Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
William McTaggart

Known as
Bill McTaggart

23 February 1921

22 December 2009 (aged 88)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 22y 81d
Last game: 26y 83d

Height and weight
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 75 kg

Senior clubs
Footscray; South Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Footscray: 31
South Melbourne: 15

Recruited from
Footscray (1947)

Bill McTaggart

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1947100.000%0
V/AFL1943-1945, 194748561.1760%0
Total1943-1945, 194748561.1760%0

AFL: 5,173rd player to appear, 4,393rd most games played, 1,874th most goals kickedFootscray: 293rd player to appear, 267th most games played, 118th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 667th player to appear, 1,395th most games played, 1,264th most goals kicked


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.