Bert Taylor

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Bert Taylor
Personal information
Full name Gilbert R. Taylor
Date of birth 9 July 1900
Date of death 1 April 1980(1980-04-01) (aged 79)
Original team Warragul
Height/Weight 183 cm / 87 kg
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1919-1922 Fitzroy 50 (7)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1923 Geelong 17 (9-8-0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1922 season.

Bert 'Roy' Taylor (9 July 1900 - 1 April 1980)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Fitzroy and coached Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Originally from Warragul, Taylor spent four seasons at Fitzroy where he played as a defender. His last league game was the 1922 Grand Final win, in which he starred from the back pocket. The following season he joined Geelong as non playing coach and steered the club to the finals.


  1. ^ "Bert Taylor - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  • Bert Taylor's statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.