Taylor Simon

by Geoff Pillinger
Player Simon Taylor

Simon M Taylor

Position: No 8

Born: 17th August 1979 in Stirling

Height: 1.93m (6′ 4″)

Weight: 112kg (17st 9lb)

Education: Morrisons’ Academy, Crieff, Perthshire.

Achievements:

Honours: Scottish Schools, Scotland U18, U19, U21, Scotland, Barbarians, British and Irish Lions (injured and wasn’t able to play)

Debut game: 2010

Final game: 2013

Number of Appearances: 67

Career details:

Simon Taylor joined Bath Rugby from Stade Francais in 2010.

A dynamic, versatile back row forward, Simon could cover across the back row, but his playing preference was at Number 8.

Representing Scotland from a very early age, Taylor played for the Scottish Schools whilst at Morrison’s academy before going on to represent Scotland at Under 18, 19 and 21 levels as well as leading the Scots in the Junior World Championship in France in 1998. He was also selected for the 2001 British and Irish Lions tour, in which made a try-scoring debut in their 110pts-16pts victory over Western Australia.

Also played for Heriot’s FP and Edinburgh.

 

This page was added on 30/12/2014.

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