Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Laurence Taylor

Known as
Laurie Taylor

21 November 1916

4 October 1991 (aged 74)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 189d
Last game: 27y 279d

Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 82 kg

Senior clubs
South Melbourne; St. Kilda; Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
South Melbourne: 11, 16
St. Kilda: 5
Hawthorn: 16, 26

Recruited from
South Melbourne (1940); St. Kilda (1942)

Laurie Taylor

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1937-1938400.0025%0
St. KildaV/AFL1940100.000%0
V/AFL1937-1938, 1940, 1942-19444510.0224%0
Total1937-1938, 1940, 1942-19444510.0224%0

AFL: 4,500th player to appear, 4,491st most games played, 8,866th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 512th player to appear, 1,078th most games played, 1,213th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 779th player to appear, 1,588th most games played, 1,435th most goals kickedHawthorn: 297th player to appear, 305th most games played, 646th most goals kicked


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