Taylor Adams

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Taylor Adams
Taylor Adams 2017.3.jpg
Adams in March 2017
Personal information
Full name Taylor Adams
Date of birth (1993-09-20) 20 September 1993 (age 23)
Original team(s) Geelong Falcons (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 13, 2011 national draft
Height / weight 180 cm / 86 kg
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current club Collingwood
Number 13
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2012–2013 Greater Western Sydney 31 (12)
2014– Collingwood 48 (15)
Total 79 (27)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of Round 4, 2017.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Taylor Adams (born 20 September 1993) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was drafted by the Greater Western Sydney Giants with pick 13 in the 2011 national draft, having previously played for the Geelong Falcons in the TAC Cup. He made his debut in round 5, 2012, against Western Bulldogs at Manuka Oval, just days after having been charged with assault after an altercation in January of the same year. In October 2013, he was traded to the Collingwood Football Club where he now serves as Co-Vice-Captain alongside Steele Sidebottom.[1]

Early life[edit]

Taylor grew up in Mount Duneed just outside the coastal town of Torquay in Victoria. He attended Christian College in Geelong, and with an ATAR score of 99.20, he graduated as dux of his 2011 VCE cohort. Taylor was also awarded a 'Premier's Award' for scoring a perfect score and topping the state in the VCE 'Psychology' subject.[2][3]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of 2016 season[4]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2012 Greater Western Sydney 30 15 5 1 167 131 298 51 53 0.3 0.1 11.1 8.7 19.9 3.4 3.5
2013 Greater Western Sydney 11 16 7 6 209 132 341 69 52 0.4 0.4 13 8.3 23.3 4.3 13.3
2014 Collingwood 13 12 2 3 114 116 230 34 43 0.2 0.3 9.5 9.7 19.2 2.8 3.6
2015 Collingwood 13 18 7 6 254 240 494 79 90 0.4 0.3 14.1 13.3 27.4 4.4 5.0
2016 Collingwood 13 14 6 1 212 176 388 64 62 0.4 0.1 15.1 12.6 27.7 4.6 4.4
Career 75 27 17 956 795 1751 297 300 0.4 0.2 12.8 10.6 23.6 4.0 4.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cowley, Michael (27 April 2012). "GWS blood teen despite charge". Brisbane Times. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Geelong Advertiser, 'GWS draftee wins Premiers Award' 18 December 2011 p. 10.
  3. ^ Geelong Advertiser 'Bright Sparks lift-out' 17 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Taylor Adams". AFL Tables. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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