
Date of birth28 November 1901
Original teamSouth Yarra
Debut1922, Melbourne
Height/Weight178 cm / 70 kg
Playing career1

Melbourne (1922–31, 1935)

  • 164 games, 100 goals

North Melbourne (1932–34)

  • 40 games, 25 goals
Total – 204 Games, 125 Goals
1 Playing statistics to end of 1935 season .
Career highlights


  • Melbourne premiership player 1926

Richard 'Dick' Taylor (born 28 November 1901, date of death unknown) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne and North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Taylor played as a centreman, and made his VFL debut in 1922 with Melbourne. He was a member of their 1926 premiership side and represented Victoria at interstate football during his time at Melbourne. In 1927 he finished equal second behind Syd Coventry in the Brownlow Medal count.

He moved to North Melbourne in 1932 where he was given the captaincy. His role was expanded to captain-coach in 1933, having coached the club for part of 1932.

External links

  • Dick Taylor's statistics from AFL Tables
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Bob C. Johnson
Melbourne Football Club Leading Goalkicker
1929
Succeeded by
George Margitich

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